GA HB481 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on May 7 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-01-01 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 1 of the O.C.G.A., relating to persons and their rights; to amend Article 5 of Chapter 12 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to abortion; to amend Chapter 9A of Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the "Woman's Right to Know Act;" to amend Chapter 9B of Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to physician's obligation in performance of abortions; to amend Chapter 7 of Title 19 of the O.C.G.A., relating to parent and child relationship generally; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Living Infants Fairness and Equality (LIFE) Act; enact


Roll Calls

2019-03-29 - House - House Vote #343 (Y: 92 N: 78 NV: 2 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2019-03-29 - House - House Vote #344 (Y: 79 N: 91 NV: 2 Abs: 7) [FAIL]
2019-03-22 - Senate - Senate Vote #220 (Y: 32 N: 16 NV: 0 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2019-03-22 - Senate - Senate Vote #226 (Y: 30 N: 14 NV: 8 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2019-03-22 - Senate - Senate Vote #227 (Y: 34 N: 18 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2019-03-07 - House - House Vote #216 (Y: 70 N: 96 NV: 3 Abs: 9) [FAIL]
2019-03-07 - House - House Vote #217 (Y: 93 N: 73 NV: 3 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2019-03-07 - House - House Vote #218 (Y: 73 N: 93 NV: 3 Abs: 9) [FAIL]


2020-01-01 Effective Date
2019-05-07 Act 234
2019-05-07HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2019-04-04HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2019-03-29HouseHouse Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
2019-03-22SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2019-03-22SenateSenate Third Read
2019-03-22SenateSenate Engrossed
2019-03-21SenateSenate Read Second Time
2019-03-18SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2019-03-08SenateSenate Read and Referred
2019-03-07HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2019-03-07HouseHouse Third Readers
2019-03-07HouseHouse Third Readers
2019-03-07HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2019-02-27HouseHouse Second Readers
2019-02-26HouseHouse First Readers
2019-02-25HouseHouse Hopper

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Bill Comments