GA HB500 | 2011-2012 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 6-1)
Status: Passed on May 11 2011 - 100% progression
Action: 2011-07-01 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 7 of Chapter 8 of Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to unemployment compensation benefits, so as to establish the Employment Readiness Program for Georgia's unemployed; to provide for the administration of the program by the Department of Labor; to provide for participation in the Employment Readiness Program by persons receiving extended unemployment compensation benefits; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Employment Readiness Program for Georgia's unemployed; establish


Roll Calls

2011-04-14 - House - House Vote #390 - Adopt Ccr (Y: 125 N: 35 NV: 16 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2011-04-14 - Senate - Senate Vote #411 - Adopt Conference Committee Report (Y: 33 N: 11 NV: 4 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2011-04-14 - Senate - Senate Vote #341 - Passage As Amended (Y: 50 N: 1 NV: 4 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2011-03-16 - House - House Vote #172 - Passage (Y: 152 N: 11 NV: 13 Abs: 4) [PASS]


2011-07-01 Effective Date
2011-05-11 Act 93
2011-05-11 House Date Signed by Governor
2011-04-26 House Sent to Governor
2011-04-14 House Conference Committee Report Adopted
2011-04-14 Senate Conference Committee Report Adopted
2011-04-14 Senate Conference Committee Appointed
2011-04-14 House Conference Committee Appointed
2011-04-14 House Insists
2011-04-14 Senate Insists
2011-04-14 House Disagrees Senate Amend/Sub
2011-04-14 Senate Passed/Adopted
2011-04-14 Senate Third Read
2011-04-14 Senate Taken from Table
2011-04-12 Senate Tabled
2011-03-30 Senate Read Second Time
2011-03-30 Senate Committee Favorably Reported
2011-03-16 Senate Read and Referred
2011-03-16 House Passed/Adopted
2011-03-16 House Third Readers
2011-03-14 House Committee Favorably Reported
2011-03-10 House Second Readers
2011-03-08 House First Readers

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