GA HB520 | 2023-2024 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 4-2)
Status: Engrossed on March 2 2023 - 50% progression
Action: 2023-03-06 - Senate Read and Referred
Pending: Senate Health and Human Services Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 3 of Title 8 of the O.C.G.A., relating to housing authorities generally, so as to revise provisions relating to tenant selection; to amend Part 2 of Article 6 of Chapter 7 of Title 17 of the O.C.G.A., relating to demurrers, motions, and special pleas and exceptions relative to insanity and mental incompetency, so as to repeal provisions relating to proceedings upon a plea of mental incompetency to stand trial which were deemed unconstitutional and enact new provisions relating to the same subject; to amend Title 37 of the O.C.G.A., relating to mental health, so as to provide for the development of state level guidance to standardize terminology relating to serious mental illness; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Buildings and housing; tenant selection; revise provisions


Roll Calls

2023-03-02 - House - Passage: House Vote #151 (Y: 163 N: 3 NV: 2 Abs: 10) [PASS]


2023-03-06SenateSenate Read and Referred
2023-03-02HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2023-03-02HouseHouse Third Readers
2023-03-01HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2023-02-22HouseHouse Second Readers
2023-02-21HouseHouse First Readers
2023-02-21HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments