GA HB561 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Passed on May 3 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-05-03 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act providing a new charter for the City of Springfield, approved April 11, 2012 (Ga. L. 2012, p. 4840), so as to provide for corporate boundaries; to provide for members of the city council; to provide for political activities of officers and employees; to provide for organizational meetings; to provide for ordinances; to provide for a mayor pro tempore; to provide for administrative and service departments; to provide for a city attorney; to provide for jurisdiction of the municipal court; to provide for appellate review; to provide for an operating budget; to provide for capital improvements; to provide for purchasing; to provide for sale and lease of property; to provide for bonds for officials; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Springfield, City of; provide for corporate boundaries; provisions


Roll Calls

2017-03-22 - Senate - Senate Vote #213 (Y: 52 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2017-03-14 - House - House Vote #265 (Y: 160 N: 0 NV: 14 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2017-05-03 Effective Date
2017-05-03 Act 132
2017-05-03HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2017-04-04HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2017-03-22SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2017-03-22SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2017-03-15SenateSenate Read and Referred
2017-03-14HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2017-03-14HouseHouse Third Readers
2017-03-14HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2017-03-13HouseHouse Second Readers
2017-03-10HouseHouse First Readers
2017-03-09HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments