GA HB579 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-1)
Status: Passed on May 10 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-10 - Effective Date 2021-07-01
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 75 of Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to war on terrorism local assistance, so as to change a short title to the "Public Safety and Judicial Facilities Act"; to repeal the requirement for referendums prior to issuance of bonded indebtedness for new projects; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Public Safety and Judicial Facilities Act; enact


Roll Calls

2021-03-31 - Senate - Passage: Senate Vote #431 (Y: 50 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2021-03-08 - House - Passage: House Vote #212 (Y: 169 N: 0 NV: 7 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2021-05-10 Effective Date 2021-07-01
2021-05-10 Act 279
2021-05-10HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2021-04-07HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2021-03-31SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2021-03-31SenateSenate Third Read
2021-03-31SenateSenate Taken from Table
2021-03-29SenateSenate Tabled
2021-03-25SenateSenate Read Second Time
2021-03-25SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2021-03-09SenateSenate Read and Referred
2021-03-08HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2021-03-08HouseHouse Third Readers
2021-03-03HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2021-02-24HouseHouse Second Readers
2021-02-23HouseHouse First Readers
2021-02-22HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments