GA HB617 | 2023-2024 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Passed on May 6 2024 - 100% progression
Action: 2024-05-06 - Effective Date 2024-07-01
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 32 of the O.C.G.A., relating to highways, bridges, and ferries, so as to provide for the development and maintenance of a state-wide freight and logistics implementation plan; to provide for a definition; to provide for responsibilities and duties of the Planning Division and director; to provide for standards and considerations for such plan; to require annual reporting to the General Assembly; to provide for legislative intent and declarations; to provide for the creation of a Georgia Freight 2050 Program subject to appropriation by the General Assembly; to provide for purposes of such program; to identify intended funding for such program; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Highways, bridges, and ferries; development and maintenance of a state-wide freight and logistics implementation plan; provide


Roll Calls

2024-03-28 - Senate - Passage: Senate Vote #852 (Y: 45 N: 1 NV: 7 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2024-02-29 - House - Passage: House Vote #616 (Y: 168 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 8) [PASS]


2024-05-06 Effective Date 2024-07-01
2024-05-06 Act 579
2024-05-06HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2024-04-02HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2024-03-28SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2024-03-28SenateSenate Third Read
2024-03-28SenateSenate Taken from Table
2024-03-26SenateSenate Tabled
2024-03-14SenateSenate Read Second Time
2024-03-13SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2024-03-04SenateSenate Read and Referred
2024-02-29HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2024-02-29HouseHouse Third Readers
2024-02-06HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2023-03-29HouseHouse Withdrawn, Recommitted
2023-03-06HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2023-03-01HouseHouse Second Readers
2023-02-28HouseHouse First Readers
2023-02-27HouseHouse Hopper

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