GA HB632 | 2023-2024 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Passed on May 1 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-05-01 - Effective Date 2023-05-01
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act providing a homestead exemption from certain City of Decatur ad valorem taxes, approved April 19, 2000 (Ga. L. 2000, p. 4285), as amended, particularly by an Act approved April 26, 2016 (Ga. L. 2016, p. 3627), so as to modify the amount of a homestead exemption from City of Decatur ad valorem taxes for municipal purposes except for ad valorem taxes levied to pay interest on and to retire municipal bonded indebtedness in the amount of $40,000.00 of the assessed value of the homestead for residents of that city; to provide for applicability; to provide for compliance with constitutional requirements; to provide for a referendum, effective dates, automatic repeal, mandatory execution of election, and judicial remedies regarding failure to comply; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Decatur, City of; ad valorem tax; municipal purposes; modify homestead exemption


Roll Calls

2023-03-15 - Senate - Local Consent Calendar: Senate Vote #232 (Y: 49 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2023-03-09 - House - Local Calendar : House Vote #219 (Y: 157 N: 0 NV: 16 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2023-05-01 Effective Date 2023-05-01
2023-05-01 Act 163
2023-05-01HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2023-03-30HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2023-03-15SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2023-03-15SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2023-03-13SenateSenate Read and Referred
2023-03-09HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2023-03-09HouseHouse Third Readers
2023-03-09HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2023-03-02HouseHouse Second Readers
2023-03-01HouseHouse First Readers
2023-02-28HouseHouse Hopper

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Bill Comments