GA HB749 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 6-1)
Status: Passed on May 3 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-07-01 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 7 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the imposition, rate, computation, and exemptions from state income tax, so as to clarify an exemption for retirement income is applicable to income received by a taxpayer as a retirement benefit from noncivilian service in the armed forces of the United States or the reserve components thereof; to provide an exemption for certain military retirement income for surviving family members; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Income tax; retirement income is applicable as a retirement benefit from noncivilian service in the United States armed forces; clarify an exemption


Roll Calls

2018-03-27 - Senate - Senate Vote #694 (Y: 33 N: 18 NV: 3 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-03-27 - Senate - Senate Vote #738 (Y: 51 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-02-14 - House - House Vote #502 (Y: 170 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2018-07-01 Effective Date
2018-05-03 Act 370
2018-05-03HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2018-04-03HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2018-03-27SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2018-03-27SenateSenate Third Read
2018-03-27SenateSenate Engrossed
2018-03-19SenateSenate Read Second Time
2018-03-19SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2018-02-15SenateSenate Read and Referred
2018-02-14HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2018-02-14HouseHouse Third Readers
2018-02-08HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2018-01-30HouseHouse Second Readers
2018-01-29HouseHouse First Readers
2018-01-25HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments