GA HB751 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Passed on May 7 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-07-01 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 3 of Title 38 of the O.C.G.A., relating to emergency management, so as to establish the Georgia Emergency Communications Authority; to amend Title 46 of the O.C.G.A., relating to public utilities and public transportation, so as to revise the Georgia Emergency Telephone Number 9-1-1 Service Act of 1977 to account for the establishment of the authority; to amend Chapter 8 of Title 35, Title 45, and Article 1 of Chapter 2 of Title 48 of the O.C.G.A., relating to employment and training of peace officers, public officers and employees, and state administrative organization, respectively, so as to make conforming changes; to provide for related matters; to provide for effective dates and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Tracking Information

Register now for our free OneVote public service or GAITS Professional trial account and you can begin tracking this and other legislation, all driven by the real-time data of the LegiScan API. Providing tools allowing you to research pending legislation, stay informed with email alerts, content feeds, and share dynamic reports. Use our new PolitiCorps to join with friends and collegaues to monitor & discuss bills through the process.

Monitor Legislation or view this same bill number from multiple sessions or take advantage of our national legislative search.


Georgia Emergency Communications Authority Act; enact


Roll Calls

2018-03-29 - House - House Vote #861 (Y: 131 N: 29 NV: 15 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2018-03-15 - Senate - Senate Vote #616 (Y: 49 N: 3 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2018-02-13 - House - House Vote #493 (Y: 105 N: 57 NV: 10 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2018-02-13 - House - House Vote #494 (Y: 154 N: 14 NV: 4 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2018-07-01 Effective Date
2018-05-07 Act 436
2018-05-07HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2018-04-06HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2018-03-29HouseHouse Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
2018-03-15SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2018-03-15SenateSenate Third Read
2018-03-12SenateSenate Read Second Time
2018-03-09SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2018-02-14SenateSenate Read and Referred
2018-02-13HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2018-02-13HouseHouse Third Readers
2018-02-05HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2018-01-30HouseHouse Second Readers
2018-01-29HouseHouse First Readers
2018-01-25HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments