GA HB772 | 2013-2014 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Passed on April 29 2014 - 100% progression
Action: 2014-07-01 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 4 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to public assistance, so as to require drug testing for applicants for food stamps; to provide requirements; to provide that any person who fails such drug test shall be ineligible to receive food stamps; to provide for reapplication; to provide for children's food stamps; to provide for confidentiality of records; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Public assistance; drug testing for applicants for food stamps; require


Roll Calls

2014-03-20 - Senate - Senate Vote #726 (Y: 24 N: 25 NV: 7 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2014-03-20 - Senate - Senate Vote #727 (Y: 18 N: 20 NV: 17 Abs: 1) [FAIL]
2014-03-20 - Senate - Senate Vote #728 (Y: 29 N: 22 NV: 4 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2014-03-20 - Senate - Senate Vote #729 (Y: 21 N: 32 NV: 2 Abs: 1) [FAIL]
2014-03-20 - House - House Vote #865 (Y: 100 N: 67 NV: 9 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2014-03-18 - Senate - Senate Vote #650 (Y: 36 N: 17 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2014-03-03 - House - House Vote #702 (Y: 109 N: 64 NV: 6 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2014-03-03 - House - House Vote #703 (Y: 107 N: 66 NV: 6 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2014-07-01 Effective Date
2014-04-29 Act 664
2014-04-29HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2014-03-27HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2014-03-20HouseHouse Agrees Senate Amend or Sub
2014-03-20SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2014-03-20SenateSenate Third Read
2014-03-20SenateSenate Taken from Table
2014-03-18SenateSenate Tabled
2014-03-18SenateSenate Engrossed
2014-03-12SenateSenate Read Second Time
2014-03-12SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2014-03-04SenateSenate Read and Referred
2014-03-03HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2014-03-03HouseHouse Third Readers
2014-02-25HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2014-01-22HouseHouse Second Readers
2014-01-21HouseHouse First Readers
2014-01-17HouseHouse Hopper

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Bill Comments