GA HB863 | 2011-2012 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on May 1 2012 - 100% progression
Action: 2012-07-01 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 5 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state purchasing, so as to change certain provisions relating to purchases without competitive bidding, central bid registry, procurement cards, rules and regulations, applicability to emergency purchases, and the Purchasing Advisory Council; to change a short title; to change certain provisions relating to definitions relative to small business assistance; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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State purchasing; purchases without competitive bidding; change certain provisions


Roll Calls

2012-03-20 - Senate - Senate Vote #653 - Passage (Y: 37 N: 7 NV: 5 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2012-02-29 - House - House Vote #576 - Passage (Y: 128 N: 38 NV: 10 Abs: 4) [PASS]


2012-07-01 Effective Date
2012-05-01 Act 679
2012-05-01 House Date Signed by Governor
2012-04-02 House Sent to Governor
2012-03-20 Senate Passed/Adopted
2012-03-20 Senate Third Read
2012-03-19 Senate Read Second Time
2012-03-14 Senate Committee Favorably Reported
2012-03-05 Senate Read and Referred
2012-02-29 House Passed/Adopted
2012-02-29 House Third Readers
2012-02-27 House Withdrawn, Recommitted
2012-02-24 House Postponed
2012-02-23 House Postponed
2012-02-16 House Committee Favorably Reported
2012-02-02 House Second Readers
2012-02-01 House First Readers

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments