GA SB126 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on May 9 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-07-01 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 21 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the state tort claims, so as to change provisions relating to the venue of actions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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State Tort Claims; venue of actions; provisions; change


Roll Calls

2017-03-30 - Senate - Senate Vote #335 (Y: 51 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2017-03-28 - House - House Vote #356 (Y: 163 N: 0 NV: 8 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2017-03-03 - Senate - Senate Vote #137 (Y: 49 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2017-07-01 Effective Date
2017-05-09 Act 238
2017-05-09SenateSenate Date Signed by Governor
2017-04-04SenateSenate Sent to Governor
2017-03-30SenateSenate Agreed House Amend or Sub
2017-03-28HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2017-03-28HouseHouse Third Readers
2017-03-16HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-03-09HouseHouse Second Readers
2017-03-06HouseHouse First Readers
2017-03-03SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2017-03-03SenateSenate Third Read
2017-02-27SenateSenate Read Second Time
2017-02-24SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-02-08SenateSenate Read and Referred
2017-02-07SenateSenate Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments