GA SB131 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on May 8 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-08 - Act 474
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions for the Juvenile Code, so as to provide that adoption proceedings be stayed while an appeal of an order to terminate parental rights is pending; to clarify the court's duties to a case while an appeal is pending; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Juvenile Code; adoption proceedings be stayed while an appeal to terminate parental rights is pending; provide


Roll Calls

2018-03-29 - Senate - Senate Vote #784 (Y: 48 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2018-03-01 - House - House Vote #670 (Y: 162 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 14) [PASS]
2018-01-30 - Senate - Senate Vote #409 (Y: 51 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2018-05-08 Act 474
2018-05-08SenateSenate Date Signed by Governor
2018-04-05SenateSenate Sent to Governor
2018-03-29SenateSenate Agreed House Amend or Sub
2018-03-01HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2018-03-01HouseHouse Third Readers
2018-02-08HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2018-02-01HouseHouse Second Readers
2018-01-31HouseHouse First Readers
2018-01-30SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2018-01-30SenateSenate Third Read
2018-01-25SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2018-01-08SenateSenate Recommitted
2017-02-21SenateSenate Read Second Time
2017-02-17SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2017-02-08SenateSenate Read and Referred
2017-02-07SenateSenate Hopper

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Bill Comments