GA SB144 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on July 29 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-07-29 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to taxes on tobacco products, so as to provide for the issuance of special event tobacco permits to licensed dealers authorizing off-premise sales of certain tobacco products at special events or temporary locations; to provide for such permits a fee and limitations as to the validity period; to provide for the promulgation of certain rules and regulations by the state revenue commissioner; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Taxes on Tobacco Products; issuance of special event tobacco permits; authorizing off-premise sales of certain tobacco products; provide


Roll Calls

2020-06-18 - House - House Vote #663 (Y: 152 N: 9 NV: 3 Abs: 16) [PASS]
2019-03-05 - Senate - Senate Vote #120 (Y: 53 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2020-07-29 Effective Date
2020-07-29 Act 509
2020-07-29SenateSenate Date Signed by Governor
2020-06-29SenateSenate Sent to Governor
2020-06-18HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2020-06-18HouseHouse Third Readers
2020-02-21HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2019-04-02HouseHouse Withdrawn, Recommitted
2019-03-29HouseHouse Postponed
2019-03-28HouseHouse Postponed
2019-03-26HouseHouse Postponed
2019-03-25HouseHouse Postponed
2019-03-21HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2019-03-08HouseHouse Second Readers
2019-03-07HouseHouse First Readers
2019-03-05SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2019-03-05SenateSenate Third Read
2019-03-04SenateSenate Read Second Time
2019-03-01SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2019-02-21SenateSenate Read and Referred
2019-02-20SenateSenate Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments