GA SB17 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on April 26 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-04-26 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 46 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to public utilities and public transportation, so as to specifically authorize telephone cooperatives and their broadband affiliates to provide broadband services; to provide for definitions; to authorize certain financing and partnerships for the provision of broadband services; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Public Utilities and Public Transportation; authorize telephone cooperatives and their broadband affiliates; provide broadband services


Roll Calls

2019-03-21 - House - House Vote #258 (Y: 169 N: 1 NV: 3 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2019-02-20 - Senate - Senate Vote #35 (Y: 55 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2019-04-26 Effective Date
2019-04-26 Act 52
2019-04-26SenateSenate Date Signed by Governor
2019-04-05SenateSenate Sent to Governor
2019-03-21HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2019-03-21HouseHouse Third Readers
2019-03-13HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2019-02-22HouseHouse Second Readers
2019-02-21HouseHouse First Readers
2019-02-20SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2019-02-20SenateSenate Third Read
2019-02-14SenateSenate Read Second Time
2019-02-13SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2019-01-16SenateSenate Read and Referred
2019-01-15SenateSenate Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments