GA SB327 | 2015-2016 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on April 26 2016 - 100% progression
Action: 2016-07-01 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 3 of Chapter 5 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general authority, duties, and procedure relative to state purchasing, so as to prohibit the state, including all of its subdivisions and instrumentalities, from entering into certain contracts with an individual or company unless such contracts contain a certification that such individual or company does not presently conduct a boycott of Israel and will not conduct such a boycott for the duration of such contract; to exclude certain contracts from these requirements; to provide for definitions; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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State Purchasing; prohibit the state from entering into certain contracts unless such contracts contain a certification; does not presently conduct a boycott of Israel


Roll Calls

2016-03-24 - Senate - Senate Vote #792 (Y: 41 N: 8 NV: 7 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-03-22 - House - House Vote #802 (Y: 95 N: 71 NV: 7 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2016-02-26 - Senate - Senate Vote #520 (Y: 45 N: 6 NV: 2 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2016-07-01 Effective Date
2016-04-26 Act 378
2016-04-26SenateSenate Date Signed by Governor
2016-03-31SenateSenate Sent to Governor
2016-03-24SenateSenate Agreed House Amend or Sub
2016-03-22HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2016-03-22HouseHouse Third Readers
2016-03-15HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2016-03-02HouseHouse Second Readers
2016-02-29HouseHouse First Readers
2016-02-26SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2016-02-26SenateSenate Third Read
2016-02-25SenateSenate Read Second Time
2016-02-24SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2016-02-04SenateSenate Read and Referred
2016-02-03SenateSenate Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments