GA SB409 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on May 3 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-03 - Act 401
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 7 of Chapter 6 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to negotiating railroad crossings and entering highways from private driveways, so as to require that persons driving vehicles shall exercise due care and caution for other on-track equipment, as for trains, at railroad grade crossings; to provide for a definition; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Railroad Crossings; persons driving vehicles shall exercise due care and caution for other on-track equipment; require


Roll Calls

2018-03-21 - House - House Vote #742 (Y: 166 N: 1 NV: 4 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2018-02-26 - Senate - Senate Vote #499 (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 8 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2018-05-03 Act 401
2018-05-03SenateSenate Date Signed by Governor
2018-04-05SenateSenate Sent to Governor
2018-03-21HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2018-03-21HouseHouse Third Readers
2018-03-14HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2018-03-01HouseHouse Second Readers
2018-02-28HouseHouse First Readers
2018-02-26SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2018-02-26SenateSenate Third Read
2018-02-20SenateSenate Read Second Time
2018-02-15SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2018-02-12SenateSenate Read and Referred
2018-02-08SenateSenate Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments