GA SB443 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 10 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-03-13 - House Second Readers
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 4 of Title 18 of the O.C.G.A., relating to garnishment proceedings, so as to revise procedures for garnishment proceedings; to provide for uniform procedures for garnishment actions; to provide definitions; to limit the maximum part of disposable earnings subject to garnishment in relation to certain educational or student loans; to provide a fixed time for continuous garnishments; to amend Article 7 of Chapter 3 of Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to scholarships, loans, and grants, so as to provide for cross-references; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Garnishment Proceedings; revise; uniform procedures for garnishment actions; provide


Roll Calls

2020-03-10 - Senate - Senate Vote #580 (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2020-03-13HouseHouse Second Readers
2020-03-12HouseHouse First Readers
2020-03-10SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2020-03-10SenateSenate Third Read
2020-03-04SenateSenate Read Second Time
2020-03-03SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2020-02-26SenateSenate Read and Referred
2020-02-25SenateSenate Hopper

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