GA SB89 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 15 2017 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2018-03-29 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 2 of Title 32 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to officers in the Department of Transportation, so as to provide for state investment in railways and railroad facilities and equipment; to provide that the commissioner of transportation may administer a Georgia Freight Railroad Program; to provide for subprograms within such program; to provide for annual reporting; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Transportation Department Officers; railways and railroad facilities and equipment; provide for state investment


Roll Calls

2018-03-29 - House - House Vote #862 (Y: 149 N: 13 NV: 15 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2017-02-15 - Senate - Senate Vote #57 (Y: 49 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 4) [PASS]


2018-03-29HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2018-03-29HouseHouse Third Readers
2018-03-19HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-02-17HouseHouse Second Readers
2017-02-16HouseHouse First Readers
2017-02-15SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2017-02-15SenateSenate Third Read
2017-02-08SenateSenate Read Second Time
2017-02-07SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-01-30SenateSenate Read and Referred
2017-01-26SenateSenate Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments