GA Legislation | 2015-2016 | Regular Session

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Engross
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GAHB453A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act to incorporate the City of Kingsland in Camden County, Georgia, approved August 15, 1927 (Ga. L. 1927, p. 1241), as amended, so as to provide for election of the mayor and council by majority vote; to prov...
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2015-02-26
House Passed/Adopted
Intro
25%
GASB182A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide for the creation of one or more community improvement districts in Newton County and in each municipality therein; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to ...
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2015-02-26
Senate Hopper
Intro
25%
GAHB476A BILL to be entitled an Act to repeal the amendment to the Constitution of Georgia creating within Fulton County the Fulton County Industrial District and prohibiting the governing authority of Fulton County from levying any tax for educational purp...
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2015-02-26
Pass
100%
GASR384A RESOLUTION recognizing March 11, 2015, as Civil Air Patrol Day at the capitol and commending the volunteers of the Civil Air Patrol for their service to the citizens of Georgia; and for other purposes.
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2015-02-26
Senate Read and Adopted
Intro
25%
GAHR502A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to authorize the General Assembly to provide by general law for the dedication of revenues derived from fees or other assessments to the public purpose for which such fees or other assessm...
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2015-02-26
Pass
100%
GASR372A RESOLUTION commending Dr. M.H. Mason, Jr., Elementary School for being a 2015 Georgia Green Ribbon School and for its great work in environmental education and sustainability; and for other purposes.
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2015-02-26
Senate Read and Adopted
Intro
25%
GAHB510A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 34 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the OneGeorgia Authority, so as to provide for the creation of the Georgia Sports Commission Fund; to define certain terms; to provide...
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2015-02-26
House Hopper
Intro
25%
GAHB497A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 5 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to disposition of surplus state property, so as to provide for the offer of surplus property to charitable institutions at no...
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2015-02-26
Engross
50%
GAHB1A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 34 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to physicians, acupuncture, physician assistants, cancer and glaucoma treatment, respiratory care, clinical perfusionists, and orthotics ...
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2015-02-26
Pass
100%
GASR371A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Charles E. Phillips, Sr.; and for other purposes.
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2015-02-26
Senate Read and Adopted
Intro
25%
GAHB502A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to elementary and secondary education, so as to update and clarify provisions in law and to repeal obsolete provisions; to provide for rel...
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2015-02-26
Pass
100%
GASR375A RESOLUTION commending Arcado Elementary School for being a 2014 National and Georgia Green Ribbon School; and for other purposes.
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2015-02-26
Senate Read and Adopted
Engross
50%
GAHB448A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act providing authority for members of the Board of Education of Barrow County, approved April 19, 1971 (Ga. L. 1971, p. 3919), as amended, particularly by an Act approved January 29, 1988 (Ga. L. 1988, p. 350...
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2015-02-26
House Passed/Adopted
Engross
50%
GAHR490A RESOLUTION commending the Northside High School Football Team for their continued athletic excellence and inviting Coach Kevin Kinsler, Willie Jordan, Brandon Sandifer, Isaiah Johnson, and Josh Vickers to be recognized by the House of Representativ...
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2015-02-26
House Passed/Adopted
Intro
25%
GASB103A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 3-3-7 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to local authorization and regulation of sales of alcoholic beverages on Sunday, so as to allow for local authorization and regulation of the...
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2015-02-26
Senate Withdrawn & Recommitted
Intro
25%
GAHB496A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 5 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding ad valorem taxation of property, so as to provide that use of certain property for collection...
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2015-02-26
Intro
25%
GASR387A RESOLUTION commending Liberty Technology; and for other purposes.
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2015-02-26
Senate Hopper
Intro
25%
GAHB494A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the employment and training of peace officers, so as to provide that a retired peace officer shall not pay any fees or costs for any pe...
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2015-02-26
Intro
25%
GAHB484A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 25 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to life insurance, so as to provide for certain premium increases; to provide for applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for othe...
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2015-02-26
Pass
100%
GASR385A RESOLUTION recognizing February 26, 2015, as the 3rd Annual Legislative Fly-In at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2015-02-26
Senate Read and Adopted
Intro
25%
GAHB503A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 14 of Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to other educational programs, so as to prohibit persons from entering into or soliciting a transaction with a stu...
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2015-02-26
House Hopper
Intro
25%
GAHB495A BILL to be entitled an Act to authorize the City of Peachtree City to exercise all redevelopment and other powers under Article IX, Section II, Paragraph VII(b) of the Constitution and Chapter 44 of Title 36 of the O.C.G.A., the "Redevelopment Powe...
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2015-02-26
Pass
100%
GASR369A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Senator Leroy Reginald Johnson as part of "Living Black History"; and for other purposes.
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2015-02-26
Senate Read and Adopted
Intro
25%
GAHB478A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act creating a Board of Commissioners of Candler County, approved March 23, 1933 (Ga. L. 1933, p. 430), as amended, particularly by an Act approved March 28, 1985 (Ga. L. 1985, p. 4975), so as to provide for s...
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2015-02-26
Intro
25%
GASB184A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 8 of Title 4 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to dogs, so as to provide that breed-specific regulation shall be limited to enactment by gener...
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2015-02-26
Senate Hopper
Intro
25%
GAHB489A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act entitled "An Act to create the State Court of Cherokee County," approved April 15, 1996 (Ga. L. 1996, p. 4427), as amended, so as to provide for the appointment of solicitor-general investigators; to provi...
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2015-02-26
Intro
25%
GAHB469A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 8 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the state sales and use tax, so as to create an exemption for certain telecommunications equipment used to provide telecom...
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2015-02-26
Intro
25%
GAHB493A BILL to be entitled an Act to authorize the City of Brunswick to exercise all redevelopment and other powers under Article IX, Section II, Paragraph VII(b) of the Constitution and Chapter 44 of Title 36 of the O.C.G.A., the "Redevelopment Powers La...
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2015-02-26
Engross
50%
GAHB76A BILL to be entitled an Act to be entitled an Act to make and provide appropriations for the State Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2015, and ending June 30, 2016; to make and provide such appropriations for the operation of the state government and it...
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2015-02-26
House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Intro
25%
GAHB184A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 7 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to banking and finance, so to extensively revise said title; to provide for definitions relative to banking and finance; to provide for standards of not...
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2015-02-26
House Postponed
Intro
25%
GASB134A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 14 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to speed detection devices, so as to provide for a rebuttable presumption for law enforcement agencies' use of speed detecti...
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2015-02-26
Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Intro
25%
GAHB501A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 31-7-281 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to health care data system established and departmental authority, so as to remove the authority of the Department of Community Health to ...
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2015-02-26
Intro
25%
GASB183A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 4 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to animals, so as to provide for liability protection for certain activities related to livestock; to provide for limitations; to provide for related ma...
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2015-02-26
Senate Hopper
Intro
25%
GAHB474A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 31 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to charter schools, so as to provide for enrollment priorities in charter schools for educationally disadvantaged students a...
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2015-02-26
Intro
25%
GAHB348A BILL to be entitled an Act to repeal Chapter 14 of Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Georgia Workforce Investment Board; to amend Chapter 7 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Dep...
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2015-02-26
House Committee Favorably Reported
Intro
25%
GAHB487A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to sales and use taxes, so as to provide for the comprehensive revision of sales and use tax provisions for all entities participating in ...
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2015-02-26
Pass
100%
GAHR511A RESOLUTION commending Darlene Brown, Heritage Academy's 2015 STAR Teacher; and for other purposes.
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2015-02-26
House Read and Adopted
Intro
25%
GAHR474A RESOLUTION creating the House Study Committee on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren and Kinship Care; and for other purposes.
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2015-02-26
Intro
25%
GAHB481A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to competencies and core curriculum, so as to require the study and teaching of prescribed aspects of United States...
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2015-02-26
Intro
25%
GAHB506A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to dangerous instrumentalities and practices, so as to make it unlawful to discharg...
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2015-02-26
Intro
25%
GAHB192A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 80 of Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding counties, municipal corporations, and other governmental entities, so as to provide that elected official...
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2015-02-26
House Postponed
Intro
25%
GASB187A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 20-2-2114 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to qualifications for the scholarship program for special needs students, so as to expand eligibility for the program to certain lawful r...
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2015-02-26
Senate Hopper
Intro
25%
GAHB366A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 39 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to regulation of employment of minors, so as to change certain provisions related to the employment of minors; to change certain provision...
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2015-02-26
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Intro
25%
GAHB482A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 6 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state health planning and development, so as to revise the requirements for a destination cancer hospital for purposes of certificate o...
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2015-02-26
Pass
100%
GAHR507A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Dr. Barbara L. Schuster for her instrumental role in the establishment of the medical partnership between Georgia Regents University and the University of Georgia; and for other purposes.
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2015-02-26
House Read and Adopted
Intro
25%
GAHB486A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of Article 1 of Chapter 6 of Title 12 and Code Section 24-12-21 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the practice of professional forestry and disclosure of AIDS confidential information,...
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2015-02-26
Intro
25%
GAHB368A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 2 of Title 8 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to buildings relative to the standards and requirements for construction, alteration, and other matters, so as to repeal and r...
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2015-02-26
House Committee Favorably Reported
Pass
100%
GAHR513A RESOLUTION commending Christie Barker, Commerce Primary School and Commerce City Schools 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year; and for other purposes.
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2015-02-26
House Read and Adopted
Intro
25%
GAHB472A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 16 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to health regarding students in elementary and secondary education, so as to require that a student shall be permi...
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2015-02-26
Engross
50%
GASB139A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 10 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to selling and other trade practices, so as to provide that any regulation regarding the use, disposition, or sale or any imposition of an...
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2015-02-26
Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
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