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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2015-03-02
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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2015-03-02
Intro
25%
GAHB525A 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 certain accountability requirements for charter schools; to provide for legislative...
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2015-03-02
House Hopper
Intro
25%
GAHR519A RESOLUTION recognizing Mr. Harry Mixon and Mr. Brad Dorminy and naming a building in their honor; and for other purposes.
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2015-03-02
Engross
50%
GAHB51A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 4 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to redemption of property sold for taxes, so as to change provisions relating to the amount payable at redemption; to provide...
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2015-03-02
House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Intro
25%
GASB191A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 9 of Title 25 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to blasting or excavating near utility facilities, so as to prohibit local governing authorities from adopting or enforcing ordinances whi...
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2015-03-02
Senate Hopper
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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2015-03-02
Pass
100%
GAHR522A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Ms. Morgan Weaver, outstanding Georgia citizen and Georgia Youth Equine Champion; and for other purposes.
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2015-03-02
House Read and Adopted
Intro
25%
GAHB512A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 37 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to mental health, so as to change certain terminology and provisions relating to the governing and regulation of mental health and to the administratio...
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2015-03-02
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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2015-03-02
Pass
100%
GAHR526A RESOLUTION commending E-911 directors and personnel and recognizing March 4, 2015, as E-911 Directors Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2015-03-02
House Read and Adopted
Intro
25%
GASR404A RESOLUTION commending First Lady Mireille Goncalves Lema of Equateur Province; and for other purposes.
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2015-03-02
Senate Hopper
Pass
100%
GASR387A RESOLUTION commending Liberty Technology; and for other purposes.
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2015-03-02
Senate Read and Adopted
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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2015-03-02
Pass
100%
GAHR524A RESOLUTION congratulating the Hebron Christian Academy boys cross country team for their victorious performance in the 2014 GHSA Class A Cross Country Championship; and for other purposes.
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2015-03-02
House Read and Adopted
Intro
25%
GAHR520A RESOLUTION commending Tom Daniel for his many years of service to the State of Georgia; congratulating him upon the grand occasion of his retirement; and inviting him to be recognized by the House of Representatives; and for other purposes.
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2015-03-02
House Read and Referred
Intro
25%
GASR398A RESOLUTION commending the Miss Georgia Peach Scholarship Pageant and the 2014 Georgia Peach Queens; and for other purposes.
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2015-03-02
Senate Hopper
Engross
50%
GASB108A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 33 of the O.C.G.A., relating to insurance, so as to provide the requirements for maintaining a risk management framework and provide guidance and instructions for filing for an Own Risk and Solvency Assessm...
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2015-03-02
Senate Passed/Adopted
Intro
25%
GAHB521A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act providing a homestead exemption from Fulton County ad valorem taxes for county purposes in the amount of $15,000.00 of the assessed value of the homestead for residents of that county, approved April 20, 1...
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2015-03-02
House Hopper
Engross
50%
GAHB197A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 12 of Title 9, Title 11, and Chapter 2 of Title 18 of the O.C.G.A., relating to verdict and judgment, the commercial code, and debtor and creditor relations; to repeal the "Georgia Foreign Money Judgments...
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2015-03-02
House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Intro
25%
GAHB515A BILL to be entitled an Act to incorporate the City of Tucker in DeKalb County; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
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2015-03-02
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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2015-03-02
Intro
25%
GAHB518A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act creating the Satilla Regional Water and Sewer Authority, previously known as the Ware County Water and Sewer Authority, approved October 1, 2001 (Ga. L. 2001, Ex. Sess., p. 705), as amended, so as to revis...
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2015-03-02
House Hopper
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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2015-03-02
Engross
50%
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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2015-03-02
House Passed/Adopted
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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2015-03-02
Senate Read Second Time
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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2015-03-02
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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2015-03-02
Intro
25%
GASB196A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to insurance generally, so as to provide insurance requirements for transportation network companies and their drivers; to provide for def...
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2015-03-02
Senate Hopper
Intro
25%
GASR401A RESOLUTION commending Georgia Tech legend, George P. Burdell, on being an upstanding citizen and distinguished alumni and faculty member of the Georgia Institute of Technology; and for other purposes.
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2015-03-02
Senate Hopper
Intro
25%
GAHB513A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 11 of Title 9 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to pleadings and motions, so as to revise provisions regarding the procedure for claims asserted against a person or entity a...
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2015-03-02
House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Intro
25%
GASR393A RESOLUTION encouraging revisions of the Georgia Department of Education Code to allow computer programming courses to count toward graduation requirements in math, science, and foreign language in order to strengthen K-12 education and offer a qual...
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2015-03-02
Intro
25%
GASR408A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Herman Jerome "HJ" Russell, Sr.; and for other purposes.
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2015-03-02
Senate Hopper
Intro
25%
GASR403A RESOLUTION commending Mr. Thomas "Tom" E. Daniel for his service and congratulating him on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes.
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2015-03-02
Senate Hopper
Intro
25%
GAHB520A BILL to be entitled an Act to incorporate the City of LaVista Hills in DeKalb County; and for other purposes.
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2015-03-02
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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2015-03-02
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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2015-03-02
House Postponed
Intro
25%
GASB189A BILL to be entitled an Act to incorporate the City of South Fulton in Fulton County; to provide for a charter for the City of South Fulton; to provide for other matters relative to the foregoing; to provide for referenda; to provide for an automati...
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2015-03-02
Senate Hopper
Intro
25%
GASR402A RESOLUTION commending Isaiah Crowell for his successful football career; and for other purposes.
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2015-03-02
Senate Hopper
Intro
25%
GAHB310A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 42 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to penal institutions; to amend Titles 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 34, 35, 37, 40, 42, 43, 45, 48, and 49 of the O.C.G.A., relating to courts, crimes and o...
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2015-03-02
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Intro
25%
GASR399A RESOLUTION commending the Keep Georgia Beautiful Program and the 78 local Keep America Beautiful affiliates who organize hundreds of thousands of volunteers to improve communities state wide; and for other purposes.
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2015-03-02
Senate Hopper
Intro
25%
GAHB276A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 3 of the O.C.G.A., relating to alcoholic beverages, so as to modernize certain terms, repeal certain obsolete provisions, and remove or correct certain inconsistent references; to amend Code Section 51-1-40...
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2015-03-02
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Intro
25%
GASR407A RESOLUTION creating the Joint Study Committee on Preventing Youth Substance Use Disorders; and for other purposes.
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2015-03-02
Senate Hopper
Engross
50%
GAHB185A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 33 of the O.C.G.A., relating to insurance, so as to extensively revise the "Standard Valuation Law"; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
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2015-03-02
House Passed/Adopted
Intro
25%
GASR397A RESOLUTION commending Cynthia "Cyndey" Costello Busbee for being named one of the Career Women's Network of Macon Women of Achievement for 2015; and for other purposes.
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2015-03-02
Senate Hopper
Intro
25%
GAHB200A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 48-7-40.16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to an income tax credit for low-emission vehicles, so as to change the amount of the credit for electric vehicle chargers; to provide fo...
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2015-03-02
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Intro
25%
GASR406A RESOLUTION commending the College of Coastal Georgia and recognizing March 3, 2015, as College of Coastal Georgia Day at the Capitol; and for other purposes.
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2015-03-02
Senate Hopper
Intro
25%
GASB195A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 6 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to bonds and recognizances, so as to increase fees allowed for continuing education programs; to require bench warrants to be issued at th...
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2015-03-02
Senate Hopper
Engross
50%
GAHR527A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Ms. Patricia S. King, of the Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services, Forensic Special Investigations Unit, based upon her contributions to the law enforcement profession in Georgia, and inviti...
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2015-03-02
House Passed/Adopted
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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2015-03-02
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