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HB642PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act providing for the Magistrate Court of Putnam County, approved March 12, 1984 (Ga. L. 1984, p. 3788), as amended, so as to revise the number, manner of selection, and compensation of the judges of the magis...
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2019-01-01
Effective Date
SB133PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 14 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Education Coordinating Council, so as to provide for the establishment of the Opportunity School District; to provide for conformi...
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2017-01-01
Effective Date
HB152PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 3 of Title 3 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the regulation of alcoholic beverages generally, so as to impose certain requirements upon holders of certain alcohol licenses and those who issue such licenses; ...
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2016-07-01
Effective Date
SR921IntroA RESOLUTION honoring the life of Mr. Charles Leroy "Buck" Simmons and dedicating a road in his memory; and for other purposes.
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2016-02-05
Senate Hopper
SR922IntroA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending John and Bobbie Foster for the dedication and service they have provided to the Cornelia radio station, WCON, Habersham County, and the State of Georgia; and for other purposes.
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2016-02-05
Senate Hopper
SR920IntroA RESOLUTION recognizing February 11, 2016, as Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Awareness Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2016-02-05
Senate Hopper
SR919IntroA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Georgia Public Policy Foundation for its 25th year of continued service and work in researching and analyzing state public policy issues to educate citizens and enhance economic opportunity; and for other p...
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2016-02-05
Senate Hopper
HB905IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 15-11-710, Title 19, and Chapter 5 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to exchange of information, domestic relations, and programs and protection for children and youth, ...
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2016-02-04
To House Judiciary - Non-Civil Committee
HB588IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 13 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to regulation of controlled substances, so as to change provisions relating to possession of substances containing ephedrine...
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2016-02-04
House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HB839EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act providing a charter for the City of East Dublin, approved April 9, 1981 (Ga. L. 1981, p. 4645), as amended, particularly by an Act approved May 5, 2006 (Ga. L. 2006, p. 4402), so as to change the corporate...
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2016-02-04
House Passed/Adopted
HB844IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 7 of Title 47 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Georgia Firefighters' Pension Fund, so as to update certain provisions related to determining which insurance premiums are subject ...
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2016-02-04
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB497IntroA 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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2016-02-04
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HR1198IntroA RESOLUTION encouraging the Environmental Protection Division of the Department of Natural Resources to review its regulations providing for the protection of underground drinking water to ensure they are sufficient; and for other purposes.
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2016-02-04
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB901IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 40-2-85.1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to special and distinctive license plates for veterans, so as to provide for the issuance of such license plate to the spouse of an eligi...
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2016-02-04
To House Motor Vehicles Committee
HB857EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a homestead exemption from McDuffie County school district ad valorem taxes for educational purposes in the amount of half the assessed value of the homestead for residents of that school district who are 70 ye...
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2016-02-04
House Passed/Adopted
HB880EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act providing for a new charter for the City of St. Marys, Georgia, approved April 9, 1981 (Ga. L. 1981, p. 4763), as amended, so as to provide for the manner of election of the mayor and council; to provide f...
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2016-02-04
House Passed/Adopted
HB884IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 56 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to risk-based capital levels, so as to revise the definition of company action level event to include a health organization with certain ...
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2016-02-04
To House Insurance Committee
HB895IntroA 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 require finance directors of charter schools to participate in initial and annual training...
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2016-02-04
To House Education Committee
HB887IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Articles 3 and 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to dependency proceedings and termination of parental rights, respectively, so as to prioritize the placement of a ch...
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2016-02-04
To House Juvenile Justice Committee
HB886IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 26-4-60 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to grounds for suspension, revocation, or refusal to grant pharmacy licenses, so as to revise a provision relating to employing the mails o...
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2016-02-04
To House Health and Human Services Committee
HR1253IntroA RESOLUTION encouraging local boards of education, nonpublic elementary and secondary schools, governing bodies of charter schools, and public recreation facilities to render instruction on dugout safety to youth athletes participating in the sport ...
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2016-02-04
To House Education Committee
HB885IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 3 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to county boards of health, so as to repeal a statute relating to the option for certain counties to create a county board of health and w...
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2016-02-04
To House Governmental Affairs Committee
HB870IntroA 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 certain programs and activities under the "Quality Basic Education Act," so as to provide that high schools tha...
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2016-02-04
House Committee Favorably Reported
SB329IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the "Quality Basic Education Act," so as to expand provisions relating to awarding of high school diplomas based on certai...
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2016-02-04
To Senate Higher Education Committee
SB278IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-6-13 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to penalties for violating Code Sections 16-6-9 through 16-6-12, so as to increase the penalty provisions relating to pimping and pandering...
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2016-02-04
Senate Read Second Time
HB811IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to extensively amend Title 7 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to banking and finance, so as to update, modernize, and streamline numerous Code sections to provide for efficient regulation of banks, trus...
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2016-02-04
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
SR904PassA RESOLUTION commending Mohawk Industries upon being named the 2015 Business Partner of the Year; and for other purposes.
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2016-02-04
Senate Read and Adopted
HB781IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 80 of Title 36, Article 1 of Chapter 2 of Title 45, and Chapter 1 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions applicable to counties, municipal corporations, and ...
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2016-02-04
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB882IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 3 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to authorization and general requirements for the transaction of insurance, so as to eliminate the foreign and alien insurer deposit requi...
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2016-02-04
To House Insurance Committee
SB243EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 23 of Title 47 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Georgia Judicial Retirement System, so as to change certain provisions relating to preservation of rights by certain persons; to p...
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2016-02-04
House Committee Favorably Reported
HB893IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 2 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to administration of revenue and taxation, so as to change certain provisions regarding forms of payment; to lower the thresh...
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2016-02-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
HB883IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 37 of Title 33 of the O.C.G.A., relating to insurers rehabilitation and liquidation, so as to change certain provisions relating to insurers rehabilitation and liquidation; to change provisions related to...
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2016-02-04
To House Insurance Committee
HB903IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 8 of Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to disclosure of records relative to employment security, so as to prevent fraud and abuse of the Unemployment Trust Fund by ...
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2016-02-04
To House Industry and Labor Committee
HR1249IntroA RESOLUTION honoring the lives of Mr. William Penn Walker, Sr., and Mrs. Ruby Herndon Walker and dedicating an intersection in their memory; and for other purposes.
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2016-02-04
To House Transportation Committee
HB856IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 9 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions for probate courts, so as to change provisions relating to the bond required for probate court judges; ...
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2016-02-04
House Committee Favorably Reported
HB402EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 9 of Title 33 and Chapter 9 of Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to regulation of insurance rates and workers' compensation, respectively, so as to encourage employers to provid...
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2016-02-04
To Senate Insurance and Labor Committee
SR901PassA RESOLUTION recognizing Georgia school bus drivers for their service to Georgia and its children; and for other purposes.
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2016-02-04
Senate Read and Adopted
SB325IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 6 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to regulation of aeronautics, aircraft, and airports generally, so as to provide legislative findings; to provide definitions; to provide f...
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2016-02-04
To Senate Science and Technology Committee
HB889IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 4 of Article 1 of Chapter 18 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the operation of funeral establishments and crematories, so as to authorize certain advertisements related to c...
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2016-02-04
To House Regulated Industries Committee
HB726IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to taxes on tobacco products, so as to clarify that certain charges are not subject to state excise tax; to provide for related matters; ...
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2016-02-04
House Committee Favorably Reported
HB738IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 15 of Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to county law libraries, so as to revise the uses of excess funds by a county law library; to provide for related matters; to repeal conf...
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2016-02-04
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB890IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act providing for the election of the members of the board of education of Tattnall County, approved February 29, 1968 (Ga. L. 1968, p. 2077), as amended, particularly by an Act approved April 11, 2002 (Ga. L....
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2016-02-04
To House Intragovernmental Coordination Committee
HB902IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 7 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to regulation of hospitals and related institutions, so as to provide for educational information on influenza disease to res...
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2016-02-04
To House Health and Human Services Committee
SR899PassA RESOLUTION recognizing February 4, 2016, as Catholic Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2016-02-04
Senate Read and Adopted
HB891IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 3 of Title 7 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to industrial loans, so as to provide for alternative charges to those currently authorized for industrial loans and provide for loan condi...
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2016-02-04
To House Regulated Industries Committee
HB822IntroA 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 sales and use tax, so as to provide for a change in a definition; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effect...
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2016-02-04
House Committee Favorably Reported
HB593IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 14 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to electrical contractors, plumbers, conditioned air contractors, low-voltage contractors, and utility contractors, so as to authorize th...
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2016-02-04
House Notice to Reconsider
HB900IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of Article 2 of Chapter 13 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to electronic data base of prescription information, so as to authorize the retention of data base information for...
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2016-02-04
To House Health and Human Services Committee
HB888IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to transfer probation and intake services of the Juvenile Court of Upson County to the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice pursuant to Code Section 15-11-69 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated; to provide an effe...
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2016-02-04
To House Intragovernmental Coordination Committee
SB283IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 45 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to accounting for public funds, so as to provide for multibank pooling of depositories for the acceptance of deposits of public funds from...
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2016-02-04
Senate Read Second Time
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