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SB173IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 41 of Title 33 of the O.C.G.A., relating to captive insurance companies, so as to extensively revise certain provisions; to provide for change and revision of certain definitions; to provide for scope of ...
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2017-02-24
Senate Read Second Time
SB201IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to labor and industrial relations, so as to allow employees to use sick leave for the care of immediate fam...
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2017-02-24
Senate Read Second Time
HB245IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Subpart 1 of Part 6 of Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to certificated professional personnel, so as to provide for the establishment of a process by the Pro...
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2017-02-24
House Committee Favorably Reported
HB5IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to juvenile court administration, so as to change provisions relating to compensation of juvenile court judges; to correct a...
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2017-02-24
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
SB160EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the Juvenile Code, so as to revise the jurisdiction, definition, and penalties for certain crimes and offenses; to add to the superior court's exclusive origina...
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2017-02-24
Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
SB5IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 50-27-13 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to disposition of lottery proceeds, budget report by Governor, appropriations by General Assembly, and shortfall reserve subaccount, so as...
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2017-02-24
Senate Read Second Time
HB283EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to revenue and taxation, so as to revise the definition of the terms "Internal Revenue Code" and "Internal Revenue Code of 1986" and thereby incorporat...
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2017-02-24
House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
SB190EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to transfer intake services of the Juvenile Court of Newton 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 effective date; t...
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2017-02-24
Senate Passed/Adopted
HB472IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 6 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to driving on right side of roadway, overtaking and passing, and following too closely, so as to provide for an exception for...
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2017-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee
HB462IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 2 of Chapter 4 of Title 38 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to Georgia veterans cemeteries, so as to provide that members of the National Guard discharged or separated under h...
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2017-02-24
To House Defense and Veterans Affairs Committee
HB384EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act consolidating the offices of tax collector and tax receiver into the office of tax commissioner of Cobb County, approved February 17, 1949 (Ga. L. 1949, p. 790), as amended, particularly by an Act approved...
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2017-02-24
To Senate State and Local Governmental Operations Committee
SB73EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act providing for a chief judge of the Recorder's Court of Chatham County, approved March 31, 1987 (Ga. L. 1987, p. 5156), as amended, particularly by an Act approved March 27, 1998 (Ga. L. 1998, p. 3557), so ...
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2017-02-24
To House Intragovernmental Coordination Committee
HB460IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to authorize the governing authority of the City of Swainsboro to levy an excise tax pursuant to subsection (b) of Code Section 48-13-51 of the O.C.G.A.; to provide procedures, conditions, and limitations; to provide for ...
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2017-02-24
To House Intragovernmental Coordination Committee
SB47EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 34 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to physicians, physician assistants, and others, so as to provide for licensure exemption for visiting sports teams' physicians; to provi...
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2017-02-24
To House Health and Human Services Committee
HB85IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 48-5-271 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to table of values for conservation use value of forest land, so as to revise the methodology used to establish forest land fair market va...
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2017-02-24
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB375IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to revenue and taxation, so as to modify certain provisions relating to tax executions; to repeal the fee collected for issuing tax executions; to prov...
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2017-02-24
House Committee Favorably Reported
HB246EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 20-2-777 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to an annual fitness assessment program, so as to repeal the sunset provision; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws;...
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2017-02-24
To Senate Education and Youth Committee
HB470IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 7 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Department of Economic Development, so as to create a program for making grants to certain organizations supporting military commun...
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2017-02-24
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB196IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 7 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the imposition, rate, computation, and exemptions from state income tax, so as to provide an exemption for royalties paid ...
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2017-02-24
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
SB154EngrossA BILL To be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to assault and battery, so as to provide for the offenses of aggravated assault and aggravated battery upon a public safety officer while the public sa...
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2017-02-24
Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
SB176IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 17 and Chapter 5 of Title 40 of the O.C.G.A., relating to criminal procedure and drivers' licenses, respectively, so as to enact reforms relating to driving privileges recommended by the Georgia Council on ...
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2017-02-24
Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB237EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 20 and Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to education and to revenue and taxation, respectively, so as to authorize the Public Education Innovation Fund Foundation to receive priv...
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2017-02-24
House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
HR363IntroA RESOLUTION creating the House Study Committee on the Qualified Education Expense Credit; and for other purposes.
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2017-02-24
To House Special Rules Committee
HB276IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 64 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to regulation and licensure of pharmacy benefits managers, so as to authorize the Commissioner of Insurance to promulgate certain rules a...
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2017-02-24
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB465IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 2 of the O.C.G.A., relating to agriculture, so as to add a new chapter which provides for the creation of an Industrial Hemp Commission; to provide for membership of such commission; to provide for the esta...
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2017-02-24
To House Judiciary - Non-Civil Committee
HB199EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 7 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to imposition, rate, computation, and exemptions from state income taxes, so as to change certain provisions regarding the in...
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2017-02-24
House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
SB156IntroA 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 certain restrictions with regard to equalized homestead option sales and use taxes; to provide fo...
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2017-02-24
Senate Read Second Time
SB126IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 21 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the state tort claims, so as to change provisions relating to the venue of actions; to provide for related matters; to re...
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2017-02-24
Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HR364IntroA RESOLUTION recognizing that pornography is creating a public health crisis leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms and acknowledging the need for education, prevention, research, and policy change at t...
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2017-02-24
To House Judiciary Committee
SR290IntroA RESOLUTION creating the Joint Georgia-Alabama Study Committee; and for other purposes.
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2017-02-24
Senate Committee Favorably Reported
HB391IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to domestic relations, so as to revise provisions relating to safe place for newborns; to expand the locations where a newborn child can be left to inc...
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2017-02-24
House Committee Favorably Reported
SB189IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 17 of the O.C.G.A., relating to criminal procedure, so as to change provisions relating to the legal defense of indigents; to change and clarify provisions relating to the authority and responsibilities of ...
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2017-02-24
Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
SB128EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 5 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding drivers' licenses, so as to allow for the sharing of personal data with the Department of Nat...
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2017-02-24
To House Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee
SR228IntroA RESOLUTION authorizing the conveyance and lease of certain state owned real properties; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
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2017-02-24
Senate Committee Favorably Reported
HB468IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act providing for a homestead exemption from certain DeKalb County ad valorem taxes for county purposes in an amount equal to the amount by which the current year assessed value of a homestead exceeds the base...
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2017-02-24
To House Intragovernmental Coordination Committee
SB137EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 11 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Child Support Recovery Act, so as to require the obligor to pay the full fee required by the federal Deficit Reductio...
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2017-02-24
To House Judiciary Committee
HB136EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 and Chapter 16 of Title 40 of the O.C.G.A., relating to drivers' licenses and the Department of Driver Services, respectively, so as to provide for demarcation of a valid driver's license, permit, or id...
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2017-02-24
House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
HB466IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 35-3-34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to disclosure and dissemination of criminal records to private persons and businesses, resulting responsibility and liability of issuing ce...
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2017-02-24
To House Judiciary - Non-Civil Committee
SB103IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 64 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to regulation and licensure of pharmacy benefits managers, so as to authorize the Commissioner of Insurance to promulgate certain rules a...
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2017-02-24
Senate Read Second Time
SB8EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to insurance, so as to provide for consumer protections regarding health insurance; to provide for definitions; to provide for disclosure requirements ...
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2017-02-24
Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
HR387IntroA RESOLUTION honoring the life of First Sergeant Luke J. Mercardante and dedicating a bridge in his memory; and for other purposes.
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2017-02-24
To House Transportation Committee
SB221IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 43-30-1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to definitions relative to optometrists, so as to authorize doctors of optometry to administer pharmaceutical agents by injection; to provi...
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2017-02-24
Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HR388IntroA RESOLUTION creating the House Study Committee on Meeting the Demand for Nursing Care in Georgia; and for other purposes.
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2017-02-24
To House Special Rules Committee
SB102EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to emergency medical services, so as to provide for the designation of emergency cardiac care centers; to provide for the establishment of the Office of Cardiac Ca...
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2017-02-24
To House Health and Human Services Committee
HB329IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 7 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to imposition, rate, and computation of and exemptions from income taxes, so as to modify the rate of tax imposed on the Geor...
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2017-02-24
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
SR222IntroA RESOLUTION creating the Senate Special Tax Exemption Study Committee; and for other purposes.
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2017-02-24
Senate Read Second Time
HB464IntroA 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 provide for a five-year phase-in decrease in the percentage of out-of-state patients re...
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2017-02-24
To House Governmental Affairs Committee
HB338IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to education, so as to provide for system of supports and assistance for low-performing schools identified as in the greatest need of assistance; to provide for an Education Tur...
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2017-02-24
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB322IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of Article 2 of Chapter 4 of Title 38 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to war veterans home, so as to change the definition of the term "war veterans"; to repeal conflicting laws; and fo...
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2017-02-24
House Committee Favorably Reported
SB168IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to child abuse, so as to extend the persons and agencies permitted to access child abuse records by the department or a count...
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2017-02-24
Senate Committee Favorably Reported
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