Georgia Senator Ben Watson [R]

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GAHB141PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 15 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to victim compensation, so as to provide for requirements for awards made from the Georgia Crime Victims Emergency Fund to medical servic...
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2022-07-01
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GASB80PassA 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 standards for utilization review; to provide for statutory construction; to provide for applicability; to provide fo...
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2022-01-01
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GASB5PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to professions and businesses, so as to provide patient protection measures for patients undergoing sedation in certain settings; to provide for patien...
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2021-07-01
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GASB4PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 26 of the O.C.G.A., relating to drug abuse treatment and education programs, so as to prohibit patient brokering; to provide for definitions; to provide for exceptions; to provide for penalties...
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2021-07-01
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GASB33PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding torts, so as to provide a cause of action against perpetrators for victims of human trafficking; to provid...
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2021-07-01
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GASB34PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 12 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to name change, so as to provide that victims of human trafficking may petition for name change under seal; to provide for a definition; ...
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2021-07-01
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GASB47PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 33 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Act, so as to revise the prior school year requirement; to expand eligibility for s...
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2021-07-01
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GASB88PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to elementary and secondary education, so as to provide that the Georgia Teacher of the Year shall be invited to serve as an advisor ex officio to the State Board o...
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2021-07-01
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GASB100PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to state government, so as to provide that this state shall observe standard time year round until such tim...
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2021-07-01
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GASB165PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to equipment and inspection of motor vehicles, so as to exempt fully autonomous vehicles from certain vehicle equipment requirements; to p...
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2021-07-01
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GASB204PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 4 of Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to vocational, technical, and adult education, so as to provide for the State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia to award high school diplomas; to pro...
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2021-07-01
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GASB235PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to offenses against public order, so as to revise the offense of wearing a mask, hood, or device which conceals the identity...
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2021-07-01
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GASB222PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 3 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state symbols, so as to designate the pecan as the official state nut; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicti...
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2021-07-01
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GASB234PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 9 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to civil practice, so as to provide for uniform laws governing mediation and participants in mediation; to provide for definitions; to provide for privi...
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2021-07-01
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GASB255PassA 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 Act," so as to provide for a grant program to support border region retail and tourism projects; to provide ...
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2021-07-01
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GASB246PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 20-2-690 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to educational entities and requirements for private schools and home study programs, so as to provide for "The Learning Pod Protection Ac...
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2021-07-01
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GAHB93PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to health, so as to eliminate duplicative state licensure and regulation of clinical laboratories; to repeal provisions relating to examination of huma...
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2021-07-01
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GAHB268PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 28 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to occupational therapists, so as to revise licensing provisions; to enter into an interstate compact known as the "Occupational Therapy ...
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2021-07-01
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GAHB168PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 42-5-36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to confidentiality of information supplied by inmates, penalties for breach, classified nature of department investigation reports, confide...
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2021-07-01
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GAHB316PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 26-4-82 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to duties requiring professional judgment and responsibilities of a licensed pharmacist, so as to increase the pharmacist to pharmacy techn...
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2021-07-01
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GAHB317PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 13 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to excise tax on rooms, lodgings, and accommodations, so as to revise the definition of "innkeeper" to include marketplace f...
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2021-07-01
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GASB46PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to health, so as to authorize certain medical personnel to administer vaccines during public health emergencies under certain conditions; to provide fo...
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2021-05-10
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GASR84PassA RESOLUTION creating the Joint Study Committee on Airport Infrastructure and Improvements; and for other purposes.
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2021-05-10
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GASR102PassA RESOLUTION creating the Georgia Commission on E-Commerce and Freight Infrastructure Funding; and for other purposes.
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2021-05-10
Act 303
GASB156VetoA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to labor and industrial relations, so as to provide for the appointment, oath, bond, power, duties, and authority of a chief labor officer; to require ...
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2021-05-10
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GAHR24PassA RESOLUTION compensating Dominic Brian Lucci; and for other purposes.
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2021-05-10
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GAHR25PassA RESOLUTION compensating Mark Jason Jones; and for other purposes.
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2021-05-10
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GAHR26PassA RESOLUTION compensating Kenneth Eric Gardiner; and for other purposes.
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2021-05-10
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GAHR248PassA RESOLUTION designating the Savannah Logistics Technology Innovation Corridor as an official technology innovation corridor in Georgia; and for other purposes.
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2021-05-10
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GASB32PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 50-18-72 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to when public disclosure not required, so as to exempt certain personal records of state and federal employees from public disclosure; to...
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2021-05-06
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GASB27PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 43-14-15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to certain military certifications that entitle persons to obtain certain professional licenses, so as to extend the time a member of the ...
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2021-05-04
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GASB114PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to professions and businesses, so as to revise the grounds for refusing to grant or revoking a license; to ...
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2021-05-04
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GASB145PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 4 of Title 3 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to local authorization and regulations for manufacture, distribution, and package sales of distilled spirits, so as to modify ...
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2021-05-04
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GASB105PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 10 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to procedure for sentencing and imposition of punishment, and Article 2 of Chapter 8 of Title 42 of the Official Code of Geo...
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2021-05-03
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GASB142Engross

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 27 of Title 50 of the O.C.G.A., relating to lottery for education, so as to provide for the lottery game of sports wagering in this state; to provide for and revise certain definitions; to provide for ove...
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2021-03-31
House Withdrawn, Recommitted
GASB218Engross

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 45 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to vacation of office, so as to provide for the suspension of compensation for certain public officers who are suspended because of indict...
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2021-03-31
Senate Disagreed House Amend or Sub
GASR154Engross

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A RESOLUTION creating the Joint Study Committee for Strengthening Georgia's Future Workforce; and for other purposes.
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2021-03-31
House Withdrawn, Recommitted
GASB256Engross

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 12, Code Section 16-12-4, Code Section 19-11-9, Chapter 2 of Title 26, Title 31, and Code Section 43-18-75 of the O.C.G.A., relating to conservation and natural resources, cruelty to animals, location of ab...
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2021-03-31
House Reconsidered
GAHB44Engross

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to state government, so as to provide that this state shall observe daylight savings time year round; to pr...
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2021-03-29
Senate Tabled
GASR321PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Crisp County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia State Patrol Post 30 troopers; and for other purposes.
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2021-03-29
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR319Intro

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A RESOLUTION recognizing the current Electoral College system as the best way to elect the President of the United States; and for other purposes.
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2021-03-29
To Senate Rules Committee
GASB82Engross

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to emergency medical services, so as to clarify that the prudent layperson standard is not affected by the final diagnosis given; to amen...
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2021-03-25
House Withdrawn, Recommitted
GASR134Engross

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A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Georgia so as to provide for the suspension of compensation for certain public officers who are suspended because of indictment for a felony; to provide for related matters; to p...
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2021-03-23
House Passed/Adopted
GASR273PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Tommie Heard; and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR272PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and congratulating Carol L. Comer upon the grand occasion of her retirement; and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB148Engross

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 28 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the General Assembly, so as to create the 2021 Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians and the Special Joint Committee on Georgia R...
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2021-03-18
House Third Reading Lost
GASR268PassA RESOLUTION congratulating and commending Colonial Group Inc.; and for other purposes.
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2021-03-18
Senate Read and Adopted
GAHR204Engross

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A RESOLUTION recognizing Judge Willie J. Lovett, Jr., and dedicating a building in his memory; and for other purposes.
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2021-03-17
Senate Read Second Time
GASR241PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and celebrating the long life of President Jimmy Carter, whose outstanding accomplishments include serving as former Governor of Georgia and former Georgia State Senator, receiving a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, being a global...
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2021-03-15
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR231PassA RESOLUTION commending the 2021 Senate Aides and Senate Academic Aides for their exemplary service; and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
Senate Read and Adopted
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