Georgia Senator Bill Cowsert [R]

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GAHB779PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 3 of Title 38 of the O.C.G.A., relating to emergency management, so as to establish the homeland security division of the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency; to amend Code Section 1...
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2018-07-01
Effective Date
GASB3PassA 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 enact the "Creating Opportunities Needed Now to Expand Credentialed Training (CONNECT) Act...
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2018-05-08
Act 446
GASR537PassA RESOLUTION providing for the closure of certain state property to unauthorized vehicular traffic; and for other purposes.
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2018-05-08
Act 542
GASB315VetoA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 6 of Chapter 9 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to computer crimes, so as to create the new crime of unauthorized computer access; to provide for penalties; to cha...
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2018-05-08
Veto V18
GASB338VetoA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 13 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions for administrative procedure, so as to modify requirements for agency rule making; to modify legislati...
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2018-05-08
Veto V19
GASB365PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, so as to revise, modernize, correct errors or omissions in, and reenact the statutory portion of said Code, as amended, in furtherance of the work of the Code Revision Comm...
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2018-05-08
Act 562
GASB427PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 19-6-15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to child support in final verdict or decree, guidelines for determining amount of award, continuation of duty to provide support, and durat...
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2018-05-08
Act 475
GAHB441VetoA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 12 of Title 53 of the O.C.G.A., relating to trusts, so as to establish qualified self-settled spendthrift trusts; to provide for definitions; to provide for exceptions for spendthrift provisions of trusts...
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2018-05-08
Veto V3
GASB402PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to enact the "Achieving Connectivity Everywhere (ACE) Act"; to amend Titles 32, 36, 48, and 50 of the O.C.G.A., relating to highways, bridges, and ferries, local government, revenue and taxation, and state government, res...
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2018-05-07
Act 423
GASB321PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 49-4-168.1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to civil penalties for false or fraudulent Medicaid claims, so as to increase the civil penalties that shall be imposed in order to allo...
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2018-05-03
Act 352
GASB397PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 37 of Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the acquisition and disposition of real and personal property generally, so as to allow municipalities to hire state licensed real est...
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2018-05-03
Act 363
GASB89EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 2 of Title 32 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to officers in the Department of Transportation, so as to provide for state investment in railways and railroad facilities an...
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2018-03-29
House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
GASB426EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 36 of the O.C.G.A., relating to local government, so as to streamline the deployment of wireless broadband in the public rights of way; to enact the "Broadband Infrastructure Leads to Development (BILD) Act...
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2018-03-29
House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
GASR1167PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Senator David Shafer on his many years of service to his community and state; and for other purposes.
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2018-03-29
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR1166PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending State Senator Joshua McKoon on his outstanding public service; and for other purposes.
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2018-03-29
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR1168PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending State Senator Michael Williams on his outstanding public service; and for other purposes.
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2018-03-29
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB154EngrossA 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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2018-03-27
House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
GASB328PassA 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 tax, so as to provide for the expiration of certain income...
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2018-03-27
Act 292
GASR761EngrossA RESOLUTION creating the Senate Study Committee on Dyslexia; and for other purposes.
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2018-03-27
Senate Passed/Adopted
GASR935EngrossA RESOLUTION creating the Senate School Safety Study Committee; and for other purposes.
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2018-03-27
Senate Passed/Adopted
GASR1019EngrossA RESOLUTION creating the Senate Advanced Communications Technologies and Use of State and Local Government Right of Way Policy Modernization Study Committee; and for other purposes.
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2018-03-27
Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
GASR1063EngrossA RESOLUTION creating the Senate Study Committee on Certificate of Need Reform; and for other purposes.
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2018-03-27
Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
GASB366EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 36 of the O.C.G.A., relating to local government, so as to require counties and municipal corporations to perform wage and compensation studies for employees of the sheriff's office and law enforcement agen...
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2018-03-23
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GASR1109PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Court of Appeals Chief Judge Andrews on his outstanding public service; and for other purposes.
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2018-03-23
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR1106PassA RESOLUTION commending Mr. Chris Riley for his exceptional service to the State of Georgia; and for other purposes.
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2018-03-23
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR1107PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Lainie Jenkins on the occasion of her retirement; and for other purposes.
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2018-03-23
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR1094PassA RESOLUTION recognizing April, 2018, as Child Abuse Prevention Month at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2018-03-23
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR1096PassA RESOLUTION commending and congratulating William Durden Gagel; and for other purposes.
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2018-03-23
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR1111PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending 12Stone Church on the occasion of its 30th anniversary; and for other purposes.
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2018-03-23
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR1131PassA RESOLUTION honoring and remembering the life of the Honorable Zell Bryan Miller, former Lieutenant Governor, Governor, and United States Senator of this great state; and for other purposes.
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2018-03-23
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB2EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 60 of Title 36, Chapter 1 of Title 43, and Title 50 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions applicable to counties and municipal corporations, general provisions regarding professions and business...
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2018-03-21
House Insisted
GASB491IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to health, so as to provide for certain definitions relative to state health planning and development; to provide for exemptions; to permit payment of ...
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2018-03-21
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
GASR1041PassA RESOLUTION commending the 2018 Senate Aides and Senate Academic Aides for their exemplary service; and for other purposes.
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2018-03-19
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB363EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 21 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to elections and primaries generally, so as to provide for the time for opening and closing of the polls; to provide for the tabulation of...
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2018-03-15
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GASR774EngrossA RESOLUTION creating the Joint Study Committee on Adoption Expenses; and for other purposes.
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2018-03-12
House Committee Favorably Reported
GASR999PassA RESOLUTION honoring Lucas Andrew Warren for becoming the first Gerber spokesbaby with special needs; and for other purposes.
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2018-03-12
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR1007PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Raybon Anderson; and for other purposes.
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2018-03-12
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB373EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 15-6-2 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the number of judges of superior courts, so as to provide for an eleventh judge of the superior courts of the Cobb Judicial Circuit; to p...
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2018-03-09
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GASR991PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Jerry K. Wages on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes.
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2018-03-09
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB386EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 48 of the O.C.G.A., relating to sales and use taxes, so as to provide for an exception to the ceiling on local sales and use taxes; to provide for the imposition of a transit special purpose lo...
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2018-03-07
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GASB453EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to local government, so as to limit the distance between new municipal corporations and existing municipal corporations; to modify the requirements for...
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2018-03-05
To House Governmental Affairs Committee
GASB405EngrossGeorgia Student Finance Authority; grants for certain eligible students enrolled in an institution of the University System of Georgia; provide
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2018-02-28
To House Higher Education Committee
GASR937PassA RESOLUTION recognizing Dr. Sam Ogden as a valued Georgian and celebrating him on the grand occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes.
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2018-02-28
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR934PassA RESOLUTION recognizing the Civil Air Patrol for their service to the citizens of Georgia; and for other purposes.
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2018-02-28
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR104IntroA RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to prohibit the levy of state ad valorem taxes; to provide for applicability; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes.
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2018-02-26
Senate Tabled
GASR916IntroA RESOLUTION creating the Senate Special Tax Exemption Study Committee; and for other purposes.
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2018-02-26
To Senate Finance Committee
GASR892PassA RESOLUTION recognizing the long and steady friendship between Georgia and Japan shown by the 45th Anniversary of the Office of the State of Georgia in Japan; and for other purposes.
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2018-02-23
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB476IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Juvenile Code, so as to add to the superior court's exclusive original jurisdiction the trial of any child 13 to 17 years of age w...
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2018-02-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASR856PassA RESOLUTION congratulating the University of Georgia football team; and for other purposes.
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2018-02-21
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR867IntroA RESOLUTION honoring the life of Mr. Virgil R. Williams and dedicating a road in his memory; and for other purposes.
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2018-02-21
To Senate Transportation Committee
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