Georgia Representative Bill Hitchens [R]

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GAHB935PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 14 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to use of speed detection devices and red light cameras, so as to provide for standards for a conviction through the use of speed devices...
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2024-05-06
Effective Date 2024-05-06
GAHB1146PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of Article 3 of Chapter 5 of Title 12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to ground-water use generally, so as to require the Environmental Protection Division of the Department of Natural ...
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2024-05-06
Effective Date 2024-05-06
GAHB1494PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act creating a new charter for the City of Garden City, approved April 17, 1973 (Ga. L. 1973, p. 3581), as amended, so as to revise provisions regarding the mayor and the mayor pro tempore and organizational m...
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2024-05-06
Effective Date 2024-05-06
GAHB130PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 7 of Chapter 3 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Georgia Student Finance Authority, so as to provide for student loan repayment for peace officers; to provid...
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2024-05-01
Effective Date 2024-05-01
GAHB451PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 45 of the O.C.G.A., relating to public officers and employees, so as to require the provision of supplemental, illness-specific insurance to certain first responders diagnosed with occupational post-traumat...
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2024-05-01
Effective Date 2025-01-01
GAHB1058PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 40-1-8 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to safe operations of motor carriers, commercial motor vehicles, and drivers and safe transportation of hazardous materials, so as to update...
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2024-05-01
Effective Date 2024-07-01
GAHB1193PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to motor vehicles and traffic, so as to require the operation of flashing or revolving amber lights upon certain vehicles; to provide for penalties; to...
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2024-05-01
Effective Date 2024-07-01
GAHB1041PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 50-7-55 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to creation of Savannah-Georgia Convention Center Authority, membership, and powers, so as to increase the maximum amount of bonded indebte...
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2024-04-25
Effective Date 2024-07-01
GAHB499PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 6 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding alimony and child support, so as to authorize child support and insurance policies for disabl...
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2024-04-23
Effective Date 2024-07-01
GAHB997PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 40-5-151 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to disqualification from driving and action required after suspending, revoking, or canceling license or nonresident privileges, so as to ...
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2024-04-22
Effective Date 2024-07-01
GAHB1106PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to authorize the Municipal Court of the City of Tybee Island to charge a technology fee; to specify the uses to which such technology fees may be applied; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
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2024-04-22
Effective Date 2024-04-22
GAHR1716PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Lamar Allen; and for other purposes.
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2024-03-28
House Read and Adopted
GAHR1715PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Linda McDaniel on her outstanding public service; and for other purposes.
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2024-03-28
House Read and Adopted
GAHR1692PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Dr. Kathy Love; and for other purposes.
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2024-03-28
House Read and Adopted
GAHB971Engross
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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 7 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to income taxes, so as to provide for a tax credit for certain eligible expenses incurred for firearm safe handling instructional courses ...
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2024-03-26
Senate Tabled
GAHB1283Engross
50%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 15-11-2 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to definitions regarding the juvenile code, so as to revise a provision relating to the use of a deadly weapon; to provide for related matt...
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2024-03-26
Senate Tabled
GAHB56Engross
50%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Subpart 7 of Part 3 of Article 7 of Chapter 3 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to grants to children of law enforcement officers, firefighters, and prison guards, so as to provide f...
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2024-03-21
Senate Read Second Time
GAHB348Engross
50%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 14 of Title 40 of the O.C.G.A., relating to use of speed detection devices and red light cameras, so as to provide for standards for signs warning of the use of automated traffic enforcement safety device...
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2024-03-21
Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GAHB1482Engross
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A BILL to be entitled an Act to repeal an Act to provide for the establishment of fire protection districts in Chatham County, approved March 3, 1962 (Ga. L. 1962, p. 2835), so as to repeal such Act and all amendatory Acts thereto; to provide for rel...
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2024-03-21
To Senate State and Local Governmental Operations Committee
GAHR1582PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Linda McDaniel on her outstanding public service; and for other purposes.
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2024-03-21
House Read and Adopted
GAHR1581PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Beth Rahn Mosley on her outstanding public service as the Probate Judge of Effingham County; and for other purposes.
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2024-03-21
House Read and Adopted
GAHR1571PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Major Hoke Gilbert Smith; and for other purposes.
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2024-03-21
House Read and Adopted
GAHR1479Intro
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A RESOLUTION advocating for the permanent protection of the site of The Weeping Time in Savannah, Georgia; and for other purposes.
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2024-03-20
House Committee Favorably Reported
GAHR1542PassA RESOLUTION recognizing March 22, 2024, as Banding Together for Our Veterans Day; and for other purposes.
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2024-03-20
House Read and Adopted
GASB490Engross
50%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to motor vehicles and traffic, so as to provide for the felony offense of fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer; to provide for penalties; to...
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2024-03-20
House Committee Favorably Reported
GAHB996Engross
50%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 4 of Title 42 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to jails, so as to provide jailers with arrest powers; to provide for related matters; to repe...
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2024-03-14
Senate Read Second Time
GAHB1054Engross
50%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 40-13-2.1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to signature on citations required, effect of failure to sign, exemption for out-of-state drivers, and electronic capture of signature, s...
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2024-03-14
Senate Read Second Time
GAHB472Engross
50%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 47 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Employees' Retirement System of Georgia, so as to allow sworn law enforcement officers serving in and the commissioner and deputy c...
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2024-03-11
Senate Read Second Time
GAHB1188Engross
50%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to employment and training of peace officers, so as to extend the time frame for which reimbursement of total training expenses by a subse...
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2024-03-11
Senate Read Second Time
GAHR1352Intro
25%
A RESOLUTION creating the Flood Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery Joint Study Committee; and for other purposes.
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2024-03-11
To House Governmental Affairs Committee
GAHR1353Intro
25%
A RESOLUTION creating the House Study Committee on Funding for Flood Disaster Risk Reduction and Recovery; and for other purposes.
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2024-03-11
To House Governmental Affairs Committee
GAHB878Engross
50%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 6 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to uniform rules of the road, so as to provide for proper procedure for passing a postal servi...
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2024-03-08
Senate Read Second Time
GAHR1336Intro
25%
A RESOLUTION honoring the life of Representative Edward "Mickey" Stephens and dedicating an interchange in his memory; and for other purposes.
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2024-03-08
To House Transportation Committee
GAHR1412PassA RESOLUTION congratulating the South Effingham High School wrestling team for winning the 2024 GHSA Class 6A State Wrestling Championships; and for other purposes.
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2024-03-08
House Read and Adopted
GAHR1413PassA RESOLUTION congratulating the South Effingham High School Game Day Cheer Team for winning the 2024 GHSA Class 5A/6A State Game Day Championship; and for other purposes.
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2024-03-08
House Read and Adopted
GAHR1387PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Major General Tom Carden; and for other purposes.
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2024-03-07
House Read and Adopted
GAHB1433Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 4 of Title 1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to holidays and observances, so as to designate April 29 of each year as "Heritage and Freedom Flag of the Former Republic of Vietnam Day" ...
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2024-03-05
To House Special Rules Committee
GAHR1350PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and honoring the members of the St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee, Chairman Timothy P. Mahoney, and the Grand Marshal of the 2024 St. Patrick's Day Parade, John Forbes, on the upcoming occasion of the 2024 St. Patrick's Day ...
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2024-03-05
House Read and Adopted
GAHB1233Engross
50%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 3 of Title 25 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to local fire departments generally, so as to expressly authorize the levy and collection of extraterritorial taxes and fees to support lo...
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2024-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
GAHB424Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 16 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding sheriffs, so as to revise qualification requirements for the office of sheriff; to require c...
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2024-02-29
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GAHB446Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to crimes and offenses, so as to provide for the offense of drive-by shooting; to modify the offense of aggravated assault; to provide for enhanced cri...
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2024-02-29
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GAHB824Intro
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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 47 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Employees' Retirement System of Georgia, so as to establish the State Law Enforcement Officer Plan to offer enhanced benefits for e...
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2024-02-29
House Committee Favorably Reported
GAHB1079Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 41 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to abatement of nuisances generally, so as to provide for inclusion of claims against promoters and organizers for costs incurred by local...
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2024-02-29
House Committee Favorably Reported
GAHB1360Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 2 of Chapter 13 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to schedules, offenses, and penalties regarding controlled substances, so as to clarify that the sale, manufacture...
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2024-02-29
House Committee Favorably Reported
GAHB1383Intro
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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 4 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to arrest by law enforcement officers generally, so as to revise authority for arrests without warrant; to authorize federal ...
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2024-02-29
House Committee Favorably Reported
GAHR1304PassA RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Brigadier General John C. "Doc" Bahnsen Jr.; and for other purposes.
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2024-02-29
House Read and Adopted
GAHR1311PassA RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Jack M. "Bob" Plemons; and for other purposes.
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2024-02-29
House Read and Adopted
GAHR1320PassA RESOLUTION congratulating and commending EMC Engineering Services, Inc.; and for other purposes.
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2024-02-29
House Read and Adopted
GAHB939Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to motor vehicles and traffic, so as require submission of proof of completion of certain courses by certain applicants to obtain limited driving permi...
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2024-02-27
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GAHB1284Intro
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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 5 of Article 22 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 and Code Section 40-6-163 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to school buses for elementary and secondary education and duty of driver of vehicle mee...
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2024-02-27
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
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