Georgia Senator Freddie Sims [D]

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GASB48EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to education, so as to provide for identification of and support for students in pre-kindergarten through second grade with dyslexia; to provide for definitions; to require the ...
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2019-02-20
Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
GASR198PassA RESOLUTION commending the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce and recognizing February 20, 2019, as Albany-Dougherty County Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2019-02-20
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR201PassA RESOLUTION commending the Georgia Rural Health Association and recognizing February 27, 2019, as Rural Health Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2019-02-20
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB136IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 10 of Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to magistrate courts, so as to remove statutory requirements for officers and the executive committee of the Council of Magistrate Court Judges; to allow senior ma...
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2019-02-20
Senate Hopper
GASB138IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend the Official Code of Georgia Annotated so as to provide certain benefits to disabled first responders; to amend Article 3 of Chapter 2 of Title 40 of the O.C.G.A., so as to provide for a free license plate for ce...
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2019-02-20
Senate Hopper
GASB137IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 40-2-86 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to special license plates promoting and supporting certain beneficial projects, agencies, funds, or nonprofit corporations, so as to establ...
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2019-02-20
Senate Hopper
GASB67IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 10 of Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to capital outlay funds for elementary and secondary education, so as to provide for eligibility for regular fundi...
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2019-02-19
Senate Committee Favorably Reported
GASB118IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 24 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to insurance generally, so as to modernize the Georgia Telemedicine Act; to rename the Telemedicine Act the Telehealth Act; ...
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2019-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Science and Technology Committee
GASR172PassA RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of William "W.T." Henry, Sr.; and for other purposes.
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2019-02-15
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB72IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 27 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions relative to game and fish, so as to remove a prohibition on hunting on wildlife management areas; to change the date of effective rules and re...
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2019-02-14
Senate Read Second Time
GASR160PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Worth County and Decatur-Seminole County Forestry Units on being named the Georgia Forestry Commission 2018 South Georgia Co-Units of the Year; and for other purposes.
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2019-02-14
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR167PassA RESOLUTION honoring and commending Larry Blackmon; and for other purposes.
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2019-02-14
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR159PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Oglethorpe County Forestry Unit on being named the Georgia Forestry Commission 2018 North Georgia Unit of the Year; and for other purposes.
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2019-02-14
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB94IntroA 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 exempt from state income tax income rece...
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2019-02-13
To Senate Finance Committee
GASR152PassA RESOLUTION honoring and recognizing the Georgia Association for Career and Technical Education and the career and technical educators who prepare many of Georgia's students for the work force; and for other purposes.
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2019-02-13
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB90IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 24 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to insurance generally, so as to require certain health insurers to cover emergency medical care; to provide for definitions; to provide ...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
GASB88IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 7 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to tax returns and furnishing of information, so as to authorize Georgia taxpayers to make certain voluntary contributions th...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
GASR128PassA RESOLUTION commending Georgia's Community Service Boards and recognizing February 13, 2019, as Community Service Boards Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2019-02-11
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB81IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 7 of Title 45 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding salaries and fees, so as to change the compensation of members of the General Assembly and th...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Government Oversight Committee
GASB78IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying and possession of firearms, so as to provide for a training requirement for the issuance of a weapons ...
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2019-02-08
To Senate Public Safety Committee
GASR108IntroA RESOLUTION encouraging the State of Georgia's endorsement of the Stand4Forests platform; and for other purposes.
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2019-02-08
To Senate Natural Resources and the Environment Committee
GASB68IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to education, so as to strengthen provisions relating to the financial management of local school systems; to provide for training for local board of e...
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2019-02-08
To Senate Education and Youth Committee
GASB70IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to education, so as to raise the age of mandatory education from 16 to 17; to revise provisions relating to adult literacy for purposes of conformity; ...
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2019-02-08
To Senate Education and Youth Committee
GASR102PassA RESOLUTION recognizing October 7-11, 2019, as Georgia Pre-K Week at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2019-02-08
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB63IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to law enforcement officers and agencies, so as to provide a standard by which state, county, and local law...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Public Safety Committee
GASR94PassA RESOLUTION recognizing February 19, 2019, as "Keeping Georgia Wild Day" at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2019-02-07
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR87IntroA RESOLUTION creating the Senate Study Committee on Digital Education and Screen Time in Georgia Public Schools; and for other purposes.
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2019-02-06
To Senate Rules Committee
GASR68PassA RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Doris Yvonne Ward; and for other purposes.
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2019-02-05
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR69PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Clifford Joseph "T.I." Harris, Jr., on his outstanding public service; and for other purposes.
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2019-02-05
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR65PassA RESOLUTION commending Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., and recognizing March 12, 2019, as Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2019-02-05
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB45IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state government, so as to provide for pari-mutuel horse racing in this state at a limited number of licensed equestrian centers; to create the Geor...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Economic Development and Tourism Committee
GASB35IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 1 of Title 42 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to Sexual Offender Registration Review Board, so as to prohibit sex offenders from residing near their victims and such victi...
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2019-01-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASR59PassA RESOLUTION recognizing February 5, 2019, as Youth Equine Championship Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2019-01-30
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB34IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to dangerous instrumentalities and practices, so as change provisions relating to persons who are ineligible for weapons carry licenses; to amend Code...
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2019-01-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB33IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying and possession of firearms, so as to prohibit all carrying of weapons in government buildings; to prov...
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2019-01-30
To Senate Public Safety Committee
GASB14IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 6 of Title 47 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Georgia Legislative Retirement System, so as to provide for definitions; to change certain provisions relating to employee contribu...
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2019-01-30
To Senate Retirement Committee
GASB39IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 5 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to disposition of property seized, so as to provide law enforcement agencies the option to destroy or sell certain firearms; ...
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2019-01-30
To Senate Public Safety Committee
GASB40IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-6-5.1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to sexual assault by persons with supervisory or disciplinary authority, so as to prohibit sexual contact between an employee or volunteer...
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2019-01-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASR27PassA RESOLUTION commending Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and recognizing February 25, 2019, as Delta Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2019-01-28
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR18IntroA RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to provide for the vacancy in the office of Secretary of State upon the Secretary of State qualifying for election to another federal, state, county, or municipal elective office; to provi...
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2019-01-17
To Senate Government Oversight Committee
GASR22PassA RESOLUTION commending those in the veterinary medicine field and recognizing January 30, 2019, as Veterinary Medicine Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2019-01-17
Senate Read and Adopted
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