Georgia Senator Lester Jackson [D]

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GASB28EngrossA 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 general provisions regarding insurance generally, so as to prohibit certain insurers from imposing a copayment, coinsuran...
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2020-03-13
To House Insurance Committee
GASB40EngrossA 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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2020-03-13
To House Judiciary - Non-Civil Committee
GASR950PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Mercer Rural Health Innovation Center; and for other purposes.
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2020-03-13
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB323EngrossA 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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2020-03-09
To House Health and Human Services Committee
GASB395EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 7 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to county and municipal hospital authorities, so as to revise the standard of indigency relating to portioning of proceeds fr...
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2020-03-09
To House Special Committee On Access to Quality Health Care
GASB312EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state government, so as to create the Georgia Commission on African American History and Culture; to provide for duties and objectives; to provide f...
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2020-03-05
To House Governmental Affairs Committee
GASB351EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to provide for the holding of a nonbinding, advisory referendum election to determine whether the qualified electors of the State of Georgia desire to continue the advancement of time from standard time to daylight saving...
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2020-03-04
To House State Planning and Community Affairs Committee
GASB420IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 26-2-25 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to licensing of food sales establishments, so as to direct the Department of Agriculture to establish rules and regulations relating to the...
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2020-03-04
Senate Read Second Time
GASR888PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the members of the Savannah St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee, General Chairman Lawrence E. Edgerly, and Grand Marshal of the 2020 St. Patrick's Day Parade Michael Roush Sr., on the upcoming occasion of the 20...
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2020-03-04
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR882PassA RESOLUTION commending the Weeping Time Commemoration Committee and recognizing the first weekend in March as "The Weeping Time Weekend"; and for other purposes.
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2020-03-04
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR690EngrossA RESOLUTION encouraging the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund and other entities to support implementation of the Coastal Georgia Greenway; and for other purposes.
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2020-03-03
To House Natural Resources and Environment Committee
GASB478IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 4 of Title 3 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state license requirements and regulations for manufacture, distribution, and package sales of distilled spirits, so as to ...
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2020-03-03
To Senate Regulated Industries and Utilities 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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2020-03-02
Senate Read Second Time
GASB278IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to education, so as to create the Georgia Agricultural and Mechanical University System; to provide for composition of the board and terms of office; t...
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2020-02-28
Senate Read Second Time
GASB333IntroA BILL to amend Article 6 of Chapter 5 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to programs and protection for children, so as to create a prevention program within the Department of Human Services, Division of Family and Child...
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2020-02-28
Senate Read Second Time
GASR845PassA RESOLUTION commending Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. and recognizing March 2, 2020, as Phi Beta Sigma Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-28
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB134EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 8 of Chapter 12 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust, so as to reassign the commission for administrative purposes; to provide for rel...
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2020-02-27
House Committee Favorably Reported
GASR824PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the State School Superintendent's Teacher Advisory Council; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-26
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR800PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending My Style Matters and its program Kick Can't-cer; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-25
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB268EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 17 of Title 45 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to notaries public, so as to provide that the identification of persons for whom notaries perform notarial acts shall be evidenced satisf...
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2020-02-24
To House Defense and Veterans Affairs Committee
GASB419IntroA 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 for a presumption against liability for certain businesses that are open to the ge...
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2020-02-24
To Senate Insurance and Labor Committee
GASB421IntroA 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 provide for a certification program for sustainable whole child model schools; to provide ...
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2020-02-24
To Senate Education and Youth Committee
GASR774PassA RESOLUTION commending and recognizing Top Ladies of Distinction Inc.; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-20
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR772PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Cordy Tindell (C.T.) Vivian; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-20
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR520IntroA RESOLUTION creating the Senate Study Committee on Midwifery Practices; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-19
Senate Read Second Time
GASR763PassA RESOLUTION recognizing February 26, 2020, as Community Midwives National Alliance Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-19
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR762PassA RESOLUTION commending Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and the Georgia District Chapters and recognizing February 20, 2020, as Alpha Phi Alpha Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-19
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR759PassA RESOLUTION recognizing February 25, 2020, as Girl Scout Day at the state capitol and commending Girl Scouts as a national leader in providing the best leadership development experience in the world to American girls; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-19
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR749PassA RESOLUTION recognizing February 25, 2020, as YMCA Day at the state capitol and commending the YMCAs of Georgia for the important work they do in communities across the state to promote a healthy spirit, mind, and body; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-19
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR765PassA RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Dr. Wesley James Ball; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-19
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR764PassA RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Dr. Julius Samuel Scott Jr.; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-19
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR719PassA RESOLUTION recognizing February 18, 2020, as Women Veterans Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-18
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR727PassA RESOLUTION commending Detective Corporal Odarie Gibbs; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-18
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR726PassA RESOLUTION congratulating and commending Mary Frances Early; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-18
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB378IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 5 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to Brady Law Regulations, so as to require that certain persons secure a license in order to manufacture a firearm...
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2020-02-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASR703PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Malcolm L. Morris on his outstanding service as dean and professor of law at Atlanta's John Marshall Law School; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-05
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR709PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Georgia Supreme Court Justice Robert Benham upon the grand occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-05
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB361IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 7 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to regulation and construction of hospitals and other health care facilities, so as to require hospitals to establish protocols for the ea...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
GASR707PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Ms. Ruth Bruner; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-05
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR708PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Dr. Thomas L. Coleman for his many outstanding contributions made to the citizens of Georgia; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-05
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB365IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 and Article 2 of Chapter 3 of Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to dangerous instrumentalities and practices and the Georgia Crime Information Center...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB343IntroA 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 for children from 16 to 17; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and...
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2020-02-03
To Senate Education and Youth Committee
GASR675PassA RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Dr. James C. Metts Jr.; and for other purposes.
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2020-01-31
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB334IntroA BILL to amend Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to professions and businesses, so as to provide for the licensure and regulation of certified community midwives; to provide for a short title; to provide for definitions; t...
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2020-01-30
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
GASB332IntroA BILL to amend Part 1 of Article 3 of Chapter 12 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding obscenity and related offenses, so as to prohibit the possession, sale, loan, give away, distribution, t...
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2020-01-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASR639PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Parent University and its executive director, Michael O'Neal; and for other purposes.
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2020-01-30
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR635PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Savannah Children's Choir; and for other purposes.
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2020-01-29
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR624PassA RESOLUTION commending Albert J. Scott; and for other purposes.
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2020-01-28
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR622PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and congratulating St. Joseph's/Candler Health System's African-American Health Information and Resource Center on its completion of two decades of continuous service to the citizens of Savannah and surrounding areas; and for...
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2020-01-28
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR623PassA RESOLUTION commending Coach Charlie Smith Jr.; and for other purposes.
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2020-01-28
Senate Read and Adopted
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