Georgia Senator Nikki Merritt [D]

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GASB40EngrossA 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 revise the time and method for opening and tabulating absentee ballots; to provide for an e...
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2021-02-24
To House Special Committee on Election Integrity
GASB148EngrossA 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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2021-02-24
Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
GASB158IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 4 of Article 6 of Chapter 3 of Title 12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Stone Mountain Memorial Association, so as to provide for the creation and erection of the "Let Freedom Ring...
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2021-02-24
Senate Committee Favorably Reported
GASR125IntroA RESOLUTION encouraging equitable and diverse gender representation on the boards and in the senior management of Georgia companies and institutions; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
Senate Committee Favorably Reported
GASB204IntroA 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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2021-02-24
Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GASB236IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 3 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to alcoholic beverages, so as to allow food service establishments licensed to sell distilled spirits for consumption on the premises to sell mixed drin...
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2021-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 3:30 pm]
To Senate Regulated Industries and Utilities Committee
GASR144PassA RESOLUTION recognizing February 19, 2021, as Georgia Caregivers Day; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB244IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Titles 16 and 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to crimes and offenses and to domestic relations, respectively, so as to prohibit persons convicted of misdemeanor crimes of family violence fr...
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2021-02-24
Senate Hopper
GASR154IntroA RESOLUTION creating the Joint Study Committee for Strengthening Georgia's Future Workforce; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
Senate Hopper
GASB253IntroA 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 notice when polling places are relocated; to provide for related matters; to re...
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2021-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm]

Senate Hopper
GASB248IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 10 of Title 17 and Chapter 8 of Title 42 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to procedure for sentencing and imposition of punishment and probation, respectively, so as to pro...
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2021-02-24
Senate Hopper
GASR161IntroA RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Syed Raian Islam; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
Senate Hopper
GASB254IntroA 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 comprehensive revisions regarding justification and the use of force; to provide for certain investigation...
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2021-02-24
Senate Hopper
GASR158IntroA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Matthew Elder; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
Senate Hopper
GASR159IntroA RESOLUTION commending and recognizing Andrea Barclay, the founder of Because One Matters; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
Senate Hopper
GASB251IntroA 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 define certain terms; to change certain provisions relating to employee contributio...
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2021-02-24
Senate Hopper
GASR157IntroA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Lejla Prljaca; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
Senate Hopper
GASR155IntroA RESOLUTION recognizing March 4, 2021, as Be The Match Day; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
Senate Hopper
GASB230IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 2 of Chapter 8 of Title 12 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions relative to solid waste management, so as to provide for conditions for the issuance of a permit for solid waste or spe...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Natural Resources and the Environment Committee
GASR138IntroA RESOLUTION honoring Mr. Henry "Hank" Louis Aaron and dedicating a road in his memory; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-23
To Senate Transportation Committee
GASB229IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-11-127.1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying weapons within school safety zones, at school functions, or on a bus or other transportation furnished by a school, so as t...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Public Safety Committee
GASB222IntroA 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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2021-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 2:15 pm]
To Senate Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee
GASB81EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 20-4-37 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Office of College and Career Transitions and powers and duties, so as to change the name of the Office of College and Career Transit...
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2021-02-22
To House Higher Education Committee
GASB75IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 44-7-23 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to termination of residential lease after issuance of civil family violence order or criminal family violence order, notice, and occupancy,...
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2021-02-22
Senate Read Second Time
GASB88EngrossA 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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2021-02-22
To House Education Committee
GASR129IntroA RESOLUTION creating the Senate Retirement Security for Georgians Study Committee; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Rules Committee
GASB206IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 7 of Title 44 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding landlord and tenant, so as to provide that a prospective tenant shall not be refused a rental...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB205IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 10 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to commerce and trade, so as to prohibit third-party food delivery platforms from charging covered establishments certain fees on food and beverage del...
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2021-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 2:15 pm]
To Senate Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee
GASB208IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 1 of Title 37 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities regarding the governing and regulation of mental health,...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Appropriations Committee
GASR132PassA RESOLUTION commending Game Warden Ryan Locke of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources on being named the Law Enforcement Division's 2020 Game Warden of the Year; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-22
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB27EngrossA 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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2021-02-18
To House Regulated Industries Committee
GASB87EngrossA 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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2021-02-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
GASR123PassA RESOLUTION commending Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. for its 108 years of service and recognizing March, 11, 2021, as Delta Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-18
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR124PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Community Coordinator Sharon Almon, the Department of Community Supervision 2020 Non-Sworn Employee of the Year; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-18
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR126IntroA RESOLUTION honoring the life of civil rights leader and United States Representative John Robert Lewis and dedicating a bridge in his memory; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-18
To Senate Transportation Committee
GASR127PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending workers of the Department of Public Health for their service and diligence through the pandemic; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-18
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR110PassA RESOLUTION commending the restaurant industry of Georgia and recognizing February 17, 2021, as State Restaurant Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-17
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR108PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Curt Blackburn Thompson II for his outstanding work in the State of Georgia; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-17
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR109IntroA RESOLUTION expressing support for employees of the University System of Georgia; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-17
To Senate Appropriations Committee
GASB186IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 28 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding the General Assembly, so as to provide certain procedures for redistricting of the General Assembly and co...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Reapportionment and Redistricting Committee
GASR113PassA RESOLUTION recognizing February 21, 2021, as Shaheed Dibosh and International Mother Language Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-17
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB197IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 7 of Chapter 5 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to stalking, so as to revise the definition of "place or places"; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB173IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 49-4-159 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to Medicaid coverage for lactation and postpartum care, so as to require the Department of Community Health to allow mothers giving birth ...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Appropriations Committee
GASB167IntroA 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 provide for semiannual postretirement benefit adjustments for all beneficiaries o...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Retirement Committee
GASB181IntroA 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, so as to reduce out-of-pocket cost of consumers requiring insulin; to provide for...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
GASB179IntroA 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 universal background checks in all manner of firearm transfers and purc...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Public Safety Committee
GASB170IntroA 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 health benefit policies to provide coverage for expenses incurred in home childbirth; to provide...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Insurance and Labor Committee
GASR107IntroA RESOLUTION creating the Senate Comprehensive Approach to Family Leave Policies within State Government Study Committee; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-16
To Senate Rules Committee
GASR106IntroA RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Georgia so as to provide that the General Assembly may provide for the allocation of certain funds to, the creation of a continuing fund for, the dedication of specific revenues ...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Rules Committee
GASB172IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 7 of Chapter 4 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to medical assistance generally, so as to provide for the authorization of appropriations for the purposes of obtaining feder...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Appropriations Committee
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