Georgia Senator Sam Watson [R]

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GASB142Intro
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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 8 of Title 4 of the O.C.G.A., relating to responsible dog ownership, so as to revise the definition of dangerous dog; to provide for the owner of a dangerous or vicious dog to maintain minimu...
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2024-02-22
Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GASB154Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 3 of Chapter 12 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to sale or distribution of harmful materials to minors, so as to provide that the provisions of Code Section 16-12...
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2024-02-22
Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GASB346Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 3 of Chapter 5 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general authority, duties, and procedure of the Department of Administrative Services, so as to prohibit compani...
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2024-02-22
Senate Committee Favorably Reported
GASB365Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to education, so as to provide for notification to parents and legal guardians of public school students of the right to receive email notification eac...
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2024-02-22
Senate Read Second Time
GASB374Engross
50%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 15 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, the "Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors Act of 2021," so as to change provisions relating to land surveyor interns and professional land su...
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2024-02-22
To House Regulated Industries Committee
GASB385Engross
50%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of Article 9 of Chapter 3 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to funding, donations, property, and scholarships with respect to Georgia Military College, so as to revise legisla...
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2024-02-22
To House Higher Education Committee
GASB394Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 15 of Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to miscellaneous provisions of the "Quality Basic Education Act," so as to enact the "Restricting Explicit and Adult-designated Educational ...
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2024-02-22
Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GASB465Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 5 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to homicide, so as to provide for the felony offense of aggravated involuntary manslaughter; to provide for definitions; to p...
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2024-02-22
Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GASB474Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 10-1-393.19 of the O.C.G.A., relating to unsolicited inquiries, so as to provide for notices of solicitation including monetary offers; to provide for a penalty; to amend Code Section 13-8-2 of the O...
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2024-02-22
Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GASB495Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 31-2A-18 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Low THC Oil Patient Registry, so as to provide for the term of validity of a registration card; to provide for delivery of registra...
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2024-02-22
Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GASB493Intro
25%
A 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 the sexual offender risk review board, so as to provide for additional penalties for registered sexual offenders convicted...
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2024-02-22
Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GASB494Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 23 of Title 2 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the 'Georgia Hemp Farming Act,' so as to regulate hemp products; to provide for definitions; to prohibit persons from performing certai...
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2024-02-22
Senate Read Second Time
GASB501Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 19A of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to American history recognition and significant documents, so as to authorize public elementary and secondary schools to di...
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2024-02-22
Senate Committee Favorably Reported
GASB507Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 40-2-86.1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to special license plates promoting or supporting certain worthy agencies, funds, or nonprofit corporations and qualified motor vehicles ...
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2024-02-22
Senate Committee Favorably Reported
GASB515Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding emergency medical services, so as to provide for a two-year pilot program to provide additional ambulance...
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2024-02-22
Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GASR659PassA RESOLUTION recognizing March 7, 2024, as Nurses Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2024-02-22
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR654PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Quinton and Mittie King; and for other purposes.
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2024-02-22
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR670Intro
25%
A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to increase the maximum acreage to qualify for assessment and taxation as a bona fide conservation use property; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejecti...
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2024-02-22
Senate Hopper
GASB555Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 48-8-3 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to exemptions from sales and use taxes, so as to exempt sales of clothing and school related supplies during the second week of August each ...
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2024-02-22
Senate Hopper
GASB436Engross
50%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1B of Article 13 of Chapter 6 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to operation of farm use vehicles, so as to define a term; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting ...
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2024-02-21
To House Motor Vehicles Committee
GASR651PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Georgia Academy of Audiology; and for other purposes.
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2024-02-21
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB542Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 44 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to water rights, so as to remove references to the public trust doctrine; to provide legislative findings relative to the public's right t...
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2024-02-21
To Senate Natural Resources and the Environment Committee
GASR644PassA RESOLUTION expressing support for the designation of February 27, 2024, as Georgia's All Funeral Professionals Recognition Day; and for other purposes.
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2024-02-21
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB352Engross
50%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 1 of Chapter 8 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to motor vehicle equipment and inspection, so as to provide for standards for the al...
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2024-02-20
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GASB414Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 18 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state printing and documents, so as to prohibit the collecting of certain personal information; to prohibit the release of certain per...
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2024-02-20
Senate Read Second Time
GASR630PassA RESOLUTION congratulating the Valwood School Varsity Football Team on winning the 2023 GIAA 3A Football Championship; and for other purposes.
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2024-02-20
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR627PassA RESOLUTION commending Kia's vehicle manufacturing and impact on the state and recognizing February 13, 2024, as Kia Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2024-02-20
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB518Intro
25%
A 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 other state symbols, so as to change the state floral emblem to the Sweetbay Magnolia; to provide for related matters; to ...
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2024-02-20
To Senate Economic Development and Tourism Committee
GASB523Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to offenses against public order and safety, so as to provide for criminal offenses related to material support of terrorism; to provide ...
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2024-02-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASR634Intro
25%
A RESOLUTION urging the United States government to oppose further enabling the World Health Organization; and for other purposes.
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2024-02-20
To Senate Rules Committee
GASB368Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 21 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to government transparency and campaign finance, so as to prohibit foreign nationals from contributing to candidates or campaign committee...
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2024-02-16
Senate Read Second Time
GASB369Engross
50%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 2 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to registration and licensing of motor vehicles generally, so as to provide for the issuance of license plates commemorating ...
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2024-02-16
House Committee Favorably Reported
GASB399Intro
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A 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 encourage and state expectations for the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, units of the ...
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2024-02-16
Senate Read Second Time
GASB429Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Titles 28, 31, and 50 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the General Assembly, health, and state government, respectively, so as to provide for procedures and processes concerning the enactment of legislation and the a...
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2024-02-16
Senate Read Second Time
GASB426Engross
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 revise requirements for joining of a motor carrier and motor carrier's insurer to a cause of action; to provide...
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2024-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
GASR612Intro
25%
A RESOLUTION honoring the life of Mr. Lary Jack Moree and dedicating a bridge in his memory; and for other purposes.
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2024-02-16
To Senate Transportation Committee
GASR623Intro
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A RESOLUTION encouraging the Department of Natural Resources, Department of Economic Development, and Department of Community Affairs to cooperate in crafting strategies to promote outdoor recreation in the State of Georgia and establish Georgia as a...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Economic Development and Tourism Committee
GASR611PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Georgia Department of Audits and Accounts upon its 100th anniversary; and for other purposes.
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2024-02-16
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR610PassA RESOLUTION recognizing February 22, 2024, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day at the Capitol and commending law enforcement officers in Georgia; and for other purposes.
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2024-02-16
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR621PassA RESOLUTION commending the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) and recognizing February 20, 2024, as PAGE Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2024-02-16
Senate Read and Adopted
GAHB436Engross
50%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 2 of Chapter 4 of Title 12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to surface mining, so as to revise maximum criminal penalties for violations; to provide for related matters; to re...
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2024-02-15
Senate Committee Favorably Reported
GASR470PassA RESOLUTION creating the Senate Study Committee on the Preservation of Georgia's Farmlands; and for other purposes.
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2024-02-15
Senate Passed/Adopted
GASB421Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 10 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to obstruction of public administration and related offenses, so as to enhance penalties for the offense of transmitting a f...
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2024-02-15
Senate Read Second Time
GASR542Intro
25%
A RESOLUTION encouraging the changing of the minimum age of colorectal cancer screenings; and for other purposes.
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2024-02-15
Senate Read Second Time
GASR601PassA RESOLUTION celebrating the birth of Jonathan Ezra Dawson; and for other purposes.
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2024-02-15
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR602Intro
25%
A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Georgia so as to authorize the General Assembly to by general law restrict, regulate, or prohibit the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia from approving any incr...
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2024-02-15
To Senate Economic Development and Tourism Committee
GASB496Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 5 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to ad valorem taxation of property, so as to provide for extension of preferential assessment ...
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2024-02-15
To Senate Economic Development and Tourism Committee
GASB395Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 16 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to student health in elementary and secondary education, so as to authorize the possession of opioid antagonists i...
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2024-02-13
Senate Read Second Time
GASB488Intro
25%
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to property tax exemptions, so as to provide for a state-wide exemption from all ad valorem taxes for aircraft used...
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2024-02-13
To Senate Finance Committee
GASB489Intro
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A 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 other state symbols, so as to designate the blueberry as the official state berry; to provide for related matters; to repe...
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2024-02-13
To Senate Economic Development and Tourism Committee
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