Georgia Representative Sam Watson [R]

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GAHB894EnrollA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 2-4-3 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to Seed Development Commission composition, officers, bylaws, quorum, compensation, records, audit, and bonds, so as to stagger the terms of ...
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2020-07-01
House Sent to Governor
GAHB884PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to authorize the governing authority of the City of Tifton to levy an excise tax pursuant to subsection (b) of Code Section 48-13-51 of the O.C.G.A.; to provide procedures, conditions, and limitations; to provide for rela...
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2020-06-30
Act 453
GAHB897EnrollA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 12-6-24 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to notice of timber harvesting operations, so as to require the State Forestry Commission to create a standing timber notification website;...
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2020-06-30
House Sent to Governor
GAHB953EnrollA 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 the general authority, duties, and procedure of state purchasing, so as to provide that certain terms in particu...
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2020-06-30
House Sent to Governor
GAHB1039EnrollA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 12 of Title 13 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to automatic renewal provisions, so as to provide additional protections for consumers who enter into service contracts that contain leng...
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2020-06-30
House Sent to Governor
GAHB1093EnrollA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 8 of Title 2 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to agricultural commodity commissions generally, so as to provide for an Agricultural Commodity Commission for Wine and Grapes...
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2020-06-30
House Sent to Governor
GAHB1223PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act to establish an airport authority for Colquitt County, approved March 4, 1953 (Ga. L. 1953 Jan.-Feb. Sess., p. 3035), as amended, particularly by any Act approved April 28, 1969 (Ga. L. 1969, p. 3798), so ...
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2020-06-30
Act 440
GAHR326EnrollA RESOLUTION recognizing Mr. Roger C. Dill and dedicating a building in his honor; and for other purposes.
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2020-06-29
House Sent to Governor
GAHB826PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act to provide for a new charter for the City of Meigs in Thomas County, Georgia, and Mitchell County, Georgia, approved April 30, 2019 (Ga. L. 2019, p. 3695), so as to provide for elections and terms of offic...
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2020-06-29
Act 361
GAHB1008EnrollA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 8-2-111 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to definitions relative to factory built buildings and dwelling units, so as to revise the definition of residential industrial building; t...
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2020-06-29
House Sent to Governor
GAHB105EnrollA 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 certain inc...
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2020-06-25
House Sent to Governor
GAHB1122EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 8 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to regional commissions, so as to revise provisions regarding the appointment of nonpublic members to the regional commission...
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2020-06-20
Senate Read Second Time
GAHB545EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 41-1-7 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to treatment of agricultural facilities and operations and forest land as nuisances, so as to provide for legislative intent; to remove a de...
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2020-06-18
Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
GAHR1475IntroA RESOLUTION encouraging the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) to perform a thorough assessment of its operations and practices pertaining to the inclusion of GHSA member officials on the GHSA Executive Committee; and for other purposes.
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2020-06-15
To House Education Committee
GAHB906EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of Article 3 of Chapter 3 of Title 12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Heritage Trust Program, so as to condition the method utilized for conveyance of heritage preserve property ...
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2020-03-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
GAHB1073EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 62 of Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to development authorities, so as to provide for the creation of regional development authorities; to provide an enhancement for the jobs...
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2020-03-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
GAHB1084EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 12 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to commissions and other agencies, so as to provide for the creation of the Georgia Endowment for Teaching Professionals to foster a publ...
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2020-03-13
To Senate Assignments Committee
GAHR1433IntroA RESOLUTION urging Congress to expand the eligibility requirements of the H-2A and H-2B guest worker visa programs; and for other purposes.
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2020-03-12
To House Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee
GAHR1486PassA RESOLUTION commending Peanut Proud Inc. and recognizing March 28, 2020, as Peanut Proud Inc. Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2020-03-12
House Read and Adopted
GAHB1113IntroA 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 imposition, rate, computation, and exemptions from state income taxes, so as to expand the tax credit for rural physicians...
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2020-03-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
GAHR1164IntroA RESOLUTION encouraging the Georgia Department of Public Safety to be attentive to the needs of livestock in transport while enforcing transportation laws and providing for the existing exemptions afforded to livestock haulers; and for other purpose...
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2020-03-04
House Committee Favorably Reported
GAHB890IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to drivers' licenses, so as to provide for notices of revocation and suspension by regular mail; to provide for related matters; to repeal...
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2020-03-03
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GAHR1357PassA RESOLUTION recognizing February 11, 2020, as Georgia Farm Bureau Federation Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2020-03-02
House Read and Adopted
GAHR1358PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Madison B. Todd; and for other purposes.
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2020-03-02
House Read and Adopted
GAHB721IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 47 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to retirement and pensions, so as to provide for the transfer of creditable service from the Legislative Retirement System to the Employees' Retirement...
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2020-02-26
House Committee Favorably Reported
GAHB974IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 48-5-41 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to property exempt from ad valorem taxation, so as to exempt from ad valorem taxation 40 percent of the fair market value of property used ...
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2020-02-24
To House Ways and Means Committee
GAHB930IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 33-1-25 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the "Georgia Agribusiness and Rural Jobs Act," so as to provide for additional capital investments; to change a definition; to provide f...
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2020-02-20
To House Ways and Means Committee
GAHB919IntroA 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 provide for a deduction from Georgia tax...
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2020-02-20
To House Ways and Means Committee
GAHR1234PassA RESOLUTION commending Called to Care; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-20
House Read and Adopted
GAHR1156PassA RESOLUTION congratulating the Academy for Classical Education girls cross country team for winning the 2019-2020 Class 1A Public State Cross Country Championship; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-18
House Read and Adopted
GAHR1128PassA RESOLUTION commending student leaders at Valdosta State University and recognizing February 12, 2020, as Valdosta State University Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-18
House Read and Adopted
GAHR1154PassA RESOLUTION recognizing Wednesday, February 21, 2020, as Alpha Gamma Rho Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-18
House Read and Adopted
GAHR1061PassA RESOLUTION commending the Georgia Rural Health Association and recognizing February 26, 2020, as Rural Health Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2020-02-04
House Read and Adopted
GAHB834IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 36-82-61 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to definitions regarding revenue bonds, so as to expand the definition of the term "undertaking" to include the provision of access to the...
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2020-01-30
To House Governmental Affairs Committee
GAHR994PassA RESOLUTION commending the Georgia Future Farmers of America Association and recognizing February 18, 2020, as Future Farmers of America Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2020-01-29
House Read and Adopted
GAHB23EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 46 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to public utilities and public transportation, so as to specifically authorize electric membership corporations and their affiliates to provide broadba...
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2020-01-13
Senate Recommitted
GAHB499EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 3 of Title 46 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to electric membership corporations and foreign electric cooperatives, so as to permit the use of electric easements for broa...
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2020-01-13
Senate Recommitted
GAHR791IntroA RESOLUTION encouraging the Georgia High School Association to perform a thorough assessment of its operations and practices; and for other purposes.
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2020-01-13
To House Education Committee
GAHB35PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to sales and use taxes, so as to create an exemption from state sales and use tax for certain poultry diagnostic and disease monitoring se...
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2019-07-01
Effective Date
GAHB101PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 40 and Code Section 48-5-504.40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to motor vehicles and watercraft and all-terrain vehicles held in inventory for resale exempt from ad valorem taxation for...
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2019-07-01
Effective Date
GAHB332PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 8 of Title 2 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to agricultural commodity commissions generally, so as to revise provisions relating to service of the Commissioner of Agricul...
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2019-07-01
Effective Date
GAHB382PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 6A of Title 12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to outdoor stewardship, so as to redefine eligible applicants for and recipients of the grants; to provide for up to 5 percent of trust m...
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2019-07-01
Effective Date
GAHR165PassA RESOLUTION authorizing the conveyance of certain state owned real property located in Chatham County; Authorizing the conveyance of certain state owned real property located in Clayton County; Authorizing the conveyance of certain state owned real ...
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2019-05-07
Effective Date
GAHB194PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Meigs in Thomas County, Georgia, and Mitchell County, Georgia; to provide for other matters relative to the foregoing; to repeal a specific Act; to repeal conflicting laws; and for...
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2019-04-30
Effective Date
GAHB512PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 2 of the O.C.G.A., relating to agricultural commodities promotion, so as to provide for an Agricultural Commodity Commission for Propane; or violations of marketing orders; to provide for civil...
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2019-04-18
Effective Date
GAHB22IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 46 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to public utilities and public transportation, so as to specifically authorize telephone cooperatives and their broadband affiliates to provide broadba...
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2019-04-02
House Withdrawn, Recommitted
GAHB316PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 21 of the O.C.G.A., relating to primaries and elections generally, so as to provide for definitions; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws...
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2019-04-02
Effective Date
GAHR817PassA RESOLUTION recognizing May 15, 2019, as Peace Officers Memorial Day at the state capitol, commending National Police Week 2019, and honoring the service and sacrifice of those law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty while protecting our...
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2019-04-02
House Read and Adopted
GAHB540EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 33-1-18 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to housing tax credit for qualified projects and rules and regulations, so as to add to the list of tax categories eligible for an offset b...
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2019-03-29
Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
GAHR419PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Dr. Craig Wentworth on his outstanding lifetime service to higher education and congratulating him upon the grand occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes.
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2019-03-04
House Read and Adopted
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