Georgia Senator Sheikh Rahman [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
GASB51EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 14 of Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to other educational programs under the "Quality Basic Education Act," so as to authorize home study students in grades six through 12 to pa...
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2021-02-24
Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
GASB96IntroA 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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2021-02-24
Senate Read Second Time
GASB97IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 20-3-66 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to determination of in-state resident status of students for tuition or fees, so as to codify the university system policy of out-of-state ...
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2021-02-24
Senate Committee Favorably Reported 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
GASR141PassA RESOLUTION commending the Georgia peanut industry and recognizing March 1, 2021, as Peanut Butter and Jelly Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
Senate Read and Adopted
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
GASB252IntroA 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 for public officers, so as to revise the compensation of certain public off...
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2021-02-24
Senate Hopper
GASB250IntroA 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 increase the retirement allowance; to provide for related matters; to provide condi...
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2021-02-24
Senate Hopper
GASR146IntroA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Chattahoochee/Marion Forestry Unit on being named the Georgia Forestry Commission 2020 North Georgia Unit of the Year; the Brooks/Cook Forestry Unit on being named the 2020 South Georgia Unit of the Year; A...
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2021-02-24
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
GASB247IntroA 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 replace certain public hearings with online public comment opportuni...
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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
GASR161IntroA RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Syed Raian Islam; 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
GASR155IntroA RESOLUTION recognizing March 4, 2021, as Be The Match Day; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
Senate Hopper
GASB224IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 16 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions for public property, so as to require the distribution of paper based products at cafeterias operated ...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Natural Resources and the Environment Committee
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
GASR11IntroA RESOLUTION recognizing the Georgia Recyclers Association, the Georgia Recycling Coalition, and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries and their employees as essential and commending them for their economic contributions to Georgia; and for oth...
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2021-02-22
Senate Read Second Time
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
GASR62IntroA RESOLUTION recognizing United States Olympian Tommie Smith for his protest for human rights during the 1968 Summer Olympic Games; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 7:30 am]

Senate Read Second Time
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
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
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
GASB33EngrossA 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 a cause of action against perpetrators for victims of human trafficking; to provid...
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2021-02-17
To House Judiciary Committee
GASB34EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 12 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to name change, so as to provide that victims of human trafficking may petition for name change under seal; to provide for a definition; ...
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2021-02-17
To House Judiciary Committee
GASB49EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 8 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to standards and requirements for construction, alteration, etc. of buildings and other structures, so as to provide procedures for alterna...
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2021-02-17
To House Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee
GASB86EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of Article 15 of Chapter 1 of Title 10 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the "Fair Business Practices Act of 1975," so as to provide for requirements for solicitations of services for ...
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2021-02-17
To House Judiciary Committee
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
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
GASB196IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 6 of Title 16, Article 1 of Chapter 10 of Title 17, Article 2 of Chapter 3 of Title 35, Title 42, and Article 1 of Chapter 2 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to sexual offen...
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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
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
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
GASB161IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 1 of Title 42 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions for inmate policies, so as to require that inmates receive an identification card upon release; to prov...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Public Safety Committee
GASB149IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 21 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to primaries and elections generally, so as to provide for same day registration and voting; to provide for procedures and notices; to pro...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Ethics Committee
GASR99PassA RESOLUTION recognizing the Lunar New Year Celebration; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-11
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR95PassA RESOLUTION recognizing February 23, 2021, as Dyslexia Day at the state capitol and urging schools, local educational agencies, and the state educational agency to address the profound educational impact of dyslexia; and for other purposes.
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2021-02-11
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB150IntroA 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 automatic voter registration in certain circumstances; to provide for related m...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Ethics Committee
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