Georgia Senator Sonya Halpern [D]

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GASB338PassA 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 increase postpartum coverage under Medicaid from six months to one year following b...
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2022-05-13
Effective Date 2022-07-01
GASB361PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 7 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to income taxes, so as to enact the "Law Enforcement Strategic Support Act" ("LESS Crime Act"); to provide for tax credits for certain con...
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2022-05-09
Effective Date 2022-07-01
GASB543PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 4 of Title 51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to wrongful death, so as to provide that a parent who is determined to be responsible for the homicide of his or her child shall have no r...
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2022-05-09
Effective Date 2022-07-01
GASB363PassA 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 class action suits and for damages for violatin...
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2022-05-02
Effective Date 2022-07-01
GASB496PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 16 of Title 45 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to death investigations, so as to require a medical examiner's inquiry when a pregnant female dies and an inquest; to provid...
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2022-05-02
Effective Date 2022-07-01
GASB397PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Titles 15, 20, 25, 40, 42, and 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to courts, education, fire protection and safety, motor vehicles and traffic, penal institutions, and professions and business...
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2022-04-29
Effective Date 2022-07-01
GASB441PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to courts in general, so as to provide for the reestablishment of the Criminal Case Data Exchange Board as an advisory board to The Council of Superior Court Clerks of Georgia; ...
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2022-04-27
Effective Date 2022-07-01
GASB87PassA 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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2022-04-18
Effective Date 2022-04-18
GASB396PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 17 of Title 2 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Georgia State Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), so as to rename such program the Georgia Grown Farm to Food Bank Program (F2FB);...
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2022-04-13
Effective Date 2022-07-01
GASB364Engross

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 2 of Title 46 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to telephone service, so as to provide for class action suits and for damages against certain per...
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2022-04-04
House Withdrawn, Recommitted
GASB516Engross

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 2 of Chapter 8 of Title 12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions of solid waste management, so as to require the Environmental Protection Division to contract...
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2022-04-04
Senate Insisted
GASR866PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Chairman of the Board and former CEO of Chick-fil-A Mr. Dan T. Cathy; and for other purposes.
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2022-04-04
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR873PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Senator Michelle Au on her outstanding public service; and for other purposes.
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2022-04-04
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR878PassA RESOLUTION encouraging state law enforcement agencies to consider adopting best practices through programs implemented by the Georgia Sheriffs' Association and the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police; and for other purposes.
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2022-04-04
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR855PassA RESOLUTION honoring the rich tradition of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated and welcoming its members to Atlanta, Georgia, for the 85th Seventh District Conference; and for other purposes.
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2022-04-04
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR874PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Dr. Lester G. Jackson III on his outstanding public service as a Georgia state senator; and for other purposes.
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2022-04-04
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR875PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Senator Jen Jordan on her outstanding public service as a Georgia state senator; and for other purposes.
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2022-04-04
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR329Engross

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A RESOLUTION creating the Senate Study Committee on Excellence, Innovation, and Technology at Historically Black Colleges and Universities; and for other purposes.
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2022-04-01
Senate Passed/Adopted
GASR546Engross

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A RESOLUTION recognizing March 3, 2022, as Triple Negative Breast Cancer Awareness Day in the State of Georgia and March 2022 as Triple Negative Breast Cancer Awareness Month; and for other purposes.
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2022-04-01
Senate Passed/Adopted
GASR584Engross

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A RESOLUTION recognizing May 4, 2022, as Maternal Mental Health Day in Georgia; and for other purposes.
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2022-04-01
Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
GASR603Engross

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A RESOLUTION condemning the Russian government for illegally and immorally invading Ukraine; and for other purposes.
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2022-04-01
Senate Passed/Adopted
GASR638Engross

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A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Judy Davis Walker; and for other purposes.
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2022-04-01
Senate Passed/Adopted
GASR770Engross

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A RESOLUTION creating the Senate Study Committee on People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Waiver Plan Access; and for other purposes.
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2022-04-01
Senate Passed/Adopted
GASR800Engross

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A RESOLUTION recognizing and calling for unfettered humanitarian access to the millions of people in the Tigray region of Ethiopia facing weaponized starvation, calling for support for vulnerable populations, including refugees, internally displaced ...
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2022-04-01
Senate Passed/Adopted
GASR843PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Cascade Nature Gurlz; and for other purposes.
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2022-04-01
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR839PassA RESOLUTION commending the Georgia Department of Corrections and Common Good Atlanta; and for other purposes.
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2022-04-01
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR830PassA RESOLUTION congratulating the Inman Park Neighborhood Association on the 50th anniversary of its Inman Park Festival and Tour of Homes; and for other purposes.
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2022-03-30
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR835Intro

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A RESOLUTION creating the Senate Study Committee on Modern Policing Techniques and Practices for Georgia Law Enforcement Agencies; and for other purposes.
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2022-03-30
To Senate Rules Committee
GASR832Intro

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A RESOLUTION urging Georgia's law enforcement agencies to attain best practices through programs implemented by the Georgia Sheriffs' Association and the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police; and for other purposes.
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2022-03-30
To Senate Rules Committee
GASR824Intro

Sine Die
A RESOLUTION recognizing Senator Jeff Mullis and dedicating an intersection in his honor; and for other purposes.
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2022-03-30
To Senate Transportation Committee
GASR836Intro

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A RESOLUTION creating the Senate Study Committee on a Museum of African American History and Culture of Georgia; and for other purposes.
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2022-03-30
To Senate Rules Committee
GASR813PassA RESOLUTION recognizing April 1, 2022, as South Fulton Constituents Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2022-03-29
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB642Intro

Sine Die
A BILL to be entitled an Act to create the Union City Public Facilities Authority; to provide for severability; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
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2022-03-29
To Senate State and Local Governmental Operations Committee
GASB279Engross

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 3 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state flag, seal, and other symbols, so as to provide for placement of a monument to honor the Original 33; to provide for related matt...
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2022-03-25
House Committee Favorably Reported
GASR542Engross

Sine Die
A RESOLUTION commending women veterans and recognizing the first Tuesday in March of every year as Women Veterans Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2022-03-25
Senate Passed/Adopted
GASR769PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Senator Emanuel D. Jones; and for other purposes.
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2022-03-25
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR771PassA RESOLUTION recognizing the week of March 14-18, 2022 as School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia and commending the school board for Rockdale County Public Schools; and for other purposes.
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2022-03-25
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR777PassA RESOLUTION recognizing the benefits of biomarker testing as a necessary part of precision medicine; and for other purposes.
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2022-03-25
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB487Engross

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A 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 provide that diagnostic breast examinations shall not be treated less favorably than screening mammograp...
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2022-03-23
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GASR507Engross

Sine Die
A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Kerri Coleman-Benton, Curriculum Associates' 2022 National Teacher of Year; and for other purposes.
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2022-03-23
Senate Passed/Adopted
GASR764PassA RESOLUTION congratulating and commending the Newton County School System Public Relations Department; and for other purposes.
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2022-03-23
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB545Engross

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to competencies and core curriculum, so as to require schools to provide training in first aid, cardiopulmonary res...
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2022-03-22
House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
GASR749Intro

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A RESOLUTION honoring the life of Mr. Jesse Blalock, Sr., and dedicating a bridge in his memory; and for other purposes.
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2022-03-22
To Senate Transportation Committee
GASB267Engross

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 3 of Title 47 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia, so as to provide that a retired member who elected an optional retirement allowance that inc...
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2022-03-17
To House Retirement Committee
GASB491Engross

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to revenue and taxation, so as to create a qualified down payment savings program to be implemented by the Department of Revenue; to provide for defini...
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2022-03-17
To House Ways and Means Committee
GASB626Intro

Sine Die
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Subpart 2 of Part 2 of Article 16 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to public school disciplinary tribunals, so as to provide for the creation of antibullying coordinator positions and antibullyi...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education and Youth Committee
GASR681PassA RESOLUTION commending and recognizing Senator Jeff Mullis; and for other purposes.
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2022-03-16
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR683PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Elana Meyers Taylor; and for other purposes.
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2022-03-16
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR678PassA RESOLUTION recognizing March 16, 2022 as Historically Black Colleges and Universities Heritage Day; and for other purposes.
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2022-03-15
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR679PassA RESOLUTION recognizing March as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month; and for other purposes.
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2022-03-15
Senate Read and Adopted
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