Georgia Senator Bill Cowsert [R]

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GASB2EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 60 of Title 36, Chapter 1 of Title 43, and Title 50 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions applicable to counties and municipal corporations, general provisions regarding professions and business...
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2017-02-21
To House Small Business Development Committee
GASR195IntroA RESOLUTION requesting that the United States Congress call a convention under Article V of the Constitution of the United States limited to proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to set a limit on the number of terms that a...
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2017-02-21
Senate Read Second Time
GASB148IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 3 of Title 14 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to nonprofit corporations, so as to allow for a nonprofit corporation organized in a foreign jurisdiction to change its jurisdiction of or...
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2017-02-21
Senate Read Second Time
GASB217IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Sections 35-8-13.1 and 42-8-107 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to training and certification of municipal probation officers and uniform professional standards and uniform contract stand...
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2017-02-21
Senate Hopper
GASB210IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 4 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the organization of the executive branch generally, so as to establish the "Georgia Government Accountability Act"; to provide for a sh...
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2017-02-21
To Senate Government Oversight Committee
GASB3EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to elementary and secondary education, so as to enact the "Creating Opportunities Needed Now to Expand Credentialed Training (CONNECT) Act...
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2017-02-17
Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
GASB45EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 3 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to invasions of privacy, so as to prohibit the use of a device to film under or through a person's clothing under ...
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2017-02-17
To House Judiciary - Non-Civil Committee
GASB89EngrossA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 2 of Title 32 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to officers in the Department of Transportation, so as to provide for state investment in railways and railroad facilities an...
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2017-02-17
To House Transportation Committee
GASB137IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 11 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Child Support Recovery Act, so as to require the obligor to pay the full fee required by the federal Deficit Reductio...
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2017-02-16
Senate Read Second Time
GASR218PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending William Anderson Dilworth for his lifelong service within his community and state; and for other purposes.
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2017-02-15
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR207PassA RESOLUTION honoring and congratulating Tom Price; and for other purposes.
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2017-02-14
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB157IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 6 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state health planning and development, so as to create additional exemptions to the certificate of need requirement; to add a definitio...
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2017-02-14
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
GASB155IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 45 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to public officers and employees, so as to create the Local Law Enforcement Officer Compensation Commission; to provide for membership; to provide for ...
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2017-02-14
To Senate Public Safety Committee
GASB158IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 6 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state health planning and development, so as to create additional exemptions from the certificate of need requirement; to create a cert...
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2017-02-14
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
GASB160IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the Juvenile Code, so as to revise the jurisdiction, definition, and penalties for certain crimes and offenses; to add to the superior court's exclusive origina...
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2017-02-14
To Senate Public Safety Committee
GASB154IntroA BILL To be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to assault and battery, so as to provide for the offenses of aggravated assault and aggravated battery upon a public safety officer while the public sa...
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2017-02-14
To Senate Public Safety Committee
GASB156IntroA 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 provide certain restrictions with regard to equalized homestead option sales and use taxes; to provide fo...
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2017-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
GASB70PassA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 6C of Chapter 8 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the hospital Medicaid financing program, so as to extend the sunset provision; to provide for an effective date; to repea...
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2017-02-13
Act 4
GASB107IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 21 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to ethics in government, so as to revise the dates for the filing campaign financial disclosure reports to include an additional date prio...
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2017-02-10
Senate Read Second Time
GASB4EngrossA 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 establish the Georgia Mental Health Treatment Task Force; to provide for legislativ...
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2017-02-09
To House Health and Human Services Committee
GASB6IntroA 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 create the Georgia Regional Transit Council; to provide for legislative intent; to provide fo...
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2017-02-08
Senate Read Second Time
GASB126IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 21 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the state tort claims, so as to change provisions relating to the venue of actions; to provide for related matters; to re...
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2017-02-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASR173PassA RESOLUTION commending the longtime service and leadership of Larry Hutcheson; and for other purposes.
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2017-02-08
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB123IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 6 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state health planning and development, so as to eliminate the 65 percent out-of-state patient base requirement for a destination cancer...
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2017-02-08
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
GASR155PassA RESOLUTION commending Kurt Gelfand and recognizing February 6, 2017, as Prostate Cancer Awareness Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2017-02-07
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB121IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 6 of Chapter 4 of Title 26 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to pharmacies, so as to provide that the state health officer may issue a standing order permitting certain persons and entit...
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2017-02-07
To Senate Health and Human Services Committee
GASR151PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Teresa MacCartney, the recipient of the 2016 Gloria Timmer Award; and for other purposes.
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2017-02-07
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR135PassA RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Zack Leitz and the dedicated volunteers of The Backpack Project; and for other purposes.
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2017-02-02
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR141PassA RESOLUTION commending Georgia Southern University and recognizing President Jaimie Hebert, Wildlife Center Director Steve Hein, and Freedom, the University's Bald Eagle; and for other purposes.
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2017-02-02
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR145PassA RESOLUTION commending the Georgia Trauma Commission (GTC), the Georgia Trauma Foundation (GTF), the Georgia Society of the American College of Surgeons (GSACS), and GTC Chairman Dr. Dennis Ashley and recognizing February 7, 2017, as Trauma Awarenes...
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2017-02-02
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR132PassA RESOLUTION relative to meetings and adjournments of the General Assembly; and for other purposes.
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2017-02-01
House Read and Adopted
GASR104IntroA RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to prohibit the levy of state ad valorem taxes; to provide for applicability; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes.
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2017-01-31
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
GASR114PassA RESOLUTION commending the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and recognizing May 1, 2017, as Cystic Fibrosis Education and Awareness Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2017-01-31
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR105IntroA RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution, in a manner consistent with the United States Constitution, so as to prevent discrimination in the public funding of social services by allowing religious or faith based organizations to receiv...
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2017-01-31
To Senate Government Oversight Committee
GASR83PassA RESOLUTION recognizing February 8, 2017, as Stop Violence Against Women Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes.
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2017-01-26
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB5IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 50-27-13 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to disposition of lottery proceeds, budget report by Governor, appropriations by General Assembly, and shortfall reserve subaccount, so as...
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2017-01-24
To Senate Higher Education Committee
GASR18PassA RESOLUTION recognizing January 12, 2017, as Addiction Recovery Awareness Day to show that ongoing recovery from substance use disorder is real and people do get better; and for other purposes.
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2017-01-12
Senate Read and Adopted
GASB1IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to crimes and offenses, so as to revise the definition of domestic terrorism to more inclusively capture situational violations commonly used by persons who desire to commit act...
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2017-01-11
To Senate Public Safety Committee
GASB10IntroA BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 5 of Chapter 2 of Title 47 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to service creditable toward retirement benefits, so as to provide for creditable service for certain military service; to pr...
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2017-01-11
To Senate Retirement Committee
GASR4EngrossA RESOLUTION relative to officials, employees, and committees in the Senate; and for other purposes.
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2017-01-09
Senate Passed/Adopted
GASR3PassA RESOLUTION to notify the Governor that the General Assembly has convened; and for other purposes.
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2017-01-09
House Read and Adopted
GASR2PassA RESOLUTION to notify the House of Representatives that the Senate has convened; and for other purposes.
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2017-01-09
Senate Read and Adopted
GASR1EngrossA RESOLUTION adopting the Rules of the Senate; and for other purposes.
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2017-01-09
Senate Passed/Adopted
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