HB 485 – Distilled spirits; referendum election be held prior to issuance of licenses to manufacture; remove requirement


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 4 of Title 3 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to distilled spirits, so as to remove the requirement that a referendum election be held prior to the issuance of licenses for the manufacture of distilled spirits; to change certain provisions relating to the procedures for calling and conducting certain referendum elections and nullifications thereof; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.


Name District Url
Mike Glanton () District 75 Related Bills and Articles
Howard Maxwell (R) District 17 Related Bills and Articles
Alan Powell (R) District 32 Related Bills and Articles


Chamber Date
House of Representatives 02-23-17 House Hopper
House of Representatives 02-23-17 House First Readers
House of Representatives 02-24-17 House Second Readers
House of Representatives 03-01-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
House of Representatives 03-03-17 House Third Readers
House of Representatives 03-03-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Senate 03-06-17 Senate Read and Referred
Senate 03-22-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Senate 03-22-17 Senate Read Second Time
Senate 03-28-17 Senate Tabled
Senate 03-30-17 Senate Taken from Table
Senate 03-30-17 Senate Passed/Adopted
House of Representatives 04-05-17 House Sent to Governor
House of Representatives 05-09-17 House Date Signed by Governor
Senate 05-09-17 Act 277
Other 05-09-17 Effective Date