Georgia Senate – 2017-2018 Legislative Session

Here is a list of all legislation in the 2017-2018 Legislative session. It should be ordered by the last modified date, meaning the top of the list is the last to be updated.

    Georgia Senate

  • SB 33 – Elections; advance voting; change the time period (1/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 10 of Chapter 2 of Title 21 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to absentee voting, so as to change the time periods for advance voting; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Gloria Butler ()District Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links
  • SR 140 – District Attorneys; seek death penalty against defendants; murder against a law enforcement officer; encourage (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION encouraging district attorneys to seek the death penalty against defendants accused of the offense of murder against a law enforcement officer; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Greg Kirk ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone ()District Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan ()District Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis ()District Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn ()District Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill ()District Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson ()District Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams ()District Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson ()District Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper ()District Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill ()District Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer ()District Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links
  • SR 146 – Certain Rights for Victims; suffered an act committed; in violation of the criminal or juvenile delinquency laws; provide-CA (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to provide for certain rights for victims who have suffered or been harmed due to an act committed or attempted to be committed in violation of the criminal or juvenile delinquency laws of this state; to provide for the enforcement of such rights; to provide for related matters; to provide for submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Kennedy ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis ()District Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers ()District Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach ()District Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk ()District Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams ()District Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan ()District Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin ()District Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass ()District Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller ()District Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn ()District Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper ()District Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-24-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-27-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers Full Text Links
  • SB 22 – Campaign Contributions; definitions; provide any business entity whose contracts with state/local agencies; contributions to any candidate (1/15/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 21 of the O.C.G.A., relating to campaign contributions, so as to provide for definitions; to provide that any business entity whose contracts with state or local agencies, in the aggregate, annually total more than $50,000.00, and any affiliated entities or affiliated persons of such business entity, are prohibited from making any contributions to any candidate, or his or her campaign committee, for the office responsible for awarding such contracts or any declared candidate, or his or her campaign committee, for such office; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-13-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links
  • SR 184 – Windward, Lake; commend (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Lake Windward; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Brandon Beach ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-08-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-09-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links
  • SR 139 – United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of American Region 8; recognize (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America Region 8 for its outstanding contributions; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Henson ()District Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links
  • SR 217 – Pinewood Atlanta Studios; honoring (6/29/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring Pinewood Atlanta Studios; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Marty Harbin ()District Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass ()District Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan ()District Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links
  • SR 554 – Clark-Hughes, Mary Sallie “Mother Hughes”; condolences (6/29/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Mary Sallie "Mother Hughes" Clark-Hughes; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Gail Davenport ()District Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links
  • SR 436 – Waters, Veronica; recognize (5/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Veronica Waters on her outstanding journalism career; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-15-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0334
  • SB 99 – Georgia Crime Information Center; purging a person’s hospitalization information for purpose of National Instant Criminal Background Check; provide for a judicial procedure (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 35-3-34 of the O.C.G.A., relating to disclosure and dissemination of criminal records to private persons and businesses, resulting responsibility and liability of the Georgia Crime Information Center, and provision of certain information to the FBI in conjunction with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, so as to provide for a judicial procedure for purging a person's involuntary hospitalization information received by the center for the purpose of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System under certain circumstances; to change provisions relating to the retention of a person's involuntary hospitalization information; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Elena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Full Text Links LC 29 7593S/hssAs passed SenateCommittee sub LC 41 1109SSB 99 Floor Amend 1aFloor amend 1 AM 29 2596As Introduced LC 297304
  • SR 445 – 1963 Leesburg Stockade Women; recognize (5/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and honoring the 1963 Leesburg Stockade Women, heroes of the American Civil Rights Movement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-15-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-16-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0348
  • SR 161 – Family and Consumer Sciences; recognize (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS); and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Marty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-03-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-07-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0089
  • SB 230 – Health; requirements of physicians performing or inducing abortion to have hospital admitting privileges; provide (5/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to health, so as to provide for requirements of physicians performing or inducing an abortion to have certain hospital admitting privileges; to require physicians performing or inducing an abortion provide certain information to the pregnant woman; to provide for penalty; to provide for the regulation of abortion inducing drugs; to provide for definitions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-21-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2343ER
  • SR 509 – McGill, George Edwin “Ed”; honor (5/2/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the career of George Edwin "Ed" McGill; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links As introduced LC 114 0451
  • SB 266 – Signs and Signals on Public Roads; study considering the conversion of stop signs to yield signs; require (5/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 6 of Title 32 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the control of signs and signals on public roads generally, so as to require a study considering the conversion of stop signs to yield signs; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Frank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-03-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 40 1481
  • SR 43 – Long, Bishop Eddie Lee; condolences (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Bishop Eddie Lee Long; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0004
  • SR 328 – Wade, Lyndon A.; condolences (2/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Lyndon A. Wade; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Horacena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0257
  • SB 26 – Local Government; certain contracts and purchases by local boards of education; impose requirements (1/19/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 10 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 and Article 4 of Chapter 91 of Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to contracts and purchases by public schools and bidding for government works projects, respectively, so as to impose requirements on certain contracts and purchases by local boards of education; to require that professional services contracts exceeding $50,000.00 be competitively bid; to require that the guaranteed maximum price submitted by a construction manager at risk to a local board of education not be changed after execution of a contract; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-17-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 40 1267ER
  • SR 506 – Senate Study Committee on the Excessive and Duplicative Regulatory Oversight of Community Based Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD); create (3/24/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Senate Study Committee on the Excessive and Duplicative Regulatory Oversight of Community Based Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) Services; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Mike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-24-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2441
  • SR 263 – Georgia Cattlemen’s Association; recognize (2/22/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing the Georgia Cattlemen's Association for uniting and advancing Georgia's cattle industry; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-21-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0219
  • SR 335 – Trump, President Donald J.; commend (5/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending President Donald J. Trump; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links As introduced LC 115 0168
  • SR 258 – Day of Remembrance; Armenian Genocide of 1915 through 1923; recognize April 24 (3/8/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION memorializing the Armenian Genocide of 1915 through 1923 and recognizing April 24 as a Day of Remembrance; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Vincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-21-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 113 0132
  • SR 515 – Georgia State Patrol Troop D; recognize (5/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Georgia State Patrol Troop D as the Georgia State Patrol Troop of the Year; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0376
  • SR 351 – Grady Memorial Hospital; commend (3/3/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Grady Memorial Hospital and Grady Health System on the occasion of its 125th anniversary; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-03-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 114 0178
  • SR 104 – State Ad Valorem Taxes; prohibit levy -CA (2/4/2017) - Description A 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. Sponsors Name District Url Bill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill ()District Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-23-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-24-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-28-17 Senate Engrossed Senate 02-28-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-28-17 Senate Lost Senate 02-28-17 Senate Notice to Reconsider Senate 03-01-17 Senate Reconsidered Full Text Links As Introduced LC 34 5024
  • SR 112 – Emergency Medical Services Day; recognize February 6, 2017 (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the emergency medical services professionals of Georgia and recognizing February 6, 2017, as Emergency Medical Services Day at the capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0090
  • SR 132 – Meetings and Adjournments; relative to (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION relative to meetings and adjournments of the General Assembly; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Bill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Passed/Adopted Senate 02-01-17 Senate Transmitted House House of Representatives 02-01-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-01-17 House Read and Adopted Full Text Links Adopted SenateAs Introduced LC 25 6649
  • SR 563 – Akwa Ibom State Association of Nigeria (USA), Inc.; recognize (3/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Akwa Ibom State Association of Nigeria (USA), Inc.; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0397
  • SR 131 – Byas, Annamozel Boyd; commend (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending and congratulating Annamozel Boyd Byas; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0072
  • SR 461 – McEachern High School girls basketball team; commend (3/17/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the McEachern High School girls basketball team for winning the 2017 GHSA 7A State Basketball Championship; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0343
  • SR 417 – 2017 Senate Aides and Senate Academic Aides; commend (3/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the 2017 Senate Aides and Senate Academic Aides for their exemplary service; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-13-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-14-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 25 6671
  • SR 234 – Hinds, Jil; commend; Female Veteran’s Day; recognize February 21, 2017 (5/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Jil Hinds for her outstanding service with the American armed forces and recognizing February 21, 2017, as Female Veteran's Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-15-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-16-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0148
  • SR 418 – Newnan Southern Stars “Super Stars” Cheer Team; recognize (5/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Newnan Southern Stars "Super Stars" Cheer Team on winning the 2017 Cheersport National Championship in the Special Needs Division; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Matt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-13-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-14-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0314
  • SR 437 – Miller, Rene; recognize (5/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Rene Miller on her outstanding achievements as an entrepreneur and radio and television host; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-15-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0336
  • SR 555 – Senate Study Committee on Creating a Lottery Game to Benefit Veterans; create (3/29/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Senate Study Committee on Creating a Lottery Game to Benefit Veterans; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ed Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 44 0508
  • SB 286 – State Court of Troup County; charge and collect a technology fee for certain filings; authorize (3/16/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act creating the State Court of Troup County (formerly the Civil and Criminal Court of Troup County), approved March 6, 1962 (Ga. L. 1962, p. 3020), as amended, so as to authorize the court to charge and collect a technology fee for certain filings; to specify the uses to which said technology fees may be put; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Matt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-15-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-16-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-22-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-22-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-24-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Second Readers Full Text Links As passed SenateAs introduced LC 41 0909SB 286 ad
  • SR 105 – United States Constitution; religious organizations receive public aid; prevent discrimination – CA (2/4/2017) - Description A 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 receive public aid, directly or indirectly, for the provision of such services; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Bill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill ()District Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Full Text Links Committee sub LC 34 5082SAs Introduced LC 34 5023
  • SB 30 – Sustainable Community School Operational Grants; definitions; planning and implementation grants; provide (1/21/2017) - Description A 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 provide for Sustainable Community School Operational Grants; to provide for definitions; to provide for planning and implementation grants; to provide for applications for grants; to require the development of community school plans; to provide for requirements for grant recipients; to delineate the purposes for which grant funds may be used; to provide for reports; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Vincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-18-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Full Text Links LC 33 7060S/hssAs passed SenateCommittee sub LC 33 6986SAs Introduced LC 33 6682
  • SB 296 – ‘Controlled Substances Therapeutic Relief Act’ (3/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., so as to repeal the Low THC Oil Patient Registry; to amend Chapter 34 of Title 43 of the O.C.G.A., relating to physicians, acupuncture, physician assistants, cancer and glaucoma treatment, respiratory care, clinical perfusionists, and orthotics and prosthetics practice, so as to repeal provisions relating to use of marijuana for treatment of cancer and glaucoma and provide for medical use of marijuana; to provide for additional debilitating conditions; to provide for the automatic registration of individuals registered under former Code Section 31-2A-18; to provide for funding; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Curt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-22-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2390
  • SR 229 – Public Property; granting of non-exclusive easements for the construction, operation, and maintenance of facilities, utilities, roads; authorize 10 counties (4/8/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION authorizing the granting of non-exclusive easements for the construction, operation, and maintenance of facilities, utilities, roads, and ingress and egress in, on, over, under, upon, across, or through property owned by the State of Georgia in Bleckley, Cherokee, Douglas, Evans, Glynn, Hall, Laurens, Rockdale, Upson, and Walton Counties; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes Sponsors Name District Url Burt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-15-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-16-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-24-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-27-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-15-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-07-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-02-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-02-17 Act 72 Full Text Links SR 229/AP*LC 44 0435S/hssAdopted SenateAs introduced LC 44 0302
  • SB 140 – Division of Low-voltage Contractors; require continuing education; authorize (5/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 14 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to electrical contractors, plumbers, conditioned air contractors, low-voltage contractors, and utility contractors, so as to authorize the Division of Low-voltage Contractors to require continuing education; to provide for a waiver of continuing education requirements under certain circumstances; to provide for applicability; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-08-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-09-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-17-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read Second Time Full Text Links As introduced LC 36 3151
  • SR 529 – Atlanta Jewish Film Festival; recognize (3/25/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Nan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0398
  • SR 535 – Staton, Dr. Cecil P.; congratulate (5/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION congratulating Dr. Cecil P. Staton on his appointment as Chancellor of East Carolina University; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0436
  • SB 260 – Education; investigations by the Professional Standards Commission; complaints from certain educators and parents not residents of this state; provide (3/1/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 20-2-984.3 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to investigations by the Professional Standards Commission of alleged violations by educators, so as to provide for complaints from certain educators and parents that are not residents of this state; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-28-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6952
  • SR 364 – Indrakrishnan, Dr. Indran B.; honor (5/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring and recognizing Dr. Indran B. Indrakrishnan for his outstanding work; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-03-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-06-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0023p
  • SR 31 – Springfield Central High School’s Basketball Program; recognize (1/19/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing the accomplishments of Springfield Central High School's basketball program; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-18-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0017
  • SB 7 – Medical Assistance; obtaining federal financial participation for medical assistance payments to providers of Medicaid expansion; authorization of appropriations (1/30/2017) - Description A 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 federal financial participation for medical assistance payments to providers of Medicaid expansion under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010; to provide for certain restrictions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Vincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2231
  • SB 64 – Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote; enact (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 21 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to elections, so as to enact the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote; to allow states to join together to establish an interstate compact to elect the president by national popular vote; to provide for the implementation of such compact; to provide for definitions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 28 8179
  • SR 60 – Georgia Science Teachers Association; commend (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the Georgia Science Teachers Association; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0040
  • SR 54 – Miner, Jim; recognize (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Jim Miner on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0022
  • SR 395 – Baker, Greg; recognize (3/10/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Greg Baker on his outstanding public service; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-10-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0280
  • SB 93 – “New Americans Program Act” (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to social services, so as to provide for the identification and contacting of legal immigrants to facilitate applications for naturalization; to provide for definitions; to provide a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 41 0854
  • SR 26 – Polk, Charles David; condolences (1/19/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Charles David Polk; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Burt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-17-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0003
  • SR 313 – PFC Roland E. Rush Memorial Intersection; Cooper Heights; dedicate (5/22/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life of PFC Roland E. Rush and dedicating an intersection in his memory; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-24-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 39 1604
  • SR 295 – Law Enforcement Appreciation Day; recognize March 6, 2017 (5/22/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing March 6, 2017, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day at the state capitol and commending certified peace officers in Georgia; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-22-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-23-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0226
  • SR 483 – Roberts, Mason; recognize (5/22/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Mason Roberts on his heroic and life-saving actions; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-22-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0381
  • SR 98 – Glenn, Olivia; recognize (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and honoring Olivia Glenn for her constant strength and hope throughout her battle with pediatric cancer; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Bruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill ()District Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0039
  • SR 18 – Addiction Recovery Awareness Day; recognize January 12, 2017 (1/14/2017) - Description A 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. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-11-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-12-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0001
  • SR 457 – Solomon, Glinnis; honor (3/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring Glinnis Solomon; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Gloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0319
  • SR 158 – National Wear Red Day; recognize February 8, 2017 (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement and recognizing February 8, 2017, as National Wear Red Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Valencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-02-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-07-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0151
  • SR 224 – Joint Study Committee on Storm-Water Management Fees; create (2/18/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Joint Study Committee on Storm-Water Management Fees; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Frank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-17-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Passed/Adopted Full Text Links SR 224/AP*Adopted SenateAs introduced LC 40 1421
  • SB 115 – Sale of Ethanol Gasoline; prohibit within the state; provide for conformity; program providing grants for promotion of E-85 gasoline; repeal (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 8 of Chapter 1 of Title 10 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to petroleum products, brake fluid, and antifreeze, so as to prohibit the sale of ethanol gasoline within the state; to amend Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to revenue and taxation, so as to provide for conformity; to amend Chapter 8 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Department of Community Affairs, so as to repeal a program providing grants for the promotion of E-85 gasoline; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Frank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill ()District Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-02-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-07-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced L 40 1342ER
  • SR 542 – Mann, Marshal R. Steven; recognize (3/25/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Marshal R. Steven Mann on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Gloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0469
  • SB 240 – Georgia International and Maritime Trade Center Authority; reconstitute (5/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 7 of Title 50 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the Georgia International and Maritime Trade Center, so as to reconstitute the Georgia International and Maritime Trade Center Authority; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for definitions; to provide for its membership, manner of appointment, terms of office, and powers and duties; to provide for exemption from taxation; to provide for venue; to provide for disposition of property; to exempt its property from levy and sale; to transfer certain assets and liabilities; to authorize the Department of Economic Development to contract with the authority for certain projects; to repeal certain laws; to provide for related matters; to provide for effective dates; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ben Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-22-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8388
  • SB 40 – Mental Health; transport certain mentally ill patients; authorization of emergency medical services personnel (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 3 of Title 37 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to examination, hospitalization, and treatment of involuntary patients, so as to provide for authorization of emergency medical services personnel to transport certain mentally ill patients under certain circumstances; to provide for reporting requirements; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-08-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-09-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-10-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-10-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 02-14-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-15-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Full Text Links LC 33 7067S/hssAs passed SenateCommittee sub LC 37 2332SFloor amend 1As Introduced LC 37 2262
  • SR 271 – DeVane, Honorable Michael D.; recognize (5/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Honorable Michael D. DeVane on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-21-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0189
  • SR 479 – Esther F. Garrison Wind Ensemble; commend (3/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the Esther F. Garrison Wind Ensemble and its conductor; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-22-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0330
  • SR 155 – Prostate Cancer Awareness Day; recognize February 6, 2017 (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Kurt Gelfand and recognizing February 6, 2017, as Prostate Cancer Awareness Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Bill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-02-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-07-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0078
  • SB 118 – Autism; age limit for coverage for autism spectrum disorders for an individual covered under a policy or contract; change (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 33-24-59.10 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to coverage for autism, so as to change the age limit for coverage for autism spectrum disorders for an individual covered under a policy or contract; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-02-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-07-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-15-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-16-17 Senate Read Second Time Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2291
  • SR 334 – Arnold, Frankie Mae; recognize (3/1/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Frankie Mae Arnold on her outstanding public service; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0263
  • SR 117 – Physicians who have completed the “Scholarship Program”; recognize (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and honoring physicians who have completed the "Scholarship Program" (formerly known as the Country Doctor Program), through the Georgia Board for Physician Workforce; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Dean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0052
  • SR 154 – W.D. Lemon & Sons Funeral Home; recognize (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending W.D. Lemon & Sons Funeral Home for its outstanding work in the funeral service industry; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-02-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-07-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0112
  • SR 416 – National Brain Tumor Awareness Month; recognize May, 2017 (3/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing May, 2017, as National Brain Tumor Awareness Month at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-13-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-14-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0277
  • SR 356 – Edwards, Annette Hardge; recognize (5/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Annette Hardge Edwards on her outstanding public service and being one of the first two African American women elected as a Henry County School Board Member; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Emanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-03-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-06-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0262
  • SR 52 – Lunar New Year Celebration; recognize (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing the Lunar New Year Celebration; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url P. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0061
  • SR 564 – Brown, Chief Frank Lewis; commend (3/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Chief Frank Lewis Brown; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0397
  • SB 14 – State Income Taxes; rural hospitals income tax credit; clarify the amount of an exemption for certain entities under the contributions (1/14/2017) - Description A 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 imposititon, rate, computation, and exemptions from state income taxes, so as to clarify the amount of an exemption for certain entities under the contributions to rural hospitals income tax credit; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Dean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-11-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-12-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 01-31-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-07-17 Senate Engrossed Senate 02-07-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-07-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 02-08-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub As Amended House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub Senate 04-04-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-08-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-08-17 Act 179 Full Text Links SB 14/AP*LC 34 5219S/hssSen floor amend 1As passed SenateCommittee sub LC 34 5040SAs Introduced LC 34 4990
  • SR 145 – Trauma Awareness Day; recognize February 7, 2017 (2/4/2017) - Description A 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 Awareness Day at the capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0082
  • SR 188 – Senate Study Committee on Barriers to Georgians’ Access to Adequate Healthcare (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Senate Study Committee on Barriers to Georgians' Access to Adequate Healthcare; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-08-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-09-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-10-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 03-13-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-28-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2324Committee sub LC 37 2402SAdopted Senate
  • SR 222 – Senate Special Tax Exemption Study Committee; create (5/16/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Senate Special Tax Exemption Study Committee; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-23-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-24-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-28-17 Senate Passed/Adopted Full Text Links As introduced LC 34 5097Adopted Senate
  • SR 392 – Senate Rural Georgia Study Committee; create (3/10/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Senate Rural Georgia Study Committee; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-09-17 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 Passed/Adopted Full Text Links As introduced LC 36 3369Adopted Senate
  • SR 352 – Senate Study Committee on Homelessness; create (3/3/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Senate Study Committee on Homelessness; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-02-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-03-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-20-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-28-17 Senate Passed/Adopted Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2392Adopted Senate
  • SR 412 – Senate Stroke Trauma Center Study Committee; create (3/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Senate Stroke Trauma Center Study Committee; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-13-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-14-17 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 Passed/Adopted Full Text Links As introduced LC 25 6657Adopted Senate
  • SR 414 – Senate Study Committee on the Utilization and Modernization of the State Capitol and Other Buildings; create (5/16/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Senate Study Committee on the Utilization and Modernization of the State Capitol and Other Buildings; and for other purposes Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-13-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-14-17 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 Passed/Adopted Full Text Links As introduced LC 36 3373Adopted Senate
  • SR 410 – Senate Information Technology Corridors in Georgia Study Committee; create (3/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Senate Information Technology Corridors in Georgia Study Committee; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url P. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-13-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-20-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-28-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute Full Text Links As introduced LC 43 0661Committee sub LC 43 0669SAdopted Senate
  • SB 15 – Crimes and Offenses; weapons carry license; add to the category of former law enforcement officers (1/12/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-11-129 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to weapons carry license, temporary renewal permit, mandamus, and verification of license, so as to add to the category of former law enforcement officers who are entitled to be issued a weapons carry license without the payment of certain fees; to provide conditions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-11-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-10-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-14-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-16-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-16-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 02-17-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-21-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 04-03-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-08-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-08-17 Act 199 Full Text Links As Introduced LC 41 0896Committee sub LC 29 7389SAs passed SenateSB 15/AP*
  • SB 175 – Juvenile Code; juvenile court proceedings; enact reforms (3/3/2017) - Description A 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 enact reforms relating to juvenile court proceedings recommended by the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform; to allow juvenile courts to impose certain conditions on parents, guardians, and legal custodians of children who are in need of services, delinquent, or involved in a court's community based risk reduction program; to provide for procedure; to change provisions relating to the detention of a delinquent child who has been determined to be incompetent to proceed in juvenile court proceedings; to provide for professional input as to the detention of a child who has been determined to be incompetent to proceed; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-24-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-27-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-01-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-01-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-03-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-06-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 04-03-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-09-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-09-17 Act 227 Full Text Links As introduced LC 29 7390-ECAs passed SenateSB 175/AP*
  • SB 242 – Advanced Practice Registered Nurses; delegating physician can enter into a protocol agreement at any one time for nurses; provide (3/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 43-34-25 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to delegation of certain medical acts to advanced practice registered nurses, so as to provide an exception to the number of advanced practice registered nurses with which a delegating physician can enter into a protocol agreement at any one time for nurses in certain locations under certain conditions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-22-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-15-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-07-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-09-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-09-17 Act 274 Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2376Committee sub LC 37 2395SAs passed SenateLC 33 7009S/hssSB 242/AP*
  • SB 201 – Labor and Industrial Relations; employees to use sick leave for the care of immediate family members; allow (2/17/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to labor and industrial relations, so as to allow employees to use sick leave for the care of immediate family members; to provide for definitions; to provide for conditions to take leave; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill ()District Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-17-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-23-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-24-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-27-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-27-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 02-28-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-01-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-14-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Postponed House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Postponed House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-07-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-08-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-08-17 Act 203 Full Text Links As introduced LC 36 3112Committee sub LC 36 3305SAs passed SenateLC 36 3365S/hssFloor Amendment AM 41 0282SB 201/HCSFASB 201/AP*
  • SB 141 – Carnival Ride Safety; engineering evaluation with a carnival ride permit application; require (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 15 of Title 25 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carnival ride safety, so as to require the owner of a carnival ride to submit an engineering evaluation with a carnival ride permit application; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Bruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-08-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-09-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-17-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-23-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-23-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 02-24-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-27-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-14-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Postponed House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-06-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-08-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-08-17 Act 224 Full Text Links As introduced LC 36 3221As passed SenateLC 36 3387S/hssSB 141/AP*
  • SB 206 – ‘Hearing Aid Coverage for Children Act’ (2/18/2017) - Description 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 for a short title and findings; to require health plans to provide coverage for hearing aids for certain individuals; to provide for the frequency of replacing hearing aids; to provide for coverage of services and supplies; to provide options for higher priced devices; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url P. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-17-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-15-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-07-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-08-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-08-17 Act 174 Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2350As passed SenateLC 37 2417S/hssSB 206/AP*
  • SB 183 – State Road and Tollway Authority; definition; powers of the authority; provide (4/7/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 2 of Chapter 10 of Title 32 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to the State Road and Tollway Authority, so as to provide for a definition; to provide for powers of the authority; to allow for the indefinite collection of tolls in certain instances; to provide for letting of contracts by competitive bids; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Brandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-15-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-16-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-24-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-27-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-28-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-28-17 Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended House of Representatives 03-01-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-03-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-07-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-09-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-09-17 Act 270 Full Text Links As introduced LC 39 1537ERFloor amend 1 AM 39 0181As passed SenateLC 39 1687ERS/hssSB 183/AP*
  • SB 156 – Sales and Use Taxes; equalized homestead option sales and use taxes; provide certain restrictions (2/14/2017) - Description A 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 for limitations on the collection of certain other taxes while such equalized homestead option sales and use tax is being levied; to provide for the sales on which such tax may be levied; to provide limitation on the use of special purpose local option sales taxes which are levied in conjunction with an equalized homestead option sales and use tax; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Fran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-14-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-23-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported As Amended Senate 02-24-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-27-17 Senate Engrossed Senate 02-27-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-27-17 Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended House of Representatives 02-28-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-01-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Withdrawn, Recommitted House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-07-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-08-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-08-17 Act 206 Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8297Committee amend AM 28 1546As passed SenateLC 28 8470S/hssLC 34 5236S/hssLC 25 6686S/hfsSB 156/AP*
  • SB 108 – Veterans Service; maintenance of a women veterans’ office by the commissioner of veteran services; require (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 4 of Title 38 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Department of Veterans Service, so as to require maintenance of a women veterans' office by the commissioner of veterans service; to provide for the purposes of such women veterans' office; to require interaction with veterans court divisions to assist with recruiting and training mentors; to require an annual report; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-21-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-23-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-23-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 02-24-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-27-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-13-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Postponed House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 04-03-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-08-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-08-17 Act 183 Full Text Links As introduced LC 44 0266-ECAs passed SenateSB 108/AP*
  • SB 250 – State Sexual Offender Registry; individual is convicted in another country; require registration (3/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 1 of Title 42 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Sexual Offender Registration Review Board, so as to require registration on the State Sexual Offender Registry when an individual is convicted in another country; to provide that the sentencing superior court judge shall make the risk assessment classification as part of sentencing for sexual offenders convicted in this state; to provide for recommendations by the Sexual Offender Registration Review Board to such sentencing judge; to provide for appeals; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-22-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-07-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-08-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-08-17 Act 171 Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 1078As passed SenateLC 29 7563S/hsFloor Amendment AM 29 2614SB 250/HCSFASB 250/AP*
  • SB 174 – Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform; reform for individuals supervised under accountability courts; provide (2/15/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide for reform for individuals supervised under accountability courts, the Department of Community Supervision, and the State Board of Pardons and Paroles and enact reforms recommended by the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform; to amend Title 15 and Code Section 49-3-6 of the O.C.G.A., relating to courts and functions of a county or district department of family and children services; to amend Article 1 of Chapter 10 of Title 17, Title 42, and Code Section 51-1-54 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the procedure for sentencing and the imposition of punishment, penal institutions, and the Program and Treatment Completion Certificate; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-24-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-27-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-01-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-01-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-03-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-06-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-10-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-09-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-09-17 Act 226 Full Text Links As introduced LC 29 7414-ECCommittee sub LC 29 7477SAs passed SenateLC 29 7550-ERS/hssSB 174/AP*
  • SB 128 – Drivers’ Licenses; Department of Natural Resources; limited purposes; allow for the sharing of personal data (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 5 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding drivers' licenses, so as to allow for the sharing of personal data with the Department of Natural Resources for limited purposes; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-16-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-17-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-23-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-23-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 02-24-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-27-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-13-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 04-03-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-09-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-09-17 Act 239 Full Text Links As introduced LC 40 1356ERAs passed SenateSB 128/AP*
  • SR 95 – Sales and Use Tax; net proceeds; educational purposes; county school system; independent school systems; provide for distribution-CA (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Georgia so as to provide for distribution of the net proceeds of a sales and use tax for educational purposes between a county school system and one or more independent school systems located in such county; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ellis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-01-17 Senate Withdrawn & Recommitted Senate 02-09-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-14-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-14-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 02-15-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-16-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 02-16-17 House Withdrawn, Recommitted House of Representatives 03-03-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-14-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-14-17 House Third Reading Lost House of Representatives 03-14-17 House Notice to Reconsider House of Representatives 03-15-17 House Reconsidered House of Representatives 03-15-17 House Withdrawn, Recommitted House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Passed/Adopted Reconsidered Bill/Res As Amended Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-10-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-09-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-09-17 Act 278 Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6750Committee sub LC 33 6843SAs passed SenateFloor amend 2 AM 37 0336Floor amend 1 AM 34 0749Floor Amendment AM 28 1573SR 95/AP*
  • SB 258 – Eligibility and Qualifications for Office; ineligibility for office for holders of public money of municipalities who refuse; pay over such funds to proper office; provide (4/8/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 2 of Title 45 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding eligibility and qualifications for office, so as to provide for ineligibility for office for holders of public money of municipalities who refuse or fail to account and pay over such funds to the proper officer; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Blake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-27-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-07-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-08-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-08-17 Act 204 Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8403As passed senateLC 28 8476S/hssSB 258/AP*
  • SB 153 – Hearing Aid Dealers and Dispensers; exempt certain activities (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 20 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to hearing aid dealers and dispensers, so as to exempt certain activities of hearing aid dealers, hearing aid dispensers, and others related to the manufacture and sale of certain nonprescription hearing aids from the applicability of said chapter; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Matt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-06-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-09-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-09-17 Act 244 Full Text Links As introduced LC 36 3212Committee sub LC 37 2393SFloor amend 1 AM 36 0579As passed SenateLC 33 7012S/hssFloor Amendment AM 36 0594SB 153/HCSFASB 153/AP*
  • SB 132 – Civil Practice; statutory civil case filing and disposition forms; allow Judicial Council of Georgia to promulgate forms; child custody proceedings; provide (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 9 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to civil practice, so as to remove the statutory civil case filing and disposition forms and allow the Judicial Council of Georgia to promulgate such forms; to repeal and revise provisions requiring such forms be transmitted; to amend Title 9, Title 15, and Article 1 of Chapter 9 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to civil practice, courts, and general provisions for child custody proceedings, respectively, so as to provide for conforming cross-references; to require annual reporting of certain information; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Blake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-17-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-06-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-09-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-09-17 Act 240 Full Text Links As introduced LC 29 7369Committee sub LC 29 7423SAs passed SenateLC 41 1174S/hssFloor Amendment AM 29 2653Floor Amendment AM 29 2637SB 132/AP*
  • SB 168 – Child Abuse; permitted to access child abuse records by department, or county, or other state or local agency; extend; Central Child Abuse Registry; permit access (4/8/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to child abuse, so as to extend the persons and agencies permitted to access child abuse records by the department or a county or other state or local agency; to amend Article 8 of Chapter 5 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Central Child Abuse Registry, so as to permit access to information in the child abuse registry to certain governmental entities investigating allegations of child abuse; to permit access to child abuse registry to certain child-placing entities conducting foster and adoptive parent background checks; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-24-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-27-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-28-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-28-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-01-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-03-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-06-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-08-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-08-17 Act 170 Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2261ERAs passed SenateLC 29 7554S/hssSB 168/AP*
  • SB 180 – Hospital Care for the Indigent; additional reporting requirement for rural hospitals; provide (2/16/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 8 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to hospital care for the indigent generally, so as to provide for an additional reporting requirement for rural hospitals; 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 income taxes, so as to change certain amounts and entities eligible for the credit; to amend Code Section 50-18-72 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to when public disclosure not required, so that the identities of individual and corporate donors to rural hospital organizations are exempt from public disclosure; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Dean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-15-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-16-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub As Amended House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub Senate 04-06-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-08-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-08-17 Act 200 Full Text Links As introduced LC 34 5112Committee sub LC 34 5161SFloor amend 1 AM 34 0752As passed SenateLC 43 0694S/hssLC 34 5234S/hfsAM 34 0761Senate floor amend 1SB 180/AP*
  • SB 176 – Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform; driving privileges; enact reforms (2/15/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 17 and Chapter 5 of Title 40 of the O.C.G.A., relating to criminal procedure and drivers' licenses, respectively, so as to enact reforms relating to driving privileges recommended by the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform; to change and provide for the procedure of issuing bench warrants for individuals charged with certain traffic, motorist, and road violations; to remove a barrier to obtaining a habitual violator probationary license; to change provisions relating to third and subsequent convictions under Code Section 40-6-391 involving controlled substances or marijuana; to change provisions relating to reinstatement of certain licenses under certain conditions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-24-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-27-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-01-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-01-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-03-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-06-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-06-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-09-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-09-17 Act 228 Full Text Links As introduced LC 29 7386-ECCommittee sub LC 29 7476-ECSAs passed SenateLC 29 7544-ECS/hssSB 176/AP*
  • SB 125 – Physician Assistants; authority to prescribe hydrocodone compound products; authorize a physician to delegate to a physician assistant (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 43-34-103 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to delegation of authority to physician assistants, so as to authorize a physician to delegate to a physician assistant the authority to prescribe hydrocodone compound products; to provide for a limitation; to provide for additional continuing education requirements regarding hydrocodone compound products; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Rick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-15-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-16-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-21-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-21-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 02-22-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-23-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Withdrawn, Recommitted House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-04-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-09-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-09-17 Veto V8 Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2294As passed SenateLC 37 2433S/hssLC 29 7609S/hssSB 125/AP*
  • SB 46 – Torts; space flight activities; provide facilitation; definitions; exceptions (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to torts, so as to provide for the facilitation of space flight activities in this state; to provide for definitions; to provide for exceptions; to limit the liability of space flight entities related to injuries sustained by participants who have agreed in writing to such a limitation after being provided with certain warnings; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url William Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-07-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-15-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-15-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 02-16-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-17-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-10-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Withdrawn, Recommitted House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-04-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-08-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-08-17 Act 173 Full Text Links As Introduced LC 36 3148Committee sub LC 36 3211SAs passed SenateLC 39 1701ERS/hfsFloor Amendment AM 36 0620SB 46/HFSFASB 46/AP*
  • SB 109 – “Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact” (“REPLICA”); provide for the enactment (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 3 of Title 38 of the O.C.G.A., relating to emergency management, so as to provide for the enactment of the "Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact" ("REPLICA"); to establish the Interstate Commission for EMS Personnel Practice; to provide for a coordinated database; to provide for rulemaking; to provide for oversight, dispute resolution, and enforcement; to provide for contingent effectiveness of the compact; to provide for construction and severability; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-17-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-24-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-24-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 02-27-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-28-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Passed/Adopted As Amended Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-06-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-08-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-08-17 Act 175 Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6755As passed SenateFloor Amendment AM 34 0754SB 109/AP*
  • SB 117 – Georgia Technology Authority; definition of the term “agency”; change; establishment of certain policies and standards used by all agencies; provide (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 25 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Georgia Technology Authority, so as to change the definition of the term "agency"; to provide for the establishment of certain policies and standards to be used by all agencies; to provide for waivers under certain circumstances; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url P. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-02-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-07-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-14-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-17-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-17-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 02-21-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-22-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-04-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-08-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-08-17 Act 187 Full Text Links As introduced LC 36 3177-ECAs passed SenateLC 28 8477S/hssSB 117/AP*
  • SB 96 – Health; pronouncement of death by registered professional nurses; nursing homes and hospice care; authorize; county medical examiner’s duties after notice of suspicious death; make a conforming change (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to health, so as to authorize the pronouncement of death by registered professional nurses, nurse practitioners, or physician assistants of patients in nursing homes even if they are organ donors; to provide for the pronouncement of death by registered professional nurses, nurse practitioners, or physician assistants of patients in hospice care even if they are organ donors; to amend Code Section 45-16-25 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to coroner's or county medical examiner's duties after notice of suspicious or unusual death, so as to make a conforming change; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ben Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-17-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-24-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-24-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 02-27-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-28-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-14-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-14-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 04-03-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-09-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-09-17 Act 236 Full Text Links As Introduced LC 33 6791As passed SenateSB 96/AP*
  • SB 41 – Pharmacists and Pharmacies; durable medical equipment suppliers; provide for the licensure; definition; requirements; discipline and revocation (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 4 of Title 26 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to pharmacists and pharmacies, so as to provide for the licensure of durable medical equipment suppliers; to provide for a definition; to provide for requirements for licensure; to provide for discipline and revocation; to provide for inspections; to provide for exemptions; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-07-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-14-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-14-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 02-15-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-16-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-03-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-09-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-09-17 Act 230 Full Text Links As Introduced LC 33 6756Committee sub LC 37 2313SAs passed SenateLC 33 7065S/hssSB 41/AP*
  • SB 106 – Pain Management Clinics; health care professionals who must be on-site; revise a provision (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 43-34-283 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to licensure requirements for pain management clinics, so as to revise a provision relating to the health care professionals who must be on-site at a pain management clinic in order for the clinic to provide medical treatment or services; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Greg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-15-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-16-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-21-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-21-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 02-22-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-23-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-04-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-09-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-09-17 Act 237 Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2249As passed SenateLC 33 7063S/hssSB 106/AP*
  • SB 95 – Selection of Jurors; state-wide master jury list; change provisions; Georgia Crime Information Center; pardons and paroles; provide conforming cross-references (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 12 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to selection of jurors, so as to change provisions relating to the collection of data for the compilation of the state-wide master jury list; to amend Code Section 35-3-33 and Article 1 of Chapter 9 of Title 42 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the powers and duties of the Georgia Crime Information Center and general provisions for pardons and paroles, respectively, so as to provide for conforming cross-references; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-17-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-01-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-01-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-03-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-06-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 04-04-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-09-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-09-17 Act 235 Full Text Links As Introduced LC 29 7300Committee sub LC 29 7424SAs passed SenateSB 95/AP*
  • SB 200 – Insurance; synchronizing patients’ chronic medications; provide (2/18/2017) - Description 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 for synchronizing patients' chronic medications; to define a term; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Chuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-17-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-23-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-24-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-15-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-07-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-09-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-09-17 Act 272 Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6895As passed SenateLC 28 8455S/hssSB 200/AP*
  • SB 222 – ‘Local Government 9-1-1 Authority Act’; Local Government 9-1-1 Authority; create (2/22/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Titles 36, 45, and 46 of the O.C.G.A., relating to local government, public officers and employees, and public utilities and public transportation, respectively, so as to create the Local Government 9-1-1 Authority; to provide for members, powers, duties, authority, and responsibilities; to change certain provisions relating to the remittance of 9-1-1 charges; to provide for payment by service suppliers to the Local Government 9-1-1 Authority; to provide for administrative costs; to provide for legal representation; to provide for penalties and interest for noncompliance; to revise definitions relative to the Georgia Emergency Telephone Number 9-1-1 Service Act; to provide for conforming changes; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-21-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-10-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-09-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-09-17 Veto V9 Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8368ERFloor amend 1 AM 28 1569As passed SenateLC 41 1194S/hssLC 41 1195S/hrcsSB 222/AP*
  • SB 88 – ‘Narcotic Treatment Programs Enforcement Act’ (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 26 of the O.C.G.A., relating to drug abuse treatment and education programs, so as to provide for regulation of narcotic treatment programs; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-10-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-14-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-23-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-23-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 02-24-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-27-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-15-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Postponed House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Postponed House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Postponed House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub As Amended House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub Senate 04-04-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-04-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-04-17 Act 140 Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2287Committee sub LC 37 2334SAs passed SenateLC 33 7039S/hssSenate floor amend 1SB 88/AP*
  • SB 126 – State Tort Claims; venue of actions; provisions; change (3/30/2017) - Description A 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 repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-24-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-27-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-04-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-09-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-09-17 Act 238 Full Text Links As introduced LC 29 7317Committee sub LC 29 7443SSB 126 Floor Amend 1As passed SenateLC 41 1173S/hssFloor Amendment AM 41 0270SB 126/HCSFASB 126/AP*
  • SB 284 – City of Trenton in Dade County; position of city clerk from an elective to an appointive position; change (3/16/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act reincorporating and providing a new charter for the City of Trenton in Dade County, approved March 26, 1987 (Ga. L. 1987, p. 4725), so as to change the position of city clerk from an elective to an appointive position; to provide for the current city clerk to serve out the remainder of his or her term of office; to provide for the appointment of city clerks; to provide for the election of certain city officers; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-15-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-16-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-22-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-22-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-24-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 04-07-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-09-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-09-17 Act 276 Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8446SB 284 adAs passed SenateSB 284/AP*
  • SB 137 – Child Support Recovery Act; federal Deficit Reduction Act of 2005; require the obligor to pay the full fee (2/11/2017) - Description A 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 Reduction Act of 2005; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Greg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-08-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-09-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-15-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-16-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-23-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-23-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 02-24-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-27-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-10-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-10-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-09-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-09-17 Act 242 Full Text Links As introduced LC 29 7347As passed SenateLC 41 1146S/hssFloor Amendment AM 41 0301SB 137/HCSFASB 137/AP*
  • SB 271 – City of Trenton; governing authority to levy an excise tax pursuant to subsection (b) of Code Section 48-13-51 of the O.C.G.A; authorize (3/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to authorize the governing authority of the City of Trenton 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 related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-10-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-20-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-20-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-22-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 04-03-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-02-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-02-17 Act 77 Full Text Links As introduced LC 43 0611SB 271 adAs passed SenateSB 271/AP*
  • SB 292 – Board of Commissioners of Walker County; create (3/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to create the Board of Commissioners of Walker County; to provide for continuation of certain obligations and liabilities; to provide for the composition of the board; to provide for the specific repeal of a certain local Act; to provide for a referendum; to provide for related matters; to provide for effective dates and automatic repeal; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-22-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 03-22-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-24-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-10-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-02-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-02-17 Act 79 Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8463SB 292 adCommittee sub LC 28 8490SAs passed SenateLC 28 8508S/hssSB 292/AP*
  • SR 228 – Property Conveyance; authorize 18 counties (3/31/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION authorizing the conveyance and lease of certain state owned real properties; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Burt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-24-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-27-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-15-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub As Amended House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub Senate 04-10-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-02-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-02-17 Act 71 Full Text Links As introduced LC 44 0320Adopted SenateLC 44 0434S/hssFloor Amendment AM 44 0041SR 228/HCSFAFloor amend 1 AM 44 0050SR 228/AP*
  • SB 186 – Education; HOPE; students who earned high school diploma through dual coursework are eligible; associate degree; clarify (3/1/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to education, so as to clarify language relating to the effect of dual credit courses on HOPE scholarship and grant applicability; to provide that students who earned a high school diploma through certain dual credit coursework are eligible for a HOPE grant toward an associate degree; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-15-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-16-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-27-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-28-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-01-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-01-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-03-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-06-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted As Amended Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-06-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 04-27-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 04-27-17 Act 35 Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6890Committee sub LC 33 6979SAs passed SenateFloor Amendment AM 40 0208ERSB 186/AP*
  • SB 281 – “Macon Water Authority Act”; power of the authority to contract with Macon-Bibb County and Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority; extend (4/7/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act formerly known as the "Bibb County Water and Sewerage Authority Act," now known as the "Macon Water Authority Act," approved March 2, 1966 (Ga. L. 1966, p. 2737), as amended, particularly by an Act approved March 23, 1992 (Ga. L. 1992, p. 4991), and by an Act approved April 23, 1999 (Ga. L. 1999, p. 4832), so as to extend the power of the authority to contract with Macon-Bibb County and the Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority to acquire, construct, and develop industrial sites and facilities; to provide for the use of certain funds of the authority; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-13-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-14-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-22-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-22-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-24-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 04-07-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-02-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-02-17 Act 78 Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8443ERSB 281 adAs passed SenateSB 281/AP*
  • SB 211 – Student Assessments;consideration of local reading programs; research based formative assessments; summative component; provide (4/7/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 20-2-281 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to student assessments, so as to provide for consideration of local reading programs when establishing a research based formative assessment with a summative component for grades one and two; to provide for a review and recommended solution for ongoing assessments in kindergarten through grade five in reading and mathematics and for the assessments in grades three through eight; to provide for a comparability study to determine and establish the concordance of nationally recognized academic assessments with content standards and assessments in grades nine through 12; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-17-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Postponed House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted As Amended Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-07-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 04-27-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 04-27-17 Act 36 Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6920Committee sub LC 33 6988SAs passed SenateFloor Amendment AM 33 1713SB 211/AP*
  • SB 205 – Perry Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Authority; requirements for appointment of members of authority; change (3/8/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act creating the Perry Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Authority, approved February 27, 1990 (Ga. L. 1990, p. 3542), as amended, particularly by an Act approved April 1, 1996 (Ga. L. 1996, p. 3831), so as to change requirements for appointment of members of the authority; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-17-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-06-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-06-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-09-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-10-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-13-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-13-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-13-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 04-03-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-02-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-02-17 Act 74 Full Text Links As introduced LC 44 0270SB 205 adAs passed SenateSB 205/AP*
  • SB 143 – DeKalb County Ad Valorem Taxes; homestead exemption; county purposes; tolling provision regarding exemption; remove (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act providing for a homestead exemption from certain DeKalb County ad valorem taxes for county purposes in an amount equal to the amount by which the current year assessed value of a homestead exceeds the base year assessed value of such homestead, approved May 5, 2006 (Ga. L. 2006, p. 4636), as amended, particularly by an Act approved May 12, 2015 (Ga. L. 2015, p. 4057), so as to remove the tolling provision regarding such exemption; to provide for a referendum, effective dates, and automatic repeal; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Emanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-08-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-09-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-01-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-01-17 Senate Recommitted Senate 03-03-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-13-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-13-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-13-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 04-03-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-02-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-02-17 Act 73 Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8229SB 143 adCommittee sub LC 28 8420SAs passed SenateSB 143/AP*
  • SB 267 – Hapeville Water and Sewer Authority; repeal an Act creating (3/2/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to repeal an Act creating the Hapeville Water and Sewer Authority, approved April 11, 1979 (Ga. L.1979, p. 3461), as amended; to provide for the assets and liabilities thereof; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Nan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-03-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-24-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-24-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-24-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 04-07-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-02-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-02-17 Act 76 Full Text Links As introduced LC 44 0298SB 267 adAs passed SenateSB 267/AP*
  • SB 102 – Emergency Medical Services; emergency cardiac care centers; designation; Office of Cardiac Care within Department of Public Health; establishment (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to emergency medical services, so as to provide for the designation of emergency cardiac care centers; to provide for the establishment of the Office of Cardiac Care within the Department of Public Health; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill ()District Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-10-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-14-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-22-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-22-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute 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 House of Representatives 03-10-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-10-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 04-03-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-02-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-02-17 Act 105 Full Text Links As Introduced LC 33 6826Committee sub LC 37 2314SAs passed SenateSB 102/AP*
  • SB 265 – Forsyth County; compensation of the coroner and deputy coroner; provide (3/1/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide for compensation of the coroner and deputy coroner of Forsyth County; to provide for annual cost-of-living adjustment increases for the coroner; to provide for salary supplements for the coroner; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-28-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-13-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-13-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-14-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-15-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 04-03-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 05-02-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 05-02-17 Act 75 Full Text Links As introduced LC 44 0216SB 265 adAs passed SenateSB 265/AP*
  • SR 501 – Indimi, Alhaji Muhammadu; recognize (4/27/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Alhaji Muhammadu Indimi; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-22-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0409
  • SR 167 – Yates, Honorable Sally; recognize (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Honorable Sally Yates for her outstanding career in law and public service; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Elena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-14-17 Senate Withdrawn & Recommitted Senate 03-22-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-22-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links As introduced LC 114 0183
  • SB 4 – “Enhancing Mental Health Treatment in Georgia Act”; Georgia Mental Health Treatment Task Force; establish (1/21/2017) - Description A 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 legislative findings; to provide for the membership, duties, compensation, and expense allowances; to develop applications for a Medicaid waiver and block grant funding; to prohibit the submission of a mental health Medicaid waiver application without legislative approval; to require agencies' cooperation; to provide for the abolishment; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-01-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-07-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-07-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 02-08-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-15-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Withdrawn, Recommitted House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub As Amended House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Disagreed Senate Amend or Sub Full Text Links As Introduced LC 37 2258ERCommittee sub LC 37 2302ERSAs passed SenateLC 33 7038S/hssLC 37 2440S/hssFloor amend 1 AM 37 0376
  • SB 18 – Georgia Public Safety Training Center; any member of security police force; retain his/her weapon and badge under certain conditions (1/15/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 35-5-7 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to security police force within the Georgia Public Safety Training Center, so as to provide that any member of the security police force, upon his or her retirement or upon leaving such employment as a result of a disability arising in the line of duty, shall be entitled to retain his or her weapon and badge under certain conditions; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-12-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-07-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-10-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-10-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 02-14-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-15-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-13-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 04-03-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 04-18-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 04-18-17 Act 20 Full Text Links As Introduced LC 41 0878Committee sub LC 41 0976SAs passed SenateFloor amend 1Floor amend 1aSB 18/AP*
  • SB 121 – “Jeffrey Dallas Gay, Jr. Act” (2/4/2017) - Description A 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 entities to obtain opioid antagonists under the conditions the state health officer may impose; to provide for immunity; to amend Chapter 13 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to controlled substances, so as to change the definition of a dangerous drug; to add a drug to Schedule V; to provide for a short title; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-02-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-07-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-22-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-23-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-27-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-27-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 02-28-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-01-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub As Amended House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub Senate 04-04-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 04-18-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 04-18-17 Act 19 Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2290-ECAs passed SenateLC 29 7532S/hssSenate floor amend 1SB 121/AP*
  • SR 468 – Walsh, Dr. Eric; extend apologies (3/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION extending apologies to Dr. Eric Walsh; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links Read and referred LC 114 0347
  • SR 345 – 40 Under Forty Georgia Muslims; commend (3/2/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the 40 Under Forty Georgia Muslims; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-03-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links Read and referred LC 115 0260
  • SR 565 – Moving from Green to Zero Campaign; commend (3/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing March 30, 2017, as the eighth annual Moving From Green to Zero Waste Under the Golden Dome and commending the Moving from Green to Zero Campaign for its efforts to create clean land, clean air, and clean water for a sustainable Georgia; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links Read and referred LC 115 0439
  • SB 160 – “Back the Badge Act of 2017” (2/14/2017) - Description A 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 original jurisdiction the trial of any child 13 to 17 years of age who is alleged to have committed the offense of aggravated assault or aggravated battery upon a peace officer while the peace officer is engaged in, or on account of the performance of, his or her official duties; to clarify the definition of a class A designated felony act in light of the jurisdictional changes; to amend Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to crimes and offenses, so as to provide for definitions; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-14-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-22-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-23-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-24-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-24-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 02-27-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-28-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-10-17 Senate Sent to Governor Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 0989Committee sub LC 41 1069SAs passed SenateLC 29 7594S/hssSB 160/AP*
  • SB 219 – Motor Vehicles; definitions; operation of motor vehicles with automated driving systems on certain public roads; provide (4/7/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 40 of the O.C.G.A., relating to motor vehicles, so as to provide for definitions; to provide for the operation of motor vehicles with automated driving systems on certain public roads; to provide for submission of certain information to the Department of Revenue to operate motor vehicles with automated driving systems; to provide for the operation of motor vehicles with such systems in certain locations; to provide for notice to local governing authorities; to provide for the collection of data from the operation of such motor vehicles; to provide for the submission of information and data to the General Assembly by the manufacturer of motor vehicles with automated driving systems; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-21-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-07-17 Senate Sent to Governor Full Text Links As introduced LC 39 1490ERCommittee sub LC 39 1642ERSFloor amend 1 AM 39 0185As passed SenateLC 39 1681ERS/hssSB 219/AP*
  • SB 133 – Corporate Net Worth Tax; less than a certain amount; make such tax inapplicable to corporations (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 13 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the corporate net worth tax, so as to make such tax inapplicable to corporations worth less than a certain amount; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-16-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-17-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-27-17 Senate Engrossed Senate 02-27-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-27-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 02-28-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-01-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-03-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-15-17 House Withdrawn, Recommitted House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-10-17 Senate Sent to Governor Full Text Links As introduced LC 40 1296As passed SenateLC 43 0704ERS/hssFloor Amendment AM 37 0368SB 133/HCSFASB 133/AP*
  • SB 193 – Positive Alternatives for Pregnancy and Parenting Grant Program; program mission and practice; revise (2/17/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 2A of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Positive Alternatives for Pregnancy and Parenting Grant Program, so as to revise the program mission and practice; to remove certain references to medically indigent women; to revise the definition of contract management agency; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-17-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-22-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-23-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-07-17 Senate Sent to Governor Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2346ERCommittee sub LC 37 2377ERSFloor amend 1aFloor amend 1bFloor amend 1 AM 37 0354As passed SenateLC 33 7073S/hssSB 193/AP*
  • SR 204 – Kyle Gilbert Memorial Highway; Gwinnett County; dedicate (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life of Mr. Kyle Gilbert and dedicating a road in his memory; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-14-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-06-17 Senate Sent to Governor Full Text Links As introduced LC 39 1521Committee sub LC 39 1637SFloor amend 1 AM 44 0032ERAdopted SenateLC 39 1695S/hssFloor Amendment AM 39 0197SR 204/HCSFAFloor Amendment AM 39 0201SR 204/AP*
  • SB 147 – Cemetery and Funeral Services; unitrust distribution method provisions; permit a cemetery to request a trustee (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 14 of Title 10 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to cemetery and funeral services, so as to permit a cemetery or cemetery company to request a trustee to distribute income earned by an irrevocable trust fund utilizing certain unitrust distribution method provisions; to provide for a definition; to modify a cross-reference; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-17-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-01-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-01-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-03-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-06-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-14-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub As Amended House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub Senate 04-06-17 Senate Sent to Governor Full Text Links As introduced LC 36 3207As passed SenateLC 36 3388S/hssSenate floor amend AM 36 0614SB 147/AP*
  • SB 149 – School Resource Officers; training requirements; provide (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to employment and training of peace officers, so as to provide for training requirements for school resource officers; to provide for a definition; to provide for penalties; to provide for rules and regulations by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council for the administration of such training requirements; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Emanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-06-17 Senate Sent to Governor Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 1006Committee sub LC 33 6992SSB 149 Floor Amend 1As passed SenateLC 41 1168S/hssSB 149/AP*
  • SB 104 – Kidnapping, False Imprisonment and Related Offenses; human trafficking hotline model notice in government buildings; require posting (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 5 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to kidnapping, false imprisonment, and related offenses, so as to require the posting of the human trafficking hotline model notice in government buildings; to provide for definitions; to provide for exceptions; to require government entities to have a hyperlink to the human trafficking hotline model notice on their websites; to delete the sunset provision; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-24-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-27-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-01-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-01-17 Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended House of Representatives 03-03-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-06-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted As Amended Senate 03-30-17 Senate Disagreed House Amend or Sub House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Insisted Senate 03-30-17 Senate Conference Committee Appointed House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Conference Committee Appointed 146th, 82nd, 40th House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Conference Committee Report Adopted Senate 03-30-17 Senate Conference Committee Report Adopted Senate 04-06-17 Senate Sent to Governor Full Text Links As Introduced LC 41 0838SB 104 FA 1As passed SenateFloor Amendment AM 29 2648SB 104/AP*CCR to SB 104 LC 7634ERS
  • SB 216 – Sales Tax; per capita share of certain municipalities to be paid to the county governing authority; eliminate a provision (3/1/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 48-8-109.5 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to administration, collection, and disbursement of the equalized homestead option sales tax, so as to eliminate a provision providing for the per capita share of certain municipalities to be paid to the county governing authority; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-21-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Engrossed Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Full Text Links As introduced LC 44 0345As passed SenateLC 34 5245S/hfsSenate floor amend 1
  • SR 130 – Joint Transparency and Open Access in Government Study Committee; create (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Joint Transparency and Open Access in Government Study Committee; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Chuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-17-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Full Text Links As Introduced LC 28 8239Committee sub LC 36 3280SAdopted SenateLC 36 3390S/hssSR 130/AP*
  • SR 255 – General Assembly; regulate the amount of tuition and fees for institutions of the University System of Georgia; authorize -CA (4/5/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to authorize the General Assembly to regulate the amount of tuition and fees for institutions of the University System of Georgia; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-21-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 40 1413
  • SR 279 – General Assembly; establishment of a council to set the salaries of members; provide (2/22/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Georgia so as to provide for the establishment of a council to set the salaries of members of the General Assembly; to provide a council to advise the General Assembly in the setting of salaries for constitutional officers, judges, and the heads of state agencies; to provide for related matters; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-21-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8377
  • SR 475 – General Assembly; provide by law for the legalization and regulation of marijuana; authorize (3/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Georgia so as to authorize the General Assembly to provide by law for the legalization and regulation of marijuana; to permit persons 21 years of age or older to purchase limited amounts of marijuana for personal use; to provide that the fees and tax proceeds from the sale of such marijuana be dedicated equally between education and transportation infrastructure purposes; to provide that such funds shall not lapse; to provide for submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Curt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-22-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2352
  • SB 69 – Packaging, Labeling and Registration of Organic Products and Certifying Entities; registration requirement; eliminate (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 2-21-4 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to packaging and labeling and registration of organic products and certifying entities, so as to eliminate a registration requirement; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-02-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-07-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-08-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-08-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 02-09-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-10-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 02-15-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 04-03-17 Senate Sent to Governor Full Text Links As Introduced LC 40 1291As passed SenateSB 69/AP*
  • SB 16 – Low THC Oil; definition; provisions relating to conditions eligible for use; change (1/14/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 8 of Chapter 12 of Title 16 and Code Section 31-2A-18 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the regulation of low THC oil and the establishment of the Low THC Oil Patient Registry, definitions, purpose, registration cards, quarterly reports, and waiver forms, respectively, so as to change the definition of low THC oil; to change provisions relating to conditions eligible for use of low THC oil; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ben Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-11-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-12-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-08-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-09-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-16-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-16-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 02-17-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-21-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-03-17 Senate Sent to Governor Full Text Links As Introduced LC 29 7238Committee sub LC 37 2331SAs passed SenateFloor amend 2 AM 37 0338Floor amend 1Floor amend 3 AM 29 2578LC 29 7560S/hss
  • SB 8 – “Surprise Billing and Consumer Protection Act”; health insurance; provide consumer protections; definitions (PF) (12/28/2016) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to insurance, so as to provide for consumer protections regarding health insurance; to provide for definitions; to provide for disclosure requirements of providers, hospitals, and insurers; to provide for billing and reimbursement of out-of-network services; to provide for procedures for dispute resolution for surprise bills for nonemergency services; to provide for payment of emergency services; to provide for an out-of-network reimbursement rate workgroup; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 11-15-16 Senate Prefiled Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-17-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-24-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-24-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 02-27-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-28-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Withdrawn, Recommitted House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Full Text Links SB 8 Prefile LC 37 2229As Introduced LC 37 2229Committee sub LC 37 2360SFloor amend 1 AM 37 0343Floor amend 2 AM 37 0339As passed SenateLC 37 2434S/hss
  • SB 170 – ‘Georgia SERVES Act of 2017’; child care services for foster children and their families; provide for certification of volunteers (3/1/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to programs and protection for children and youth, so as to provide for the certification of volunteers to provide child care services for foster children and their families; to provide for limited immunity; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for definitions; to provide for the establishment by the Department of Human Services of a uniform certification system including varying levels of certification; to provide for statutory construction; to establish the Georgia SERVES Act Advisory Committee and provide for its membership and duties; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Hunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6883Committee sub LC 33 6981SAs passed SenateLC 29 7577S/hss
  • SR 307 – Sexual Exploitation and Human Trafficking Joint Task Force; create (3/1/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Sexual Exploitation and Human Trafficking Joint Task Force; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-24-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2383Adopted Senate
  • SB 169 – Specialty License Plate; honoring law enforcement; establish (2/15/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 40-2-86 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to special license plates promoting and supporting certain beneficial projects, causes, agencies, or nonprofit corporations, so as to establish a specialty license plate honoring law enforcement; to provide for related matters; to provide for compliance with constitutional requirements; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Greg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-22-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-23-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-24-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-24-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 02-27-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-28-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-14-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 04-03-17 Senate Sent to Governor Full Text Links As introduced LC 39 1556Committee sub LC 41 1072SAs passed SenateSB 169/AP*
  • SR 290 – Joint Georgia-Alabama Study Committee; create (2/24/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Joint Georgia-Alabama Study Committee; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Freddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-22-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-24-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-27-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Full Text Links As introduced LC 40 1464Adopted Senate
  • SB 47 – Physicians; visiting sports teams’ physicians; provide for licensure exemption; requirements; limitations; agreements with other states (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 34 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to physicians, physician assistants, and others, so as to provide for licensure exemption for visiting sports teams' physicians; to provide for requirements; to provide for limitations; to provide for agreements with other states; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Chuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-10-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-14-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-22-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-22-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 02-23-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-24-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-15-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-15-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-03-17 Senate Sent to Governor Full Text Links As Introduced LC 37 2271Committee sub LC 37 2337SAs passed SenateLC 33 7010S/hssSB 47/AP*
  • SB 78 – Adulteration and Misbranding of Food; Commissioner of Agriculture to issue a variance to certain rules and regulations; authorize (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 2 of Title 26, relating to the adulteration and misbranding of food, so as to authorize the Commissioner of Agriculture to issue a variance or waiver to certain rules and regulations of the department; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-02-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-07-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-08-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-08-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 02-09-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-10-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 02-15-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 04-03-17 Senate Sent to Governor Full Text Links As Introduced LC 40 1337As passed SenateSB 78/AP*
  • SB 226 – Alcoholic Beverages; regulations; provisions; annual production requirements for Georgia farm wineries; change (2/22/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 3 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to alcoholic beverages, so as to change certain provisions relating to the regulation of alcoholic beverages; to change provisions relating to certain annual production requirements for Georgia farm wineries; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-21-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-14-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 04-03-17 Senate Sent to Governor Full Text Links As introduced LC 36 3287Committee sub LC 36 3320SFloor amend 1AM 37 0355Floor amend 1a AM 36 0584As passed SenateSB 226/AP*
  • SB 154 – Assault and Battery; public safety officer while engaged in his or her official duties; provide for the offenses of aggravated assault and aggravated battery (2/14/2017) - Description A 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 safety officer is engaged in, or on account of the performance of, his or her official duties; to amend Code Section 45-9-85 of the O.C.G.A., relating to payment of indemnification for death or disability; to amend Chapter 2 of Title 51 of the O.C.G.A., relating to imputable negligence, so as to provide that tort liability shall be unlimited for parents and guardians having custody and control over a minor child or children under the age of 18 for willful or malicious acts against a public safety officer under certain circumstances; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Greg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-14-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-22-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-23-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-24-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-24-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 02-27-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-28-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 0999Committee sub LC 41 1073SAs passed SenateLC 29 7603S/hss
  • SB 85 – Malt Beverages; provide for limited sale at retail by manufacturers (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 3 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to malt beverages, so as to provide for the limited sale of malt beverages at retail by manufacturers of malt beverages; to provide for a definition; to provide for the promulgation of rules and regulations by the state revenue commissioner; to provide for certain powers of the state revenue commissioner; to clarify that sales of malt beverages by brewpubs for consumption off the premises are governed by the local jurisdiction; to provide for remittance of local excise taxes by brewers; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Rick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 01-31-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-02-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-02-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 02-07-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-08-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 02-14-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-13-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-13-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-22-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 04-03-17 Senate Sent to Governor Full Text Links As introduced LC 36 3174Committee sub LC 36 3187SAs passed SenateLC 36 3251S/hssSB 85/AP*
  • SB 50 – “Direct Primary Care Act”; definitions; provide direct primary care agreements are not insurance (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 7 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to kinds of insurance, limits of risks, and reinsurance, so as to provide definitions; to provide that direct primary care agreements are not insurance; to exempt such agreements from regulation as insurance; to provide for discontinuance of services under certain circumstances; to provide a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Hunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-01-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-21-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-21-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 02-22-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-23-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Full Text Links As Introduced LC 28 8219ERCommittee sub LC 37 2301ERSAs passed Senate
  • SB 246 – DeKalb County Charter Review Commission; create; membership, officers, purpose, meetings, hearings, functions; provide (2/23/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to create the DeKalb County Charter Review Commission; to provide for its membership, officers, purpose, meetings, hearings, functions, powers, expenses, and duties; to provide for a final report; to provide for the abolishment of such charter commission; to provide for definitions; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Gloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-22-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-01-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-01-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-03-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-06-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub As Amended Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8379ERSB 246 adAs passed SenateLC 44 0493ERS/hssSenate floor amend 1 AM 44 0047ER
  • SR 575 – Truancy Intervention Project; honoring (4/1/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the Truancy Intervention Project; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Nan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0407
  • SR 574 – Norton, Dewey Lamar; commend (4/1/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending and congratulating Dewey Lamar Norton on the occasion of his announced retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Rick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0463
  • SR 569 – Wright, Arnold Melvin; honor (4/1/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring and commending the life of Arnold Melvin Wright and his outstanding contributions as a husband, a father, a United States Army soldier, and a Sheet Metal Journeyman; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0438
  • SR 571 – Fort, Honorable Vincent D.; recognize (4/1/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Honorable Vincent D. Fort; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Horacena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0406
  • SR 568 – Huff, Principal Jerome; recognize (3/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Principal Jerome Huff; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-29-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0446
  • SR 547 – Chambers, Jamel D.; commend (3/31/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Jamel D. Chambers, the 2017 Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Intern of the Year; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0386
  • SR 566 – Usery, Jr., Willie “Bill”; condolences (3/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Willie "Bill" Usery, Jr.; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Burt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0453
  • SB 3 – “Creating Opportunities Needed Now to Expand Credentialed Training (CONNECT) Act”; enact (1/21/2017) - Description A 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"; to provide for industry credentialing for students who complete certain focused programs of study; to provide for industry credentialing in individual graduation plans; to provide for the identification of certain critical and emerging occupations; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-14-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-17-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-17-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 02-21-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-22-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-24-17 House Postponed House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Senate 03-30-17 Senate Disagreed House Amend or Sub House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Insisted Senate 03-30-17 Senate Conference Committee Appointed 37th, 50th, 40th House of Representatives 03-30-17 House Conference Committee Appointed 14th, 150th, 178th Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6769Committee sub LC 33 6876SAs passed SenateLC 33 7061S/hssFloor Amendment AM 33 1710Floor Amendment AM 41 0295SB 3/HCSFA
  • SB 298 – City of Skidaway Island; incorporate (3/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to incorporate the City of Skidaway Island; to provide for a charter for the City of Skidaway Island; to provide for incorporation, boundaries, and powers of the city; to provide for other matters relative to the foregoing; to provide for a transition period; to provide for related matters; to provide for a referendum; to provide for contingent effective dates; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ben Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-22-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-28-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-30-17 House First Readers Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8501SB 298 adAs passed Senate
  • SR 557 – Taiwan; relations with the United States; commend (3/31/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Taiwan for its relations with the United States; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Brandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0404
  • SR 551 – Kitchens, Fred “Young Fred”; commend (3/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending and congratulating Fred "Young Fred" Kitchens on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0466
  • SR 562 – Offot Ukwa Association Day; recognize May 27, 2017 (3/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the Offot Ukwa Association (USA), Inc., and recognizing May 27, 2017, as Offot Ukwa Association Day; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 39 1698
  • SR 545 – Sapp, Craig; commend (3/29/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Craig Sapp, Savannah Arts Academy's 2017 Teacher of the Year; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0383
  • SR 548 – Miles, Steen; honoring (3/29/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring Steen Miles; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0393
  • SR 552 – Boykins-Everett, Dr. Sabrina; recognize (3/29/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Thomasville City School System Superintendent, Dr. Sabrina Boykins-Everett, and Footsteps2Brilliance, Inc.; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Dean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0421
  • SB 130 – Right To An Attorney; waiver of the right to counsel; provisions; clarify (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 15-11-103 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the right to an attorney, so as to clarify provisions relating to the waiver of the right to counsel; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Blake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-17-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-28-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-28-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-01-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-03-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Full Text Links As introduced LC 29 7344Committee sub LC 29 7419SAs passed SenateLC 41 1140S/hssFloor Amendment AM 29 2641ERSB 130/HCSFA
  • SR 558 – Richards, Jon; condolences (3/31/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the late Jon Richards; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 37 2448
  • SR 546 – Brown-Hall, Arlethia; commend (3/31/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Arlethia Brown-Hall, Johnson High School's 2017 Teacher of the Year; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0382
  • SR 559 – Miles, State Senator Steen; honor (3/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring former State Senator Steen Miles; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0482
  • SR 549 – Swiderski, Carrie; commend (3/31/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Carrie Swiderski, Woodville Tompkins High School's 2017 Teacher of the Year; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0384
  • SR 567 – Benson, Andrew; recognize (3/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Andrew Benson upon being honored with a 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ben Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-29-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0447
  • SR 553 – Prayer in Action Ministries International; recognize (3/31/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Prayer in Action Ministries International on the occasion of its 30th anniversary; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0425
  • SR 560 – Kuhn, Clifford M; condolences (3/31/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Clifford M. Kuhn; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Nan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0197
  • SB 71 – Bankruptcy; list of property that is exempt; add assets in health savings accounts and medical savings accounts (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 44-13-100 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to exemptions for purposes of bankruptcy and intestate insolvent estates, so as to add assets in health savings accounts and medical savings accounts to the list of property that is exempt from bankruptcy; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-10-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-14-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-21-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-21-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 02-22-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-23-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-10-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Full Text Links As Introduced LC 29 7284As passed SenateLC 28 8519S/hfs
  • SB 301 – “Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act”; enact (3/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 53 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to wills, trusts, and administration of estates, so as to enact the "Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act"; to extend a fiduciary's powers to include managing tangible property and digital assets; to provide for exceptions; to provide for definitions; to amend Title 29 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to guardian and ward, so as to provide conforming cross-references for a conservator; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 29 7619ER
  • SB 300 – Medical Assistance; a program of premium assistance; eligible individuals to obtain health care coverage; provide (3/30/2017) - Description A 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 a program of premium assistance to enable eligible individuals to obtain health care coverage; to provide for definitions; to require personal responsibility premiums from eligible individuals; to provide for a compliance pool; to provide for any necessary state plan amendments or federal waivers; to provide for termination of the program under certain circumstances; to provide for the Legislative Oversight Committee for Health Care Premium Assistance; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-28-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2444
  • SR 536 – Georgia Injured Workers Week; recognize September 3-9, 2017 (3/25/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing September 3-9, 2017, as Georgia Injured Workers Week; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0454
  • SR 514 – Motor Carrier Compliance Division Station 11; commend (3/25/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending and congratulating Motor Carrier Compliance Division Station 11 as the Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) Station of the Year; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0442
  • SR 510 – Sparks, Police Chief Gary; commend (3/25/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending and congratulating Police Chief Gary Sparks; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0401
  • SR 520 – Walters, Trooper First Class Glen; commend (3/25/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending and congratulating Trooper First Class Glen Walters; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0440
  • SR 525 – Endometriosis Awareness Month; recognize March, 2017 (3/25/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing March, 2017, as Endometriosis Awareness Month at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0363
  • SR 512 – Jackson, Audraine; recognize (3/25/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Audraine Jackson; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0371
  • SR 523 – Hardy, Mrs. Willie Mae; honor (3/29/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring and celebrating the 109th birthday of Mrs. Willie Mae Hardy; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Vincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0291
  • SR 526 – Clark Atlanta University Panthers Men’s Basketball Team; recognize (3/25/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Clark Atlanta University Panthers Men's Basketball Team on their championship season and winning performance in the 2017 SIAC Men's Basketball Tournament; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Horacena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0435
  • SB 229 – Columbus Consolidated Government Tax Commissioner; retain a specified percentage of school taxes; provide (2/22/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide that the tax commissioner of the Columbus Consolidated Government shall retain a specified percentage of school taxes collected by said commissioner and remit the same to the governing authority of Columbus Consolidated Government to reimburse the consolidated government for the cost of collecting school taxes; to provide for a statement of intention and the authority for this Act; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-21-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-15-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-16-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-22-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-22-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-24-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-28-17 House Second Readers Full Text Links As introduced LC 34 5021SB 229 adAs passed Senate
  • SR 543 – Shaw Industries Group, Inc.; recognize (3/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Shaw Industries Group, Inc., on the occasion of its 50th anniversary; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Chuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-27-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0445
  • SB 294 – Retirement; certain public employers and employee contributions; Employees’ Retirement System of Georgia; employed beneficiaries; require (3/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 7 of Chapter 2 of Title 47 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to retirement allowances, disability benefits, and spouses' benefits, so as to require certain public employers to make employer and employee contributions to the Employees' Retirement System of Georgia on behalf of certain employed beneficiaries; to provide for related matters; to provide conditions for an effective date and automatic repeal; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ellis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-22-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 43 0681SB 294 Audit letter
  • SR 490 – Davis, Cecil William; condolences (3/23/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Cecil William Davis; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-22-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0354
  • SR 491 – Gainey, Sydney Ann Beckham; recognize (3/23/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Sydney Ann Beckham Gainey on the occasion of her retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-22-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0433
  • SR 505 – Ward IV, William Judson; Ward, Margaret Lovett; celebrate birth (3/23/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION celebrating the birth of William Judson Ward IV and Margaret Lovett Ward; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-22-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0387
  • SR 507 – Perdue, Sonny; recognize (3/24/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and congratulating Sonny Perdue; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0181
  • SR 527 – General Assembly; operation and regulation of game show contests; authorize -CA (3/25/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Georgia so as to authorize the General Assembly to provide by law for the operation and regulation of game show contests in this state; to provide for related matters; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-24-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 36 3402
  • SB 295 – ‘Georgia Retail Marijuana Code’; regulation of retail sale of marijuana; provide (3/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to professions and businesses, so as to provide for the regulation of the retail sale of marijuana; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for definitions; to provide for the regulatory authority of the Department of Revenue; to provide for licensing requirements and restrictions; to provide for regulation of the cultivation, production, and retail sale of marijuana; to prohibit certain acts; to provide for penalties; to provide for related matters; to provide for a contingent effective date; to provide for automatic repeal under certain conditions; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Curt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-22-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2353
  • SR 477 – Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church; congratulate (3/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION congratulating and commending Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church on its 139th anniversary; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-22-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0362
  • SR 470 – Title Ad Valorem Tax; create Joint Study Committee (3/18/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Joint Study Committee on Title Ad Valorem Tax; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Chuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-17-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-22-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-22-17 Senate Read Second Time Full Text Links As introduced LC 34 5207
  • SR 478 – Redeeming Love Christian Church; congratulate (3/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION congratulating Redeeming Love Christian Church on the occasion of its 12th Anniversary; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-22-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0379
  • SB 278 – Columbia County; exercise all redevelopment and other powers under Article IX, Section II, Paragraph VII(b) of the Constitution and Chapter 44 of Title 36 of the O.C.G.A.; authorize (3/14/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to authorize Columbia County to exercise all redevelopment and other powers under Article IX, Section II, Paragraph VII(b) of the Constitution and Chapter 44 of Title 36 of the O.C.G.A., the "Redevelopment Powers Law," as amended; to provide for a referendum; to provide effective dates; to provide for automatic repeal under certain circumstances; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-13-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-14-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-16-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-16-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-20-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-22-17 House Second Readers Full Text Links As introduced LC 44 0401SB 278 adAs passed Senate
  • SR 508 – Ross, Bishop Dr. James A.; recognize (3/24/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Bishop Dr. James A. Ross; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-23-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0365
  • SR 487 – Mary N. Long Scholarship; commend (3/23/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the Mary N. Long Scholarship; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Valencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-22-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0358
  • SR 465 – Senate Study Committee on Reforming HIV Related Criminal Laws; create (3/17/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Senate Study Committee on Reforming HIV Related Criminal Laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Vincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-22-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-22-17 Senate Read Second Time Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 7037
  • SB 297 – City of Atlanta; corporate limits of such municipality; change (3/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Atlanta, approved April 15, 1996 (Ga. L. 1996, p. 4469), as amended, so as to change the corporate limits of such municipality; to provide for the effect on the Atlanta Independent School System; to provide for related matters; to provide for effective dates; to provide for severability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Horacena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-22-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 44 0487ERSB 297 ad
  • SR 480 – Fralick, Mae Elizabeth; celebrate birth (3/22/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION celebrating the birth of Mae Elizabeth Fralick; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-21-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0365
  • SR 481 – Senate Study Committee on Senate Bill 86; create (3/22/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Senate Study Committee on Senate Bill 86; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-21-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 40 1522
  • SB 173 – Captive Insurance Companies; provisions; extensively revise (3/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 41 of Title 33 of the O.C.G.A., relating to captive insurance companies, so as to extensively revise certain provisions; to provide for change and revision of certain definitions; to provide for scope of provisions and lines of businesses a captive insurance company may engage to add an agency captive insurance company with certain restrictions; to change certificate of authority requirements; to provide for board of managers; to provide for captive corporate organization requirements making certain captives subject to Title 14; to provide for certain exemptions; to provide for exceptions, fees, and articles of incorporation requirements; to provide for powers and requirements by the Commissioner; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Burt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-23-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-24-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Postponed House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-20-17 House Passed/Adopted Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2297Committee sub LC 37 2368SAs passed SenateFloor Amendment AM 39 0191SB 173/AP*
  • SB 290 – Resolution Act; certain US Supreme Court decisions of 1954 amd 1955; school segregation cases; repeal (3/17/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to repeal a Resolution Act which declared certain United States Supreme Court decisions of 1954 and 1955 in school segregation cases and similar decisions by the Supreme Court to be null, void, and of no effect in this State, approved March 9, 1956 (Ga. L. 1956, p. 642); to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 25 6674
  • SR 472 – Zeleza, Dr. Paul Tiyambe; recognize (3/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Dr. Paul Tiyambe Zeleza for his outstanding achievements; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Gloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-20-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0360
  • SR 459 – Georgia STEM Day at the state capitol; recognize May 5, 2017 (3/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and recognizing May 5, 2017, as Georgia STEM Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0349
  • SB 124 – “City of Decatur Public Facilities Authority Act” (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to create the City of Decatur Public Facilities Authority and to provide for the appointment of members of the authority; to confer powers upon the authority; to authorize the issuance of revenue bonds of the authority; to fix and provide the venue and jurisdiction of actions relating to any provisions of this Act; to exempt the property and revenue bonds of the authority from taxation; to provide for the separate enactment of a certain provision of this Act; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Elena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-15-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-15-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 02-16-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-17-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 02-21-17 House Withdrawn, Recommitted House of Representatives 03-01-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-01-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-01-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 03-16-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 03-17-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 03-17-17 Act 9 Other 03-17-17 Effective Date Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8261ERSB 124 adAs passed Senate
  • SR 467 – Senate Study Committee on Service Animals for Physically or Mentally Impaired Persons; create (3/18/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Senate Study Committee on Service Animals for Physically or Mentally Impaired Persons; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2425
  • SR 473 – Doster, Samuel Colt; commend (3/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending and congratulating Samuel Colt Doster; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Frank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-20-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0357
  • SR 462 – Love, Albert E.; recognize (3/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing Albert E. Love; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0355
  • SR 466 – Brain Tumor Awareness Month; recognize May, 2017 (3/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing May, 2017, as Brain Tumor Awareness Month, and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0347
  • SR 458 – Harvin-Banks, Joyce; honor (3/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring heroine Joyce Harvin-Banks in service to her country as a member of the United States armed forces; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Gloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0325
  • SR 471 – Shane’s Rib Shack; commend (3/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Shane's Rib Shack; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Rick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0349
  • SR 476 – Conditioned Air Association of Georgia (CAAG); recognize (3/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing the many valuable contributions of the Conditioned Air Association of Georgia (CAAG); and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Greg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-20-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0348
  • SR 463 – Women of Faith Tea Party; recognize March 24, 2017 (3/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing the Women of Faith Tea Party at the capitol on March 24, 2017; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0386
  • SB 269 – City Of Atlanta; office of inspector general; provide for the creation (3/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Atlanta, approved April 15, 1996 (Ga. L. 1996, p. 4469), as amended, so as to provide for the creation of the office of inspector general; to provide for the manner of appointment, qualifications, compensation, term, removal, and powers and duties of the inspector general; to provide for a deputy, support personnel, office space, and furnishings; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Vincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-10-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-16-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-16-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-20-17 House First Readers Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8418SB 269 adAs passed Senate
  • SR 474 – Senate Study Committee on Adult Changing Stations in Commercial Public Facilities; create (3/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Senate Study Committee on Adult Changing Stations in Commercial Public Facilities; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Valencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-20-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2420
  • SR 456 – Sakyi-Hyde, Samuel; recognize (3/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Samuel Sakyi-Hyde for his outstanding achievements; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Gloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0383
  • SR 403 – State Election Board; Seth Harp, Jr.; appoint (3/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION appointing Seth Harp, Jr., to the State Election Board; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-10-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-16-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read Second Time Full Text Links As introduced LC 25 6675
  • SB 291 – Resolution Act; Attorney-General of the U.S, Herbert Brownell and the Federal Bureau of Investigation; repeal censure of (3/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to repeal a Resolution Act censuring the Attorney-General of the United States, Herbert Brownell, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, approved February 13, 1956 (Ga. L. 1956, p. 126); to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 25 6666
  • SR 460 – Sutton, Reverend Dr. Gregory Anthony; recognize (3/17/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Reverend Dr. Gregory Anthony Sutton; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Horacena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0300
  • SR 455 – Georgia Bankers Association; recognize (3/17/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing the Georgia Bankers Association for its 125th year of service to the Georgia banking industry and the state of Georgia; and other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url William Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0329
  • SB 276 – Lumpkin County Airport Authority; create (3/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to create the Lumpkin County Airport Authority; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-13-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-20-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-20-17 Senate Passed/Adopted Full Text Links As introduced LC 44 0388SB 276 adAs passed Senate
  • SB 293 – Retirement; employment of beneficiaries of the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia; repeal existing provisions (3/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 7 of Chapter 3 of Title 47 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to retirement allowances, disability benefits, and spouses' benefits, so as to repeal existing provisions related to the employment of beneficiaries of the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia; to require certain public employers to make employer and employee contributions to such retirement system on behalf of certain employed beneficiaries; to provide for related matters; to provide conditions for an effective date and automatic repeal; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ellis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-20-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 43 0676
  • SR 464 – Caribbean American Legislative Day; recognize March 22, 2017 (3/17/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the many contributions Caribbean Americans have made to the State of Georgia and recognizing March 22, 2017, as Caribbean American Legislative Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Emanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0352
  • SR 454 – Senate Cyber Security Education Study Committee; create (3/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Senate Cyber Security Education Study Committee; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Bruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 36 3393
  • SB 289 – Resolution Act; President of the United States; repeal censure of (3/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to repeal a Resolution Act censuring the President of the United States, approved February 14, 1958 (Ga. L. 1958, p. 13); to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 25 6668
  • SR 469 – Bailey, Deb; recognize (3/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Deb Bailey on her outstanding public service; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-17-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-20-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0300
  • SB 273 – Board of Ethics of DeKalb County; jurisdiction and manner of appointment; change (3/18/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act revising, superseding, and consolidating the laws relating to the governing authority of DeKalb County and creating a chairman and board of commissioners of said county, approved March 8, 1956 (Ga. L. 1956, p. 3237), as amended, particularly by an Act approved May 12, 2015 (Ga. L. 2015, p. 3811), so as to change the jurisdiction and manner of appointment of the Board of Ethics of DeKalb County; to revise definitions; to revise proscribed conduct; to revise conflict of interest provisions; to revise complaint procedures; to increase sanctions for violations; to provide for a referendum; to provide for contingent effective dates; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Elena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-13-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-20-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 03-20-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 4339ERSB 273 adCommittee sub LC 28 8475ERSAs passed Senate
  • SB 103 – ‘The Pharmacy Patient Fair Practices Act’; pharmacy benefits managers; Commissioner of Insurance to promulgate certain rules and regulations; authorize (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 64 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to regulation and licensure of pharmacy benefits managers, so as to authorize the Commissioner of Insurance to promulgate certain rules and regulations and to examine and investigate certain matters with regard to pharmacy benefits managers; to prohibit pharmacy benefits managers from requiring the use of mail-order pharmacies under certain conditions; to provide for exceptions; to provide for certain prohibitions; to provide for enforcement; to provide a short title; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-23-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-24-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-28-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-28-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-01-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-03-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Passed/Adopted Full Text Links As Introduced LC 28 8141ERCommittee sub LC 28 8374ERSAs passed SenateSB 103/AP*
  • SB 1 – “The Protect Act- Protecting Georgian Against Terrorism”; revise the definition of domestic terrorism (1/12/2017) - Description A 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 acts of terror; to revise the offenses of a terroristic threat and a terroristic act; to amend Article 9 of Chapter 3 of Title 35 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the Georgia Information Sharing and Analysis Center, so as to revise the definition of homeland security activity to enable the center's work in the state's effective prevention or discovery of, response to, and recovery from domestic terrorism; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Bill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-11-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-24-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-27-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-01-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-01-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-03-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-06-17 House Second Readers Full Text Links As Introduced LC 41 0903Floor amend 1 AM 41 0252Floor amend 2 AM 41 0249As passed SenateCommittee sub LC 41 1092S
  • SR 152 – Joint Study Committee on Stream Buffers in Georgia; create (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Joint Study Committee on Stream Buffers in Georgia; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Frank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-02-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-07-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-16-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-17-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 03-16-17 House Passed/Adopted Full Text Links As introduced LC 40 1330Adopted SenateSR 152/AP*
  • SR 450 – Deputy John Hall Rowe, Jr., Memorial Highway; Lowndes County; dedicate (3/16/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life of Deputy John Hall Rowe, Jr., and dedicating a road in his memory; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ellis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-15-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-16-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 39 1634
  • SB 277 – “Consumer Coverage for Emergency Medical Care Act” (3/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to insurance, so as to establish standards for carriers and health care providers with regard to payment under a managed care plan in the provision of emergency medical care; to provide for applicability; to provide for definitions; to provide for requirements regarding the provision of emergency medical care for covered persons under a managed care plan; to provide for requirements for managed care plan contracts between carriers and covered persons; to provide for payments to providers; to provide for penalties for violations; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-13-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 7017
  • SR 449 – Strickland, Docia Thomas; commend (3/16/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending and congratulating Docia Thomas Strickland; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Blake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-15-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-16-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0331
  • SR 433 – Lefever, Dr. Harry Groff; condolences (3/15/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Dr. Harry Groff Lefever; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Nan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-15-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0332
  • SR 427 – Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy Football Team; recognize (3/15/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Eagle's Landing Christian Academy football team on its outstanding 2016 season; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Rick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-15-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0289
  • SR 424 – Georgia State University’s Advanced Health Policy Institute; recognize (3/15/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Georgia State University's Advanced Health Policy Institute; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-15-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0317
  • SB 197 – Employees’ Retirement System of Georgia; chairperson of the board of trustees; provision; change (2/17/2017) - Description A 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 change a certain provision relating to the chairperson of the board of trustees of such retirement system; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ellis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-17-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 43 0579SB 197 Audit Letter
  • SR 434 – Lattimore, Dorothy; honor (3/15/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring heroine Dorothy Lattimore in service to her country as a member of the United States armed forces with the United States Army and Army Reserve; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Gloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-15-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0320
  • SR 429 – Moss, William “Bo”; recognize (3/15/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending William "Bo" Moss for his outstanding public service on the Henry County Board of Commissioners; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Rick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-15-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0282
  • SR 435 – Ingram, Dr. Whitney; recognize (3/16/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Dr. Whitney Ingram; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Fran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-15-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0329
  • SR 349 – Congress; block grant Medicaid funding to be used for indigent health care and Medicaid funding; urge (3/2/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION urging Congress to block grant Medicaid funding to be used for indigent health care and Medicaid funding; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Hunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-03-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 03-13-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-14-17 Senate Read Second Time Full Text Links As introduced LC 115 0254
  • SR 420 – Loadholtes, Jr., Lieutenant Colonel William “Joe” J.; commend (3/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Lieutenant Colonel William "Joe" J. Loadholtes, Jr.; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Matt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-13-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-14-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0282
  • SR 413 – Draper, Scott L.; recognize (3/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Scott L. Draper on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-13-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-14-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0318
  • SR 415 – Jones, Julio; recognize (3/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Julio Jones; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Brandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-13-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-14-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0298
  • SR 409 – Tichler, Marie-Antoinette; recognize (3/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Marie-Antoinette Tichler; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-13-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0327
  • SR 405 – Matthews, Zach; recognize (3/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing Lumpkin County High School wrestling state champion, Zach Matthews; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-13-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0295
  • SR 407 – Georgia Congressional Delegation; enact legislation with sole purpose of reestablishing a Nuclear Waste Program per the Nuclear Waste Policy Act; encourage (3/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION encouraging the Georgia Congressional Delegation to immediately enact legislation with the sole purpose of reestablishing a Nuclear Waste Program per the Nuclear Waste Policy Act; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-13-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 115 0253
  • SR 401 – Swain, Danny; recognize (3/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Danny Swain on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-10-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0359
  • SR 389 – Georgia Hospital Community; honor (3/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the Georgia hospital community for its response to Hurricane Matthew in October, 2016; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Dean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-10-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0235
  • SB 270 – City of Trenton in Dade County; position of city clerk from elective to appointive; change (3/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act reincorporating and providing a new charter for the City of Trenton in Dade County, approved March 26, 1987 (Ga. L. 1987, p. 4725), as amended, so as to change the position of city clerk from elective to appointive; to provide for the current city clerk to serve out the remainder of his or her term; to provide for the appointment of city clerks; to provide for the election of certain city officers; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-10-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 44 0291SB 270 ad
  • SR 394 – Godwin, Renee; recognize (3/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Renee Godwin on her outstanding public service; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-10-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0281
  • SR 397 – Johnson, Principal Stephanie Stephens; commend (3/10/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Principal Stephanie Stephens Johnson on her outstanding public service and upon receiving the Nikki T. Randall Servant Leadership Award; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Nan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-10-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0265
  • SR 390 – Charles Kastner Memorial Highway; Cobb County; dedicate (3/10/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life of Mr. Charles Kastner and dedicating a road in his memory; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-10-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 39 1666
  • SR 391 – Gulfstream Day at the State Capitol; recognize March 24, 2017 (3/10/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION congratulating Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation and recognizing March 24, 2017, as Gulfstream Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ben Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-10-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0283
  • SR 402 – The Jeff and Jenn Show on Star 94.1; recognize (3/10/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending The Jeff and Jenn Show, on Star 94.1, on its one-year anniversary; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Hunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-10-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0328
  • SR 399 – Women in Radio Day; recognize March 9, 2017 (3/10/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Evangelist Sandi Collins and recognizing March 9, 2017, as Women in Radio Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-10-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0276
  • SR 396 – Pounds, Douglas County Sheriff Tim; commend (3/10/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending and congratulating Douglas County Sheriff Tim Pounds; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-10-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0311
  • SB 272 – Recorder’s Court of Chatham County; method of selection of the chief judge; revise; court administrator; provide (3/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act providing for a chief judge of the Recorder's Court of Chatham County, approved March 31, 1987 (Ga. L. 1987, p. 5156), as amended, particularly by an Act approved March 27, 1998 (Ga. L. 1988, p. 3557), so as to revise the method of selection of the chief judge; to provide for a court administrator; to provide for court administrator responsibilities; to require a bond; to provide for personnel policies and procedures of employees of the court; to provide for the selection and approval of the judges pro tempore of the court; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-10-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 1138SB 272 ad
  • SR 406 – Doyle, Dr. Michael; recognize (3/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing the great work of Dr. Michael Doyle; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-10-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0295
  • SR 383 – John Smoltz Highway; Fulton County; dedicate (3/7/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing John Andrew Smoltz and dedicating a road in his honor; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Brandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-06-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-09-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 39 1654
  • SR 387 – Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Therapy Dogs; “Canines for Kids”; recognize (3/9/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta therapy dogs known as "Canines For Kids"; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-08-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-09-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 28 8445
  • SB 164 – Insurance; copayment, coinsurance, or office visit deductible; for services rendered by a physical therapist; prohibit certain insurers from imposing (2/15/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 24 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general insurance provisions, so as to prohibit certain insurers from imposing a copayment, coinsurance, or office visit deductible amount greater than such charges imposed on a physician or an osteopath to an insured for services rendered by a physical therapist, an occupational therapist, or chiropractor; to provide for a definition; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Fran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-23-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-24-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2320ERCommittee sub LC 37 2379ERSAs passed Senate
  • SB 127 – Failure to Provide Notice Not Rendering Responsible Person Liable; victim to file a motion in a criminal case to assert his or her rights; allow (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 17-17-15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the failure to provide notice not rendering responsible person liable or comprising a basis for error, the chapter not conferring standing, existing rights not affected, and waiver of rights by victim, so as to allow a victim to file a motion in a criminal case to assert his or her rights; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-24-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-27-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-03-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-03-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 03-06-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 03-09-17 House Second Readers Full Text Links As introduced LC 29 7336Committee sub LC 29 7486SAs passed Senate
  • SR 386 – Moore, Vivian; recognize (3/9/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Vivian Moore on her outstanding public service; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Elena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-08-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0289
  • SR 384 – Carpenter, Keion; condolences (3/9/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Keion Carpenter; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url P. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-07-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0268
  • SR 353 – Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Therapy Dogs; recognize (3/3/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta therapy dogs known as "Canines For Kids"; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-02-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-03-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 114 0288
  • SR 385 – Grady Memorial Hospital and Grady Health System; commend (3/9/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Grady Memorial Hospital and Grady Health System on the occasion of its 125th anniversary; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-08-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 28 8444
  • SR 373 – Harris, R.R.; recognize (3/5/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending R.R. Harris for her vital role as a community health advocate; and for other purposes Sponsors Name District Url Horacena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-03-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-06-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0316
  • SR 368 – Links Day; recognize March 7, 2017 (3/5/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending The Links, Incorporated, and recognizing March 7, 2017, as Links Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Freddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-03-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-06-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0285
  • SR 371 – Newroth, Bennie; recognize (3/5/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Bennie Newroth; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ed Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-03-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-06-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0274
  • SR 377 – General Assembly; refundable income tax credit for income received by law enforcement officers as compensation; provide -CA (3/5/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to provide that the General Assembly may prescribe by general law for a refundable income tax credit for income received by law enforcement officers as compensation from this state, a county or municipality of this state, a state or political subdivision of a state, or the United States for services in the charge of enforcing criminal laws and exercising the power of arrest for such entity; to provide for related matters; to provide for submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-03-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-06-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 43 0655
  • SR 376 – Pittman Park 10 & Under Football Team; commend (3/5/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the Pittman Park 10 & Under football team for winning the 2016 Youth National 10 & Under Football Championship; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Vincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-03-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-06-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0312
  • SR 362 – Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education; recognize (3/7/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education and commending its 25 years of service to the people of this state; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Fran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-03-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-06-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adoped 114 0315
  • SB 146 – Electroconvulsive Therapy; performed only be physicians; require (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to health, so as to require that electroconvulsive therapy be performed only by physicians; to provide for definitions; to prohibit the use of electroconvulsive therapy on persons who are less than 16 years of age and on certain other individuals in certain circumstances; to require informed, written consent prior to the performance of electroconvulsive therapy on an individual; to provide for physician reports on the use of electroconvulsive therapy; to provide for public reporting of the use of electroconvulsive therapy; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for criminal penalties; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 0966
  • SB 81 – “Jeffrey Dallas Gay, Jr., Act.”; opioid antagonists under conditions the state health officer may impose; provide state health officer may issue standing order permitting certain persons and entities to obtain (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 6 of Chapter 4 of Title 26 of the O.C.G.A., relating to pharmacies, so as to provide that the state health officer may issue a standing order permitting certain persons and entities to obtain opioid antagonists under the conditions the state health officer may impose; to amend Chapter 13 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to controlled substances; to amend Code Section 31-12-2 of the O.C.G.A., relating to reporting disease, confidentiality, reporting required by pharmacists, immunity from liability as to information supplied, and notification of potential bioterrorism; to amend Chapter 5 of Title 26 of the O.C.G.A., relating to drug abuse treatment and education programs; provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-10-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-14-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-01-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-01-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2286Committee sub LC 37 2336SFloor amend 1 AM 37 0350Floor amend 2As passed Senate
  • SB 159 – Criminal Trespass and Damage to Property; entry upon land or premises of another that has been marked with purple paint; provide for the crime of criminal trespass (2/14/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 2 of Chapter 7 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to criminal trespass and damage to property, so as to provide for the crime of criminal trespass upon the knowing entry upon land or premises of another that has been marked with purple paint; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-14-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-17-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-01-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-01-17 Senate Passed/Adopted Full Text Links As introduced LC 40 1392As passed Senate
  • SR 355 – Claude Edgar and Bertha Catlin Johnson Drive; Fulton County; dedicate (3/3/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the lives of Claude Edgar and Bertha Catlin Johnson and dedicating a road in their memory; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-02-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 39 1649
  • SB 152 – Education; policy of the state; students who are subject to compulsory attendance; not assigned to alternative education program more than two semesters; provide (2/11/2017) - Description A 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 provide that it is the policy of the state that students who are subject to compulsory attendance shall not be assigned to an alternative education program for more than two semesters except under certain circumstances; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Emanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-27-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-28-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-01-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-01-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6825Committee sub LC 33 6962SAs passed Senate
  • SB 221 – Optometrists; administer pharmaceutical agents by injection; authorize doctors of optometry; limitations and requirements; provide (3/3/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 43-30-1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to definitions relative to optometrists, so as to authorize doctors of optometry to administer pharmaceutical agents by injection; to provide for limitations and requirements; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-21-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-24-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-27-17 Senate Read Second Time Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6924Committee sub LC 37 2388S
  • SR 354 – Ghana’s Independence Day; recognize March 6, 2017 (3/3/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing March 6, 2017, as Ghana's Independence Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-02-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 114 0329
  • SB 139 – Focused Programs of Study; pathway in leadership; provide (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 20-2-159.1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to focused programs of study, so as to provide for a pathway in leadership; to provide for state models and content standards for a pathway in leadership; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Hunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-08-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-09-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-27-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-28-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 03-01-17 Senate Third Read Senate 03-01-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6805Committee sub LC 33 6950SSB 139 Floor amend 1As passed Senate
  • SR 346 – Stokes, Sergeant Lakeia Nicole; awarded Purple Heart Medal of Honor; recognize (3/3/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing Sergeant Lakeia Nicole Stokes for being awarded the Purple Heart Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama on November 29, 2016; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 03-01-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0244
  • SB 122 – Open Seasons for Hunting Deer; provisions; change (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 27-3-15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to seasons and bag limits, promulgation of rules and regulations by the board, possession of more than bag limit, and reporting number of deer killed, so as to change certain provisions relating to open seasons for the hunting of deer; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Full Text Links As introduced LC 40 1377ERCommittee sub LC 40 1490ERS
  • SB 161 – Drivers’ Licenses; form of all drivers’ licenses and identification cards issued to applicants who are US citizens; require horizontal orientations (2/14/2017) - Description A 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 require horizontal orientations for the form of all drivers' licenses and identification cards issued to applicants who are citizens of the United States; to require vertical orientations for the form of all drivers' licenses and identification cards issued to applicants who are not citizens of the United States; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Frank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-14-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 1003
  • SR 337 – March of Dimes Day; recognize March 1, 2017 (3/1/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the March of Dimes and recognizing March 1, 2017, as March of Dimes Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Dean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0284
  • SR 336 – Annual NMO Awareness Month in Georgia; recognize March (3/1/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing March as the annual NMO Awareness Month in Georgia; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-28-17 Senate Hopper Senate 03-01-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0256
  • SR 320 – Newroth, Bennie; recognize (3/1/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Bennie Newroth; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ed Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0251
  • SB 252 – ‘Compact Among the States to Prohibit Public Financing of Professional Stadiums’ (3/1/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state government, so as to create a compact among the states to prohibit public financing of professional stadiums; to authorize the Governor to execute such compact; to provide for a purpose; to provide for an effective date for such compact; to provide for an official state representation; to provide for an agreement to prohibit public funding of professional stadiums; to provide for agreements to withhold state moneys from certain public or private entities if such entities publicly fund a professional stadium; to provide for withdrawal from the compact; to provide a short title; to provide for effective dates; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-24-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Full Text Links As introduced LC 44 0231ER
  • SB 105 – Controlled Substances; possession of certain quantities of marijuana constitute a misdemeanor; provide; punishment; change provisions (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 13 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to controlled substances, so as to provide that possession of certain quantities of marijuana constitute a misdemeanor; to change provisions relating to punishment; to amend Title 15, Title 16, Chapter 7 of Title 17, and Code Section 36-32-6 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to courts, crimes and offenses, pretrial proceedings, and municipal court jurisdiction in marijuana possession cases, respectively, so as to provide for conforming cross-references; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Harold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Full Text Links As introduced LC 29 7259
  • SR 331 – CPL Dennis “Denny” R. Wallin, USMC Memorial Highway; Walker County; dedicate (3/1/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life of Corporal Dennis "Denny" R. Wallin and dedicating a road in his memory; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-28-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 39 1619
  • SB 263 – City of Eagles Landing; incorporate; charter; provide (3/1/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to incorporate the City of Eagles Landing; to provide a charter for the City of Eagles Landing; to provide for other matters relative to the foregoing; to provide for a referendum; to provide effective dates; to provide for transition of powers and duties; to provide for community improvement districts; to provide for directory nature of dates; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Rick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-28-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8404SB 263 ad
  • SB 245 – ‘Cory Joseph Wilson Act’ (3/1/2017) - Description 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 in elementary and secondary education, so as to give a short title to a Code section relating to cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use of automated external defibrillators in schools; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-22-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-27-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-28-17 Senate Read Second Time Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6770
  • SR 322 – Thurman, Lieutenant Ricky; condolences (3/1/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Lieutenant Ricky Thurman; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0205
  • SB 155 – Local Law Enforcement Officer Compensation Commission; create (2/14/2017) - Description A 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 assignment to the Department of Administrative Services; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Greg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-14-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-22-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-23-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-24-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-24-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute House of Representatives 02-27-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-28-17 House Second Readers Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 1000Committee sub LC 41 1068SAs passed Senate
  • SR 330 – Primary Healthcare Center (PHC); recognize (3/1/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Primary Healthcare Center (PHC); and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0277
  • SR 339 – Georgia Teen Republicans; recognize (3/1/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Georgia Teen Republicans for their history and accomplishments within the State of Georgia; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-28-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0242
  • SB 225 – Elections; tabulation of advance voting ballots in the same manner as absentee votes; provide (2/22/2017) - Description A 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 the tabulation of advance voting ballots in the same manner as absentee votes under certain circumstances; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-21-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8370Committee sub LC 28 8412S
  • SR 332 – Elliott, Chase; commend (2/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Chase Elliott on his excellence in the field of NASCAR; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0224
  • SR 323 – Georgia Lineman Appreciation Month; recognize April, 2017 (2/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Georgia linemen and recognizing April, 2017, as Georgia Lineman Appreciation Month at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Rick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0260
  • SR 319 – Youth Villages Georgia Day; recognize February 28, 2017 (2/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February 28, 2017, as Youth Villages Georgia Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Mike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0232
  • SR 324 – Rush, Sheriff Quinton; commend (2/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending and congratulating Sheriff Quinton Rush on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0204
  • SB 262 – Stockbridge, City of; corporate boundaries of the city; revise (2/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Stockbridge, approved April 4, 1991 (Ga. L. 1991, p. 4359), as amended, so as to revise the corporate boundaries of the city; to provide for related matters; to provide for a referendum; to provide for contingent effective dates; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Rick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-28-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8405SB 262 ad
  • SR 321 – Davis, Sr., Greg A.; recognize (2/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Greg A. Davis, Sr.; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ed Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-28-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0250
  • SB 244 – Telephone System for the Physically Impaired; establishment, administration and operation of state-wide dual party relay service; provisions; change (3/1/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1A of Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 46 of the O.C.G.A., relating to telephone system for the physically impaired, so as to change certain provisions relating to the establishment, administration, and operation of the state-wide dual party relay service and audible universal information access service; to change certain legislative findings and declarations; to modify the prohibition as to the distribution of telecommunications equipment under the telecommunications equipment distribution program based on a certain income level; to provide that wireless devices and applications may be distributed as part of the telecommunications equipment distribution program; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Rick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-22-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-28-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Full Text Links As introduced LC 36 3139Committee sub LC 36 3348S
  • SR 192 – General Assembly; election of local school superintendents; local boards of education by grand juries as alternative to appointment; authorize -CA (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to authorize the General Assembly to provide by law for election of local school superintendents by voters and election of members of local boards of education by grand juries, as an alternative to appointment of local school superintendents by local boards of education and election of local school board members by voters; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-08-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-09-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-27-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-28-17 Senate Read Second Time Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8144Committee sub LC 33 6921S
  • SR 317 – Georgia Congressional Delegation and US Congress; authorize study of medical marijuana in Georgia; urge (2/25/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION urging Georgia's congressional delegation and the United States Congress to amend the Controlled Substances Act of 1970 so as to authorize the study of medical marijuana in Georgia; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Chuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-27-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2371
  • SR 315 – City Of Atlanta; efforts to improve the quality of water; recognize (2/25/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognize the City of Atlanta's efforts to improve the quality of water; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Nan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-27-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0218
  • SR 316 – Goodwill at the Gold Dome Day; recognize February 28, 2017 (2/25/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February 28, 2017, as Goodwill at the Gold Dome Day; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-27-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0274
  • SB 261 – “Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority Act of 1965”; procedures, conditions, and limitations for imposition of additional retail sales and use tax in DeKalb County; provide (2/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act known as the "Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority Act of 1965," approved March 10, 1965 (Ga. L. 1965, p. 2243), as amended, so as to provide for procedures, conditions, and limitations for the imposition of an additional retail sales and use tax in DeKalb County; to provide for the selection and submission of rapid transit projects to be funded by the revenue of such tax; to provide for a limitation on the collection of a tax for transportation purposes in certain instances and the imposition of an additional retail sales and use tax in certain instances; to provide for a referendum; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Gloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-27-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 39 1621SB 261 ad ClaytonSB 261 ad GwinnettSB 261 ad CobbSB 261 ad DeKalbSB 261 ad Fulton
  • SB 190 – Juvenile Court of Newton County; intake services; transfer to Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice pursuant to code section 15-11-69 of the OCGA (2/26/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to transfer intake services of the Juvenile Court of Newton County to the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice pursuant to Code Section 15-11-69 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Rick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-17-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-24-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-24-17 Senate Passed/Adopted Full Text Links As introduced LC 44 0243SB 190 adAs passed Senate
  • SR 24 – Rules of the Senate; amend (1/15/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION amending the Rules of the Senate; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-13-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 01-24-17 Senate Committee Unfavorably Reported Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 28 8200
  • SB 177 – “Georgia Constitutional Carry Act of 2017” (2/15/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 3 of Title 12 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions regarding parks, historic areas, memorials, and recreation, so as to revise provisions of law regarding the use or possession of any handgun in a park, historic site, or recreational area; to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to carrying and possession of firearms; to amend Part 2 of Article 4 of Chapter 12 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to transportation passenger safety; to amend Title 27 of the O.C.G.A., relating to game and fish; to amend Part 2 of Article 10 of Chapter 6 of Title 40 of the O.C.G.A., relating to parking for persons with disabilities; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 29 7396
  • SB 253 – “Quality Basic Education Act”; a local school system; home study students; participate in extracurricular and interscholastic activities; require (2/24/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 14 of Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to other educational programs under the "Quality Basic Education Act," so as to require a local school system to allow home study students to participate in extracurricular and interscholastic activities; to provide for definitions; to provide that home study students are subject to all rules, regulations, and codes of conduct as would apply to other students; to provide for rules and regulations by the State Board of Education; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Burt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-24-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6932
  • SR 312 – Sex Trafficking Awareness Day; recognize February 28, 2017 (2/24/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February 28, 2017, as Sex Trafficking Awareness Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Gloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0242
  • SR 300 – Kuchar, Matthew G.; commend (2/24/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Georgia Tech alumnus and professional golfer, Matthew G. Kuchar, on the occasion of a momentous year in his career; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url P. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0229
  • SB 233 – State Government; preservation of religious freedom; provide (2/22/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state government, so as to provide for the preservation of religious freedom; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Marty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-21-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-22-17 Senate Notice to Engross Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 1009T
  • SR 299 – Julian Bond Memorial Highway; Fulton County; dedicate (2/24/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life of Mr. Horace Julian Bond and dedicating a road in his memory; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-24-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 39 1599
  • SR 303 – Brown, Mrs. Gladys; recognize (2/24/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Mrs. Gladys Brown as the recipient of the Women's Caucus Award; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0236
  • SR 310 – Norris, Kelsey; 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award; recognize (2/24/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Kelsey Norris upon being honored with a 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0259
  • SR 288 – Georgia PlanFirst Class of 2017; recognize (2/23/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Georgia PlanFirst Class of 2017; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Blake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-22-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-23-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0243
  • SR 292 – Moore, Jr., Eron; condolences (2/23/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Eron Moore, Jr.; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url P. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-22-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-23-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0218
  • SR 302 – Fairview Elementary School; recognize (2/24/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Fairview Elementary School on its great success with the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) initiative; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Emanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-23-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0095
  • SB 243 – “Green Agricultural Education Act” (2/23/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the "Quality Basic Education Act," so as to provide that the agricultural education program is based on a three-component model; to provide for a pilot program to develop and implement agricultural education in elementary schools; to provide for selection of pilot sites; to provide for program requirements; to provide for a program evaluation; to provide for the Professional Standards Commission to extend in-field certification for agricultural education to include kindergarten through grade five; to provide for related matters; to provide for a short title; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-22-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6849
  • SB 237 – Handicapped Persons; motorized wheelchairs and scooters sold in this state shall be equipped with reflectors; provide (2/23/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 30 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to handicapped persons, so as to provide that any motorized wheelchair or scooter operated on public ways and sidewalks shall be equipped with reflectors; to provide that any such wheelchairs and scooters sold in this state shall be equipped with reflectors; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-22-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 1053
  • SB 234 – Cruelty to Children; leaving certain children in vehicles under certain circumstances constitutes cruelty to children in third degree; provide (2/23/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-5-70 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to cruelty to children, so as to provide that leaving certain children in vehicles under certain circumstances constitutes cruelty to children in the third degree; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-22-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 1050
  • SB 227 – Local Government; process of establishing a compact with one or more other states; new sovereignties; provide (2/22/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to local government, so as to provide for a process of establishing a compact with one or more other states and obtaining a Consent of Congress, which would result in the authority to create new sovereignties called prosperity districts; to provide for the creation of such new sovereignties throughout the state that are exempt from certain local, state, and federal laws, taxation, and court holdings; to provide for procedures, conditions, and limitations regarding the creation and existence of such districts; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-21-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 39 1570ER
  • SB 231 – Attorney; person who is not a US citizen shall not gain admission to the practice of law; possess a lawful alien status; provide (2/22/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 19 of Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions regarding attorneys, so as to provide that a person who is not a United States citizen shall not gain admission to the practice of law or be a duly licensed attorney at law unless such person possesses a lawful alien status; to amend Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to education;to amend Article 1 of Chapter 3 of Title 35 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions regarding the Georgia Bureau of Investigation; to amend Chapter 5 of Title 40 of the O.C.G.A., relating to drivers' licenses; to amend Part 1 of Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 48 of the O.C.G.A., relating to tax exemptions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-21-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 0918
  • SR 259 – Atlanta Motor Speedway Day; recognize March 2, 2017 (2/22/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Atlanta Motor Speedway for stimulating the economy and providing entertainment and enjoyment to NASCAR fans across the State of Georgia and recognizing March 2, 2017, as Atlanta Motor Speedway Day at the capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Rick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-21-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0211
  • SR 256 – Mitchell, Malcolm; recognize (2/22/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Malcolm Mitchell and his youth reading efforts; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Burt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-21-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0214
  • SR 275 – Perkins, Sr., Honorable Carson Dane; recognize (2/22/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Honorable Carson Dane Perkins, Sr., on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-21-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0188
  • SR 257 – Hardin, Anne; recognize (2/22/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing Anne Hardin as a Distinguished Finalist in the 22nd Annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Hunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-21-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-22-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0201
  • SB 210 – “Georgia Government Accountability Act”; Legislative Sunset Advisory Committee; create (2/18/2017) - Description A 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 short title; to provide for legislative intent; to create the Legislative Sunset Advisory Committee; to authorize the committee to review and evaluate state agencies' productivity, efficiency, and responsiveness; to provide for the automatic abolition of certain state agencies contingent upon adoption of a resolution by the General Assembly declaring that the state laws applicable to such agency have been repealed, revised, or reassigned; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Bruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-17-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 36 3254
  • SB 213 – Banking Improvement Zones; encourage opening of financial institutions in areas underserved; provide for establishment (2/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 60 of Title 36 and Code Section 45-8-14 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to provisions applicable to counties and municipal corporations and relating to depositories for county and school district moneys, respectively, so as to provide for the establishment of banking improvement zones to encourage opening of financial institutions in areas underserved by financial institutions; to provide for definitions; to provide for application and standards of approval for a banking improvement zone; to provide for the establishment of an agreement for the deposit of public funds in financial institutions within a banking improvement zone; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 39 1462ER
  • SR 253 – Board of Regents of the University System of GA; student member; add -CA (2/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to add a student member to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia; to provide for related matters; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 40 1323
  • SR 251 – Lawrence, Chief William “Kent”; honoring (2/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring Chief William "Kent" Lawrence for 30 years of service as Chief of the Eatonton Police Department; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Burt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0181
  • SR 245 – Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Day; recognize February 20, 2017 (2/18/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February 20, 2017, as the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Horacena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-17-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0130
  • SB 208 – Education; award amount for HOPE scholarships based on previous year’s average cost of tuition; provide (2/18/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 3 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to postsecondary education, so as to provide that the award amount for HOPE scholarships shall be based on the previous year's average cost of tuition for institutions within the university system; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-17-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-21-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 40 1283ER
  • SR 249 – General Assembly; law for the local authorization of a limited number of licensed destination resort facilities casino resorts within the state; authorize -CA (2/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to authorize the General Assembly to provide by law for the local authorization of a limited number of licensed destination resort facilities casino resorts within the state; to authorize the operation and regulation of limited casino gaming within the state; to provide for related matters; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Brandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-17-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8284
  • SR 252 – Board of Regents of the University System of GA; election of members and reduction in total membership; provide -CA (2/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to provide for the election of members and reduction in the total membership of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia; to provide for related matters; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-20-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 40 1322
  • SR 247 – Brown, Dr. Angela Hines; recognize (2/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Dr. Angela Hines Brown; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Fran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-17-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0116
  • SR 254 – Public Initiative Referendum; procedures; number of signatures required; verification methods; provide -CA (2/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to provide for public initiative referendums; to provide for procedures, number of signatures required, verification methods, form of petition, form of ballot question, and other related matters; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-20-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 0910
  • SB 212 – Alcoholism, Drug Dependency or Abuse; administrative license suspension process for persons arrested of driving under the influence; provide for reforms (2/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 7 of Title 37, Title 40, and Article 7 of Chapter 8 of Title 42 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions relative to hospitalization and treatment of alcoholics, drug dependent individuals, and drug abusers, motor vehicles and traffic, and ignition interlock devices as condition of probation; to correct cross-references; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-17-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 39 1553
  • SB 2 – “The FAST Act – Fairness, Accountability, Simplification, and Transparency – Empowering Our Small Businesses to Succeed” (1/14/2017) - Description A 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 businesses, and state government, respectively, so as to enhance accountability and notice requirements for agency rule making so as to reduce regulatory burdens on businesses; to provide a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Mike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-11-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-12-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-15-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-16-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-17-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-17-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute Full Text Links As Introduced LC 28 8192Committee sub LC 43 0566SFloor amend 1As passed Senate
  • SR 241 – Georgia AIDS Coalition; commend (2/17/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the Georgia AIDS Coalition; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-17-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0227
  • SB 195 – “Georgia Jobs First Act of 2017” (2/17/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 7 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Department of Economic Development, so as to provide for notice from employers that receive benefits from the state and then move facilities or operations from the state; to provide for procedures, conditions, and limitations; to provide for a short title; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-17-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 34 5119
  • SR 242 – Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity; recognize (2/17/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity at the University of Georgia on the occasion of its 90th anniversary; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-17-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0189
  • SR 240 – Berrong Bridge; Towns County; dedicate (2/17/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing the Berrong family and dedicating a bridge in their honor; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-16-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-17-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 39 1501
  • SR 231 – Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Day; recognize March 14, 2017 (2/16/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., and recognizing March 14, 2017, as Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-15-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-16-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0185
  • SB 182 – Division of Supplier Diversity; create; appointment of director; duties of the director; provide (2/16/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 50 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the Department of Administrative Services, so as to define certain terms; to create the Division of Supplier Diversity; to provide for appointment of a director; to create the position of minority and women owned business enterprises state-wide advocate; to provide for appointment; to provide for duties; to provide for provisions for state contracts; to provide for a state-wide disparity study; to provide for contents; to provide for the structure of procurement contracts; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for the implementation of rules and regulations; to provide for exceptions; to provide for penalties for violations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Horacena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-15-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-16-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8314
  • SB 49 – Carrying and Possession of Firearms; definition of a term; change provisions (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-11-125.1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to definitions for carrying and possession of firearms, so as to change provisions relating to the definition of a term; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Bill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-15-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-16-17 Senate Read Second Time Full Text Links As Introduced LC 29 7250
  • SR 230 – Joint Study Committee on Minority Business Participation in State Contracts; create (2/16/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Joint Study Committee on Minority Business Participation in State Contracts; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-15-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-16-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 34 5073
  • SR 235 – Clark, Alisa; commend; Female Veteran’s Day; recognize February 21, 2017 (2/16/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Alisa Clark for her outstanding service with the American armed forces and recognizing February 21, 2017, as Female Veteran's Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-15-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-16-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0151
  • SR 238 – Senate Electroshock Therapy Study Committee; create (2/16/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Senate Electroshock Therapy Study Committee; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-15-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-16-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 1016
  • SB 70 – Hospital Medicaid Financing Program; sunset provision; extend (1/28/2017) - Description A 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 repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 01-31-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-02-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-02-17 Senate Passed/Adopted Senate 02-02-17 Senate Transmitted House House of Representatives 02-07-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 02-08-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 02-08-17 House Committee Favorably Reported House of Representatives 02-10-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 02-10-17 House Passed/Adopted Senate 02-13-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 02-13-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 02-13-17 Act 4 Full Text Links As Introduced LC 33 6787-ECAs passed SenateFloor amend 1 AM 33 1672SB 70/AP*
  • SR 225 – McDuffie-Warren Forestry Unit; recognize (2/15/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the McDuffie-Warren Forestry Unit on being named the Georgia Forestry Commission's 2016 North Georgia Unit of the Year; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Frank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0198
  • SR 212 – State YMCA of Georgia; recognize (2/15/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the State YMCA of Georgia and its Center for Civic Engagement and "Y" Club programs which sponsor Youth Assembly, among other programs, that cultivate youth civic engagement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0213
  • SR 226 – David Shafer Essay Scholarship Contest Winners; congratulate (2/15/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION congratulating the winners of the David Shafer Essay Scholarship Contest; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0113
  • SR 215 – Rome High School Football Team; congratulate (2/15/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION congratulating the Rome High School football team on winning the GHSA 5A State Football Championship; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Chuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0099
  • SB 172 – Income Taxes; refundable earned income tax credit; provide (2/15/2017) - Description A 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 income taxes, so as to provide for a refundable earned income tax credit; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Elena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 43 0423
  • SR 227 – US Department of Transportation; initiate or support whatever federal legislative action, prevent loss of aviation fuel tax revenue use in Clayton County; recommend Georgia congressional delegation to intercede (2/16/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recommending the Georgia congressional delegation to intercede with the United States Department of Transportation, and to initiate or support whatever federal legislative action may be necessary, to prevent loss of aviation fuel tax revenue use in Clayton County; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Brandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 113 0159
  • SR 218 – Dilworth, William Anderson; recognize (2/15/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending William Anderson Dilworth for his lifelong service within his community and state; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0080
  • SB 165 – Solid Waste Management; dispose of such coal ash in event of a release; impose liability (2/15/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 8 of Title 12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to solid waste management, so as to impose liability on any producer of coal ash who disposes of such coal ash in this state in the event of a release; to provide for definitions; to require financial security and testing measures; to provide for causes of action; to provide for exceptions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url William Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-14-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-15-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 40 1409
  • SB 163 – Carrying and Possession of Firearms; reporting of weapons carry license and renewal license information to the Georgia Crime Information Center; require (2/14/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to carrying and possession of firearms, so as to require the reporting of weapons carry license and renewal license information to the Georgia Crime Information Center for affiliation with certain records such that, for the safety of officers and citizens, law enforcement officers may have foreknowledge of the possible presence of a firearm when effecting a traffic stop or other investigative encounter; to provide for an exception; to amend Article 2 of Chapter 3 of Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to Georgia Crime Information Center, to provide for restricted access to information; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-14-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 0849
  • SB 162 – Eminent Domain; award in condemnation proceeding exceeds by 10 percent or more; require payment of certain fees by the condemnor (2/14/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 22 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to eminent domain, so as to require the payment of certain fees by the condemnor if the award in a condemnation proceeding exceeds by 10 percent or more the highest offer made by the condemnor in negotiations prior to the proceeding or exceeds by 10 percent or more the award established by assessors; to expand the definition of 'condemnor'; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Frank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-14-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 40 1395
  • SB 158 – State Health Planning and Development; certificate of need requirement; create additional exemptions; freestanding emergency services; create certificate of need process (2/14/2017) - Description A 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 certificate of need process for freestanding emergency services; to provide for department application standards for freestanding emergency services; to provide for additional exemptions from certificate of need for hospital expenditures, multi-specialty surgical centers, and the sale of single specialty surgery centers; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ben Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-14-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2328ER
  • SR 195 – US Congress; call a convention; set a limit on number of terms; US House of Representatives and US Senate; request (2/11/2017) - Description A 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 person may be elected as a member of the United States House of Representatives and to set a limit on the number of terms that a person may be elected as a member of the United States Senate; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Chuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8283
  • SB 45 – Invasions of Privacy; to film under or through a person’s clothing; prohibit the use of a device (1/30/2017) - Description A 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 certain circumstances; to provide for definitions; to provide for penalties; to provide for exceptions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-10-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Full Text Links As Introduced LC 29 7185Committee sub LC 29 7379S
  • SR 209 – Albany-Dougherty County Day; recognize February 22, 2017 (2/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February 22, 2017, as Albany-Dougherty County Day at the state capitol and commending the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Freddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-13-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0162
  • SB 157 – State Health Planning and Development; certificate of needs requirement; create additional exemptions (2/14/2017) - Description A 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 definition; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ben Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-10-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2327ER
  • SR 207 – Price, Honorable Tom; honoring (2/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring and congratulating Tom Price; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-13-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0180
  • SB 79 – ‘Destination Resort Act’; licensing of up to two destination resorts in this state; authorize (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 50 of the O.C.G.A., relating to state government, so as to provide for definitions; to provide for the creation, membership, appointment, and duties of the Georgia Gaming Commission; to authorize the licensing of up to two destination resorts in this state; to provide for related matters; to provide for a contingent effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Brandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8234ER
  • SR 208 – Zeta Phi Beta Sorority; commend (2/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Zeta Phi Beta Sorority; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Freddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-13-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0163
  • SB 12 – Dental Hygienists; perform certain functions under general supervision; authorize licensed dental hygienists (PF) (1/5/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 11 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to dental hygienists, so as to authorize licensed dental hygienists to perform certain functions under general supervision; to provide for legislative findings and intent; to provide for criteria; to require professional liability insurance by licensed dental hygienists performing under general supervision; to provide for definitions; to provide for intent; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 12-20-16 Senate Prefiled Senate 01-18-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-07-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-10-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-10-17 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute Full Text Links SB 12 PrefileAs Introduced LC 33 6714Committee sub LC 37 2318SAs passed Senate
  • SR 210 – Easter Seals Southern Georgia, Inc.; congratulate (2/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION congratulating Easter Seals Southern Georgia, Inc., on the occasion of its 60th anniversary; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Freddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-13-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0078
  • SR 211 – Hill, Senator Judson; honoring (2/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring Senator Judson Hill for his outstanding service in the Georgia General Assembly; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-13-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0059
  • SR 196 – Georgia Court Reporting and Captioning Week; recognize February 11-18, 2017 (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February 11-18, 2017, as Georgia Court Reporting and Captioning Week at the capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0173
  • SB 150 – Loitering at or Disrupting Schools; written agreements between local boards of education and law enforecement officials; provide provisions (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 27 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to loitering at or disrupting schools, so as to provide for certain provisions in written agreements between local boards of education and law enforcement officials; to provide for a code of conduct for law enforcement officers in school settings; to provide for a School Resource Officer Student Reference Guide; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Emanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6869
  • SR 201 – Simonds, Bill; honoring (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring Bill Simonds for his outstanding public service; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0200
  • SR 199 – University System of Georgia Outstanding Scholars; commend (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending University System of Georgia Outstanding Scholars on Academic Recognition Day for 2017; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Fran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0144
  • SB 123 – Health Planning and Development; destination cancer hospital for purposes of certificate of need; eliminate 65 percent out-of-state patient base requirement (2/11/2017) - Description A 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 hospital for purposes of certificate of need; to eliminate the 50 bed limitation on destination cancer hospitals; to provide that destination cancer hospitals can increase bed capacity under certain conditions; to eliminate the limitation on the number of destination cancer hospitals that can be issued a certificate of need; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Hunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6848
  • SR 169 – Swafford, Hudson; recognize (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Hudson Swafford on winning the 2017 CareerBuilder Challenge golf tournament; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url William Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0125
  • SR 168 – Cheyne, Irene; recognize (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Irene Cheyne on her outstanding public service; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Valencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0149
  • SB 136 – Carrying and Possession of Firearms; training requirement for issuance of a weapons carry license; provide (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying and possession of firearms, so as to provide for a training requirement for the issuance of a weapons carry license; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Emanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 0856
  • SR 174 – Nation of Israel; commend (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the Nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and the State of Georgia; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Hunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0109
  • SR 166 – Georgia CORE (Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education) Day; declare February 8, 2017 (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION declaring February 8, 2017, as Georgia CORE (Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education) Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Dean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0157
  • SR 183 – Burrell, Taylor; recognize (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and congratulating Taylor Burrell, Miss Apple Capital 2017; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0169
  • SB 135 – Carrying and Possession of Firearms; carrying of weapons in government buildings; prohibit (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying and possession of firearms, so as to prohibit all carrying of weapons in government buildings; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Emanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 0855
  • SR 172 – National Guard Day; recognize March 6, 2017 (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing March 6, 2017, as National Guard Day at the capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Hunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0160
  • SR 171 – Voestalpine Automotive Body Parts Inc.; honoring (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring and recognizing Voestalpine Automotive Body Parts Inc., for being named the 2016 College and Career Academy Business Partner of the Year; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Bruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0141
  • SR 175 – Dyslexia Day; recognize March 1, 2017 (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing that dyslexia has a profound impact on education and all aspects of life and establishing March 1, 2017, as Dyslexia Day at the capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Hunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 112 0020
  • SR 173 – Hutcheson, Larry; commend (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the longtime service and leadership of Larry Hutcheson; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Bill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0130
  • SR 170 – Effingham County; honoring (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring and recognizing Effingham County as the 2016 College and Career Academy of the Year; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0143
  • SR 180 – Georgia Building Authority; preserve the historic integrity and sound environmental stewardship of Pratt-Pullman Yard; recommend (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recommending the Georgia Building Authority preserve the historic integrity and sound environmental stewardship of the Pratt-Pullman Yard; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Vincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 113 0127
  • SR 179 – Calhoun City Schools; honoring (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring and recognizing Calhoun City Schools for being named the 2016 Charter System of the Year; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Chuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0140
  • SB 129 – Retirement; creditable service for certain military service; provide (2/11/2017) - Description A 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 provide for application and payment; to provide for related matters; to provide conditions for an effective date and automatic repeal; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ellis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 43 0537
  • SB 131 – Juvenile Code; adoption proceedings be stayed while an appeal to terminate parental rights is pending; provide (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions for the Juvenile Code, so as to provide that adoption proceedings be stayed while an appeal of an order to terminate parental rights is pending; to clarify the court's duties to a case while an appeal is pending; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Blake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 29 7345
  • SR 182 – Law Enforcement Agencies; citizen’s bill of rights for police accountability; encouraged to recognize (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION encouraging law enforcement agencies to recognize a citizen's bill of rights for police accountability; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-07-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 0859
  • SB 142 – Speed Detection Devices; automated traffic enforcement safety devices in school zones; provide (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 14 of Title 40 of the O.C.G.A., relating to speed detection devices, so as to provide for automated traffic enforcement safety devices in school zones; to provide for further exceptions for when case may be made and conviction had for exceeding posted speed limit by less than ten miles per hour; to provide for an exception for the ratio of speeding fines to an agency budget; to provide for civil enforcement of violations recorded by automated traffic enforcement safety devices; to provide for rules, regulations, and terms of use for automated traffic enforcement safety devices; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-08-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-09-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 0923
  • SR 189 – Galloway, Gary; recognize (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Gary Galloway on his outstanding public service; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-08-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-09-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0167
  • SB 138 – “Patient Compensation Act” (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to establish the "Patient Compensation Act"; to amend Title 51 of the O.C.G.A., relating to torts, so as to create an alternative to medical malpractice litigation whereby patients are compensated for medical injuries; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings and intent; to provide for definitions; to establish the Patient Compensation System and the Patient Compensation Board; to provide for committees; to provide for the filing of and disposition of applications; to provide for review by an administrative law judge; to provide for appellate review; to provide for payment of administration expenses; to require an annual report; to provide for funding; to provide for related matters; to provide for severability; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Brandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-08-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-09-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2293T
  • SR 193 – Schuerholz, John; recognize (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending John Schuerholz on his outstanding service with the Braves franchise; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-08-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-09-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0102
  • SB 144 – ‘Georgia Lottery for Veterans Act’ (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 27 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to lottery for education, so as to provide that the Georgia Lottery Corporation shall offer one or more games to benefit veterans; to provide a short title; to provide for the deposit of proceeds into the general fund; to provide for a special account to be appropriated for veterans' programs; to provide for purposes for which appropriations shall be made; to provide for lapsing of funds; to provide a conditional effective date and automatic repeal; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ed Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-08-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-09-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 44 0261
  • SR 187 – Hunt, Pastor Johnny; honoring (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring Pastor Johnny Hunt; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Bruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-08-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-09-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0139
  • SR 190 – American Heart Month in Georgia; recognize February 2017 (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February, 2017, as American Heart Month in Georgia; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Nan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-08-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-09-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0126
  • SR 205 – US Congress; eliminate all requirements for use of ethanol as a fuel for vehicles and equipment; urge (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION urging the Congress of the United States to eliminate all requirements for the use of ethanol as a fuel for vehicles and equipment; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Frank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-10-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 40 1396
  • SR 194 – Peanut Butter and Jelly Day; recognize March 20, 2017 (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the Georgia peanut industry and recognizing March 20, 2017, as Peanut Butter and Jelly Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0112
  • SR 203 – National Bike Month and Bicycle Safety Month; recognize May, 2017 (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing May, 2017, as National Bike Month and Bicycle Safety Month and May 15 through 19, 2017, as Bike to Work Week; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-10-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0091
  • SR 198 – Sherry, Chandler; recognize (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Chandler Sherry upon being named Miss Apple Capital's Outstanding Teen 2017; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0176
  • SR 202 – PAGE/GAEL/GACTE Day; recognize February 21, 2017 (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the Professional Association of Georgia Educators for its contributions to education and to educators and recognizing February 21, 2017, as PAGE/GAEL/GACTE Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-10-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0100
  • SR 200 – Georgia Federation of Republican Women (GFRW); recognize (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Georgia Federation of Republican Women (GFRW) for its 60th year of continued service supporting objectives and policies of the Georgia Republican Party and the National Federation of Republican Women and working for the election of Republican nominees; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Matt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0124
  • SB 151 – Local Boards of Education; sole authority and responsibility; initiation and defense of any civil actions on whether to pursue appeals; provide (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to local boards of education, so as to provide that local boards of education have the sole authority and responsibility with regard to decisions relating to the initiation and defense of any civil actions, including decisions on whether to pursue appeals; to prohibit the delegation or attempted delegation of such authority; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Emanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6765
  • SR 197 – Prosecution-based Victim Advocacy Day; recognize February 28, 2017 (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February 28, 2017, as Prosecution-based Victim Advocacy Day in Georgia; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0172
  • SR 206 – Senate Work and Save Study Committee; create (2/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION creating the Senate Work and Save Study Committee; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-10-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6867
  • SB 148 – Nonprofit Corporations; organized in foreign jurisdiction to change its jurisdiction or organization to this state; allow (2/11/2017) - Description A 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 organization to this state; to allow for a nonprofit corporation organized in this state to change its jurisdiction of organization to a foreign jurisdiction; to provide for a definition; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 0986
  • SB 145 – Sexual Offenses; offense of rape applicability to victims across genders; gender identities and sexual orientations; revise (2/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 6 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to sexual offenses, so as to revise the offense of rape for applicability to victims across genders, gender identities, and sexual orientations;to amend Code Section 9-3-33.1, Title 15, Title 16, Title 17, Chapter 2 of Title 20, Chapter 4 of Title 24, Title 31, Title 42, and Code Section 49-2-14.1 of the O.C.G.A., relating to actions for childhood sexual abuse, courts, crimes and offenses, criminal procedure, elementary and secondary education, relevant evidence and its limits, health, penal institutions, and overcrowding of prison system as creating state of emergency, paroling inmates to reduce prison system population to capacity and report of inmates paroled; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 0962
  • SB 52 – Mental Health; authorizing licensed professional counselor; sunset provision; repeal (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act relating to mental health and authorizing a licensed professional counselor to perform certain acts, Act No. 546, approved April 21, 2014 (Ga L. 2014, p. 347), as amended, particularly by an Act approved March 10, 2015 (Ga. L. 2015, p. 4), so as to repeal a sunset provision; to provide for an effective date; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url P. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-07-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-09-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-09-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 02-10-17 House First Readers Full Text Links As Introduced LC 37 2257As passed Senate
  • SB 48 – Hunting, Trapping, and Fishing License; hunting licenses that are renewed before expiration; freeze the cost (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 27-2-23 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to hunting, trapping, and fishing license, permit, tag, and stamp fees, so as to freeze the cost of certain hunting licenses that are renewed before expiration; to provide for prospective application; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Bill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-02-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-07-17 Senate Read Second Time Senate 02-09-17 Senate Third Read Senate 02-09-17 Senate Passed/Adopted House of Representatives 02-10-17 House First Readers Full Text Links As Introduced LC 40 1281As passed Senate
  • SB 73 – Recorder’s Court of Chatham County; chief judge; revise the responsibilities (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act providing for a chief judge of the Recorder's Court of Chatham County, approved March 31, 1987 (Ga. L. 1987, p. 5156), as amended, particularly by an Act approved March 27, 1998 (Ga. L. 1998, p. 3557), so as to revise the responsibilities of the chief judge; to revise the method of selection of the chief judge; to provide for a court administrator; to provide for the hiring and discharge of same; to provide for the court administrator's responsibilities; to require the court administrator to provide a bond; to provide personnel policies and procedures of employees of the court; to authorize the adoption of rules, policies, or regulations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ben Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-09-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read Second Time Full Text Links As introduced LC 44 0251SB 73 ad
  • SB 107 – Ethics in Government; filing campaign financial disclosure reports; additional date prior to general primary; revise the dates (2/4/2017) - Description A 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 prior to the general primary; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Fran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-09-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read Second Time Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8271Committee sub LC 28 8311S
  • SB 87 – Bankruptcy; judgments against exempt property; provide for the discharge (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 44-13-100 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to exemptions for purposes of bankruptcy and intestate insolvent estates, so as to provide for the discharge of judgments against exempt property in bankruptcy; to provide for procedure; to provide for the effect of an order; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-09-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 02-10-17 Senate Read Second Time Full Text Links As introduced LC 29 7285ER
  • SB 72 – Corporations; land conveyances to churches or religious societies; change provisions (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 5 of Title 14 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to corporations organized for religious, fraternal, or educational purposes, so as to change provisions relating to land conveyances to churches or religious societies; to urge the courts to consider disputes with regard to determining the property rights of churches or religious societies be resolved by a neutral principles analysis of all relevant matters; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Hunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 29 7287ER
  • SB 6 – Georgia Regional Transit Council; definitions; membership; powers; duties; create (1/28/2017) - Description A 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 for definitions; to provide for the membership, powers, and duties of the council; to provide for a report and proposal by the council; to provide for assignment of the council to the Department of Transportation for administrative purposes; to provide for compensation and expenses; to provide for contingent automatic repeal; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-07-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read Second Time Full Text Links As Introduced LC 39 1480Committee sub LC 39 1509S
  • SR 149 – Childhood Cancer Awareness Day; designate September 1 (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION designating September 1 as Childhood Cancer Awareness Day in Georgia; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-02-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-08-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 40 1370
  • SR 156 – Cooper, Chief Paul D.; recognize (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Chief Paul D. Cooper on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-02-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-07-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0130
  • SB 116 – Counties and Municipal Corporations; assessment of storm-water utility fees on water-neutral properties; prohibit (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 60 of Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to provisions applicable to counties and municipal corporations, so as to prohibit the assessment of storm-water utility fees on water-neutral properties; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Frank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-02-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-07-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 40 1354
  • SR 159 – James, Coach Greg; honor (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring Coach Greg James for his leadership and many outstanding accomplishments; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Blake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-02-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-07-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0115
  • SR 150 – Plastic Pollution Awareness Day; February 15, 2017 (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Hannah Testa for her involvement in and commitment to environmental sustainability and recognizing February 15, 2017, as Plastic Pollution Awareness Day at the capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-02-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-07-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 40 1368
  • SR 157 – Firefighters Recognition Day; recognize February 7, 2017 (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring and commending the firefighters of Georgia and recognizing February 7, 2017, as Firefighters Recognition Day at the capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-02-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-07-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0086
  • SR 153 – Alpha Phi Alpha Day; recognize February 16, 2017 (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and the Georgia District Chapters and recognizing February 16, 2017, as Alpha Phi Alpha Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-02-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-07-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0135
  • SR 163 – Irwin County High School Girls Tennis Team; recognize (2/7/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Irwin County High School girls tennis team on winning the 2016 Class A State Championship; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-06-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0045
  • SR 162 – CASA Day; recognize February 7, 2017 (2/7/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring Georgia Court Appointed Special Advocates (Georgia CASA) and recognizing February 7, 2017, as CASA Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-06-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0164
  • SR 164 – Gordon Lee Memorial High School Lady Trojans Softball Team; commend (2/7/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the Gordon Lee Memorial High School Lady Trojans softball team for winning the 2016 GHSA 1-A State Softball Championship; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-06-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0138
  • SB 119 – Fair Housing; discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity; prohibit (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to prohibit discrimination under certain circumstances; to amend Article 4 of Chapter 3 of Title 8 of the O.C.G.A., relating to fair housing, so as to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity; to amend Title 10 of the O.C.G.A., relating to commerce and trade, so as to protect the right to equal enjoyment of and privileges to public accommodations; to provide for purposes; to amend Title 45 of the O.C.G.A., relating to public officers and employees, so as to change certain provisions relating to the "Fair Employment Practices Act of 1978" and the merit system to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity; to amend the O.C.G.A., so as to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-02-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 29 7332
  • SB 89 – Transportation Department Officers; railways and railroad facilities and equipment; provide for state investment (1/28/2017) - Description A 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 and equipment; to provide that the commissioner of transportation may administer a Georgia Freight Railroad Program; to provide for subprograms within such program; to provide for annual reporting; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 43 0508ERCommittee sub LC 43 0539ERS
  • SR 160 – Trion High School boys golf team; congratulate (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION congratulating the Trion High School boys golf team on winning the 2016 Class A State Championship; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-03-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0128
  • SR 115 – Civil Air Patrol; recognize (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing the Civil Air Patrol for their service to the citizens of Georgia; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Hunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0050
  • SR 113 – Young Farmers Day; recognize February 8, 2017 (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the Georgia Young Farmers Association and recognizing February 8, 2017, as Young Farmers Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Tyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0103
  • SR 114 – Cystic Fibrosis Education and Awareness Day; recognize May 1, 2017 (2/4/2017) - Description A 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. Sponsors Name District Url Fran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0076
  • SR 118 – Georgia Utility Contractors Association Legislative Awareness Day; recognize February 7, 2017 (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the Georgia Utility Contractors Association and recognizing February 7, 2017, as Georgia Utility Contractors Association Legislative Awareness Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0017
  • SR 119 – Skin Cancer Awareness Day; recognize January 31, 2017 (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing January 31, 2017, as Skin Cancer Awareness Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Dean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0114
  • SR 102 – Thurman, Lieutenant Ricky; condolences (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Lieutenant Ricky Thurman; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0016
  • SR 107 – YMCAs of Georgia; recognize (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the YMCAs of Georgia for the important work they do in promoting a healthy spirit, mind, and body; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0070
  • SR 108 – Sossa, Laurie; commend (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Laurie Sossa and recognizing her organization, the Southern Barter Club; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Donzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0062
  • SR 103 – Rush, Sheriff Quinton; commend (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending and congratulating Sheriff Quinton Rush on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0090
  • SB 97 – Early Care and Learning; parents in job training or educational program; expand child care subsidies from one year to two years (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 20-1A-64 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to functions and authority of lead agency and the Department of Early Care and Learning regarding early care and learning, so as to expand child care subsidies from one year to two years for parents in a job training or educational program; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Elena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 33 6715
  • SR 110 – Law Enforcement Officers and Prosecutors; recognize (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the law enforcement officers and prosecutors who worked diligently to ensure the protection of Georgia's vulnerable adult population; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0099
  • SR 109 – Clark Atlanta University Day; recognize February 1, 2017 (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February 1, 2017, as Clark Atlanta University Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Horacena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0099
  • SR 111 – Harlem High School Softball Team; recognize (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Harlem High School softball team on winning the 2016 GHSA Class AA State Championship; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0100
  • SR 106 – Greater Augusta Day and Leadership Augusta Day; recognize February 1, 2017 (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February 1, 2017, as Greater Augusta Day and Leadership Augusta Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0068
  • SR 116 – Watson, Dr. Gil; recognize (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Dr. Gil Watson for his 23 years of dedicated service to the Northside United Methodist Church and on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Hunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-30-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-31-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0064
  • SR 134 – Officer Kevin Jordan Memorial Highway; Spalding County; dedicate (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life of Officer Kevin Jordan and dedicating a road in his memory; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Marty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 39 1479
  • SR 125 – Math Day; recognize February 6, 2017 (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February 6, 2017, as Math Day at the capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Chuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 112 0033
  • SB 100 – State Government; detained or rejected from entry into United States; provide no person possessing a valid visa (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state government, so as to provide that no person possessing a valid visa to enter the United States shall be detained or rejected from entry into the United States at any airport or water port in this state; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Vincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 41 0959ER
  • SR 133 – Childhood Cancer Awareness Day; recognize September 1 (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing September 1 as Childhood Cancer Awareness Day in Georgia; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0021
  • SB 98 – Capital Outlay Funds; used for educational facilities for voluntary pre-kindergarten programs; provide (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 20-2-260 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to capital outlay funds in elementary and secondary education, so as to provide that capital outlay funds may be used for educational facilities for voluntary pre-kindergarten programs provided by the school system; to provide that student projection counts may include pre-kindergarten; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Elena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 33 6717
  • SR 120 – Cannon, Macon County Sheriff Charles Marion; recognize (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Macon County Sheriff Charles Marion Cannon on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ed Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0092
  • SR 121 – Wilson, Waleisah; recognize (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Waleisah Wilson on her outstanding commitment to criminal justice reform; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ed Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0024
  • SB 101 – Employees’ Retirement System of Georgia; full-time hourly employee with Department of Natural Resources; provide for creditable service for prior service (2/4/2017) - Description A 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 under the Employees' Retirement System of Georgia, so as to provide for creditable service for prior service as a full-time hourly employee with the Department of Natural Resources; to provide for application and payment of the full actuarial cost; to provide conditions for an effective date and automatic repeal; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url William Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 43 0516
  • SR 127 – Burns, Charles Dawson Marino; commend (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending and congratulating Charles Dawson Marino Burns; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0071
  • SR 126 – Lawson, Andrew Paul; commend (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending and congratulating Andrew Paul Lawson; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0070
  • SR 129 – Girl Scouts; selling cookies; celebrate 100 years (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION celebrating 100 years of Girl Scouts selling cookies; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Elena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0098
  • SR 124 – 5th Annual Legislative Fly-In; recognize February 8, 2017 (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February 8, 2017, as the 5th Annual Legislative Fly-In at the state capitol and commending the Georgia Airports Association and its leadership; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Bill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0117
  • SR 122 – Research Day; recognize February 1, 2017 (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the University of Georgia, Augusta University, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and Georgia State University for their contributions to higher education and recognizing February 1, 2017, as Research Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Fran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0047
  • SR 128 – Psychology Day; recognize February 15, 2017 (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the Georgia Psychological Association and its members for dedicated service to the people of Georgia and recognizing February 15, 2017, as Psychology Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Elena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0067
  • SR 123 – Columbus Technical College; honoring (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring Columbus Technical College for its outstanding accomplishments; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ed Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-31-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-01-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0022
  • SB 113 – HOPE Scholarship; children of certain public officials who have been killed or permanently disabled in line of duty; provide automatic eligibility (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 7 of Chapter 3 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to scholarships, loans, and grants for postsecondary education, so as to provide for automatic eligibility for a HOPE scholarship to the children of certain public officials who have been killed or permanently disabled in the line of duty; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 40 1293
  • SR 138 – Delta Day; recognize February 27, 2017 (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and recognizing February 27, 2017, as Delta Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Gloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0079
  • SR 141 – Georgia Southern University; commend (2/4/2017) - Description A 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. Sponsors Name District Url Jack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0068
  • SB 111 – Office of the State Prosecutor; establish; manner of appointment, term of office, qualifications; State Prosecutor Selection and Disabilities Commission; provide (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 15 of Title 45 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Attorney General, so as to establish the Office of the State Prosecutor; to provide for the manner of appointment, term of office, qualifications, removal, filling of vacancies, duties, powers, and procedures of the state prosecutor; to provide for the State Prosecutor Selection and Disabilities Commission and its membership, selection, and duties; to provide for reports; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8220ER
  • SB 112 – Elections; independent and political body candidates file nomination petitions for ballot access; remove the requirement (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 21 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to elections, so as to remove the requirement that independent and political body candidates file nomination petitions for ballot access; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8256
  • SB 114 – Elections; absentee votes; provide for tabulation of advance voting ballots (2/4/2017) - Description A 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 the tabulation of advance voting ballots in the same manner as absentee votes under certain circumstances; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8260
  • SR 148 – McCullough, Mayor Gary; recognize (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Mayor Gary McCullough on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-02-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0156
  • SR 147 – Palmour, Dr. Davis; honoring (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring and commending Dr. Davis Palmour on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-02-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0133
  • SR 135 – Leitz, Zack; recognize (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Zack Leitz and the dedicated volunteers of The Backpack Project; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0009
  • SR 142 – Moore, Evans “Duck”; commend (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending and congratulating Evans "Duck" Moore; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0086
  • SR 136 – Boy Scout Day; recognize March 1, 2017 (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing March 1, 2017, as Boy Scout Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Chuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0058
  • SR 144 – Perry Rotary Club; commend (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring and commending the Perry Rotary Club on the occasion of its 50th anniversary; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0113
  • SB 110 – Eligibility and Qualifications for Office; minimum age for holding civil office; change (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 2 of Title 45 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding eligibility and qualifications for office, so as to change the minimum age for holding civil office; to provide an exception; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Vincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8273
  • SB 120 – Property; recording of deeds; change provisions (2/4/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 44 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to property, so as to change provisions relating to the recording of deeds; to provide for constructive notice of certain instruments to purchasers under certain circumstances; to provide for correction of defects in attestations and acknowledgments to certain filings; to provide for retroactivity under certain circumstances; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url William Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-02-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 29 7310ER
  • SR 143 – Holley, Hanna; recognize (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending 2017 Miss University of Georgia Hanna Holley; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0118
  • SR 151 – MacCartney, Teresa; recognize (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Teresa MacCartney, the recipient of the 2016 Gloria Timmer Award; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-02-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0027
  • SR 137 – New Americans Day; recognize March 7, 2017 (2/4/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing March 7, 2017, as New Americans Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 02-01-17 Senate Hopper Senate 02-02-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0114
  • SB 65 – Tire Disposal Restrictions and Fees; new tire retailers that collect a fee; require to collect such fee whether or not scrap tires are relinquished to retailer (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 12-8-40.1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to tire disposal restrictions and fees, so as to require new tire retailers that collect a fee for the collection or disposal of scrap tires upon the purchase of replacement tires for a motor vehicle to collect such fee whether or not scrap tires are relinquished to the retailer; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Frank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 02-02-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Full Text Links As introduced LC 40 1284Committee sub LC 40 1369S
  • SB 13 – Jefferson County Hospital Authority; ad valorem tax; provide for a nonbinding advisory referendum (1/11/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide for a nonbinding advisory referendum for the purpose of ascertaining whether the electors of Jefferson County desire the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners to levy an ad valorem tax for the purpose of paying for Jefferson County Hospital Authority's services and facilities and to retire hospital debt; to provide for legislative purposes and findings; to provide for procedures and requirements relating thereto; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-10-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 01-11-17 Senate Committee Favorably Reported Senate 01-12-17 Senate Passed/Adopted Senate 01-12-17 Senate Transmitted House House of Representatives 01-23-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 01-24-17 House Second Readers House of Representatives 01-30-17 House Committee Favorably Reported As Amended House of Representatives 01-30-17 House Third Readers House of Representatives 01-30-17 House Passed/Adopted As Amended Senate 01-31-17 Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub Senate 02-02-17 Senate Sent to Governor Senate 02-02-17 Senate Date Signed by Governor Senate 02-02-17 Act 2 Full Text Links As Introduced LC 44 0213SB 13 adAs passed SenateFloor Amendment AM 33 1671SB 13/AP*
  • SR 100 – Augusta’s Interfaith Coalition Day; recognize February 7, 2017 (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February 7, 2017, as Augusta's Interfaith Coalition Day at the capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Harold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0025
  • SR 99 – University of West Georgia Student Leader Day; recognize January 30, 2017 (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the members of the University of West Georgia's Student Government Association and Blue Coat ambassadors for their organizations' outstanding commitment to student leadership on the university's campus, and recognizing January 30, 2017, as University of West Georgia Student Leader Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Mike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0040
  • SR 94 – Williams, Ann G.; recognize (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Ann G. Williams as the Distinguished Older Georgian for 2017; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Elena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0036
  • SB 82 – HOPE; need based HOPE scholarship and grant; create (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 7 of Article 7 of Chapter 3 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to HOPE scholarships and grants, so as to create a need based HOPE scholarship and grant; to provide for definitions; to provide for eligibility; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 41 0884
  • SB 84 – Disposition of Property Seized; destroy or sell certain firearms; provide law enforcement agencies the option (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 5 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to disposition of property seized, so as to provide law enforcement agencies the option to destroy or sell certain firearms; to revise procedures for the disposition of certain firearms in custody of law enforcement agencies; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 41 0876
  • SB 91 – Transfers or Purchases of Firearms Subject to NICS; require judicial review; Georgia Information Sharing and Analysis Center (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-11-172 of the O.C.G.A., relating to transfers or purchases of firearms subject to the NICS, information concerning persons who have been involuntarily hospitalized to be forwarded to the FBI, penalties for breach of confidentiality, and exceptions, so as to require judicial review for a transfer or sale of a firearm to certain individuals designated by the Georgia Information Sharing and Analysis Center; to amend Article 9 of Chapter 3 of Title 35 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the Georgia Information Sharing and Analysis Center, so as to require each agency to submit to the center certain identifying information about known or suspected terrorists; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 41 0925
  • SB 90 – Law Enforcement Officers and Agencies; peace officers be equipped with audio and video recording device while on duty; require (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 35 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions relative to law enforcement officers and agencies, so as to provide for definitions; to require that certain peace officers be equipped with an audio and video recording device attached to their persons for recording audio and video of all activities performed while on duty; to amend Article 4 of Chapter 18 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the inspection of public records, so as to provide for the release under certain circumstances of certain audio and video recordings from audio and video recording devices attached to the persons of peace officers; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Vincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 41 0853
  • SB 77 – Education; elementary and secondary; mandatory attendance; raise the age (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 20-2-690.1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to mandatory education for children between ages six and 16, so as to raise the age of mandatory attendance; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Vincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6744
  • SB 94 – “Bou Bou’s Law” (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to searches with warrants, so as to provide for the use of no-knock search warrants; to provide for a definition; to change provisions relating to the issuance of search warrants; to change provisions relating to the use of force in executing a search warrant; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Vincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 29 7163
  • SB 92 – Carrying and Possession of Firearms; investigating whether person has a weapons carry license; allow a person to be detained by law enforcement (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying and possession of firearms, so as to allow a person to be detained by law enforcement for the purpose of investigating whether such person has a weapons carry license; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-27-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 41 0857
  • SB 80 – Public Order and Safety, Offenses Against; citizens of this state; at least ten years of aggregate service as a law enforcement officer; authorize to carry handgun (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-11-130 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to exemptions from Code Sections 16-11-126 through 16-11-127.2, so as to authorize certain persons who are citizens of this state and have retired with at least ten years of aggregate service as a law enforcement officer with powers of arrest under the laws of any state of the United States or of the United States to carry a handgun anywhere within this state; to require such persons to possess and to meet the standards for issuance of an identification card for retired law enforcement officers as issued by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url P. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-30-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 0891
  • SR 41 – REACH Georgia Day; recognize January 25, 2017 (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the REACH Georgia program coordinators, mentors, academic coaches, and supporters for their dedicated service to the lives of our REACH Scholars and recognizing January 25, 2017, as REACH Georgia Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Mike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0028
  • SR 46 – Jackson-Butts County Day; recognize February 1, 2017 (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February 1, 2017, as Jackson-Butts County Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Burt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0027
  • SR 55 – Swafford, Commissioner James; recognize (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Commissioner James Swafford on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0018
  • SR 56 – Sherrill, Doug; recognize (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Doug Sherrill on his outstanding public service; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0086
  • SR 59 – Sondron, Sergeant Patrick Michael; condolences (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Sergeant Patrick Michael Sondron; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0073
  • SR 53 – Carlisle, Sheriff Billy; recognize (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Sheriff Billy Carlisle on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0018
  • SR 58 – Brewer, Mr. James Camp “Bimbo”; condolences (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring and celebrating the life and memory of Mr. James Camp "Bimbo" Brewer; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0012
  • SR 61 – Smallwood, Deputy Daryl Wayne; condolences (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Deputy Daryl Wayne Smallwood; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0072
  • SR 40 – Health Information Technology Day; recognize January 26, 2017 (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing January 26, 2017, as Health Information Technology Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0044
  • SB 39 – Pimping and Pandering; increase the penalty provisions (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-6-13 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to penalties for violating Code Sections 16-6-9 through 16-6-12, so as to increase the penalty provisions relating to pimping and pandering; to amend Code Section 42-1-12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the State Sexual Offender Registry, so as to require registration on the State Sexual Offender Registry when an individual is convicted for the second time for pandering; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 37 2245
  • SR 49 – Dr. R.L. White Day; recognize February 19, 2017 (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February 19, 2017, as Dr. R. L. White Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ed Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0055
  • SR 44 – George, Director Gary D.; commend (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the longtime service and leadership of Director Gary D. George to the City of Alpharetta; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0075
  • SR 38 – Simmons, Walter B.; recognize (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Walter B. Simmons on his outstanding public service; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0015
  • SR 39 – Reddick, Josh; recognize (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing Josh Reddick for his outstanding accomplishments in the sport of baseball; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0020
  • SR 48 – Dunlap, Lieutenant Warren; recognize (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Lieutenant Warren Dunlap on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ed Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0011
  • SR 42 – Ball, Chief Ken; recognize (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Chief Ken Ball on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Brandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0051
  • SR 51 – Pizzo, Mark; honoring (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring and commending Mark Pizzo; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url P. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0051
  • SB 43 – Rules of the Road; operating a vehicle without adequately securing load; revise the criminal penalty (1/30/2017) - Description A Bill to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 6 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to uniform rules of the road, so as to revise the criminal penalty for operating a vehicle without adequately securing load; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Gail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 41 0913
  • SR 57 – Allison, State Representative Stephen; honoring (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring and recognizing State Representative Stephen Allison for his outstanding public service; and for other purpose. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0043
  • SR 37 – 4-H Clubs of Georgia; commend (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the 4-H Clubs of Georgia and Mr. James Hancock, Mr. Arch D. Smith, and the 2016-2017 4-H Leadership Team and recognizing February 8, 2017, as 4-H Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ellis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0042
  • SR 45 – John Milledge Academy Trojans Football Team; congratulate (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION congratulating the John Milledge Academy Trojans football team for winning the 2016 Georgia Independent School Association Class AAA State Championship; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Burt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0043
  • SB 42 – Law Enforcement Officers and Agencies; engagement of vehicular pursuits; state, county, and local; provide a standard (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to law enforcement officers and agencies, so as to provide a standard by which state, county, and local law enforcement agencies authorize the engagement of vehicular pursuits; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Gail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 41 0912
  • SB 44 – Public Disclosure; identities of individual and corporate donors to rural hospital organizations; exempt (1/30/2017) - Description A Bill to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 50-18-72 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to when public disclosure not required, so that the identities of individual and corporate donors to rural hospital organizations are exempt from public disclosure; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Dean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 43 0459
  • SR 69 – Singletary, Robert; recognize (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Robert Singletary on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 112 0021
  • SR 77 – Georgia Association of Broadcasters; recognize (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and honoring the Georgia Association of Broadcasters for its public service during Hurricane Matthew; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0033
  • SB 58 – Excise Tax; hotel and motel room rentals; repeal such provision (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to repeal Code Section 48-13-50.3 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to an excise tax on hotel and motel room rentals, so as to repeal such provision; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 34 5001
  • SR 65 – Fulton, Captain Gwendolyn; recognize (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Captain Gwendolyn Fulton on the occasion of her retirement and for her outstanding public service; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Valencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0053
  • SR 66 – Austin, Sandra Gayle; condolences (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Sandra Gayle Austin; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Gloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0075
  • SR 67 – Church, Marcia Johnson; condolences (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Marcia Johnson Church; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Valencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0028
  • SR 70 – Brown, Reverend Frank Cornelius; recognize (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Reverend Frank Cornelius Brown on the occasion of his tenth pastoral anniversary; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Vincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0037
  • SR 64 – Peters, Dr. Randall L.; commend (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Dr. Randall L. Peters on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Rick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0014
  • SB 60 – “Georgia Equal Pay Act” (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 34 of the O.C.G.A., relating to labor and industrial relations, so as to repeal certain provisions relating to sex discrimination in employment and enact the "Georgia Equal Pay Act" to prohibit differential pay because of the sex of the employee; to provide a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Horacena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 36 3101ER
  • SR 71 – General Assembly; summaries of proposed constitutional amendments; drafted by an independent body -CA (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to require that summaries of proposed constitutional amendments which have been adopted by the General Assembly and will be submitted to the voters for ratification be drafted by an independent body appointed by the deans of the University of Georgia School of Law and the Georgia State University College of Law and by the Supreme Court of Georgia; to provide for submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Emanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 44 0197
  • SB 56 – ‘Accuracy and Transparency in Physician/Provider Profiling Act’ (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to insurance, so as to provide for physician profiling programs; to provide a short title; to provide definitions; to provide profiling program standards; to establish criteria for programs that evaluate a physician's cost of care; to provide for certain disclosures to patients; to provide that the Commissioner shall contract with an independent oversight entity; to provide for violations and penalties; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 37 2267ER
  • SR 63 – Self-Care Month; recognize February, 2017 (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February, 2017, as Self-Care Month; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ben Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0037
  • SB 55 – “Psychiatric Advance Directive Act” (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 37 of the O.C.G.A., relating to mental health, so as to provide for a psychiatric advance directive; to provide for a competent adult to express his or her mental health care treatment preferences and desires directly through instructions written in advance and indirectly through appointing an agent to make mental health care decisions on behalf of that person; to amend Code Section 16-5-5 and Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to assisted suicide and notification of licensing board regarding violation and health, respectively, so as to include cross-references to the psychiatric advance directive and provide for consistent terminology; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 37 2266ER
  • SR 50 – Columbus Day; February 1, 2017 (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February 1, 2017, as Columbus Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ed Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0047
  • SR 47 – Jackson, Roosevelt; recognize (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Roosevelt Jackson; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ed Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-23-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-24-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0014
  • SB 63 – ‘Georgia Family Medical Leave Act’ (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 34 of the O.C.G.A., relating to labor and industrial relations, so as to provide for the creation of a program to compensate in part for the wage loss sustained by any individual who is unable to work due to such individual's own sickness or injury, the sickness or injury of a family member, or the birth, adoption, or foster care placement of a new child; to create the Family Medical Leave Fund; to provide for contributions to such fund; to provide for filing determination and payment of claims; to provide for the promulgation of rules and regulations by the Department of Labor; to provide for related matters; to provide a contingent effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Horacena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 36 3164
  • SR 76 – Hirsch, Nathan “Nate”; condolences (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Nathan "Nate" Hirsch; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0029
  • SR 74 – Advanced Placement Day; recognize January 25, 2017 (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing January 25, 2017, as Advanced Placement Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0043
  • SR 73 – Family Medical Leave Fund; create -CA (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to create the Family Medical Leave Fund; to authorize the dedication of certain revenues to be deposited into such fund; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Horacena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 36 3163
  • SB 57 – Elections; fill vacancies in public offices; provide that the costs of special primaries/elections paid by this state in certain circumstances (1/30/2017) - Description A 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 that the costs of special primaries or special elections to fill vacancies in public offices shall be paid by this state in certain circumstances; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 40 1268
  • SB 53 – Handicapped Persons; adult changing stations in certain commercial public facilities; provide installation and maintenance (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 30 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to handicapped persons, so as to provide for the installation and maintenance of adult changing stations in certain commercial public facilities for persons with disabilities; to provide for definitions; to provide for the powers and duties of the Safety Fire Commissioner; to provide for limitations; to provide for enforcement; to provide for exemptions; to provide for penalties; to provide for federal law compliance; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Valencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 37 2251
  • SR 72 – Physician’s Day; recognize January 25, 2017 (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing January 25, 2017, as Physician's Day at the state capitol and commending the physicians of Georgia; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ben Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0054
  • SB 59 – Elections; direct recording electronic voting systems used in this state; provide for requirements (1/30/2017) - Description A 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 requirements for direct recording electronic voting systems used in this state; to provide for voter verified paper audit trails; to provide a definition; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Horacena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 28 8209ER
  • SR 68 – Trump, President Donald J.; honoring (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring President Donald J. Trump on becoming the 45th President of the United States; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0034
  • SB 61 – “Georgia Family Planning Initiative” enact; public and private funding; authorize (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2A of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Department of Public Health, so as to enact the "Georgia Family Planning Initiative"; to provide for definitions; to authorize public and private funding; to provide for distribution of funds for family planning services; to provide for priority of patients and cost of services; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Horacena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 33 6681
  • SR 62 – Resurgens Orthopaedics Advocacy Day; recognize March 1, 2017 (1/30/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing March 1, 2017, as Resurgens Orthopaedics Advocacy Day; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ben Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0035
  • SB 62 – Constitutional Amendments Publication Board; change makeup of the board (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 21-2-4 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to preparation, printing, publicizing, and distributing of summary of general amendments to Constitution of Georgia, so as to change the procedure for preparation of said summary; to amend Article 6 of Chapter 12 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Constitutional Amendments Publication Board, so as to change the makeup of the board; to provide for related matters; to provide a contingent effective date and automatic repeal; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Emanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 44 0206
  • SB 54 – Motor Vehicles and Traffic; autonomous vehicles; create a new class of motor vehicles (1/30/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to motor vehicles and traffic, so as to create a new class of motor vehicles to be known as autonomous vehicles; to provide for definitions; to provide for requirements to operate an autonomous vehicle; to provide for the operation of autonomous vehicles on public highways for testing purposes; to provide for indemnity to vehicle manufacturers in certain instances; to provide for the regulation of autonomous vehicles; to provide for a penalty; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 43 0476
  • SR 101 – X & Y Chromosome Variations Awareness Day; recognize February 28, 2017 (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February 28, 2017, as X & Y Chromosome Variations Awareness Day at the capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-27-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0074
  • SR 84 – Slaughter, Karin; recognize (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Karin Slaughter for her outstanding public service; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Elena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0035
  • SR 92 – Berg, Mike; recognize (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Mike Berg on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0019
  • SR 87 – Townley, Linda; recognize (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Linda Townley on the occasion of her retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0087
  • SR 82 – Georgia Farm Bureau Federation Day; recognize February 15, 2017 (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February 15, 2017, as Georgia Farm Bureau Federation Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 112 0008
  • SR 83 – Stop Violence Against Women Day; recognize February 8, 2017 (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February 8, 2017, as Stop Violence Against Women Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Elena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0079
  • SR 89 – White County Day; recognize February 1, 2017 (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February 1, 2017, as White County Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0091
  • SR 79 – Veterinary Medicine Day; recognize February 8, 2017 (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February 8, 2017, as Veterinary Medicine Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0049
  • SR 91 – Downing, Mayor Timothy B.; recognize (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Mayor Timothy B. Downing on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Brandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0041
  • SR 75 – National School Counseling Week; recognize February 6-10, 2017 (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing the week of February 6-10, 2017, as National School Counseling Week; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0018
  • SB 67 – “Bring Small Businesses Back Georgia Regulatory Reform Act” (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 13 of Title 50 of the O.C.G.A., relating to administrative procedure, so as to provide requirements relative to the formulation, drafting, and adoption of rules or amendments to existing rules; to provide for advisory committees; to provide for related matters; to amend Titles 27, 28, 31, 33, and 50 of the O.C.G.A., relating to game and fish, General Assembly, health, insurance, and state government, respectively, so as to correct and conform cross-references; to provide for a short title, legislative findings, and statement of purpose; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesBruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 28 8238ER
  • SR 85 – Pooser, Ramon; recognize (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Ramon Pooser for becoming an artist in residence for the City of Atlanta, Georgia; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Curt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0008
  • SR 81 – Future Farmers of America Day; recognize February 21, 2017 (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the Future Farmers of America and recognizing February 19-26, 2017, as National FFA Week, with February 21, 2017, as Future Farmers of America Day at the capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0040
  • SB 51 – Georgia Film and Television Trail; provisions; revise (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 50-7-115 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the placing of signage at film and television production sites along the Georgia Film and Television Trail, so as to revise provisions relating to the Georgia Film and Television Trail; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 37 2264
  • SB 83 – Education; mandatory attendance in public school, private school, or home school program from 16 to 17 1/2; raise the age (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to education, so as to raise the age of mandatory attendance in a public school, private school, or home school program from 16 to 17 1/2; to revise provisions relating to adult literacy for purposes of conformity; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As Introduced LC 41 0877
  • SB 75 – Administrative Services Department; create the Division of Supplier Diversity (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 50 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the Department of Administrative Services, so as to define certain terms; to create the Division of Supplier Diversity; to provide for appointment of a director; to provide for powers and duties of the director; to create the position of minority and women owned business enterprises state-wide advocate; to provide for appointment; to provide for duties; to provide for provisions for state contracts; to provide for a state-wide disparity study; to provide for contents; to provide for the structure of procurement contracts; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for the implementation of rules and regulations; to provide for exceptions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Vincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As Introduced LC 43 0415
  • SR 96 – Golf Day; recognize January 30, 2017 (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing January 30, 2017, as Golf Day in Georgia; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Matt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0042
  • SR 88 – Shaw, Commissioner Steve; recognize (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Commissioner Steve Shaw on his outstanding public service; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0033
  • SB 76 – Sales Tax; distribution of sales tax for educational purposes; change certain provisions (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of Article 3 of Chapter 8 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to sales tax for educational purposes, so as to change certain provisions regarding distribution of the sales tax for educational purposes; to provide for related matters; to provide for contingent effectiveness; to provide for automatic repeal under certain conditions; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Ellis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6751
  • SR 93 – General Assembly; regulation of athletic and entertainment events; provide dedication of revenue-CA (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to provide for the dedication of revenue derived from the regulation of athletic and entertainment events held in this state to be used for certain purposes and not deposited into the general fund; to provide for related matters; to provide for submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 34 5003
  • SR 80 – Coan, McKenzie; Paralympian Gold Medalist; recognize (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Paralympian gold medalist McKenzie Coan; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 112 0022
  • SB 86 – Foreclosure; real estate sold on foreclosure or levy; require confirmation and make it nonwaivable (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 7 of Chapter 14 of Title 44 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to foreclosure in general, so as to require confirmation and make it nonwaivable for real estate sold on foreclosure or levy; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 29 7282
  • SR 97 – Geros, Garrett; recognize (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Garrett Geros; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Bruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesBill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesLee Anderson (R)District 24Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesMarty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-26-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0083
  • SR 86 – Robertson Family; recognize (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Robertson Family for becoming USA Artists in Residence for the City of Atlanta; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Curt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0010
  • SB 74 – Courts; proper standard of proof; provide for clear and convincing evidence (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 15-11-684 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the conduct of a hearing for the petition of an unemancipated minor seeking a waiver of the parental notification requirement for an abortion and appeal, so as to provide for clear and convincing evidence as the proper standard of proof; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 41 0930
  • SR 90 – Moye, Dewey; recognize (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Dewey Moye on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Steve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 115 0026
  • SR 78 – Georgia Career and Technical Student Organizations Day; recognize February 9, 2017 (1/28/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing February as Career and Technical Education Month and February 9, 2017, as Georgia Career and Technical Student Organizations Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0019
  • SB 68 – ‘Individual Student Education Account Act’ (1/28/2017) - Description A 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 establish an individual student education account program; to provide for a short title; to provide for definitions; to provide for qualifications and requirements; to provide for management of accounts; to provide for participating schools; to provide for responsibilities of parents; to provide for duties of the Department of Revenue in administering the program; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Hunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesJesse Stone (R)District 23Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Payne (R)District 54Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 33 6784
  • SB 66 – Fair Employment Practices; filling vacancies of executive heads of state agencies; require at least one minority person be interviewed; definitions; exception (1/28/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 19 of Title 45 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to fair employment practices, so as to require that at least one minority person be interviewed during the process of filling vacancies of executive heads of state agencies; to provide for definitions; to provide an exception to such requirement; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-25-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-26-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 44 0190
  • SR 7 – Reapportionment; legislative and congressional; provide procedures and standards- CA (PF) (12/28/2016) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Georgia so as to provide procedures and standards for legislative and congressional reapportionment; to provide for related matters; to provide for submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Elena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 12-15-16 Senate Prefiled Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links SR 7 Prefile LC 28 8146As Introduced LC 28 8146
  • SR 6 – Citizens’ Redistricting Commission; establishment, qualifications, and appointment of members; provide -CA (PF) (12/28/2016) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to provide that legislative and congressional reapportionment be done by an independent bipartisan commission instead of the General Assembly; to provide for related matters; to provide for submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Elena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 12-15-16 Senate Prefiled Senate 01-24-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-25-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links SR 6 Prefile LC 28 8145ERAs Introduced LC 28 8145ER
  • SB 28 – Minimum Wage Law; revise certain provisions (1/19/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 4 of Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to minimum wage, so as to revise certain provisions regarding the minimum wage law; to provide for an increase in the minimum wage; to provide for annual minimum wage increases to match the rising cost of living; to provide a credit toward the minimum wage for employers of tipped workers; to eliminate various eligibility exemptions from the minimum wage; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Vincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-17-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 36 3100
  • SR 28 – Type I Diabetes Day; recognize March 16, 2017 (1/19/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the Georgia residents who have Type 1 Diabetes and whose families continually educate and advocate and recognizing March 16, 2017, Type 1 Diabetes Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-18-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0021
  • SR 23 – Nelson, Prince Roger; celebrate the life (1/15/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION celebrating the life of Prince Rogers Nelson; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Gloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesBurt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesFran Millar (R)District 40Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-12-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0017
  • SB 20 – Elections; conducting certain special elections; provide for the dates (1/15/2017) - Description A 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 the dates for conducting certain special elections; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-13-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 28 8193
  • SR 29 – Gammage, Reverend Richard L.; recognize (1/19/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Reverend Richard L. Gammage; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-18-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0049
  • SB 27 – Transportation Department; condemnation compensation award amounts; provide for attorney’s fees/expenses of trial in appeals (1/19/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 3 of Title 32 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to acquisition of property for transportation purposes, so as to provide for attorney's fees and expenses of trial in appeals to condemnation compensation award amounts; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-17-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 39 1463
  • SB 17 – Alcoholic Beverages; provide governing authorities of counties in which the sale for consumption is lawful; authorize certain time on Sundays (1/15/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 3 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to alcoholic beverages, so as to provide that governing authorities of counties and municipalities in which the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises is lawful may authorize sales of such alcoholic beverages during a certain time on Sundays; to change the time on Sunday during which farm wineries may sell certain wine for consumption on the premises; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesButch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and ArticlesLester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-12-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 37 2248
  • SR 30 – Collins, Minister Jonathan “J.D.”; condolences (1/19/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Minister Jonathan "J.D." Collins; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-18-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0048
  • SR 34 – State-wide Grand Juries; jurisdiction, powers, and duties; provide; General Assembly to provide by law for procedures for summoning and empaneling; require -CA (1/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to provide for state-wide grand juries; to provide for the jurisdiction, powers, and duties of state-wide grand juries; to require the General Assembly to provide by law for procedures for the summoning and empaneling of state-wide grand juries; to provide for a presiding judge; to provide that the Attorney General or his or her designee shall act as the legal adviser and prosecutor for such state-wide grand juries; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 40 1272
  • SR 36 – Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission; fixed sum for funding; authorize General Assembly -CA (1/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to authorize the General Assembly to provide a fixed sum for funding the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission; to provide that such funds shall not lapse; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 40 1269
  • SB 34 – Elections; voter identity at the polls; remove certain requirements regarding proof (1/21/2017) - Description A 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 remove certain requirements regarding proof of voter identity at the polls; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Vincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 28 8126
  • SR 25 – Taxes; impose taxes on income; limit the authority of the General Assembly -CA (1/15/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to limit authority of the General Assembly to impose taxes on income; to provide for a phasing out of taxes on income; to provide for the ability of the General Assembly to impose an income tax under certain circumstances; to provide for related matters; to provide for submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-13-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 34 5002
  • SR 33 – Fayette Chamber of Commerce; recognize (1/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Fayette Chamber of Commerce on its 50th anniversary; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Marty Harbin (R)District 16Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-19-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0015
  • SB 36 – Elections; automatic voter registration in certain circumstances; provide (1/21/2017) - Description A 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 matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Nan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8127
  • SB 37 – Elections; advance voting; change the time periods (1/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 10 of Chapter 2 of Title 21 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to absentee voting, so as to change the time periods for advance voting; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Lester Jackson ()District 2Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesVincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 36 3102
  • SB 32 – Elections; primaries, elections, and runoffs; revise the dates; qualifying for office; revise the times (1/21/2017) - Description A 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 dates for primaries and elections and runoffs resulting therefrom; to revise times for qualifying for office; to revise the time for calling certain special elections; to provide definitions; to provide that electors who are eligible to vote by absentee ballot under the federal Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, as amended, shall vote by instant run-off ballot; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-20-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-23-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links As Introduced LC 40 1266
  • SB 35 – Elections; election day voter registration and voting; provide for procedures and methods (1/21/2017) - Description A 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 election day voter registration and voting; to provide for procedures and methods; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Vincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesElena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-20-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As Introduced LC 28 8125
  • SB 21 – Afrian Pygmy Hedgehog; wild animal license and permit requirements if certain conditions are met; exempt (1/15/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 27-5-5 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to wild animals for which a license or permit is required, so as to exempt the African pygmy hedgehog from wild animal license and permit requirements if certain conditions are met; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-13-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As Introduced LC 40 1270
  • SB 31 – Community Health Dept.; at least two members of board shall also be members of the state health benefit plan; State Health Benefit Plan Customer Advisory Council; create (1/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Department of Community Health, so as to provide that at least two members of the board shall also be members of the state health benefit plan; to provide that two members shall be members of certain retirement systems; to provide for duties of the Board of Community Health; to create the State Health Benefit Plan Customer Advisory Council; to provide for membership; to provide for duties of the commissioner of community health; to provide for duties of the council; to provide for an effective date; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-20-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As Introduced LC 37 2265
  • SB 38 – “Employment Security Law”; definition; change certain provisions (1/21/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 34-8-35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the definition of employment applicable to the "Employment Security Law," so as to change certain provisions of such definition in order to provide that services performed by an individual for wages shall be deemed to be employment unless the Department of Labor makes a contrary determination based upon evidence submitted of certain factors demonstrating that such individual has been and will continue to be free from control or direction over the performance of such services; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Elena Parent ()District 42Related Bills and ArticlesGloria Butler ()District 55Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesNan Orrock ()District 36Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesCurt Thompson ()District 5Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesDavid Lucas ()District 26Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Henson ()District 41Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and ArticlesHarold Jones II ()District 22Related Bills and ArticlesHoracena Tate ()District 38Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-20-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 36 3099
  • SR 35 – General Assembly; budget and general law sessions; provide each year- CA (1/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to provide for a budget session and a general law session for the General Assembly each year; to provide for related matters; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-20-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As Introduced LC 40 1271ER
  • SR 32 – Cartersville High School Football Team; commend (1/21/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the Cartersville High School football team on their second consecutive undefeated season and for winning the GHSA 2016 AAAA State Championship; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Bruce Thompson (R)District 14Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-19-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0035
  • SB 29 – Education; drinking water in child care learning centers and for lead contamination; require testing (1/19/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 1 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to education, so as to require testing of drinking water in child care learning centers and schools for lead contamination; to provide for definitions; to provide for notice and reporting of test results and remediation plans; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for an exemption; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Vincent Fort ()District 39Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-18-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 33 6673
  • SR 27 – Lawrence, Chief William “Kent”; recognize (1/19/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Chief William "Kent" Lawrence on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Burt Jones (R)District 25Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-17-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 112 0017
  • SR 22 – CPA Day; recognize January 25, 2017 (1/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the Georgia Society of CPAs and recognizing January 25, 2017, as CPA Day at the capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Albers (R)District 56Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and ArticlesBrandon Beach (R)District 21Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-11-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-12-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 112 0046
  • SR 15 – Taylor, Garrett; recognize (1/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Garrett Taylor for his achievement as Eagle Scout recipient; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-11-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-12-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0011
  • SR 17 – Johnson, DeAnna; recognize (1/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending DeAnna Johnson, Miss Georgia USA 2017; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Blake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-11-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-12-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0013
  • SR 16 – Allen, Ian; recognize (1/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Ian Allen for his achievement as Eagle Scout recipient; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url John Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-11-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-12-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0010
  • SB 25 – Georgia Health Care Transparency Initiative; definitions; purpose; board’s membership and duties; create (1/15/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions of insurance, so as to create the Georgia Health Care Transparency Initiative; to provide for definitions; to provide for a purpose; to provide for a Georgia Health Care Initiative Board; to provide for the board's membership and duties; to provide for the Commissioner's duties; to provide for subcommittees; to provide for submission of data and its uses; to provide for data confidentiality; to provide for penalties; to provide for funding; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-13-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 37 2254
  • SB 23 – General Assembly; no member who serves on a conference committee shall be eligible for employment in state government (1/15/2017) - Description A 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 that no member of the General Assembly who serves on a conference committee shall be eligible for employment in state government, other than as an elected official, for a period of 24 months immediately following such member's service on such conference committee; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-13-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As Introduced LC 28 8195
  • SB 19 – State Treasurer; expenditures made by state entities to vendors; require state treasurer to collect certain data; maintain and publish database (1/15/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5A of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Office of the State Treasurer, so as to require the state treasurer to collect certain data and maintain and publish a data base that includes searchable information related to all expenditures made by state entities to vendors; to require state entities to submit certain information related to expenditures made to vendors; to require the state treasurer to provide an opportunity for public comment and to publish annual usage statistics of such data base; to authorize the state treasurer to promulgate rules and regulations necessary to implement the foregoing provisions; to provide for definitions; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-13-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As Introduced LC 43 0475
  • SB 24 – Education; provide certain nursery schools, playschools, kindergarten programs; exempt from licensure (1/15/2017) - Description A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1A of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to early care and learning, so as to provide that certain nursery schools, playschools, kindergarten programs, and other educational programs are exempt from licensure; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Joshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-13-17 Senate Hopper Full Text Links As introduced LC 28 8194
  • SR 4 – Senate Officials, Employees, and Committees; relative (1/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION relative to officials, employees, and committees in the Senate; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-06-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-09-17 Senate Engrossed Senate 01-09-17 Senate Passed/Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 25 6605
  • SR 2 – Senate Convened; notify House (1/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION to notify the House of Representatives that the Senate has convened; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-06-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-09-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 25 6606
  • SR 11 – Sportsmen’s and Coastal Day; recognize January 12, 2017 (1/12/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing January 12, 2017, as Sportsmen's and Coastal Day at the capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Bill Heath (R)District 31Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-11-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 113 0023
  • SR 5 – McGuinn III, Brigadier General Michael Edward; recognize (1/12/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Brigadier General Michael Edward McGuinn III on the occasion of his retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Judson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesHunter Hill (R)District 6Related Bills and ArticlesMichael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-11-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 112 0001
  • SR 10 – Effingham County Day; recognize January 23, 2017 (1/12/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing January 23, 2017, as Effingham County Day at the capitol; saluting the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Jack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-11-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 112 0045
  • SR 12 – Burgess, Joe E. recognize (1/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Joe E. Burgess; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Greg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-11-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-11-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 114 0015
  • SR 21 – Perry, Val; recognize (1/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Val Perry on the occasion of her retirement; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesMichael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-11-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-12-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 112 0014
  • SR 13 – Gay, Dallas; recognize (1/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Dallas Gay on his outstanding public service; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Butch Miller (R)District 49Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesDean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-11-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-12-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 112 0013
  • SR 19 – Testa, Hannah; commend (1/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Hannah Testa for her involvement in and commitment to environmental sustainability and recognizing February 15th of this year as Plastic Pollution Awareness Day at the capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-11-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-12-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 01-12-17 Senate Withdrawn Bill/Res Consideration Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 40 1248
  • SR 14 – Rural Health Day; recognize March 1, 2017 (1/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending the Georgia Rural Health Association and recognizing March 1, 2017, as Rural Health Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Dean Burke (R)District 11Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesEllis Black (R)District 8Related Bills and ArticlesGreg Kirk (R)District 13Related Bills and ArticlesChuck Hufstetler (R)District 52Related Bills and ArticlesLawrence Walker III ()District Related Bills and ArticlesP. K. Martin IV (R)District 9Related Bills and ArticlesWilliam Ligon, Jr. (R)District 3Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesBlake Tillery (R)District 19Related Bills and ArticlesLindsey Tippins (R)District 37Related Bills and ArticlesMatt Brass (R)District 28Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesJudson Hill (R)District 32Related Bills and ArticlesTyler Harper (R)District 7Related Bills and ArticlesFreddie Sims ()District Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-11-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-12-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 112 0029
  • SR 20 – “Plastic Pollution Awareness Day” designate February 15th each year (1/14/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION designating February 15th of each year as "Plastic Pollution Awareness Day" in Georgia; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael Williams (R)District 27Related Bills and ArticlesRenee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and ArticlesBen Watson (R)District 1Related Bills and ArticlesFrank Ginn (R)District 47Related Bills and ArticlesJoshua McKoon (R)District 29Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-11-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-12-17 Senate Read and Referred Senate 01-12-17 Senate Withdrawn Bill/Res Consideration Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 40 1249
  • SB 10 – Retirement; provide for creditable service for certain military service (PF) (12/28/2016) - Description A 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 provide for application and payment; to provide conditions for an effective date and automatic repeal; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesMike Dugan (R)District 30Related Bills and ArticlesEd Harbison ()District 15Related Bills and ArticlesJack Hill (R)District 4Related Bills and ArticlesGail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesDonzella James ()District 35Related Bills and ArticlesTonya Anderson ()District 43Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 12-09-16 Senate Prefiled Senate 01-10-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-11-17 Senate Read and Referred Full Text Links SB 10 Prefile LC 43 0416As Introduced LC 43 0416
  • SB 11 – Mental Health; emergency examinations of a person for involuntary evaluation; authorize emergency medical technician, cardiac technicians (PF) (12/28/2016) - Description PF: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 37 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to mental health, so as to authorize emergency medical technicians, cardiac technicians, and paramedics to perform certain acts which physicians, psychologists, and other persons are authorized to perform regarding emergency examinations of a person for involuntary evaluation and treatment for mental illness or alcohol or drug abuse; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 12-09-16 Senate Prefiled Full Text Links SB 11 Prefile LC 37 2230ER
  • SB 9 – Weapons Carry License; issued without payment of certain fees; former law enforcement officers (PF) (12/28/2016) - Description PF: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-11-129 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to weapons carry license, temporary renewal permit, mandamus, and verification of license, so as to revise the category of former law enforcement officers who are entitled to be issued a weapons carry license without the payment of certain fees; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Michael 'Doc' Rhett ()District 33Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 12-09-16 Senate Prefiled Full Text Links SB 9 Prefile LC 41 0860
  • SR 9 – Clayton State University Day; recognize January 10, 2017 (1/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION commending Clayton State University and recognizing January 10, 2017, as Clayton State University Day at the state capitol; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Gail Davenport ()District 44Related Bills and ArticlesValencia Seay ()District 34Related Bills and ArticlesEmanuel Jones ()District 10Related Bills and ArticlesRick Jeffares (R)District 17Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-10-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 112 0025
  • SR 1 – Senate Rules; adopt (1/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION adopting the Rules of the Senate; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesJeff Mullis (R)District 53Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-09-17 Senate Engrossed Senate 01-09-17 Senate Passed/Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 25 6625
  • SR 8 – Service Providers Association for Developmental Disabilities; celebrate day at Capitol on January 12 (1/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION honoring and commending the organizations and their staff members of the Service Providers Association for Developmental Disabilities and celebrating their day at the Capitol on January 12, 2017; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url Renee Unterman (R)District 45Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-09-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-10-17 Senate Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 112 0037
  • SR 3 – General Assembly convened; notify the Governor (1/11/2017) - Description A RESOLUTION to notify the Governor that the General Assembly has convened; and for other purposes. Sponsors Name District Url David Shafer (R)District 48Related Bills and ArticlesBill Cowsert (R)District 46Related Bills and ArticlesSteve Gooch (R)District 51Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Kennedy (R)District 18Related Bills and ArticlesJohn Wilkinson (R)District 50Related Bills and Articles Actions Chamber Date Senate 01-06-17 Senate Hopper Senate 01-09-17 Senate Read and Adopted House of Representatives 01-09-17 House First Readers House of Representatives 01-09-17 House Read and Adopted Full Text Links Read and adopted LC 25 6607Adopted Senate