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SB 500 thru SB 599

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SB 500 Water Pollution Control - cert. sewer sys.violations civil penalty
Langford, Steve E SC: NatR HC: NatR 04/25/96 Signed by Governor
SB 501 Solid Waste Facility - prohi- bit, cert. population
Madden, Eddie M SC: NatR HC: 01/09/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 502 Solid Waste Facility - prohi- bit, cert. population
Madden, Eddie M SC: NatR HC: 01/09/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 503 Litter Control - cert. municipali- ties increase business lic. fees
Scott, David SC: F&PU HC: 01/09/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 504 Driv. Lic. Requirements - cert. exempt., eyesight requirements
Henson, Steve SC: PubS HC: MotV 03/13/96 H - Favorably Reported (S-CS )
SB 505 Driv. License - no learner's permit required cert. students
Henson, Steve SC: PubS HC: MotV 03/13/96 H - Favorably Reported
SB 506 Elections - dates for notices of write in candidates
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L SC: Ethics HC: GAff 03/05/96 H - Favorably Reported (S-CS )
SB 507 Religious Freedom Act of 1996 - provide
Tanksley, Charles B SC: Ed HC: 01/10/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 508 Cruelty to Children - parent's consent for body piercing
Tysinger, James W SC: SJudy HC: C&Y 04/08/96 Signed by Governor
SB 509 Minors - no sale of syringe-like objects or drug paraphernalia
Cheeks, Donald E SC: SJudy HC: 01/10/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 510 Handicapped - Technology Rela- ted Assist. Trust Fund
Ragan, Harold SC: H&HS HC: H&E 04/09/96 Signed by Governor

SB 511 Peace Officer Indictment - procedures, rights
Marable, Richard O SC: SJudy HC: 01/10/96 S - Read 1st time
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SB 512 Felony Case Discovery - relating to witness who is law enforcement
Marable, Richard O SC: SJudy HC: Judy 03/13/96 H - Favorably Reported (H-Sub )
SB 513 Family Viol. Shelters - approval of DHR to receive funds
Thomas, Nadine SC: Judy HC: App 04/09/96 Signed by Governor
SB 514 Civil Practice - petitions, actions filed by inmates
Marable, Richard O SC: SJudy HC: 01/10/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 515 Driver's Lic. - extension of cert. permits issued for 15 year olds
Brown, Robert SC: PubS HC: MotV 02/02/96 H - Read 2nd Time (S-CA/FA )
SB 516 Local Bds. of Ed. with Budget Deficit - corrective action plan
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L SC: Ed HC: Ed 04/09/96 Signed by Governor
SB 517 Local School Bds. - orientation training for members
Stokes, Connie SC: Ed HC: Ed 03/05/96 H - Favorably Reported (S-CS )
SB 518 Local Bds. of Education - annual financial statement
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L SC: Ed HC: Ed 03/05/96 H - Favorably Reported (H-Sub )
SB 519 English - designate official language
Crotts, Mike D SC: SJudy HC: SPCA 04/25/96 Signed by Governor
SB 520 Veh. Lic. Plates - special plates for Shriner hosp. for handicapped
Marable, Richard O SC: PubS HC: MotV 03/05/96 H - Favorably Reported (H-Sub )

SB 521 Special Education - parents of deaf determine school placement
Marable, Richard O SC: Ed HC: Ed 04/25/96 Vetoed by Governor
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SB 522 Landlord-Tenant - cert. rental charges unlawful cert. times
James, Donzella SC: Judy HC: 01/10/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 523 Intractable Pain Treatment Act - provide
James, Donzella SC: H&HS HC: 01/10/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 524 Veh. Homicide, DUI - trial with- in 1 yr. of indictment
James, Donzella SC: Judy HC: 01/10/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 525 DUI - eliminate plea of nolo contendere
James, Donzella SC: Judy HC: 01/10/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 526 Action for Wrongful Death - four-yr. limitation
James, Donzella SC: Judy HC: 01/10/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 527 Peremptory Challenges - allow state same # as accused
James, Donzella SC: Judy HC: 01/10/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 528 Education - SAT preparatory course cert. schools
James, Donzella SC: Ed HC: Ed 03/07/96 H - Read 2nd Time (S-CS )
SB 529 Vessels - cert. flotation device exemptions, Olympics
Gillis, Sr., Hugh M SC: NatR HC: GF&P 02/06/96 H - Favorably Reported
SB 530 Hunting - unlawful while intoxicated
Gillis, Sr., Hugh M SC: NatR HC: GF&P 04/15/96 Signed by Governor

SB 531 Historical Townships - designation provisions
Boshears, Edward E SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 03/07/96 H - Favorably Reported (H-Sub )
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SB 532 Guardian of Incapacitated - affi- davits of physicians, psychologists
Boshears, Edward E SC: SJudy HC: Judy 02/02/96 H - Read 2nd Time (S-CS )
SB 533 Criminal Records - purging rights of person released
Boshears, Edward E SC: SJudy HC: Judy 03/07/96 H - Read 2nd Time (S-CS )
SB 534 Attempted Suicide - nonconsensual custody, transport, med. treat.
Boshears, Edward E SC: SJudy HC: H&E 02/02/96 H - Read 2nd Time (S-CS )
SB 535 Personal Passenger Auto Ins. - require. regarding rate filings
Taylor, Mark SC: I&L HC: Ins 01/29/96 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 536 State School Supt. - act as chairperson of State Bd. of Ed.
Newbill, Sallie SC: Ed HC: 01/10/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 537 Unemployment Comp. Fund - repeal prov. on State-wide Reserve Ratio
Newbill, Sallie SC: I&L HC: IndR 01/29/96 H - Read 2nd Time (S-FA )
SB 538 Dept. of Ed. - exclude from classified service
Newbill, Sallie SC: Ed HC: 01/10/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 539 Juvenile Law Enforce. Records - offense constituting felony
Starr, Terrell SC: Judy HC: Judy 04/09/96 Signed by Governor
SB 540 Magistrate Cts. - appeals to state court
Starr, Terrell SC: Judy HC: 01/10/96 S - Read 1st time

SB 541 Health Ins. - procedures for legislation mandating
Newbill, Sallie SC: I&L HC: 02/28/96 S - Read 2nd Time (S-Sub )
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SB 542 Professional Counselor Lic. - exempt cert. Labor Dept. employees
Madden, Eddie M SC: H&HS HC: H&E 04/08/96 Signed by Governor
SB 543 Statutory Rape - chng. cert. penalty provisions
Langford, Steve E SC: Judy HC: 01/11/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 544 Driv. Lic. Deposit in Lieu of Bail- chng. to driv. lic. display
Langford, Steve E SC: Judy HC: MotV 04/25/96 Signed by Governor
SB 545 Land Bank Authority - dissolution, board
Slotin, Ronald D SC: F&PU HC: B&B 04/09/96 Signed by Governor
SB 546 Augusta-Richmond Co. Coli- seum Auth. - abolish
Cheeks, Donald E SC: SLGO HC: 01/11/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 547 Dawson Co. - change term of court
Middleton, Guy SC: SLGO HC: Judy 04/09/96 Signed by Governor
SB 548 Welfare Dependent Mothers to Independ. Entrepreneurs Act
James, Donzella SC: H&HS HC: 01/12/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 549 Ga. Military College Bd. of Trustees - composition
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L SC: HEd HC: D&VA 04/01/96 Signed by Governor
SB 550 Purchasing Reform Act of 1996 - provide
Taylor, Mark SC: App HC: USys 04/09/96 Signed by Governor

SB 551 Juvenile Court - may order completion of subst. abuse program
Clay, Charles C SC: Judy HC: H&E 03/14/96 H - Favorably Reported (S-CS )
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SB 552 Bd. of Ed. - remove cert. per- sonnel auth. over Dept. of Ed.
Land, Clay SC: Ed HC: 01/12/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 553 Elec., Contract., Plumbers, Etc. - cert. terms, licensing
Henson, Steve SC: CAff HC: Ind 04/15/96 Signed by Governor
SB 554 Lead Poisoning Prevention - cert. duties of environ. protec. div.
Henson, Steve SC: NatR HC: NatR 04/15/96 Signed by Governor
SB 555 Medical Care Savings Acct. & Trust Act - provide
Gochenour, Edwin Allen SC: I&L HC: Ins 02/15/96 H - Read 2nd Time (S-FA )
SB 556 MARTA - terms of members of the board
Stokes, Connie SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 03/07/96 H - Favorably Reported
SB 557 Veh. Cert. of Title - unlawful to use another's veh. w/out consent
Stokes, Connie SC: SJudy HC: 01/12/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 558 Local Pub. Safety Agencies - copying fees
Stokes, Connie SC: PubS HC: 01/12/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 559 Ga. Family Trust Corp., Ga. Family Trust - establish
Hooks, George SC: H&HS HC: 01/12/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 560 DUI - applicability of statute to glue, toxic vapors
Starr, Terrell SC: Judy HC: SJudy 04/15/96 Signed by Governor

SB 561 Insurance - access to accident, hlth. plans for small businesses
Madden, Eddie M SC: I&L HC: Ins 02/06/96 H - Read 2nd Time (S-CS )
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SB 562 State Employees Displaced by Pri- vatization - retraining
Stokes, Connie SC: App HC: 01/22/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 563 Motor Veh. - proof of insurance, cert. recently acquired veh.
Taylor, Mark SC: I&L HC: MotV 04/15/96 Signed by Governor
SB 564 Inmate Destroying Prop., Attempt- ing Escape - pmt. to state
Dean, Nathan SC: Corr HC: SI&P 01/31/96 H - Read 2nd Time (S-CA )
SB 565 Controlled Substances - change listing
Madden, Eddie M SC: SJudy HC: 01/31/96 S - Read 3rd Time
SB 566 Zoning - recommendations regard- ding chngs. in zoning every 5 yrs.
Thomas, Nadine SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 02/26/96 H - Favorably Reported (H-Sub )
SB 567 Local Govt. - provisions on multiyear lease, purchase
Starr, Terrell SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 04/02/96 Signed by Governor
SB 568 DUI - penalties, chemical tests, driver's lic.
Taylor, Mark SC: Judy HC: SJudy 02/02/96 H - Read 2nd Time (S-CS )
SB 569 Municipalities - new charters for inactive ones
Boshears, Edward E SC: SLGO HC: 01/22/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 570 Ethics - prohibit legislators accepting gifts, etc.from lobbyists
Guhl, Bob SC: Ethics HC: 01/22/96 S - Read 1st time

SB 571 Abandoned Railroad Right-of-Way - first right of refusal by DOT
Thompson, Steve SC: Trans HC: 01/22/96 S - Read 1st time
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SB 572 Transportation Oversight Committee - creation
Thompson, Steve SC: Trans HC: Trans 01/31/96 H - Read 2nd Time (S-FA )
SB 573 Rail Passenger Auth. Law - definition of cert. terms
Thompson, Steve SC: Trans HC: 01/22/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 574 Mot. Veh. Sales Finance Act - redefine cert. terms
Thompson, Steve SC: CAff HC: B&B 02/26/96 H - Favorably Reported (S-FS )
SB 575 Child Abuse - access to records by child advocacy centers
Clay, Charles C SC: Judy HC: Judy 04/15/96 Signed by Governor
SB 576 Indictment - right of person re- fused bail to hearing w/in 90 days
Taylor, Mark SC: Judy HC: SJudy 03/05/96 H - Favorably Reported (H-Sub )
SB 577 Liquor License Applicant - residency requirements
Clay, Charles C SC: Judy HC: 01/22/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 578 Forgery - penalty for sale of false i.d. to minor
Clay, Charles C SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/05/96 H - Favorably Reported (H-Sub )
SB 579 Solid Waste Facilities - applications for permit
Clay, Charles C SC: NatR HC: 01/22/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 580 Speed Limit, Construction Site - DOT, local govt. establish
Thompson, Steve SC: Trans HC: 01/22/96 S - Read 1st time

SB 581 Hospital Authorities - acquisition at less than fair mkt. value
Thompson, Steve SC: SLGO HC: 02/21/96 S - Lost (S-Sub )
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SB 582 Developmental Highway System - change provisions
Thompson, Steve SC: Trans HC: 01/22/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 583 Seed Laws - rewrite
Ragan, Harold SC: Ag HC: Ag 04/15/96 Signed by Governor
SB 584 State Employees - proper, improper political activity
Henson, Steve SC: Ethics HC: Rules 04/25/96 Vetoed by Governor
SB 585 Alcoh. Bev. Sale, Consump- tion on Premises - cert. counties
Broun, Paul C SC: CAff HC: RBev 04/09/96 Signed by Governor
SB 586 Outdoor Advertising - depiction of obscene material prohibited
Bowen, Rooney L SC: PubS HC: Trans 04/09/96 Signed by Governor
SB 587 Cert. County Inmates - info. regarding medical insurance
Dean, Nathan SC: Corr HC: SI&P 04/15/96 Signed by Governor
SB 588 Music Hall of Fame Auth. - general powers
Dean, Nathan SC: EDT&C HC: SPCA 04/15/96 Signed by Governor
SB 589 Lumpkin Co. - referendum relating to land use regulations
Middleton, Guy SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 04/04/96 Signed by Governor
SB 590 Boat Safety - relating to flotation device, cert. children
Middleton, Guy SC: NatR HC: GF&P 02/06/96 H - Favorably Reported (S-CS )

SB 591 Veh. Hauling Solid Waste - weight limitation
Thompson, Steve SC: Trans HC: Trans 04/24/96 Signed by Governor
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SB 592 Health Ins. - patient's direct access to OB/GYN
Perdue, Sonny SC: I&L HC: Ins 04/09/96 Signed by Governor
SB 593 School Finance Officers - cert. certification programs
Stokes, Connie SC: Ed HC: Ed 03/13/96 H - Favorably Reported (S-CA )
SB 594 Disposition of Unclaimed Prop. - abandonment of cert. unpaid wages
Gochenour, Edwin Allen SC: SJudy HC: Judy 02/06/96 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 595 Fiscal Affairs Subcommittees - budget unit object class tramsfers
Clay, Charles C SC: App HC: 01/23/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 596 U.S. Dept. of Vet. Affairs - guardianship of beneficiaries
Taylor, Mark SC: D&VA HC: Judy 04/15/96 Signed by Governor
SB 597 Telephone, Telegraph, Cable Serv. - attempting to avoid charges for
Clay, Charles C SC: ST&I HC: Ind 04/15/96 Signed by Governor
SB 598 Bona Fide Conservation Use Prop. - family limited partnership
Clay, Charles C SC: Judy HC: 02/15/96 S - Read 2nd Time
SB 599 Landlord/Tenant - tenant's remedy of repair/deduction for defects
James, Donzella SC: Judy HC: 01/23/96 S - Read 1st time

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