House Governmental Affairs (GAff) Committee
Legislation Assigned to the Committee
HB 19 Elections; municipalities; qualifying period (2)
Manning, Judith H (32nd) Parsons, Don L (40th) Sauder, Randy (29th)
Barnes, Roy E (33rd) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
HC: GAff SC: Ethics 04/22/97 Signed by Governor
HB 37 Candidates; drug testing requirement; temporary waiver
Buckner, Gail M (95th)
HC: GAff SC: 01/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 47 Elections; candidates; prohibit certain qualification
Buckner, Gail M (95th) Reaves, Henry L (178th)
HC: GAff SC: 01/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 120 Elections; candidates for local office; drug testing
Heckstall, Joe (55th) Stanley, Lanett (50th) Davis, Grace W (48th)
Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Dixon, Sonny A (150th) (Resigned)
HC: GAff SC: 01/15/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 159 Elections; persons in arrears on taxes; prohibit eligibility
Everett, Doug (163rd) Irvin, Robert A (45th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
Pinholster, Garland (15th)
HC: GAff SC: 01/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 160 Elections; cert amplified solici- tation of votes; prohibit
Everett, Doug (163rd) Irvin, Robert A (45th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
Pinholster, Garland (15th) Grindley, Jr., George H (35th)
HC: GAff SC: 01/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 207 Election of county officers; nonpartisan; authorization
Bates, Kermit (179th) Golden, Tim (177th) Barfoot, Fisher (155th)
Lane, Robert (146th)
HC: GAff SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted
HB 246 Elections; ballot labels for voting machines; number of words (2)
Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: Ethics 02/11/97 Signed by Governor
HB 260 Elections by mail; pilot counties; provisions
Holmes, Bob (53rd) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th)
Walker, Larry (141st) Ponder, Jr., Dan E (160th) Canty, Henrietta M (52nd)
HC: GAff SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted (Am)

HB 309 Elections; certain municipal offices; 4-year terms (2)
Greene, Gerald E (158th)
HC: GAff SC: SLGO 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 361 Elections; absentee ballots; delivery by certain family members
Mueller, Anne O'Quin (152nd)
HC: GAff SC: 02/03/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 401 Elections; identification required when voting
Westmoreland, Lynn A (104th) Smith, Jr., Vance C (102nd) Scott, James A (165th)
Lakly, Dan (105th) Scheid, III, Charles F (17th) Bohannon, Pamela W (139th)
HC: GAff SC: 02/04/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 530 Elections; redefine absentee elector
Smith, Tommy (169th)
HC: GAff SC: 02/11/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 543 Elections; redefine absentee elector
Holmes, Bob (53rd) Lee, William J (94th) Byrd, Roger C (170th)
Connell, Jack (115th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: GAff SC: SLGO 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time (CA )
HB 544 Elections; early voting; provisions
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: 01/16/98 H - Favorably Reported
HB 546 Elections; voter lists; include certain symbols
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: 02/21/97 H - Read 3rd Time
HB 554 Elections; require voter identification
Westmoreland, Lynn A (104th) Evans, Mike A (28th) Massey, Warren (86th)
Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd) Trense, Sharon (44th)
HC: GAff SC: 02/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 589 General and municipal elections codes; certain definitions
Holmes, Bob (53rd) Canty, Henrietta M (52nd) DeLoach, Buddy (172nd)
Ponder, Jr., Dan E (160th)
HC: GAff SC: 02/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 590 Elections; certain illegal acts; increase penalties
Holmes, Bob (53rd) Ponder, Jr., Dan E (160th) Scott, James A (165th)
Canty, Henrietta M (52nd) DeLoach, Buddy (172nd)
HC: GAff SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted
HB 632 Elections; nomination petitions; amend provisions
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: 02/20/97 H - Read 2nd Time

HB 633 Elections; certain county boards; vacancies
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: 02/20/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 634 Elections; certain time periods; include weekends and holidays
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted (Sub)
HB 635 Elections; write-in candidates; notice of intent; chg date (79)
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: LGO 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 636 Elections; certain qualifying fees; distribution
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: 02/20/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 637 Elections; presidential electors; certification of electors
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: 02/20/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 638 Elections; candidate qualifications challenge; hearing
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: 02/20/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 670 Elections; voting; require photographic identification
DeLoach, Buddy (172nd) Irvin, Robert A (45th) Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd)
Westmoreland, Lynn A (104th)
HC: GAff SC: 02/20/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 702 Elections; absentee ballots; amend provisions
Stancil, Steve (16th) Bates, Kermit (179th) Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd)
Smith, Paul E (12th) Lewis, Walter Jeffrey (14th) Pinholster, Garland (15th)
HC: GAff SC: 02/21/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 738 Elections; polls remain open until 8:00 pm
Heard, Keith G (89th) Walker, Larry (141st) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
Hugley, Carolyn F (133rd) Taylor, Maretta M (134th) McBee, Louise (88th)
HC: GAff SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted
HB 749 Elections; absentee ballots and envelopes; voter fraud warnings
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: 02/25/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 815 Absentee ballots; elderly and disabled; apply once yearly
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: 03/03/97 H - Read 2nd Time

HB 816 Voting; absentee ballots; amend provisions
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: 03/03/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 817 Elections; voting; amend provisions
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: 03/03/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 818 Elections; 1992 and 1996 primaries; delete certain provisions
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: 03/03/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 819 Elections; primaries; amend provisions
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: 03/03/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 820 Courts & education; cert officials; nonpartisan elections w/o primaries
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: SLGO 01/30/98 S - Read 1st Time
HB 821 Elections; certain contested primaries, elections, & runoffs
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: 03/03/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 822 Elections; poll officers; appoint persons age 16 and over
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted (Sub)
HB 823 Elections; voter registration; precinct cards; voter lists
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: 03/03/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 824 Elections; numbered list of voters; amend provisions
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: 03/03/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 871 Elections; voting requirement; photographic identification
Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd) DeLoach, Buddy (172nd)
HC: GAff SC: 03/06/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 889 Elections; inactive voters; removal from voting lists (17)
Dixon, Sonny A (150th) (Resigned) Lee, William J (94th) Walker, Larry (141st)
Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Irvin, Robert A (45th) Hecht, Greg K (97th)
HC: GAff SC: SLGO 04/14/97 Signed by Governor

HB 890 Elections; voter lists; corrections through postal information
Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
HC: GAff SC: 03/06/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 942 Elections; recall petitions; amend provisions
Holmes, Bob (53rd) Byrd, Roger C (170th) Greene, Gerald E (158th)
Jenkins, Curtis S (110th) McKinney, J. E (51st)
HC: GAff SC: SJUD 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 946 Merit sys; cert officers & emp; Selective Service registration (2)
Smith, Clint (19th) Irvin, Robert A (45th) Mann, Harold M (5th)
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Barnes, Roy E (33rd) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: GAff SC: D&VA 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 977 Elections; members of Congress; multiple-member districts
Holmes, Bob (53rd) Heckstall, Joe (55th) Brooks, Tyrone (54th)
HC: GAff SC: 03/13/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1093 House of Representatives; election; General Assembly; membership
Holmes, Bob (53rd) McKinney, J. E (51st) Randall, William (Billy) C (127th)
Brooks, Tyrone (54th) McClinton, JoAnn (68th) Mobley, Barbara J (69th)
HC: GAff SC: 01/12/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1129 Special election to present question; time for holding
Everett, Doug (163rd) Dukes, Winfred (161st) Roberts, Lawrence R (162nd)
Bridges, Sr., Ben D (9th)
HC: GAff SC: 01/15/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1177 Elections; registration of homeless voters; provide
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: 01/16/98 H - Favorably Reported
HB 1191 Elections; felons vote 30 days after release
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: GAff SC: 01/14/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1202 Certain county offices; qualifying fees; base on minimum salary
McBee, Louise (88th) Holland, Ray (157th) Hudgens, Ralph T (24th)
HC: GAff SC: SLGO 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1268 Elections; optical scanning voting equipment; regulate
Holmes, Bob (53rd) Hecht, Greg K (97th) Hudson, Sistie G (120th)
DeLoach, Buddy (172nd) Bohannon, Pamela W (139th)
HC: GAff SC: SLGO 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1405 Absentee ballots; time to commence counting
Mosley, George H (171st)
HC: GAff SC: 01/29/98 H - Read 2nd Time

HB 1466 Voting prec boundaries; changes; file with reapportionment office
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Holland, Ray (157th) Scott, James A (165th)
Stancil, Steve (16th)
HC: GAff SC: 02/19/98 H - Favorably Reported
HB 1477 Elections; eliminate certain primaries; amend provisions
DeLoach, Buddy (172nd)
HC: GAff SC: 02/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1511 St emp; cert info provided to Gen Assembly; confidential
Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Holmes, Bob (53rd) Scott, James A (165th)
Walker, Larry (141st) Williams, Robin L (114th)
HC: GAff SC: SLGO 04/23/98 Vetoed by Governor
HB 1512 General Assembly and county officials; nonpartisan elections
Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Shaw, Jay (176th) Golden, Tim (177th)
Hudson, Newt (156th) Powell, Alan T (23rd) Hudson, Sistie G (120th)
HC: GAff SC: 02/04/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1529 Elections; certain state-wide offices; plurality election
Teper, Doug (61st)
HC: GAff SC: SLGO 04/10/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1812 Elections; absentee ballots; registrars use additional buildings
Wiles, John J (34th) Shipp, Kem W (38th)
HC: GAff SC: 03/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 113 Municipal Elections - reappor- tionment of districts (2)
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: Reapp HC: GAff 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 273 Elections - identification required (9)
Hill, Jack (4th) Burton, Joe (5th) Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: SLGO HC: GAff 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 466 Elections - designate state- wide poll watchers
Clay, Charles C (37th) Cagle, Casey (49th)
SC: SLGO HC: GAff 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 532 Municipal Elections - provi- sions on write-in candidates
Thomas, Nadine (10th) Price, Richard J (28) Johnson, Diane H (2nd)
SC: SLGO HC: GAff 03/12/98 H - Favorably Reported
SB 593 Elections - powers of State Election Bd.
Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: SLGO HC: GAff 03/13/98 H - Favorably Reported (FA ) (Sub )

SB 630 Elections Code - merge, delete, amend cert. provisions
Turner, Loyce W (8th) Land, Clay (16th) Perdue, Sonny (18th)
SC: SLGO HC: GAff 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
SR 6 Public Office - defaulter on taxes not eligible (CA)
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: Ethics HC: GAff 03/28/97 H - Committed (FA )
SR 249 Jt. Study Comm. on Comprehensive Revision of Elections Code - create (3)
Turner, Loyce W (8th) Land, Clay (16th) Perdue, Sonny (18th)
SC: Rules HC: GAff 04/29/97 Signed by Governor

Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 05/04/98

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Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 05/04/98