House Industry (Ind) Committee
Legislation Assigned to the Committee
HB 26 Georgia Professional Employer Organization Act; enact
Jamieson, Mary Jeanette (22nd)
HC: Ind SC: 01/16/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 46 Retailers; sales prices of clothing; returns
Buckner, Gail M (95th)
HC: Ind SC: 01/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 71 Telephone; certain unsolicited calls; objections
Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Shanahan, Tom E (10th)
HC: Ind SC: CAFF 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 95 Public Service Commission; election; amend provisions (3)
Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Hudson, Newt (156th)
Walker, Larry (141st) Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Stanley, Lanett (50th)
HC: Ind SC: F&PU 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HB 107 Fair business practices; pricing of goods or services; gender discrim
Jones, Vernon A (71st)
HC: Ind SC: 01/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 137 Long distance telephone service; solicitation by direct mail/media
Jamieson, Mary Jeanette (22nd) Shanahan, Tom E (10th)
HC: Ind SC: 01/16/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 143 Prof engineers and land surveyors; unlawful practices; penalties (1)
Harbin, Ben (113th)
HC: Ind SC: NATR 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 156 Structural pest control contracts; certain information
Dobbs, Denny M (92nd)
HC: Ind SC: 01/16/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 161 Telephones; toll-free calling; adj counties; Universal Service Fund
Shaw, Jay (176th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Snow, Mike (2nd)
Perry, Tim (11th) Carter, Hanson (166th) (Resigned)
HC: Ind SC: 01/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time

HB 172 Real estate appraisers; amend provisions (7)
Powell, Alan T (23rd) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: Ind SC: CAFF 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
HB 173 Real estate brokers & salespersons; licenses; amend provisions (5)
Powell, Alan T (23rd) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: Ind SC: CAFF 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
HB 189 Building codes; arbitration; amend provisions
Jones, Vernon A (71st)
HC: Ind SC: 01/27/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 191 Alarm systems monitoring contractors; licensure
Ray, Robert F (128th) Hudson, Newt (156th)
HC: Ind SC: 01/27/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 192 General contractors; registration
Jones, Vernon A (71st)
HC: Ind SC: 01/27/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 210 Lottery; educational purposes and programs; redefine
Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Lakly, Dan (105th) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
Evans, Mike A (28th)
HC: Ind SC: 01/27/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 257 Talent agencies; regulate
Thomas, Regina (148th) Smith, Paul E (12th)
HC: Ind SC: 01/30/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 278 Emergency 911; certain performance reports; inspection
Trense, Sharon (44th) Felton, Dorothy (43rd) Campbell, Jr, Thomas R (42nd)
Burkhalter, Joseph Mark (41st) Ashe, Kathy B (46th)
HC: Ind SC: CAFF 02/21/97 S - Read 1st Time (CS )
HB 283 Ticket scalping; charitable organizations; exemptions (5)
Powell, Alan T (23rd)
HC: Ind SC: EDT&C 04/04/97 Vetoed by Governor
HB 285 Limousine carriers and passenger vans; regulations
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Wiles, John J (34th) Sauder, Randy (29th)
HC: Ind SC: 01/30/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 300 Conditioned air contractors; require evidence of valid license (5)
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Lee, William J (94th)
HC: Ind SC: ST&I 04/23/98 Signed by Governor

HB 322 Building permits; information relative to certain liens (2)
Stancil, Frank E (91st)
HC: Ind SC: EDT&C 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 343 State Licensing Board for General Contractors; create
Jones, Vernon A (71st)
HC: Ind SC: 02/03/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 374 Public accountants; registration; amend provisions (15)
Powell, Alan T (23rd)
HC: Ind SC: Judy 05/01/97 Signed by Governor
HB 396 Boxing; promoters and certain telecasts; licensure & regulation (16)
Powell, Alan T (23rd) Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd) Hanner, Robert P (159th)
Parrish, Larry (Butch) J (144th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd) McCall, Tom (90th)
HC: Ind SC: CAFF 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 415 Fire extinguishers; certain firms; license not required (2)
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Westmoreland, Lynn A (104th) Powell, Alan T (23rd)
Jones, Vernon A (71st)
HC: Ind SC: ST&I 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 431 Retail installment and home solicitation; revolving accounts (2)
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Powell, Alan T (23rd)
HC: Ind SC: ST&I 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 453 Plumbing contractors and master journey plumbers; amend provisions
Powell, Alan T (23rd)
HC: Ind SC: 02/07/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 483 Engineers and land surveyors; qualifications; amend provisions
Harbin, Ben (113th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/10/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 505 Fire protection sprinkler contractor; licensure (17)
Snow, Mike (2nd) Byrd, Roger C (170th) Burkhalter, Joseph Mark (41st)
Anderson, Alberta J (116th) Rogers, Carl (20th)
HC: Ind SC: CAFF 05/05/97 Signed by Governor
HB 514 Handicapped persons; speculative priv residences
Martin, Jim (47th) Brooks, Tyrone (54th) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
Orrock, Nan (56th) Ray, Robert F (128th) Henson, Michele (65th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/20/97 H - Recommitted
HB 536 Lottery; advertisements; include odds of winning
Bates, Kermit (179th) Barfoot, Fisher (155th) Barnard, Terry (154th)
Cummings, Bill (27th) Dixon, Sonny A (150th) (Resigned) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/13/97 H - Read 2nd Time

HB 555 Prof engineers & land surveyors; nonmonumentation surveys; standards
Joyce, Brian D (1st)
HC: Ind SC: 02/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 568 Convenience stores; secured safety enclosures; require
Mobley, Barbara J (69th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 581 Professions & businesses; terminate cert licensing boards & commissions
Ponder, Jr., Dan E (160th) Greene, Gerald E (158th) Dobbs, Denny M (92nd)
HC: Ind SC: 02/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 625 Public Service Commission; toll- free calling; certain conditions
Holland, Ray (157th) Shaw, Jay (176th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/18/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 664 Utility contractors; licensing; amend provisions
Crawford, Robert (Mack) M (129th) Buckner, Gail M (95th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/21/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 696 Fair business practices; dating services; regulate
Powell, Alan T (23rd)
HC: Ind SC: 02/24/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 708 Telemarketing; unlawful computer- related activities; amend prov (6)
Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Polak, Michael C (67th)
HC: Ind SC: CAFF 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 709 Telemarketing; unlawful computer- related activities; amend prov
Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Polak, Michael C (67th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/24/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 712 Deceptive trade practices; judgments; amend provisions (4)
Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Polak, Michael C (67th)
HC: Ind SC: CAFF 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 714 Blind vendors; guide dogs; allow on vending premises
Mueller, Anne O'Quin (152nd) Day, Jr., C. Burke (153rd) Snow, Mike (2nd)
Ladd, Bart (59th) Thomas, Regina (148th) Pelote, Dorothy B (149th)
HC: Ind SC: SJUD 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 747 Telephones; residential lines; block 976 and 900 calls
Jenkins, Curtis S (110th) Holland, Ray (157th) Lewis, Walter Jeffrey (14th)
Shanahan, Tom E (10th) Sherrill, Tom (62nd)
HC: Ind SC: 02/25/97 H - Read 2nd Time

HB 757 Dating Service Act of 1997; enact
Bannister, Charles E (77th) Davis, J. Max (60th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/27/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 831 Home & telephone solicitation sales; persons age 65 & over
Bunn, Barbara Jean (74th) Davis, Grace W (48th) Tillman, Eugene C (173rd)
Brown, Jeff (130th) Crawford, Robert (Mack) M (129th) Hegstrom, June (66th)
HC: Ind SC: 03/03/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 843 Ticket scalping; change effective date
Powell, Alan T (23rd)
HC: Ind SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted (Sub)
HB 864 Tobacco; furnishing to minors; amend provisions
Bannister, Charles E (77th) Sanders, Bill (107th) Parsons, Don L (40th)
Everett, Doug (163rd) Smith, Jr., Vance C (102nd)
HC: Ind SC: 03/04/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 884 Education loans; failure to pay; deny cert occup licenses (12)
Hugley, Carolyn F (133rd) Taylor, Maretta M (134th) Polak, Michael C (67th)
HC: Ind SC: Ed 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 888 Telephones; toll-free calling areas; 22-mile radius (4)
Carter, Hanson (166th) (Resigned) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Shaw, Jay (176th)
Hudson, Newt (156th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
HC: Ind SC: F&PU 04/22/97 Signed by Governor
HB 894 County codes; applicability to electric power facilities
Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
HC: Ind SC: 03/07/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 897 Real estate appraisers; redefine; property tax consultant; define
Benefield, Jimmy W (96th)
HC: Ind SC: 03/07/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 898 Electronic Filing Act of 1997; enact
Polak, Michael C (67th) Sherrill, Tom (62nd) Shanahan, Tom E (10th)
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) McBee, Louise (88th) Heard, Keith G (89th)
HC: Ind SC: 03/11/97 H - Recommitted
HB 905 Private detectives; licenses; qualifications
Polak, Michael C (67th) Teper, Doug (61st)
HC: Ind SC: 03/07/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 934 Lottery retailers; compensation
Rogers, Carl (20th) Parham, Bobby E (122nd) Channell, R. M. (Mickey) (111th)
Parrish, Larry (Butch) J (144th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Hudson, Sistie G (120th)
HC: Ind SC: 03/11/97 H - Read 2nd Time

HB 1078 Cable TV; failure to scramble premium channels; penalty
Culbreth, Ronnie (132nd)
HC: Ind SC: 03/28/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1079 Cordless radio phones; cert trans- missions; prohibit interception
Hammontree, James A (4th)
HC: Ind SC: 03/28/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1098 Blasting; utility facility; change definition
Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: Ind SC: F&PU 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1104 Certain contractors; certain vio- lations; cease and desist orders
Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: Ind SC: 01/12/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1107 Pawnbrokers; registration
Jones, Vernon A (71st)
HC: Ind SC: 01/12/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1130 Telecommunications Marketing Act of 1998; enact
Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd) Everett, Doug (163rd) Powell, Alan T (23rd)
McCall, Tom (90th) Bannister, Charles E (77th) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
HC: Ind SC: F&PU 04/14/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1160 Municipalities; utility services; auth execution of cert contracts
Walker, Larry (141st) Hudson, Newt (156th) Royal, A. Richard (164th)
Channell, R. M. (Mickey) (111th)
HC: Ind SC: F&PU 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1234 Trade practices; vending machines; regulation
Bordeaux, Tom (151st)
HC: Ind SC: 01/15/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1263 Real estate appraisers, brokers, and salespersons; amend prov
Powell, Alan T (23rd)
HC: Ind SC: ST&I 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1277 Basic Bathroom Standards Act of 1998; enact
Martin, Jim (47th) Teper, Doug (61st) Ray, Robert F (128th)
Ashe, Kathy B (46th) Orrock, Nan (56th) Jamieson, Mary Jeanette (22nd)
HC: Ind SC: 01/16/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1294 Coin operated amusement machines; permit stickers; display
Powell, Alan T (23rd) Hudson, Newt (156th)
HC: Ind SC: CAFF 04/02/98 Signed by Governor

HB 1333 Businesses; fictitious or assumed name; prohibit certain use
Parsons, Don L (40th) Snow, Mike (2nd) Shipp, Kem W (38th)
DeLoach, George L (119th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/19/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 1337 Building permits; content; display
Stancil, Frank E (91st)
HC: Ind SC: ST&I 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1340 Motor oil; retail establishment selling; post certain information
McBee, Louise (88th)
HC: Ind SC: 01/27/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1345 State Use Council; required procurement; certain exemption
Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: Ind SC: 01/27/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1386 Telephones; universal access fund; distribution; amend provisions
Snow, Mike (2nd) Shaw, Jay (176th) Holland, Ray (157th)
Ray, Robert F (128th) Perry, Tim (11th)
HC: Ind SC: 03/05/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 1420 Telemarketing; advance payments; prohibitions
Polak, Michael C (67th) Sherrill, Tom (62nd) O'Neal, Earl L (75th)
Stallings, Tracy (100th) McBee, Louise (88th) Harbin, Ben (113th)
HC: Ind SC: CAFF 04/06/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1445 Prof engineers and land surveyors; persons not certified; penalties
Dobbs, Denny M (92nd) Harbin, Ben (113th)
HC: Ind SC: 01/30/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1447 Professional engineers and land surveyors; certain certificates
Dobbs, Denny M (92nd) Harbin, Ben (113th)
HC: Ind SC: 01/30/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1454 Auctioneers; buyer's premium; disclosure
James, Lynmore (140th) Roberts, Lawrence R (162nd) Tillman, Eugene C (173rd)
HC: Ind SC: 02/02/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1459 Home Repair Fraud Act; enact
Smith, Paul E (12th) Smith, Jr., Vance C (102nd) Smith, Tommy (169th)
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Smith, Clint (19th) Smith, Lynn R (103rd)
HC: Ind SC: 02/02/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1476 Ticket scalping; exempt charitable organizations
Bordeaux, Tom (151st) Stephens, Ron (150th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/26/98 H - Favorably Reported

HB 1545 Charities; registration renewal; include additional information
Sherrill, Tom (62nd)
HC: Ind SC: 02/06/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1547 Companies offering certain items; require in-state redemption center
Howard, Henry L (118th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/06/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1560 Telephone; prepaid calling services; regulate
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Houston, Penny (166th) Scott, James A (165th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1651 State examining boards; amend provisions
Buckner, Gail M (95th) Powell, Alan T (23rd) Teper, Doug (61st)
Richardson, James G (26th) Parsons, Don L (40th) Henson, Michele (65th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/26/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 1666 Contracts; public works; permit certain withdrawal of bid
Powell, Alan T (23rd) Burkhalter, Joseph Mark (41st) Hudson, Newt (156th)
Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th) Westmoreland, Lynn A (104th) Dukes, Winfred (161st)
HC: Ind SC: ST&I 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1686 Preneed funeral service contract; redefine
West, Jack (101st) Stallings, Tracy (100th) Stephens, Ron (150th)
Maddox, George (72nd) Ladd, Bart (59th) Heard, Keith G (89th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/18/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1704 Private detective and security businesses; amend provisions
Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th) Coleman, Jr., Brooks P (80th) Hudson, Newt (156th)
Westmoreland, Lynn A (104th)
HC: Ind SC: 03/12/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 1706 Tires; adjustment rates; disclosure and notice
Davis, Grace W (48th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/18/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1708 Telemarketing; prohibit blockage of caller identification services
Scheid, III, Charles F (17th) Burkhalter, Joseph Mark (41st) Scarlett, Stephen G (174th)
Cash, J. Steven (108th) Sauder, Randy (29th) Hegstrom, June (66th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/19/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1778 Homeowner's Warranty Rights Act; enact
Polak, Michael C (67th) Trense, Sharon (44th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/27/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1797 Handicapped; access to public facilities; exempt religious orgs
Crews, Ronald A (78th) Westmoreland, Lynn A (104th) Brooks, Tyrone (54th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/27/98 H - Read 2nd Time

HR 2 General Assembly proceedings; urge live coverage by cable TV
Kaye, Mitchell (37th)
HC: Ind SC: 01/15/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 44 Carbon monoxide poisoning danger; urge public alert (1)
Pelote, Dorothy B (149th)
HC: Ind SC: Rules 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HR 51 Casino gambling; General Assembly provide by law - CA
Heckstall, Joe (55th) Davis, Grace W (48th) McKinney, J. E (51st)
Sinkfield, Georganna T (57th) Brooks, Tyrone (54th) Roberts, Lawrence R (162nd)
HC: Ind SC: 01/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 53 Pari-mutuel wagering at horsetracks - CA
Heckstall, Joe (55th) Davis, Grace W (48th) McKinney, J. E (51st)
Sinkfield, Georganna T (57th) Brooks, Tyrone (54th) Roberts, Lawrence R (162nd)
HC: Ind SC: 01/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 516 Local sch systems; General Assem provide for finance & support - CA
Sanders, Bill (107th) Yates, John Phillip (106th)
HC: Ind SC: 03/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 839 Live coverage of General Assembly; urge cable television provide
Kaye, Mitchell (37th)
HC: Ind SC: 01/28/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 1002 Lottery proceeds; specify purposes for which used - CA
Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
HC: Ind SC: EDT&C 03/12/98 S - Read 2nd Time (CSFA ) (Sub )
SB 14 Gaming Equipment - manufacturing, selling, transporting (2)
Tysinger, James W (41st)
SC: ST&I HC: Ind 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 130 PSC - maximum penalties recoverable (1)
Starr, Terrell (44th) Perdue, Sonny (18th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: F&PU HC: Ind 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 212 Hazardous Buildings - codes adopt- ed by Fire Commis & Comm. Affairs
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: CAFF HC: Ind 03/28/97 H - Committed (CA/FA ) (Sub )
SB 215 Natural Gas Competition & Deregulation Act - enact (35)
Perdue, Sonny (18th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Starr, Terrell (44th)
SC: F&PU HC: Ind 04/14/97 Signed by Governor

SB 218 Fair Business Practices Act - consumer reporting agencies
Land, Clay (16th) Walker, Charles W (22nd) Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: F&PU HC: Ind 02/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 237 Emergency 911 Systems - pmt. from cert. fund for personnel, expenses
Stokes, Connie (43rd) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Henson, Steve (55th)
Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: CAFF HC: Ind 03/06/97 H - Read 2nd Time (FA )
SB 269 Blasting Near Undergrnd.Gas Pipes - accurate marking of pipe location (1)
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Roberts, Sam P (30th)
SC: F&PU HC: Ind 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
SB 437 State Govt. - relating to competitive bidding
Tysinger, James W (41st) Hooks, George (14th) Starr, Terrell (44th)
Perdue, Sonny (18th)
SC: ST&I HC: Ind 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SB 460 Offense of Interfering with 911 Call - provide
Clay, Charles C (37th) Cagle, Casey (49th)
SC: Judy HC: Ind 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
SB 522 Telecommunications Company - cus- tomer authorization for cert.chgs.
Walker, Charles W (22nd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Harbison, Ed (15th)
SC: F&PU HC: Ind 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SB 544 Electronic Warehouse Re- ceipt Providers - chng. provisions
Ragan, Harold (11th) Streat, Sr., Van (19th) Guhl, Bob (45th)
SC: Ag HC: Ind 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SB 572 911 System - revision of plan for implementing state-wide sys.
Madden, Eddie M (47th) Perdue, Sonny (18th) Boshears, Edward E (6th)
Scott, David (36th)
SC: F&PU HC: Ind 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SR 286 Rail Passenger Auth. - directing to undertake cert. studies (4)
Thompson, Steve (33rd)
SC: Trans HC: Ind 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