House Public Safety (PubS) Committee
Legislation Assigned to the Committee
HB 92 Georgia Drugs & Narcotics Agency; agents retain badge and weapon
Parham, Bobby E (122nd)
HC: PubS SC: Judy 02/07/97 S - Read 1st Time (CSFA )
HB 113 Police chief and wardens; training requirement
Smith, Larry (109th)
HC: PubS SC: 01/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 163 Federal law enforcement officers; powers
Baker, Thurbert E (70th) (Resigned) Twiggs, Ralph (8th) Bordeaux, Tom (151st)
Orrock, Nan (56th)
HC: PubS SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted (Sub)
HB 187 Criminal Justice Coordinating Council; composition (2)
Twiggs, Ralph (8th)
HC: PubS SC: PUBS 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
HB 190 Speed detection devices; radar permit; full-time officer required
Jamieson, Mary Jeanette (22nd) Twiggs, Ralph (8th) Tolbert, Scott (25th)
HC: PubS SC: PUBS 02/06/97 S - Read 1st Time (CSFA )
HB 239 Emergency Mgmt, Preparedness, and Assistance Trust Fund; create
James, Lynmore (140th) Tillman, Eugene C (173rd) Stallings, Tracy (100th)
HC: PubS SC: 01/30/98 H - Favorably Reported (Am)
HB 288 Police chiefs and department heads; training requirements (2)
Twiggs, Ralph (8th)
HC: PubS SC: PUBS 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 289 Sheriff Offices' Nomenclature Act of 1997; enact (5)
Twiggs, Ralph (8th)
HC: PubS SC: PUBS 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 290 Firearms; state compliance with Brady Law
Twiggs, Ralph (8th)
HC: PubS SC: PUBS 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time (CS )

HB 326 Law enf agency; investigate; missing Alzheimer's patient (1)
Teague, Sharon Beasley (58th) McKinney, J. E (51st) Randall, William (Billy) C (127th)
Henson, Michele (65th) McClinton, JoAnn (68th)
HC: PubS SC: PUBS 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 366 Law enforcement; police volunteers; provisions
Mueller, Anne O'Quin (152nd)
HC: PubS SC: 02/03/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 372 Concealed weapons; licenses; exempt district attorneys emeritus
Parrish, Larry (Butch) J (144th)
HC: PubS SC: / / H - Favorably Reported (Am)
HB 397 Sheriffs; annual training; provisions (5)
Jenkins, Curtis S (110th) Lee, William J (94th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
Day, Jr., C. Burke (153rd) Channell, R. M. (Mickey) (111th)
HC: PubS SC: PUBS 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
HB 398 Speed detection devices; radar; sheriffs approve use (2)
Jenkins, Curtis S (110th) Lee, William J (94th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
Day, Jr., C. Burke (153rd) Channell, R. M. (Mickey) (111th)
HC: PubS SC: Trans 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
HB 410 Law enforcement and other officers; certain disability; weapon & badge
Day, Jr., C. Burke (153rd) Jenkins, Curtis S (110th)
HC: PubS SC: 02/11/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 447 Firearms; pawn transactions; Brady Law applicability (2)
Twiggs, Ralph (8th) Day, Jr., C. Burke (153rd) Sherrill, Tom (62nd)
HC: PubS SC: PUBS 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 673 Law enforcement officers; training; amend provisions (11)
Twiggs, Ralph (8th)
HC: PubS SC: Judy 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 685 Office of Highway Safety; certain employees; peace officers
Twiggs, Ralph (8th) Dobbs, Denny M (92nd) Sherrill, Tom (62nd)
HC: PubS SC: 02/24/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 695 Motorcycles; operator safety training prog; transfer cert powers (3)
Twiggs, Ralph (8th) Dobbs, Denny M (92nd) Sherrill, Tom (62nd)
HC: PubS SC: Trans 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 791 Peace Officer Standards & Training Act; change certain definitions
Randall, William (Billy) C (127th)
HC: PubS SC: PUBS 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time (CSFA )

HB 812 Communications officers and dis- patch centers; training in TDD's
Davis, Grace W (48th)
HC: PubS SC: PUBS 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 868 Law enforcement officers; adminis- trative investigators; provisions
Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
HC: PubS SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted (Sub)
HB 896 Firearms; carrying without license; certain correctional employees
Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th)
HC: PubS SC: 03/07/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1216 Municipal probation officers; training requirements; definitions
Campbell, Jr, Thomas R (42nd)
HC: PubS SC: PUBS 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1266 Disaster Volunteer Leave Act; enact
Cooper, Sharon M (31st) Jenkins, Curtis S (110th) Poag, Judy N (6th)
Davis, Grace W (48th) Trense, Sharon (44th) Martin, James L (145th)
HC: PubS SC: PUBS 04/14/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1270 Fire depts; requirements; certain council establish
Twiggs, Ralph (8th) Poag, Judy N (6th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Martin, Jim (47th) Jenkins, Curtis S (110th)
HC: PubS SC: PUBS 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1355 Sheriffs; certain fines; add 2% surcharge
Jones, Vernon A (71st) Jenkins, Curtis S (110th) Poag, Judy N (6th)
Davis, Grace W (48th)
HC: PubS SC: 02/19/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 1425 Firearm possession; restrictions; exempt certain peace officers (4)
Kaye, Mitchell (37th) Powell, Alan T (23rd) Joyce, Brian D (1st)
West, Jack (101st) McKinney, J. E (51st) Franklin, Jr., Robert L (39th)
HC: PubS SC: PUBS 04/06/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1489 Sheriffs; certain fines; add 2% surcharge
Jones, Vernon A (71st)
HC: PubS SC: 02/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1564 Police chiefs and department heads; training
Jenkins, Curtis S (110th)
HC: PubS SC: 02/27/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 1584 Jails and detention facilities; establish guard lines
Cooper, Sharon M (31st) Davis, Grace W (48th) Martin, James L (145th)
Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Sauder, Randy (29th)
HC: PubS SC: 02/11/98 H - Favorably Reported (Am)

HB 1739 Prisoners; attend funerals in civilian clothes and unmanacled
Stanley, Pamela A (49th) Stanley, Lanett (50th)
HC: PubS SC: 03/06/98 H - Reconsidered
HR 218 Emergency mgmt, preparedness & assistance trust fund; create - CA
James, Lynmore (140th) Tillman, Eugene C (173rd) Stallings, Tracy (100th)
HC: PubS SC: 01/30/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HR 414 Public school teachers and employees; indemnification - CA
Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd) Lane, Robert (146th)
HC: PubS SC: 03/06/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 1099 Jt Study Comm on Loc Law Enf Off Salaries & Benefits; create
Twiggs, Ralph (8th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Poag, Judy N (6th)
Martin, James L (145th) Jenkins, Curtis S (110th)
HC: PubS SC: 02/27/98 H - Favorably Reported
SB 8 Shooting Ranges - no liability when complying with noise control (2)
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: PUBS HC: PubS 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 82 Drivers' Lic. - distinguish persons convicted of DUI
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: PUBS HC: PubS 03/18/97 H - Read 2nd Time (FS/FA )
SB 117 Indemnification of Highway Em- ployees - when death, disability
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: SJUD HC: PubS 02/04/98 H - Favorably Reported
SB 141 Pub. Safety Dept. - exclusion from cert. grievance procedures (3)
Bowen, Rooney L (13th) Streat, Sr., Van (19th)
SC: PUBS HC: PubS 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 142 Sheriffs - qualifications, drug tests
Broun, Paul C (46th) Bowen, Rooney L (13th)
SC: PUBS HC: PubS 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 173 Bomb Technician - training, EMT support of disposal operations (4)
Starr, Terrell (44th)
SC: PUBS HC: PubS 03/28/97 Signed by Governor
SB 200 Peace Officer, Prosecutor Train. Fund - disbursement of funds
Clay, Charles C (37th) Lamutt, Robert (21st)
SC: PUBS HC: PubS 02/20/97 H - Read 2nd Time

SB 247 Cert. Retired Peace Officers - no fee for license to carry weapon (3)
Bowen, Rooney L (13th) Streat, Sr., Van (19th) Huggins, Sonny C (53)
SC: PUBS HC: PubS 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
SB 421 Juvenile Criminal Records - access, fingerprinting, photographs
Perdue, Sonny (18th) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Madden, Eddie M (47th)
SC: Corr HC: PubS 04/10/98 Signed by Governor
SB 427 Carrying Weapons, Cert. Places - State Patrol, GBI retirees
Starr, Terrell (44th) Bowen, Rooney L (13th) Dean, Nathan (31st)
SC: PUBS HC: PubS 02/19/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS ) (Sub )
SB 586 State Patrol Trooper - requirements for appointment
Streat, Sr., Van (19th) Bowen, Rooney L (13th) Guhl, Bob (45th)
SC: PUBS HC: PubS 04/10/98 Signed by Governor
SB 608 Fire Commissioner & Employees - may issue citations for noncompliance
Streat, Sr., Van (19th) Bowen, Rooney L (13th) Roberts, Sam P (30th)
Guhl, Bob (45th)
SC: PUBS HC: PubS 02/27/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CS/FA )
SR 586 Peace Officers - need for establishing minimum salary
Marable, Richard O (52nd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: PUBS HC: PubS 02/27/98 H - Read 2nd Time

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

SR 586 Peace Officers - need for establishing minimum salary Marable, Richard O (52nd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Walker, Charles W (22nd) SC: PUBS HC: PubS 02/27/98 H - Read 2nd Time
Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 05/04/98