House State Planning and Community Affairs (SPCA) Committee
Legislation Assigned to the Committee
HB 23 Municipal charter commissions; create
Felton, Dorothy (43rd) Trense, Sharon (44th) Smith, Paul E (12th)
Dixon, Harry D (168th) Irvin, Robert A (45th) Davis, J. Max (60th)
HC: SPCA SC: 02/26/98 H - Favorably Reported
HB 32 Counties and municipalities; cert real property; competitive bids (2)
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Mosley, George H (171st)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 04/23/98 Vetoed by Governor
HB 98 Population bills; additional prohibitions (2)
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Bates, Kermit (179th) Shanahan, Tom E (10th)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 188 Counties & municipalities; certain acts; change effective date (4)
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Connell, Jack (115th)
Bates, Kermit (179th) Shanahan, Tom E (10th)
HC: SPCA SC: Judy 02/19/97 Signed by Governor
HB 197 Georgia Suggestion System Act; employee nominations (5)
Sherrill, Tom (62nd) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 208 Metro Area P & D Commissions; mayoral members; selection (3)
Orrock, Nan (56th) Royal, A. Richard (164th) Walker, Larry (141st)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
HB 217 Local governments; annexation; authority of General Assembly (2)
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Bates, Kermit (179th) Stancil, Steve (16th)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 224 Stone Mtn Mem Association; certain contracts; General Assembly approve
Henson, Michele (65th) Ragas, Arnold M (64th) Hegstrom, June (66th)
Williams, Betty Jo (63rd) Mobley, Barbara J (69th) Brooks, Tyrone (54th)
HC: SPCA SC: 01/28/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 259 Annexation; notice by municipalities; amend provisions
Stancil, Steve (16th) Royal, A. Richard (164th)
HC: SPCA SC: 01/30/97 H - Read 2nd Time

HB 261 Municipalities; certain rock quarries; written consent required
Walker, Len (87th) Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th)
HC: SPCA SC: 01/30/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 262 Counties; certain rock quarries; written consent required
Walker, Len (87th) Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th)
HC: SPCA SC: 02/19/98 H - Reconsidered (Sub)
HB 308 Secretary of State; official directory; Archives; Museum (3)
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Hudson, Newt (156th) Reaves, Henry L (178th)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
HB 320 Municipalities; incorporation; minimum distance; change time
Felton, Dorothy (43rd)
HC: SPCA SC: 01/30/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 356 State employees; privatization; certain re-employment rights
Dixon, Harry D (168th) Parham, Bobby E (122nd) Powell, Alan T (23rd)
HC: SPCA SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted (Sub)
HB 357 Local governments; privatization; require referendum
Dixon, Harry D (168th)
HC: SPCA SC: 02/03/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 391 State employees; overtime compen- sation; prohibit required waiver
Holland, Ray (157th) Byrd, Roger C (170th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
Holmes, Bob (53rd) Howard, Henry L (118th)
HC: SPCA SC: / / H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 414 Housing authorities; commissioners; compensation
Walker, Len (87th) Smith, Jr., Vance C (102nd) Titus, III, Theo (180th)
HC: SPCA SC: 02/10/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 471 State symbols; designate official state tartan
Dixon, Sonny A (150th) (Resigned) Sherrill, Tom (62nd) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
Lewis, Walter Jeffrey (14th)
HC: SPCA SC: 02/10/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 489 Local government service delivery strategy agreement; adoption (10)
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Walker, Larry (141st) Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th)
Felton, Dorothy (43rd)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 05/01/97 Signed by Governor
HB 490 Special county 1 percent sales tax; additional notice (2)
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Walker, Larry (141st) Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th)
HC: SPCA SC: F&PU 04/29/97 Signed by Governor

HB 491 Local government uniform chart of accounts; provisions (3)
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Walker, Larry (141st) Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th)
Felton, Dorothy (43rd)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 05/01/97 Signed by Governor
HB 492 Insurance premium taxes; county expenditure of proceeds (3)
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Walker, Larry (141st) Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th)
Felton, Dorothy (43rd)
HC: SPCA SC: LGO 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 529 Annexation; redefine unincorporated island
Dixon, Sonny A (150th) (Resigned)
HC: SPCA SC: 02/11/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 552 Counties & municipalities; cert appropriations; require referendum
Felton, Dorothy (43rd) Johnson, Jere W (84th) Jamieson, Mary Jeanette (22nd)
Culbreth, Ronnie (132nd) Buck, III, Thomas B (135th) DeLoach, Buddy (172nd)
HC: SPCA SC: 02/13/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 583 Regional housing authorities; board of commissioners; composition (2)
James, Lynmore (140th)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 616 "Shoot the Bull"; official state barbecue championship cookoff
Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Hudson, Newt (156th)
HC: SPCA SC: 02/18/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 644 State symbols; designate official state tartan (2)
Dixon, Sonny A (150th) (Resigned) Irvin, Robert A (45th) Sherrill, Tom (62nd)
Lewis, Walter Jeffrey (14th) Joyce, Brian D (1st) Cummings, Bill (27th)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 05/01/97 Signed by Governor
HB 663 Enterprise Zone Employment Act of 1997; enact (8)
Jamieson, Mary Jeanette (22nd) Royal, A. Richard (164th) Walker, Larry (141st)
Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: SPCA SC: EDT&C 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 666 MARTA; contracts; amend provisions
Baker, Thurbert E (70th) (Resigned) Martin, Jim (47th) Ashe, Kathy B (46th)
HC: SPCA SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted (Am)
HB 719 Local governments; payment of rewards; increase amount (2)
Orrock, Nan (56th) Walker, Larry (141st)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 761 Georgia Commission on Women; amend provisions
Davis, Grace W (48th) Orrock, Nan (56th)
HC: SPCA SC: Judy 03/10/98 Amend/Sub Disagreed To

HB 803 Local govt; certain authorities; prohibit certain activities (2)
Murphy, Thomas B (18th)
HC: SPCA SC: F&PU 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 845 "Shoot the Bull"; "Slosheye Trail Big Pig Jig"; official cookoffs (2)
Floyd, Johnny W (138th) James, Lynmore (140th)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 866 Golf Hall of Fame Authority Act; enact (16)
Connell, Jack (115th)
HC: SPCA SC: EDT&C 04/24/97 Vetoed by Governor
HB 949 Municipal courts; certain cases; authorize trial and disposition
McKinney, J. E (51st) Holmes, Bob (53rd) Davis, Grace W (48th)
Sinkfield, Georganna T (57th)
HC: SPCA SC: 03/11/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1047 Zoning; newly annexed property; review and comment period
Wiles, John J (34th)
HC: SPCA SC: 03/21/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1073 Zoning & bldg inspect; nonelected city & co emp; prohibit cert action
Rogers, Carl (20th) Burkhalter, Joseph Mark (41st) Johnson, Jere W (84th)
Bates, Kermit (179th) Golden, Tim (177th)
HC: SPCA SC: 03/28/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1094 MARTA; contracts; amend provisions
Baker, Thurbert E (70th) (Resigned) Ashe, Kathy B (46th) Teper, Doug (61st)
HC: SPCA SC: F&PU 04/14/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1095 Local governments; collection of certain taxes; special districts
Ray, Robert F (128th) James, Lynmore (140th)
HC: SPCA SC: 01/12/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1126 Golf Hall of Fame Authority; create
Connell, Jack (115th)
HC: SPCA SC: EDT&C 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1173 "Bill of Rights Day"; designate
Franklin, Jr., Robert L (39th) Joyce, Brian D (1st) Coan, Michael T (82nd)
Massey, Warren (86th) Ladd, Bart (59th) Kaye, Mitchell (37th)
HC: SPCA SC: 01/13/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1219 MARTA; certain reserve funds; authorize investments
Royal, A. Richard (164th) McKinney, J. E (51st) Jones, Vernon A (71st)
Teper, Doug (61st)
HC: SPCA SC: F&PU 03/27/98 Signed by Governor

HB 1259 Annexation; electors required; increase to 70%
Dobbs, Denny M (92nd)
HC: SPCA SC: 01/16/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1262 Annexation; 60% method; unincorporated islands
Dobbs, Denny M (92nd)
HC: SPCA SC: 01/16/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1280 "Home Education Week"; declare first week in February
Smith, Tommy (169th) Mosley, George H (171st) Sims, Chuck (167th)
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Holland, Ray (157th)
HC: SPCA SC: 01/16/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1311 Local governments; cert projects; prepare 10-year cost estimation
Day, Jr., C. Burke (153rd) Bannister, Charles E (77th) Davis, J. Max (60th)
Stephens, Ron (150th)
HC: SPCA SC: 01/26/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1330 Local governments; certain projects; prepare cost estimation
Day, Jr., C. Burke (153rd) Stephens, Ron (150th) Felton, Dorothy (43rd)
HC: SPCA SC: 01/27/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1364 Local governments; state grants; require certain form
Stancil, Steve (16th) Pinholster, Garland (15th) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Evans, Mike A (28th)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1421 State merit system; payroll audits; remove requirement
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Shanahan, Tom E (10th)
HC: SPCA SC: 02/09/98 H - Favorably Reported
HB 1422 State merit system; certain employees; periodic review & rating
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Shanahan, Tom E (10th)
HC: SPCA SC: 02/10/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 1423 State employees; filing of certain appeals
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Shanahan, Tom E (10th)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 04/10/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1431 Local governments; budgets; amend provisions
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Shanahan, Tom E (10th) Smith, Paul E (12th)
Stancil, Steve (16th) Jamieson, Mary Jeanette (22nd) Stanley, Lanett (50th)
HC: SPCA SC: 01/30/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1438 Local government; redevelopment powers; tax allocation
Jamieson, Mary Jeanette (22nd)
HC: SPCA SC: 01/30/98 H - Read 2nd Time

HB 1485 City bus improvement districts; existence period; renewal
Shanahan, Tom E (10th)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1510 Local government; service area; redefine; boundary designation
Ashe, Kathy B (46th)
HC: SPCA SC: 02/04/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1515 Municipalities; minimum distance requirements; applicability
Felton, Dorothy (43rd)
HC: SPCA SC: 02/04/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1540 Zoning; development rights; provide for transfer
Stancil, Steve (16th) Royal, A. Richard (164th) Pinholster, Garland (15th)
Smith, Paul E (12th)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1542 Property; certain sales by city or county employee; prohibit
Snelling, Bob (99th) Worthan, Thomas P (98th) Royal, A. Richard (164th)
Shanahan, Tom E (10th) Heckstall, Joe (55th) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
HC: SPCA SC: Judy 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1557 Local govt auth; registration; include members names; availability
Teper, Doug (61st)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1603 Annexation; effective date
Royal, A. Richard (164th)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 04/10/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1635 Local governments; redevelopment powers; amend provisions
Jamieson, Mary Jeanette (22nd)
HC: SPCA SC: 02/23/98 H - Favorably Reported
HB 1664 Georgia Commission on the Holocaust; create
Henson, Michele (65th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Teper, Doug (61st)
Orrock, Nan (56th) Yates, John Phillip (106th)
HC: SPCA SC: Rules 04/14/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1741 Lottery; educational purposes and programs; reciprocal programs
Tolbert, Scott (25th)
HC: SPCA SC: 02/23/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1766 Garbage collection services; limit imposition of liens
Teper, Doug (61st) Henson, Michele (65th)
HC: SPCA SC: 02/26/98 H - Read 2nd Time

HB 1903 Metropolitan area planning and development commissions; membership
Hegstrom, June (66th) Sherrill, Tom (62nd) Snow, Mike (2nd)
Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: SPCA SC: 03/12/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 105 Regional development center; ratify boundary (2)
Floyd, Johnny W (138th)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HR 270 Animal Control Trust Fund; create - CA
Stanley, Pamela A (49th) Stanley, Lanett (50th)
HC: SPCA SC: 02/13/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 398 Regional development center; ratify boundary (2)
Jenkins, Curtis S (110th)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HR 528 American Indian Awareness Month; recognize
Greene, Gerald E (158th) Ponder, Jr., Dan E (160th) Royal, A. Richard (164th)
Williams, Betty Jo (63rd) Twiggs, Ralph (8th)
HC: SPCA SC: 03/20/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 529 American Indian Awareness Month; recognize
Greene, Gerald E (158th) Ponder, Jr., Dan E (160th) Royal, A. Richard (164th)
Williams, Betty Jo (63rd) Twiggs, Ralph (8th)
HC: SPCA SC: 03/20/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 569 Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium's future; request reexamining
Davis, Grace W (48th) Orrock, Nan (56th) McKinney, J. E (51st)
McClinton, JoAnn (68th) Canty, Henrietta M (52nd) Mobley, Barbara J (69th)
HC: SPCA SC: 03/21/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 990 Cert store closings in S Fulton County; urge reconsideration
Teague, Sharon Beasley (58th) McKinney, J. E (51st) Maddox, George (72nd)
Brooks, Tyrone (54th) Watson, Stanley (70th)
HC: SPCA SC: 02/05/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 30 Local Volunteer Fire Depts. - may form nonprofit corporation (2)
Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 04/23/98 Vetoed by Governor
SB 33 Merit Sys. - composition of classified, unclassified serv. (10)
Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: I&L HC: SPCA 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 59 State Employees - notice given before termination to downsize (2)
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th) Blitch, Peg (7th) Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: I&L HC: SPCA 04/21/97 Signed by Governor

SB 94 Municipal Training Institute - change name (3)
Broun, Paul C (46th)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 101 City/County - participate in fed., state prog. regarding job training (2)
Starr, Terrell (44th) Perdue, Sonny (18th)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 303 Examining Bds. - jt. secy. retain collection fees to defray costs (3)
Henson, Steve (55th) Fort, Vincent D (39)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 315 MARTA Bd. of Directors - appointments, terms
Stokes, Connie (43rd) Scott, David (36th) Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 02/10/98 H - Favorably Reported (CA ) (Sub )
SB 318 Municipalities - private contracts for water, sewer operations
Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 03/19/98 H - Insists ( ) (CS/FA )
SB 324 Cert. County Documents - stored w/in State of Ga. (3)
Cagle, Casey (49th)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 349 State Govt. - relations w/nonprofit organ.providing services,facilities (14)
Hooks, George (14th)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 04/24/97 Vetoed by Governor
SB 366 Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum - designate official museum
Johnson, Diane H (2nd)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 03/18/97 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 383 Counties, Municipal Corp. - establish disability commissions
Blitch, Peg (7th)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 03/28/97 H - Committed (CA ) (Am )
SB 423 Claims Advisory Bd. - exclude cert. small claims pmts.
Dean, Nathan (31st) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Guhl, Bob (45th)
Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th)
SC: Corr HC: SPCA 02/19/98 H - Favorably Reported
SB 426 POW/MIA Flag - allow in public bldgs., schools
Harbison, Ed (15th) Hill, Jack (4th) Glanton, Pam (34th)
SC: D&VA HC: SPCA 02/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time

SB 446 State Owned Historic Property - preservation
Johnson, Eric B (1st) Johnson, Diane H (2nd) Hooks, George (14th)
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Hill, Jack (4th)
SC: NATR HC: SPCA 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SB 521 Rezoning - posting of sign when initiator other than local govt.
Stokes, Connie (43rd) Clay, Charles C (37th) Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 03/10/98 H - Favorably Reported (CA ) (Sub )
SB 567 Charitable Grants, Contributions - counties over 400,000
Thompson, Steve (33rd)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 02/19/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 569 Music Hall of Fame Autho- rity - membership
Dean, Nathan (31st) Brown, Robert (26th) Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: EDT&C HC: SPCA 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SB 573 Zoning Procedures - redefine zoning decision
Ray, II, William M (48th) Perdue, Sonny (18th) Clay, Charles C (37th)
Price, Richard J (28)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SB 574 State Govt. - requirements for use of recycled paper
Hill, Jack (4th) Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th) Madden, Eddie M (47th)
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 638 Claims Against State - sovereign immunity re: computers & year 2000
Perdue, Sonny (18th) Clay, Charles C (37th) Hooks, George (14th)
SC: Judy HC: SPCA 04/10/98 Signed by Governor
SB 670 Advisory Committee on Pain & Symptom Management - create
Starr, Terrell (44th) Middleton, Guy (50th)
SC: H&HS HC: SPCA / / Amend/Sub Agreed To
SB 698 Merit System - employee rating, performance based increases
Taylor, Mark (12th)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time (FA )
SB 700 Public Employees - prohibit requir- ing cert. agreement on overtime
Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
SR 159 Exec. Branch Officers, Agencies - info. on cert. state projects (1)
Kemp, Rene' D (3rd) Johnson, Diane H (2nd) Taylor, Mark (12th)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 03/13/97 Read 3rd Time

SR 529 Lottery Proceeds - educ. programs for which appropriated (CA)
Starr, Terrell (44th) Thomas, Nadine (10th) Taylor, Mark (12th)
Perdue, Sonny (18th)
SC: EDT&C HC: SPCA 04/20/98 Signed by Governor

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>Signed by Governor SR 159 Exec. Branch Officers, Agencies - info. on cert. state projects (1) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd) Johnson, Diane H (2nd) Taylor, Mark (12th) SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 03/13/97 Read 3rd Time
SR 529 Lottery Proceeds - educ. programs for which appropriated (CA)
Starr, Terrell (44th) Thomas, Nadine (10th) Taylor, Mark (12th)
Perdue, Sonny (18th)
SC: EDT&C HC: SPCA 04/20/98 Signed by Governor

Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
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