Georgia Senate
Senate Judiciary (Judy) Committee
Legislation Assigned to the Committee
HB 54 County law libraries; excess funds; grant to certain organizations (6)
Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
HB 55 Principal & agent; trans of prop; cert power of atty not effective
Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 03/17/97 S - Read 1st Time (CS )
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 100 Crim trespass; entry onto property; minor unable to give permission (2)
Barnard, Terry (154th) Williams, Betty Jo (63rd) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th)
HC: SJudy SC: Judy 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 112 Adoption; hard-to-place children (2)
Taylor, Maretta M (134th) Buck, III, Thomas B (135th) Sinkfield, Georganna T (57th)
Trense, Sharon (44th)
HC: C&Y SC: Judy 05/05/97 Signed by Governor
HB 122 Georgia Crime Info Center; certain records; landlords obtain
Heckstall, Joe (55th) Davis, Grace W (48th) Walker, Larry (141st)
Stanley, Pamela A (49th) Stanley, Lanett (50th) Dixon, Sonny A (150th) (Resigned)
HC: SJudy SC: Judy 02/09/98 S - Read 1st Time (CS )
HB 123 Code of Georgia; corrections (17)
Walker, Larry (141st) Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Martin, Jim (47th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 03/28/97 Signed by Governor
HB 124 District attorneys and personnel; compensation (24)
Walker, Larry (141st) Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 125 Superior court judges; personnel; amend provisions (11)
Walker, Larry (141st) Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/29/97 Signed by Governor

HB 126 Children & youth services; revise provisions (3)
Walker, Larry (141st) Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Martin, Jim (47th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
HB 183 Criminal records; purge if person arrested but not charged (7)
Randall, William (Billy) C (127th) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th)
Walker, Larry (141st) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
HC: SJudy SC: Judy 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 193 Minors; certain willful or malicious acts; liability (2)
Johnson, Jere W (84th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 206 Economic Rehabilitation Act of 1975; amend provisions (3)
Martin, Jim (47th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Baker, Thurbert E (70th) (Resigned)
Crawford, Robert (Mack) M (129th) Stanley, Lanett (50th)
HC: App SC: Judy 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 211 Aggravated child molestation; cert offenders; chemical castration (4)
Grindley, Jr., George H (35th) Randall, William (Billy) C (127th) Jenkins, Curtis S (110th)
Davis, J. Max (60th) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
HC: SJudy SC: Judy 05/01/97 Signed by Governor
HB 255 Landlord and tenant; written brokerage agreements (4)
Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 258 Law enforcement officers; certain indictments; procedures
Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
HC: SJudy SC: Judy 03/06/97 S - Read 1st Time (CS )
HB 284 Child or spousal support; amend provisions (86)
Baker, Thurbert E (70th) (Resigned) Bordeaux, Tom (151st) Orrock, Nan (56th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 05/05/97 Signed by Governor
HB 293 Criminal trials; oath of witnesses; amend (2)
Martin, Jim (47th) Allen, Ben (117th) Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
Dix, Scott (76th) Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th) Davis, J. Max (60th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 294 Corporations; amend provisions (29)
Martin, Jim (47th) Allen, Ben (117th) Hammontree, James A (4th)
Davis, J. Max (60th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/24/97 Signed by Governor

HB 295 Health; certain injunction cases; exempt from cert supersedeas prov (2)
Lucas, David E (124th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 307 Financial inst; garnishment; additional requirements (5)
Smith, Larry (109th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
HB 324 Victim assistance; include magistrate court fines (2)
Campbell, Jr, Thomas R (42nd)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 347 State courts; jurisdiction; cer- tain marijuana possession (3)
Crawford, Robert (Mack) M (129th) Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
HC: SJudy SC: Judy 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 349 Corporations; limited partnerships; limited liability partnerships (7)
Baker, Thurbert E (70th) (Resigned) Barnes, Roy E (33rd) Martin, Jim (47th)
Allen, Ben (117th) Dix, Scott (76th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 369 Civil practice; opening and con- cluding arguments; party entitled (1)
Bordeaux, Tom (151st) Barnes, Roy E (33rd) Crawford, Robert (Mack) M (129th)
Campbell, Jr, Thomas R (42nd) Allen, Ben (117th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
HB 374 Public accountants; registration; amend provisions (15)
Powell, Alan T (23rd)
HC: Ind SC: Judy 05/01/97 Signed by Governor
HB 377 Medicaid Fraud Forfeiture Act of 1997; enact (22)
Baker, Thurbert E (70th) (Resigned) Bordeaux, Tom (151st) Orrock, Nan (56th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 05/05/97 Signed by Governor
HB 395 Civil practice; request for certain health records; notify nonparty
Ashe, Kathy B (46th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 408 Divorce; real property awards; filing of certain certificate
Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 03/19/98 S - Insists (CS ) (CAFA )
HB 413 Family violence shelters; disclosure of location; prohibit
Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 02/18/97 S - Read 1st Time

HB 506 Juv; cert law enforcement records; maintain same as adult records (1)
McKinney, J. E (51st) Walker, Larry (141st) Franklin, Jr., Robert L (39th)
Benefield, Jimmy W (96th) Randall, William (Billy) C (127th) Buckner, Gail M (95th)
HC: SJudy SC: Judy 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 553 Insurance; certain medical benefits; reimbursement
Barnes, Roy E (33rd) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Ragas, Arnold M (64th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 03/28/97 Amend/Sub Disagreed To
HB 557 Georgia Forensic Sciences Act of 1997; enact (19)
Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 567 School Safety Act of 1997; enact (9)
Porter, DuBose (143rd) Taylor, Maretta M (134th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd) Sherrill, Tom (62nd) Hugley, Carolyn F (133rd)
HC: Ed SC: Judy 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 572 Torts; certain punitive damages; remove limitation (3)
Teper, Doug (61st)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 592 Venue; long-arm statute; amend provisions (2)
Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th) Tolbert, Scott (25th) Smith, Larry (109th)
Crawford, Robert (Mack) M (129th) Allen, Ben (117th) Holland, Ray (157th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
HB 650 Handicapped persons; community trusts; successor trusts (7)
Martin, Jim (47th) Ray, Robert F (128th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/14/97 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 681 Teen-age Driver Responsibility Act; enact (48)
Walker, Larry (141st) Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Lee, William J (94th)
Baker, Thurbert E (70th) (Resigned) Randall, William (Billy) C (127th) Porter, DuBose (143rd)
HC: SJudy SC: Judy 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 801 Rape and aggravated sodomy; victims under 12; penalties
Massey, Warren (86th) Jackson, William S (112th) Franklin, Jr., Robert L (39th)
HC: SJudy SC: Judy 02/19/98 S - Read 1st Time (CS )

HB 957 Child molestation offenses; touching and not touching child
Tolbert, Scott (25th) Hecht, Greg K (97th)
HC: SJudy SC: Judy 02/24/98 S - Read 1st Time (FA )
HB 1013 Death penalty; certain pretrial proceedings; amend provisions (5)
Crawford, Robert (Mack) M (129th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/21/97 Vetoed by Governor
HB 1154 Land surveyors; action to recover damages; prohibit after 6 years
Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1157 Trespass; damage to realty; right of action; tolling of limitations
Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 02/27/98 S - Read 1st Time (CS )
HB 1164 Serious violent felony conviction; deny 1st offender treatment
Walker, Larry (141st) Martin, Jim (47th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th)
Lee, William J (94th) Connell, Jack (115th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1165 Crime victims; restitution; require by certain offenders
Walker, Larry (141st) Martin, Jim (47th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th)
Lee, William J (94th) Connell, Jack (115th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1169 Safety belts; failure to wear; certain fees; prohibit
Murphy, Thomas B (18th)
HC: MotV SC: Judy 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1186 Superior court; appeals from magistrate court; amend provisions
Smith, Larry (109th) Jenkins, Curtis S (110th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1200 Magistrates; training requirements
McBee, Louise (88th) Martin, Jim (47th) Hudgens, Ralph T (24th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1238 State courts; certain cities; appointment of judges pro hac vice
McKinney, J. E (51st) Brooks, Tyrone (54th)
HC: LLeg SC: Judy 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1274 Fair housing law; cert info not subject to disclosure
Powell, Alan T (23rd)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/20/98 Signed by Governor

HB 1288 Minors; deprivation cases; appointment of guardian ad litem
Hecht, Greg K (97th) Martin, Jim (47th) Lee, William J (94th)
Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd) Benefield, Jimmy W (96th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/06/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1290 Juvenile court judges; training expenses; court orders; rehearings
Hecht, Greg K (97th) Martin, Jim (47th) Campbell, Jr, Thomas R (42nd)
Davis, J. Max (60th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/06/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1306 Receiving stolen property; firearm possession; trial upon accusation
Polak, Michael C (67th)
HC: SJudy SC: Judy 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1307 Child support recovery; certain employer reports; amend provisions
Martin, Jim (47th) Allen, Ben (117th) Hecht, Greg K (97th)
Teper, Doug (61st) Ragas, Arnold M (64th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1316 Certain civil cases; recommence in federal court
Ragas, Arnold M (64th) Davis, J. Max (60th) Dix, Scott (76th)
Bordeaux, Tom (151st) Jones, Vernon A (71st) Teper, Doug (61st)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/02/98 Vetoed by Governor
HB 1323 GA Indigent Defense Council; use of private funds; amend provisions
Martin, Jim (47th) Allen, Ben (117th) Hecht, Greg K (97th)
Ragas, Arnold M (64th) Bordeaux, Tom (151st) Teper, Doug (61st)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1378 Motor vehicle; implied consent; legal sufficiency of notice
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Campbell, Jr, Thomas R (42nd) Wiles, John J (34th)
Richardson, James G (26th)
HC: MotV SC: Judy 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1392 Shoplifting; increase threshold amount
Murphy, Thomas B (18th)
HC: SJudy SC: Judy 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1499 Open records; law enforcement officers; exempt personal info
Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 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 1549 Public meetings; Attorney General bring action to enforce laws
Porter, DuBose (143rd) Barnes, Roy E (33rd) Martin, Jim (47th)
Bordeaux, Tom (151st)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/02/98 Signed by Governor

HB 1578 Motor vehicles; gasoline purchase; penalties for nonpayment
Perry, Tim (11th)
HC: MotV SC: Judy 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1585 Children; removal from home; preservation and reunification
Ragas, Arnold M (64th) Martin, Jim (47th) Mobley, Barbara J (69th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/14/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1604 Housing auth; cert nonresidents; prohibit presence on property
Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/10/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1617 Judicial Budget Administration Act of 1998; enact
Walker, Larry (141st) Martin, Jim (47th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 02/27/98 S - Read 1st Time (CS )
HB 1620 Motor vehicle insurance; cancellation and renewal
Lord, Jimmy (121st)
HC: Ins SC: Judy 03/05/98 S - Read 1st Time (CSFA )
HB 1639 Stalking and aggravated stalking; amend provisions
Cooper, Sharon M (31st) Shipp, Kem W (38th) Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
Mobley, Barbara J (69th) Canty, Henrietta M (52nd) Williams, Betty Jo (63rd)
HC: SJudy SC: Judy 04/14/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1642 Judges; certain prior service; appointment as senior judge
Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1693 Torts; wrongful death; increase surviving spouse share
Hecht, Greg K (97th) Martin, Jim (47th) Crawford, Robert (Mack) M (129th)
Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1696 Liens; failure to execute notice; amendable defect
Shanahan, Tom E (10th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/10/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1717 Children; deprivation by persons under cert influence
Trense, Sharon (44th) Hecht, Greg K (97th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1730 Judicial officers; certain civil actions against; attorney's fees
Walker, Larry (141st) Buck, III, Thomas B (135th) Dix, Scott (76th)
Davis, J. Max (60th) Crawford, Robert (Mack) M (129th) Martin, Jim (47th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/10/98 Signed by Governor

HB 1731 Cobb Judicial Circuit; superior court judges; compensation
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Wiles, John J (34th) Sauder, Randy (29th)
Grindley, Jr., George H (35th) Franklin, Jr., Robert L (39th) Cooper, Sharon M (31st)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
SB 4 Felony Conviction - prohibit parole
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: Judy HC: 01/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 5 Child Molestation Conviction - chemical treat. before parole
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: Judy HC: 01/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 6 Syringes, Drug Paraphernalia - prohibit sale to minors
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: Judy HC: 01/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 7 Property Where Drug Paraphernalia Sold - declare nuisance
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 03/28/97 H - Committed (CS ) (Sub )
SB 15 Rape, Aggravated Sodomy Convic- tion - no parole, earned time (2)
Taylor, Mark (12th) Brown, Robert (26th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 02/05/97 Signed by Governor
SB 17 Drivers' Lic. - relating to exemptions, provisional lic.
Hill, Jack (4th) Crotts, Mike D (17th) Bowen, Rooney L (13th)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 03/12/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS ) (Sub )
SB 18 Juvenile Rehabilitation Camp - commission of cert. acts
Scott, David (36th) Langford, Steve E (29th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 03/28/97 H - Committed (CS ) (Sub )
SB 26 Petitions for Legitimation - jurisdiction, juvenile court (6)
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Land, Clay (16th) Starr, Terrell (44th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 05/05/97 Signed by Governor
SB 27 Adoption - following order ter- minating parental rights
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Land, Clay (16th) Starr, Terrell (44th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/24/97 H - Passed/Adopted (CS ) (CS/FA )
SB 28 Child Supp. - petition ter- minating biological father's rights (17)
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Land, Clay (16th) Starr, Terrell (44th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 05/05/97 Signed by Governor

SB 38 Drivers' Lic. - education requirements for minors
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Ralston, David (51st) Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: Judy HC: MotV 02/10/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CA )
SB 46 Sentence, Probation of Sent. - prov. on cert. misdemeanors
Dean, Nathan (31st) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Guhl, Bob (45th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/31/97 S - Read 3rd Time
SB 61 DUI - eliminate plea of nolo contendere
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 03/28/97 H - Committed
SB 64 Peremptory Challenges of Jurors - same number for state as accused
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/15/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 66 DUI - administration of chemical test
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/15/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 67 Crimes Against Family Members Act of 1997 - provide
Taylor, Mark (12th) Brown, Robert (26th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 03/24/97 H - Read 3rd Time (CS/FA )
SB 77 Stone Mtn. Judicial Cir. - provide for 10th judge
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Stokes, Connie (43rd) Henson, Steve (55th)
Tysinger, James W (41st)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 78 Court of Appeals - change number of judges
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Ralston, David (51st) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 02/05/98 H - Favorably Reported ( ) (Sub )
SB 80 Drug Dealer Liability Act - enact (6)
Taylor, Mark (12th) Brown, Robert (26th) Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
SB 83 Vehicular Homicide Related to DUI - trial w/in 1 year of indict.
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/07/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 84 Action for Wrongful Death - 4-year limitation
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/16/97 S - Read 1st time

SB 88 Drivers' Lic. - suspension period when DUI or pleading nolo contend.
Ralston, David (51st) Land, Clay (16th) Crotts, Mike D (17th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/17/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 89 Minors - liability of parent for malicious act resulting in damage
Ralston, David (51st) Land, Clay (16th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 02/10/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CA )
SB 90 Victim Compensation, Crimes Com- mitted Outside State - eligibility (3)
Taylor, Mark (12th) Brown, Robert (26th) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
SB 100 Felony Sentence - no parole, exception
Perdue, Sonny (18th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Thompson, Steve (33rd)
SC: Judy HC: 01/27/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 105 Sex Offender Registration - rede- fine crim. offense against minor (8)
Taylor, Mark (12th) Brown, Robert (26th) Boshears, Edward E (6th)
Bowen, Rooney L (13th)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
SB 110 DUI - add. fines allocated by Brain & Spinal Inj. Trust Fund (6)
Walker, Charles W (22nd) Stokes, Connie (43rd) Madden, Eddie M (47th)
SC: Judy HC: H&E 04/06/98 Signed by Governor
SB 114 Misdemeanor, Felony Trials - peremptory challenges
Langford, Steve E (29th) Middleton, Guy (50th) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 02/27/97 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 123 Abortion - prohibit particular method
Balfour, Don (9th) Starr, Terrell (44th) Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: Judy HC: / / S - Read 1st time
SB 127 Handicapped - include protec- tions for elderly (10)
Clay, Charles C (37th) Lamutt, Robert (21st)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 132 Felony Trial of Juvenile - superior ct. jurisdiction (10)
Starr, Terrell (44th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 04/22/97 Signed by Governor
SB 133 Court-connected Alternative Dis- pute Resolution Act - provide (7)
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Clay, Charles C (37th) Taylor, Mark (12th)
Fort, Vincent D (39)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 04/21/97 Signed by Governor

SB 134 County Law Libraries - funding for codification of county ordinances
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Starr, Terrell (44th) Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/28/97 H - Committed (CS/FA ) (Sub )
SB 140 Peace Off. Misdemeanor, Felony Indictment - procedure (2)
Marable, Richard O (52nd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Henson, Steve (55th)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 147 Actions Against Land Surveyors - period of limitation
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Ralston, David (51st)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/28/97 H - Committed (FA ) (Sub )
SB 153 Woman's Right to Know Act - provide
Glanton, Pam (34th) Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th) Price, Richard J (28)
SC: Judy HC: / / S - Read 1st time
SB 157 Juvenile Court - use of cert. rec- ords, subsequent proceedings
Starr, Terrell (44th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: Judy HC: 01/30/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 158 Sexual Offenses - seizure of motor veh. used in prostitution (4)
Brown, Robert (26th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SB 159 Abuse of Vulnerable Adult - warrantless arrests
Land, Clay (16th) Harbison, Ed (15th) Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 03/28/97 H - Committed (CA/FA )
SB 160 Family Violence - jurisc., venue for nonresident petitions
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Stokes, Connie (43rd)
SC: Judy HC: 01/30/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 161 School Safety Act - enact
Johnson, Eric B (1st) Land, Clay (16th) Brush, B. Joseph (24)
SC: Judy HC: Ed 03/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 162 Life Sentence, First Convict. of Violent Felony - serve min. 21 yrs.
Clay, Charles C (37th) Cagle, Casey (49th) Ralston, David (51st)
SC: Judy HC: 01/30/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 171 Family Violence - jurisdiction, venue for nonresident petitions (2)
Stokes, Connie (43rd) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 05/01/97 Signed by Governor

SB 182 Guardians - reasonable legal fees allowed expenses (18)
Kemp, Rene' D (3rd) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd) Ray, II, William M (48th)
Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 183 Guardian - when cert. financial power of agent terminates
Kemp, Rene' D (3rd) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd) Ray, II, William M (48th)
Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/28/97 H - Committed
SB 185 Depositions - disqualification of ct. reporter, cert. counties
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Hill, Jack (4th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time
SB 195 Birth Certificate - conditions for putative father to be named
Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/03/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 201 Open Meetings - Pardons & Paroles Bd. votes open for inspection
Clay, Charles C (37th) Lamutt, Robert (21st)
SC: Judy HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time (Sub)
SB 202 Child Welfare Laws - cert. repeat violations constitute felony
Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/03/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 206 Alcoh. Bev. Consumption, Those Under 21 - increase punishment
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 03/28/97 H - Committed
SB 213 Liability of Landowner - negligence regarding existing hazard.condition
Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: Judy HC: 03/04/97 S - Read 3rd Time
SB 216 Medical Consent Law - abortion, sterilization procedures
Land, Clay (16th) Ralston, David (51st) Clay, Charles C (37th)
Balfour, Don (9th)
SC: Judy HC: / / S - Read 1st time
SB 223 Landlord, Tenant - provisions on notification of repairs needed
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/06/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 226 Vandalism to Place of Worship - penalty when injuries
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 03/28/97 H - Committed ( ) (Sub )

SB 227 Cert. Bomb, Explosive Violations - add. term of imprisonment (3)
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
SB 230 Property - rebuttable presumption of cert. land in child's possession (1)
Ralston, David (51st)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SB 231 Child Support - life insurance premium as part of support
Ralston, David (51st) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Land, Clay (16th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 02/27/97 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 239 Pawnbrokers - relating to title pawn transactions
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Boshears, Edward E (6th) Brown, Robert (26th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/07/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 240 Torts - damages recoverable for cert.injury during felony, DUI, etc
Brush, B. Joseph (24) Johnson, Eric B (1st) Cagle, Casey (49th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/07/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 243 Discrimination Using Race, Color, Creed, Gender, Etc. - prohibited
Cagle, Casey (49th) Clay, Charles C (37th) Ralston, David (51st)
SC: Judy HC: 02/10/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 244 Child Placement - criminal records check of person residing in home
Cagle, Casey (49th) Ralston, David (51st) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
Crotts, Mike D (17th)
SC: Judy HC: C&Y 03/28/97 H - Committed (CS )
SB 246 Georgia Franchise Act - enact
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/10/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 253 Jurors - minimum standards for jury lists, boxes
Johnson, Diane H (2nd) Scott, David (36th) Taylor, Mark (12th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/11/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 270 Tax Executions - notice, enforcement (12)
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Langford, Steve E (29th) Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 276 Professional Malpractice Action for Damages - affidavit filed (4)
Land, Clay (16th) Ralston, David (51st) Ray, II, William M (48th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 04/21/97 Signed by Governor

SB 281 Rental Property Owners, Managers - disclosure of names, add., phones
Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/17/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 296 Death Penalty - review of pretrial proceed., content of judge's report
Ralston, David (51st)
SC: Judy HC: 02/20/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 309 Divorce - grounds, child cus- tody, support, property division
Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th) Johnson, Eric B (1st) Dean, Nathan (31st)
SC: Judy HC: 02/21/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 321 DUI - habitual violator conviction fine amt., serve 50% of sentence
James, Donzella (35th) Brown, Robert (26th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time
SB 334 Child Removed from Parents by Court - child support
Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th) Price, Richard J (28) Glanton, Pam (34th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/28/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 348 Abortion - cert. method prohibited
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd) Starr, Terrell (44th) Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: Judy HC: / / S - Read 1st time
SB 369 Courts - compensation, travel,cert. appellate ct. justices, judges (2)
Ralston, David (51st)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
SB 370 Appeals in Actions Filed by Pri- soners - application
Ralston, David (51st)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/18/97 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 371 Venue for Corporations - amend provisions
Ralston, David (51st) Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/12/98 S - Committed (Sub)
SB 372 Venue - joint, several tortfeasors residing in different counties
Ralston, David (51st) Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/18/97 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 375 Sex Crime Offenders - notification, persons living cert. proximity
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Blitch, Peg (7th)
SC: Judy HC: 03/11/97 S - Read 1st time

SB 385 Parent-Child Relationship - petition to end
Blitch, Peg (7th)
SC: Judy HC: 03/11/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 388 Land Zoned Commercial - owner's liab.insur.for breach of legal duty
Henson, Steve (55th)
SC: Judy HC: 03/13/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 395 Wills - year's support
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: Judy HC: 03/17/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 407 Pistol, Revolver - unlawful for person to allow minor to obtain
Scott, David (36th) Walker, Charles W (22nd) Egan, Michael J (40th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 02/24/98 H - Read 2nd Time (FS )
SB 413 Sexually Viol. Predator Likely to Repeat - commit. for treatment
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: Judy HC: 01/13/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 416 Regulatory Reform Act of 1998 - provide
Johnson, Eric B (1st) Hill, Jack (4th) Balfour, Don (9th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/13/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 425 Bulletproof Vest - penalty when committing armed robbery
Dean, Nathan (31st) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 02/13/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 428 Mask, Hood Concealing Identity - certain exceptions
James, Donzella (35th) Boshears, Edward E (6th) Brown, Robert (26th)
Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 02/26/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS )
SB 434 Adoption - only individuals or legally married couples
Clay, Charles C (37th) Balfour, Don (9th) Lamutt, Robert (21st)
SC: Judy HC: 01/15/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 435 Local Govt. - limit extension of insurance, employee benefits
Clay, Charles C (37th) Balfour, Don (9th) Lamutt, Robert (21st)
SC: Judy HC: 01/15/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 436 Uninsured Motorist Claim - serv. of process on company issuing policy
Land, Clay (16th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 02/17/98 H - Favorably Reported ( ) (Sub )

SB 442 Sexual Offenses - application of Code Sects.on sodomy, fornication
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/15/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 444 Public Transit Buses, Rail Cars, Stations - conduct provisions
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Scott, David (36th) Stokes, Connie (43rd)
Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: Judy HC: Trans 04/14/98 Signed by Governor
SB 451 Parent, Child Relationship - gestational surrogacy contracts
Brown, Robert (26th) Thomas, Nadine (10th) Stokes, Connie (43rd)
Blitch, Peg (7th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/16/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 459 Hearsay - statement made by those under 16 on sexual abuse admissible
Clay, Charles C (37th) Cagle, Casey (49th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/16/98 S - Read 1st time
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 472 State Contracts - prohibit using race, etc.as criterion for granting
Langford, Steve E (29th) Egan, Michael J (40th)
SC: Judy HC: / / S - Read 1st time
SB 473 Child Abuse - meetings of child abuse protocol committees
Land, Clay (16th) Ralston, David (51st) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: Judy HC: C&Y 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
SB 477 Garnishment - filing of cert.ans- wers, behalf of corporate garnishee
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 02/20/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 478 Living Wills, Durable Powers of Atty. - alternative forms,methods
Broun, Paul C (46th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/26/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 498 Sexually Violent Predator - pena- lty, failure to register
Clay, Charles C (37th) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 509 Gwinnett Judicial Cir. - create 7th judgeship
Ray, II, William M (48th) Balfour, Don (9th) Tysinger, James W (41st)
SC: Judy HC: 01/28/98 S - Read 1st time

SB 510 Crimes Against Family Members Act of 1998 - provide
Perdue, Sonny (18th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Stokes, Connie (43rd)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 03/19/98 H - Insists ( ) (CS/FA )
SB 513 Personal Financial Security Act - provide
Walker, Charles W (22nd) Harbison, Ed (15th) Dean, Nathan (31st)
Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: Judy HC: B&B 04/14/98 Signed by Governor
SB 524 Civil Practice Act - service of offers of settlement
Perdue, Sonny (18th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Taylor, Mark (12th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/13/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS/FA ) (Sub )
SB 540 Probate Cts. - local legis.allowing to hear appeals, hold jury trials
Ralston, David (51st) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 02/20/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CS/FA )
SB 541 Probate Cts.- jurisdiction over trust issues
Ralston, David (51st) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 02/18/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 549 Incapacitated Adults - admission, discharge from health care inst.
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Ralston, David (51st) Burton, Joe (5th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/12/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS/FA ) (Sub )
SB 552 Contracts - parties submit to jurisdiction of any court
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Land, Clay (16th) Ralston, David (51st)
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 02/13/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 563 Judicial Sales - advertisements include legal descrip. of property
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/03/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 571 Adoption - revise forms for surren- der of rights, mother's affidavit
Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: Judy HC: 02/04/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 582 Guardian of Incapacitated - orders for protection of ward, assets
Clay, Charles C (37th) Ralston, David (51st) Price, Thomas E (56)
SC: Judy HC: 02/06/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 596 Crimes Against Property - authorize one firearm in residence
Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/09/98 S - Read 1st time

SB 607 Court Fines - distribution
Clay, Charles C (37th) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd) Thompson, Steve (33rd)
SC: Judy HC: 02/11/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 623 Judgments Granting, Denying Atty.'s Fees, Expenses - review of appeals
Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/12/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS ) (Sub )
SB 631 Grandparent Visitation - right to file original action
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/13/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 633 Sentence of Community Service - travel time not counted
Ralston, David (51st) Johnson, Eric B (1st) Roberts, Sam P (30th)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 634 Client, Attorney Privilege - in- clude client/atty.for another party
Ralston, David (51st)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time (FA )
SB 636 Torts - admissibility of evidence of compensation benefits
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/16/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 637 Joint Tort-Feasors - comparative negligence
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/16/98 S - Read 1st time
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 640 Civil Practice, Witnesses - quali- fications of certain experts
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/16/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 650 Uninsured Motorist - liability Insurer - subrogation rights
Langford, Steve E (29th) Roberts, Sam P (30th) Brush, B. Joseph (24)
SC: Judy HC: 02/18/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 659 DUI - implied consent notices for cert. cases
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Streat, Sr., Van (19th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/20/98 S - Read 1st time

SB 660 Juvenile Proceedings - relating to ordered counseling, custody orders
Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Starr, Terrell (44th)
Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 04/10/98 Signed by Governor
SB 688 Courts - judicial assistance from other courts
Clay, Charles C (37th) Lamutt, Robert (21st) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/13/98 H - Favorably Reported (FA )
SB 690 Misdemeanor, Felony Trials - per- emptory challenges, jury size
Ralston, David (51st)
SC: Judy HC: 02/27/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 697 Animal Cruelty - cert. convictions
Brown, Robert (26th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Fort, Vincent D (39)
SC: Judy HC: 03/02/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 699 Woman's Informed Consent Act - provide
Glanton, Pam (34th) Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th) Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: Judy HC: 03/02/98 S - Read 1st time
SR 55 Revenue Bills - may originate in Senate (CA)
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/17/97 S - Read 1st time
SR 73 Jt. Guardianship Rewrite Committee - recreate (2)
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd) Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: Judy HC: Rules 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
SR 74 Ga. Sovereignty Resolution of 1997 - provide
Glanton, Pam (34th) Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th) Balfour, Don (9th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/28/97 S - Read 1st time
SR 144 DUI - add. fees allocated to Spinal Injury Trust Fund (CA)
Walker, Charles W (22nd) Stokes, Connie (43rd)
SC: Judy HC: H&E 04/06/98 Signed by Governor
SR 200 Civil Trials - juries of six (CA)
Kemp, Rene' D (3rd) Ralston, David (51st) Land, Clay (16th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/18/97 H - Read 2nd Time
SR 215 Pardon & Paroles - Gen. Assembly authority to grant; abolish bd.(CA)
Guhl, Bob (45th) Ray, II, William M (48th) Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: Judy HC: 02/20/97 S - Read 1st time

SR 479 The Georgia Sovereignty Resolution of 1998 - provide
Glanton, Pam (34th) Johnson, Eric B (1st) Balfour, Don (9th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/15/98 S - Read 1st time
SR 498 Gen. Assembly - provide for special veto consideration sessions (CA)
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th) Tysinger, James W (41st) Lamutt, Robert (21st)
SC: Judy HC: 01/26/98 S - Read 1st time
SR 661 Superior Cts. - juris. over cert. equity, land title cases (CA)
Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/23/98 S - Read 1st time

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

D> SC: Judy HC: H&E 04/06/98 Signed by Governor SR 200 Civil Trials - juries of six (CA) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd) Ralston, David (51st) Land, Clay (16th) SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/18/97 H - Read 2nd Time SR 215 Pardon & Paroles - Gen. Assembly authority to grant; abolish bd.(CA) Guhl, Bob (45th) Ray, II, William M (48th) Johnson, Eric B (1st) SC: Judy HC: 02/20/97 S - Read 1st time
SR 479 The Georgia Sovereignty Resolution of 1998 - provide
Glanton, Pam (34th) Johnson, Eric B (1st) Balfour, Don (9th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/15/98 S - Read 1st time
SR 498 Gen. Assembly - provide for special veto consideration sessions (CA)
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th) Tysinger, James W (41st) Lamutt, Robert (21st)
SC: Judy HC: 01/26/98 S - Read 1st time
SR 661 Superior Cts. - juris. over cert. equity, land title cases (CA)
Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/23/98 S - Read 1st time

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