Georgia Senate
Senate Natural Resources (NatR) Committee
Legislation Assigned to the Committee
HB 57 Roofing shingles; disposal; landfill requirements (2)
Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
HC: NatR SC: NATR 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
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 148 Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa River Basin Compact; enact (17)
Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Baker, Thurbert E (70th) (Resigned) Walker, Larry (141st)
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Orrock, Nan (56th) Bordeaux, Tom (151st)
HC: NatR SC: NATR 02/25/97 Signed by Governor
HB 149 Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin Compact; enact (17)
Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Baker, Thurbert E (70th) (Resigned) Walker, Larry (141st)
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Orrock, Nan (56th) Bordeaux, Tom (151st)
HC: NatR SC: NATR 02/25/97 Signed by Governor
HB 167 Georgia Coastal Management Act; enact (6)
Baker, Thurbert E (70th) (Resigned) Hanner, Robert P (159th) Bordeaux, Tom (151st)
Orrock, Nan (56th)
HC: NatR SC: NATR 04/22/97 Signed by Governor
HB 212 Crabbing; licensing; traps (3)
DeLoach, Buddy (172nd) Tillman, Eugene C (173rd) Barnard, Terry (154th)
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Scarlett, Stephen G (174th)
HC: GF&P SC: NATR 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
HB 219 Regional solid waste mgmt authori- ties; local govts deactivate (5)
Smith, Larry (109th)
HC: NatR SC: NATR 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
HB 248 Litter; definition; include cigarette butts
Burkhalter, Joseph Mark (41st)
HC: SJudy SC: NATR 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time (CAFA )
HB 470 Hazardous materials; certain spills or releases; property lien (3)
Dobbs, Denny M (92nd) Porter, DuBose (143rd)
HC: NatR SC: NATR 04/22/97 Signed by Governor

HB 510 Hazardous waste and hazardous substances; certain fees; waiver (2)
Shanahan, Tom E (10th) Hanner, Robert P (159th) Sauder, Randy (29th)
Shipp, Kem W (38th) Breedlove, Keith R (85th) Polak, Michael C (67th)
HC: NatR SC: NATR 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 528 Water permit threshold; lower to 10,000 gallons per day (4)
Dixon, Sonny A (150th) (Resigned) Bordeaux, Tom (151st) Mueller, Anne O'Quin (152nd)
HC: NatR SC: NATR 04/21/97 Vetoed by Governor
HB 604 Natural resources; environmental testing laboratories; accreditation (1)
Dobbs, Denny M (92nd) Lane, Robert (146th)
HC: NatR SC: NATR 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 612 Waste management; disposition of certain facilities; public hearings (6)
Shanahan, Tom E (10th)
HC: NatR SC: NATR 04/22/97 Signed by Governor
HB 844 Borrow pits; not regulated as surface mines
Floyd, Johnny W (138th)
HC: NatR SC: NATR 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1087 Trout fishing; amend provisions (15)
Carter, Hanson (166th) (Resigned)
HC: GF&P SC: NATR 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1163 Waste-water treatment facilities; privatization; provisions
Walker, Larry (141st) Hanner, Robert P (159th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th)
Lee, William J (94th) Connell, Jack (115th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: NatR SC: NATR 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1295 Soil & water conservation; certain data; district supervisors provide
Jamieson, Mary Jeanette (22nd)
HC: NatR SC: NATR 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1301 Soil conservation; promotion and education; authorize expenditure
Jamieson, Mary Jeanette (22nd)
HC: NatR SC: NATR 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1315 Shrimp; seafood; boating safety zones; amend provisions
Purcell, Ann R (147th) DeLoach, Buddy (172nd) Lane, Robert (146th)
Hanner, Robert P (159th) Mosley, George H (171st) Thomas, Regina (148th)
HC: GF&P SC: NATR 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1351 Finfish; certain species; amend provisions
Lane, Robert (146th)
HC: GF&P SC: NATR 04/02/98 Signed by Governor

HB 1352 Game and fish; amend provisions
Lane, Robert (146th)
HC: GF&P SC: NATR 04/10/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1393 Watercraft; boating under the influence; child endangerment
Channell, R. M. (Mickey) (111th) Rogers, Carl (20th) Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th)
Johnson, Jere W (84th) Lane, Robert (146th) Shipp, Kem W (38th)
HC: GF&P SC: NATR 04/06/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1394 Watercraft; age limitation on operation
Channell, R. M. (Mickey) (111th) Rogers, Carl (20th) Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th)
Johnson, Jere W (84th) Lane, Robert (146th) Shipp, Kem W (38th)
HC: GF&P SC: NATR 04/06/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1432 EPD; issuance of permits; authorize certain refusals
Purcell, Ann R (147th) James, Lynmore (140th) Reaves, Henry L (178th)
Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd) McCall, Tom (90th) Barnard, Terry (154th)
HC: NatR SC: NATR 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1444 Commercial crabbing license; amend provisions
DeLoach, Buddy (172nd) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
HC: GF&P SC: NATR 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1532 Hunting; disabled persons; allow crossbow for all game
Richardson, James G (26th)
HC: GF&P SC: NATR 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1592 DNR; permits; powers; advisory committee
Twiggs, Ralph (8th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Whitaker, Ben N (7th)
Jackson, William S (112th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Walker, Larry (141st)
HC: NatR SC: NATR 03/05/98 S - Read 1st Time (CA )
HB 1593 Trout streams; buffer requirement variances; amend provisions
Twiggs, Ralph (8th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Whitaker, Ben N (7th)
Jackson, William S (112th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Walker, Larry (141st)
HC: NatR SC: NATR 03/05/98 S - Read 1st Time (FSFA )
HB 1633 Fishing; location owners and operators; limited liability
McCall, Tom (90th) Hanner, Robert P (159th) Lane, Robert (146th)
Powell, Alan T (23rd) Floyd, Johnny W (138th) McBee, Louise (88th)
HC: GF&P SC: NATR 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1640 Lifetime sportsman's license; Wildlife Endowment Fund; establish
Lane, Robert (146th) Dobbs, Denny M (92nd) Hanner, Robert P (159th)
Shaw, Jay (176th) Barfoot, Fisher (155th) Walker, Larry (141st)
HC: GF&P SC: NATR 04/10/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1707 Natural Resources, Dept & Board of; additional powers & duties
McCall, Tom (90th)
HC: NatR SC: NATR 04/23/98 Signed by Governor

HR 174 EPA; public hearings in northwest Georgia; urge Congress request (1)
Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Shanahan, Tom E (10th)
Lewis, Walter Jeffrey (14th) Perry, Tim (11th) Smith, Paul E (12th)
HC: H&E SC: NATR 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HR 258 "Georgia's Treasures Along 20 Trail"; recognize (1)
Dobbs, Denny M (92nd) Stancil, Frank E (91st)
HC: SC: NATR 03/07/97 S - Passed/Adopted
SB 19 Waste-Water Discharge - cert. mora- torium not apply cert. facilities
Scott, David (36th) Langford, Steve E (29th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: NATR HC: NatR 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
SB 98 Solid Waste - legis. intent on long-term waste reduction goals
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: NATR HC: 01/17/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 174 Public Environmental Enforce- ment Act of 1997 - provide
Egan, Michael J (40th) Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th)
SC: NATR HC: 01/31/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 191 Beverage Container Recycling, Litter Reduction Incentive Act
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: NATR HC: 01/31/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 252 Safe Drinking Water Act - permits, rate increases
Taylor, Mark (12th) Egan, Michael J (40th) Clay, Charles C (37th)
Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: NATR HC: NatR 03/28/97 H - Committed (CA/FA ) (Sub )
SB 329 Parks, Historic Areas - designate "dark area preserves"
Price, Thomas E (56)
SC: NATR HC: 02/28/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 347 Water Resources - permit fees, cert. pollutant discharge fcilities
Egan, Michael J (40th)
SC: NATR HC: 03/04/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 414 Ground Water - applications for permits to withdraw
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: NATR HC: 01/13/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 415 Surface Water - permits for withdrawal, certain rivers
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: NATR HC: NatR 03/18/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS ) (Sub )

SB 422 Honorary Fishing Lic. - cert. peace officers
Dean, Nathan (31st) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Guhl, Bob (45th)
Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th)
SC: NATR HC: 01/14/98 S - Read 1st 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 475 Wildlife Mgmt. Area - procedures for ceasing to operate
Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: NATR HC: GF&P 03/18/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS ) (Sub )
SB 481 Lead Hazard Reduction Program - abatement on person's property
Henson, Steve (55th)
SC: NATR HC: NatR 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 484 Parks, Recreational Areas - permit to enter when required
Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th) Huggins, Sonny C (53) Egan, Michael J (40th)
SC: NATR HC: GF&P 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 486 Water Sys.Serving Less than 10,000- civil penalties for violations
Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th) Huggins, Sonny C (53) Egan, Michael J (40th)
SC: NATR HC: NatR 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
SB 496 Land, Water & Wildlife Heritage Fund - create
Hooks, George (14th) Clay, Charles C (37th) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: NATR HC: W&M 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SB 514 Natural Resources, Game & Fish - designation of conservation rangers
Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th)
SC: NATR HC: GF&P 02/10/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 520 Middle Chattahoochee Water Resources Auth. - create
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: NATR HC: 02/11/98 S - Read 2nd Time (Sub)
SB 610 Construction Milestones - penalty for failure to meet
Scott, David (36th) Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: NATR HC: 02/11/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 611 Waste-Water Discharge Limitations - excessive phosphorous discharge
Scott, David (36th) Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: NATR HC: 02/11/98 S - Read 1st time

SB 649 Nonresident Fishing License - DNR issue to cert.disabled veterans
Brush, B. Joseph (24) Harbison, Ed (15th)
SC: NATR HC: GF&P 03/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 661 Metropolitan River Protection Act - cert. definitions
Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: NATR HC: NatR 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SB 679 Cert. Rock Quarry Operations - prohibit under cert. circumstances
Marable, Richard O (52nd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th)
SC: NATR HC: 02/26/98 S - Read 1st time
SR 56 Recycling, Solid Waste Reduc- tion Fund - create (CA)
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: NATR HC: 01/17/97 S - Read 1st time
SR 86 Environmental Trust Fund - for protection, improvement (CA)
Langford, Steve E (29th) Dean, Nathan (31st) Land, Clay (16th)
SC: NATR HC: NatR 02/26/98 H - Favorably Reported ( ) (Am )
SR 112 Senate Recycling & Economic Dev. Study Comm. - create
James, Donzella (35th) Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: NATR HC: 01/30/97 S - Read 1st time
SR 152 Congress - urge request EPA hold public hearings in NW Ga.
Marable, Richard O (52nd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Huggins, Sonny C (53)
Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th)
SC: NATR HC: 02/06/97 S - Read 1st time
SR 185 Coastal Regional Aquarium & Mari- time Facility Study Commission
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd) Blitch, Peg (7th)
SC: NATR HC: NatR 01/12/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CA/FA )
SR 209 Plastics Industry - commend (2)
Blitch, Peg (7th) Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: NATR HC: 02/24/97 S - Passed/Adopted
SR 278 Air Quality - urge EPA reaffirm existing standards for ozone, etc. (2)
Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th) Middleton, Guy (50th) Dean, Nathan (31st)
SC: NATR HC: 03/17/97 S - Passed/Adopted (CS)
SR 353 West Point Lake - urge Cong. Barr examine problems on competing uses
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: NATR HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time (Am)

SR 478 DNR Environ. Protec. Div - cert. water treat. pilot project
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: NATR HC: 01/15/98 S - Read 1st time
SR 532 Land, Water, & Wildlife Heritage Fund - create (CA)
Hooks, George (14th) Clay, Charles C (37th) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: NATR HC: W&M 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SR 545 Water Resources Auth. - manage river sections for compliance (CA)
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: NATR HC: 02/11/98 S - Read 2nd Time (Sub)
SR 644 Jt. Stream Buffer Study Comm. - create
Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th) Dean, Nathan (31st) Middleton, Guy (50th)
Ralston, David (51st)
SC: NATR HC: NatR 03/18/98 H - Favorably Reported (FA ) (Sub )

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