Georgia Senate
Senate Public Safety (PubS) Committee
Legislation Assigned to the Committee
HB 62 Driver's license; replacement; fee
Wiles, John J (34th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Parsons, Don L (40th)
HC: MotV SC: PUBS 03/27/97 S - Passed/Adopted ( ) (FA )
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 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 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 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 451 Driver training school instructors; licenses; valid for 4 years (1)
Powell, Alan T (23rd) Parham, Bobby E (122nd) Porter, DuBose (143rd)
HC: MotV SC: PUBS 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 487 Motor vehicles; license plates and registration; amend provisions (27)
Baker, Thurbert E (70th) (Resigned) Bordeaux, Tom (151st) Orrock, Nan (56th)
HC: MotV SC: PUBS 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
HB 587 Drivers' licenses; certain records; amend provisions (11)
Walker, Larry (141st) Parham, Bobby E (122nd) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Kaye, Mitchell (37th) Smith, Larry (109th)
HC: MotV SC: PUBS 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
HB 624 State & local govts; cert motor vehicles; identifying markings
Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Whitaker, Ben N (7th) Smith, Paul E (12th)
Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th) Shanahan, Tom E (10th) Cummings, Bill (27th)
HC: App SC: PUBS 03/14/97 S - Read 1st Time (FA )
HB 755 Children & youth serv; certain employees; desig as peace officers (3)
Parrish, Larry (Butch) J (144th)
HC: C&Y SC: PUBS 04/14/97 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 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 1410 Firefighters; EMTs; officers; vaccinations; include hepatitis C
Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
HC: H&E SC: PUBS 04/23/98 Signed by Governor

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
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 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 350 Pistol, Revolver Lic. - prohibit if felony drug convict.w/no pardon
Ragan, Harold (11th)
SC: PUBS HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time
SB 403 Driver's Lic. - learner's permit driving record
Land, Clay (16th)
SC: PUBS HC: MotV 02/06/98 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 439 Drivers' Lic. Fingerprinting - religious exemption
Glanton, Pam (34th) Price, Richard J (28) Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: PUBS HC: 01/15/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 443 Drivers' Lic. - revoke for cert. firearm transportation in auto
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Scott, David (36th)
SC: PUBS HC: 02/06/98 S - Read 2nd Time
SB 476 Threats,Use of Force,Defense of Dwelling,Etc. - justification
Crotts, Mike D (17th) Dean, Nathan (31st) Glanton, Pam (34th)
SC: PUBS HC: Judy 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time (FA )
SB 492 Drivers'Lic. - relating to instruc- tion permits, graduated licensing
Price, Thomas E (56)
SC: PUBS HC: 01/27/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 493 Drivers'Lic. - relating to instruc- tion permits, graduated licensing
Price, Thomas E (56)
SC: PUBS HC: 02/06/98 S - Read 2nd Time
SB 495 Drivers' Lic. - provisions on limited permits for cert. offenders
Price, Thomas E (56)
SC: PUBS HC: 02/05/98 S - Unfavorably Reported
SB 503 Drivers'Lic. - instruction permits, graduated licensing provisions
Hill, Jack (4th) Perdue, Sonny (18th) Henson, Steve (55th)
Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: PUBS HC: 01/27/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 516 Vehicle Approaching Emergency Veh.- arrest of person violating law
Price, Thomas E (56)
SC: PUBS HC: 01/28/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 536 Drivers' Lic. - relating to in- struct. permits,graduated licensing
Price, Thomas E (56)
SC: PUBS HC: 02/06/98 S - Read 2nd Time
SB 553 PSC - transfer cert.law enforcement functions to Dept. of Pub. Safety
Thompson, Steve (33rd)
SC: PUBS HC: 02/02/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 568 Mot. Veh. Windows - prohibit cert. material, glazing to reduce light
Kemp, Rene' D (3rd) Bowen, Rooney L (13th) Hill, Jack (4th)
SC: PUBS HC: 02/05/98 S - Read 1st time

SB 585 Municipal Police Officer Compen- sation - mediation procedures
Fort, Vincent D (39) Brown, Robert (26th)
SC: PUBS HC: 02/06/98 S - Read 1st time
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 602 Persons Not to be Licensed to Oper- ate Mot.Veh.- cert.school responses
Glanton, Pam (34th) Johnson, Eric B (1st) Boshears, Edward E (6th)
Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th)
SC: PUBS HC: 02/10/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 604 Stone Mountain Memorial Assoc. - exercise of police powers
Broun, Paul C (46th)
SC: PUBS HC: SI&P 03/13/98 H - Favorably Reported
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 )
SB 616 Drivers' Lic. - furnishing of cert. PSD records to Gen. Assembly mbrs.
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd) Bowen, Rooney L (13th) Streat, Sr., Van (19th)
SC: PUBS HC: MotV 03/10/98 H - Favorably Reported (FA ) (Sub )
SB 705 Class D Drivers' Lic. - suspension in cert. cases
Balfour, Don (9th) Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: PUBS HC: 03/03/98 S - Read 1st time
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

Read 1st time 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