HB 1728 - Cobb County; certain employees of tax commissioner; compensation

First Reader Summary

A BILL to amend an Act consolidating the offices of tax collector and tax receiver into the office of tax commissioner of Cobb County, so as to change the compensation of the chief clerk and the executive secretary of the tax commissioner; and for other purposes.

Parsons, Don L (40th) Wiles, John J (34th) Cooper, Sharon M (31st)
Shipp, Kem W (38th) Grindley, Jr., George H (35th) Kaye, Mitchell (37th)
Status Summary HC: LLeg SC: SLGO LA: 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
Page Numbers - 1/ 2
House Action Senate
2/19/98 Read 1st Time 2/24/98
2/20/98 Read 2nd Time
2/23/98 Favorably Reported 3/13/98
2/23/98 Read 3rd Time
2/23/98 Passed/Adopted 3/13/98
3/26/98 Sent to Governor
4/2/98 Signed by Governor
752 Act/Veto Number
1/1/99 Effective Date

HB 1728                                            LC 24 1102 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                        A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 
                               AN ACT 
 
 
  1- 1  To amend an Act consolidating the offices of tax collector 
  1- 2  and tax receiver into the office of tax commissioner of Cobb 
  1- 3  County, approved February 17, 1949 (Ga. L. 1949, p. 790), as 
  1- 4  amended, particularly by an Act approved March 22, 1990 (Ga. 
  1- 5  L. 1990, p. 4329), an Act approved April 1, 1994 (Ga. L. 
  1- 6  1994, p. 4503), an Act approved March 29, 1995 (Ga. L. 1995, 
  1- 7  p. 3987), and an Act approved April 4, 1997 (Ga. L. 1997, p. 
  1- 8  3874), so as to change the compensation of the chief clerk 
  1- 9  and the executive secretary of the tax commissioner; to 
  1-10  provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and 
  1-11  for other purposes. 
 
  1-12       BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA: 
 
  1-13                           SECTION 1. 
 
  1-14  An Act consolidating the offices of tax collector and tax 
  1-15  receiver into the office of tax commissioner of Cobb County, 
  1-16  approved February 17, 1949 (Ga. L. 1949, p. 790), as 
  1-17  amended, particularly by an Act approved March 22, 1990 (Ga. 
  1-18  L. 1990, p. 4329), an Act approved April 1, 1994 (Ga. L. 
  1-19  1994, p. 4503), an Act approved March 29, 1995 (Ga. L. 1995, 
  1-20  p. 3987), and an Act approved April 4, 1997 (Ga. L. 1997, p. 
  1-21  3874), is amended by striking Section 3 and inserting in its 
  1-22  place a new Section 3 to read as follows: 
 
 
 
  1-23    (a) The tax commissioner shall receive an annual salary of 
  1-24    $60,895.50, to be paid in equal monthly installments from 
  1-25    county funds.  The tax commissioner shall be allowed one 
  1-26    chief clerk whose annual salary shall be paid in equal 
  1-27    monthly installments from the funds of the county 
  1-28    treasury.  Effective January 1, 1999, the annual salary 
  1-29    for the chief clerk shall be $61,134.11. Any candidate for 
  1-30    the office of tax commissioner of Cobb County shall, on 
  1-31    the date of qualifying for such office in either a primary 
  1-32    or a general election, certify to the judge of the Probate 
  1-33    Court of Cobb County the name of the person the candidate 
 
 
 
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  2- 1    shall appoint as chief clerk in the event he or she is 
  2- 2    elected to the office of tax commissioner of Cobb County; 
  2- 3    and the person so named shall serve as the chief clerk 
  2- 4    during the term for which he or she was so named.  In the 
  2- 5    event of the death or removal from office of said chief 
  2- 6    clerk, the tax commissioner of Cobb County shall have 30 
  2- 7    days from said date of death or removal from office of 
  2- 8    said chief clerk to certify to the judge of the Probate 
  2- 9    Court of Cobb County the name of the chief clerk to be 
  2-10    appointed. 
 
  2-11    (b) In addition to those employees provided for in 
  2-12    subsection (a) of this section, there is created the 
  2-13    position of executive secretary to the tax commissioner. 
  2-14    The executive secretary shall be appointed by the tax 
  2-15    commissioner, shall be under the tax commissioner's direct 
  2-16    supervision and control, and shall serve at the pleasure 
  2-17    of the tax commissioner.  The tax commissioner shall 
  2-18    establish such qualifications, education, and experience 
  2-19    as he or she deems necessary for the individual appointed 
  2-20    to the position of executive secretary.  The salary of the 
  2-21    executive secretary shall be paid in equal monthly 
  2-22    installments from the funds of Cobb County.  Effective 
  2-23    January 1, 1999, the annual salary of the executive 
  2-24    secretary shall be $37,874.17." 
 
  2-25                           SECTION 2. 
 
  2-26  This Act shall become effective on January 1, 1999. 
 
  2-27                           SECTION 3. 
 
  2-28  All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are 
  2-29  repealed. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/20/98

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