Bills and Resolutions in Number Sequence
HB 1400 thru HB 1499
1411 1421 1431 1441 1451 1461 1471 1481 1491
HB 1400 Harris County; superior court clerk; salary supplement
Smith, Jr., Vance C (102nd)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1401 Middle Chattahoochee Water Resources Authority; create
Ashe, Kathy B (46th) Epps, Carl Von (131st)
HC: NatR SC: 01/29/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1402 Insurance; policy and discharge by payment; collateral; amend prov
Williams, Robin L (114th)
HC: Ins SC: 02/17/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 1403 Schools; students performing certain unpaid work; prohibit
Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
HC: Ed SC: 01/29/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1404 Information Technology Policy Council; add member
Benefield, Jimmy W (96th) McCall, Tom (90th)
HC: Rules SC: ST&I 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1405 Absentee ballots; time to commence counting
Mosley, George H (171st)
HC: GAff SC: 01/29/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1406 Judicial sales; real property; legal ad include description
Crawford, Robert (Mack) M (129th) Smith, Larry (109th)
HC: Judy SC: SJUD 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1407 Decatur, City of; city manager; repeal certain powers and duties
McClinton, JoAnn (68th) Polak, Michael C (67th) Mobley, Barbara J (69th)
Sherrill, Tom (62nd) O'Neal, Earl L (75th) Maddox, George (72nd)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1408 HMOs; allow marketing to Medicaid recipients
Jones, Vernon A (71st) Harbin, Ben (113th)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 02/26/98 S - Read 1st Time (CAFA )
HB 1409 Employees' Ret; bus drivers; lunch- room staff; increase contributions
Tolbert, Scott (25th)
HC: Ret SC: 01/29/98 H - Read 2nd Time
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 1411 Minors; age 12; select custodial parent
Tolbert, Scott (25th)
HC: Judy SC: 01/29/98 H - Read 2nd Time
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HB 1412 Fulton County; board and department of health; rename
McKinney, J. E (51st)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 04/14/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1413 Certain county officials; compensation; amend provisions
Barnes, Roy E (33rd) Sauder, Randy (29th)
HC: Judy SC: SLGO 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1414 Physician's assistants; certain authority; remove provisions
Williams, Robin L (114th)
HC: H&E SC: 01/29/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1415 Creditors; failure to disclose cert info to purchaser
Rogers, Carl (20th)
HC: B&B SC: 02/03/98 H - Recommitted
HB 1416 Ad valorem tax; certain penalties; not imposed upon new owners
Rogers, Carl (20th)
HC: W&M SC: 01/29/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1417 Pub retirement systems; convicted felons; terminate participation
Rogers, Carl (20th)
HC: Ret SC: 01/29/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1418 County boards of tax assessors; removal of members; amend prov
Rogers, Carl (20th)
HC: W&M SC: 01/29/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1419 Georgia Sports Hall of Fame; amend provisions
Walker, Larry (141st) Lee, William J (94th) Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th)
Randall, William (Billy) C (127th) Lucas, David E (124th) Graves, David B (125th)
HC: Rules SC: EDT&C 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1420 Telemarketing; advance payments; prohibitions
Polak, Michael C (67th) Sherrill, Tom (62nd) O'Neal, Earl L (75th)
Stallings, Tracy (100th) McBee, Louise (88th) Harbin, Ben (113th)
HC: Ind SC: CAFF 04/06/98 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
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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 1424 Income tax; increase retirement income exclusion
Birdsong, Kenneth W (123rd) Buck, III, Thomas B (135th) Royal, A. Richard (164th)
Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Walker, Larry (141st) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
HC: W&M SC: F&PU 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
HB 1426 Ad valorem tax; certain penalties not imposed upon new owners
Rogers, Carl (20th)
HC: W&M SC: 01/29/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1427 Graduated drivers' licenses; recognize licenses of other states
Trense, Sharon (44th)
HC: MotV SC: 01/29/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1428 Schools; middle school grants; eligibility
Reaves, Henry L (178th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
HC: Ed SC: 01/29/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1429 House of Representatives; reapportion districts 77 and 78
Crews, Ronald A (78th) Bannister, Charles E (77th)
HC: L&CR SC: 01/30/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1430 Special license plates; transfer; amend provisions
Powell, Alan T (23rd) Parham, Bobby E (122nd) Lee, William J (94th)
Porter, DuBose (143rd) Roberts, Lawrence R (162nd) Walker, Larry (141st)
HC: MotV SC: Trans 04/20/98 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
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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 1433 Special county 1% sales tax; audit report; schedule requirements
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Shanahan, Tom E (10th) Smith, Paul E (12th)
Stancil, Steve (16th) Jamieson, Mary Jeanette (22nd) Heckstall, Joe (55th)
HC: W&M SC: F&PU 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1434 "Bill of Rights Day"; designate December 15
Franklin, Jr., Robert L (39th) Joyce, Brian D (1st) Coan, Michael T (82nd)
Massey, Warren (86th) Ladd, Bart (59th) Kaye, Mitchell (37th)
HC: Rules SC: Rules 04/06/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1435 Chiropractors; continuing education; scope of practice
Henson, Michele (65th) Mueller, Anne O'Quin (152nd) Jones, Vernon A (71st)
Hudson, Sistie G (120th) Orrock, Nan (56th)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1436 Sunday sales; private clubs; allow additional alcoholic beverages
Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th)
HC: RBev SC: 02/12/98 H - Favorably Reported
HB 1437 Income tax; employer social security credit; allow deduction
Jamieson, Mary Jeanette (22nd)
HC: W&M SC: F&PU 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1438 Local government; redevelopment powers; tax allocation
Jamieson, Mary Jeanette (22nd)
HC: SPCA SC: 01/30/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1439 Oglethorpe County; chief magistrate; election
Channell, R. M. (Mickey) (111th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1440 Medical fraud; abuse; seizure of property
Sauder, Randy (29th) Channell, R. M. (Mickey) (111th) Walker, Larry (141st)
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Jones, Vernon A (71st) Williams, Robin L (114th)
HC: Judy SC: H&HS 04/06/98 Signed by Governor

HB 1441 Municipal courts; misdemeanor jurisdiction; repeal cert prov
Hudgens, Ralph T (24th) McBee, Louise (88th) Heard, Keith G (89th)
HC: Judy SC: SJUD 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
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HB 1442 Sales tax; exempt certain funeral merchandise
Smith, Lynn R (103rd) Grindley, Jr., George H (35th) Wiles, John J (34th)
West, Jack (101st) Sims, Chuck (167th) Buck, III, Thomas B (135th)
HC: W&M SC: 01/30/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1443 Spalding Co; bd of commissioners; residency requirements
Yates, John Phillip (106th) Sanders, Bill (107th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 02/19/98 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 1445 Prof engineers and land surveyors; persons not certified; penalties
Dobbs, Denny M (92nd) Harbin, Ben (113th)
HC: Ind SC: 01/30/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1446 Sales tax; certain exemptions; require reestablishment
Polak, Michael C (67th)
HC: W&M SC: 02/17/98 H - Favorably Reported
HB 1447 Professional engineers and land surveyors; certain certificates
Dobbs, Denny M (92nd) Harbin, Ben (113th)
HC: Ind SC: 01/30/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1448 Motor vehicle self-insurers; taxicabs; certain counties
Williams, Robin L (114th)
HC: Ins SC: I&L 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1449 Uninsured motorists; service on plaintiff's carrier; timeliness
Hammontree, James A (4th) Bordeaux, Tom (151st) Davis, J. Max (60th)
HC: Judy SC: 01/30/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1450 "Home Education Week"; declare first week in February
Smith, Tommy (169th) Sims, Chuck (167th) Mosley, George H (171st)
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Holland, Ray (157th) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: Rules SC: Rules 04/20/98 Signed by Governor

HB 1451 Child safety restraints; violation; assess points
Orrock, Nan (56th)
HC: MotV SC: 02/26/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
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HB 1452 Fulton County; purchasing department; public letting and bids
Orrock, Nan (56th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1453 Weight of vehicles and loads; granite; load limits
McCall, Tom (90th)
HC: Trans SC: 02/04/98 H - Favorably Reported
HB 1454 Auctioneers; buyer's premium; disclosure
James, Lynmore (140th) Roberts, Lawrence R (162nd) Tillman, Eugene C (173rd)
HC: Ind SC: 02/02/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1455 Child custody; child's choice of parent; court consider
Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
HC: Judy SC: 02/02/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1456 Serious violent felonies; early release; restrict eligibility
Campbell, Jr, Thomas R (42nd)
HC: SJudy SC: 02/02/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1457 Cuthbert, City of; mayor and aldermen; elections
Greene, Gerald E (158th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1458 Ad valorem tax; certain notice and disclosure; method of providing
Stephens, Ron (150th) Irvin, Robert A (45th) Mueller, Anne O'Quin (152nd)
Day, Jr., C. Burke (153rd) Everett, Doug (163rd)
HC: W&M SC: 02/02/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1459 Home Repair Fraud Act; enact
Smith, Paul E (12th) Smith, Jr., Vance C (102nd) Smith, Tommy (169th)
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Smith, Clint (19th) Smith, Lynn R (103rd)
HC: Ind SC: 02/02/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1460 4-H clubs and FFA chapters; bonding requirements; exempt
Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Reaves, Henry L (178th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
Hudson, Newt (156th) Royal, A. Richard (164th) McCall, Tom (90th)
HC: Ag SC: Ag 03/27/98 Signed by Governor

HB 1461 State and local government; certain vehicles; identifying markings
Whitaker, Ben N (7th) Smith, Paul E (12th) Shanahan, Tom E (10th)
Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Pinholster, Garland (15th) Stancil, Steve (16th)
HC: App SC: SLGO 03/06/98 S - Read 1st Time (CS )
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HB 1462 Public Employees Labor Relations Act; enact
Brooks, Tyrone (54th) Teague, Sharon Beasley (58th) Teper, Doug (61st)
Orrock, Nan (56th) Stanley, Lanett (50th) Stanley, Pamela A (49th)
HC: IndR SC: 02/02/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1463 Ad valorem tax; change in stated value of property; disclose method
Stephens, Ron (150th)
HC: W&M SC: 02/02/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1464 Homestead exemptions; filing deadline; designate June 1
Channell, R. M. (Mickey) (111th)
HC: W&M SC: F&PU 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1465 Bostwick, City of; new charter
Stancil, Frank E (91st)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1466 Voting prec boundaries; changes; file with reapportionment office
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Holland, Ray (157th) Scott, James A (165th)
Stancil, Steve (16th)
HC: GAff SC: 02/19/98 H - Favorably Reported
HB 1467 Special county 1% tax; use for certain voting equipment
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Buck, III, Thomas B (135th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
Polak, Michael C (67th)
HC: W&M SC: F&PU 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1468 Danielsville, City of; new charter
Hudgens, Ralph T (24th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1469 QBE; merged school systems; equalization grants
Mann, Harold M (5th) Hammontree, James A (4th)
HC: Ed SC: 02/26/98 H - Favorably Reported
HB 1470 County roads; designated truck routes; load limits; signs
Benefield, Jimmy W (96th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Birdsong, Kenneth W (123rd)
HC: Trans SC: Trans 04/20/98 Signed by Governor

HB 1471 Unemp benefits; cert persons refusing or failing drug test
Smith, Lynn R (103rd) Barnes, Roy E (33rd) Smith, Larry (109th)
Walker, Larry (141st) Crawford, Robert (Mack) M (129th) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
HC: IndR SC: 02/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time
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HB 1472 Divorce; marriage irretrievably broken; delay; exception
Richardson, James G (26th)
HC: Judy SC: 02/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1473 Concealed weapons; licensure; exempt certain judges not in office
Cummings, Bill (27th)
HC: IGC SC: 02/12/98 H - Favorably Reported
HB 1474 Homestead exemption; additional qualification; recordation of deed
Polak, Michael C (67th)
HC: W&M SC: F&PU 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1475 Workers' comp; cert emotional or mental injury; provide exception
Bordeaux, Tom (151st)
HC: IndR SC: 02/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1476 Ticket scalping; exempt charitable organizations
Bordeaux, Tom (151st) Stephens, Ron (150th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/26/98 H - Favorably Reported
HB 1477 Elections; eliminate certain primaries; amend provisions
DeLoach, Buddy (172nd)
HC: GAff SC: 02/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1478 Funeral directors and embalmers; apprenticeships; amend provisions
Sims, Chuck (167th) West, Jack (101st) DeLoach, George L (119th)
Taylor, Maretta M (134th) Barnes, Roy E (33rd) Snow, Mike (2nd)
HC: H&E SC: 02/20/98 H - Favorably Reported
HB 1479 Insurance; prohibit discrimination against abuse victims
Canty, Henrietta M (52nd) Mobley, Barbara J (69th) Orrock, Nan (56th)
Davis, Grace W (48th) Turnquest, Henrietta (73rd)
HC: Ins SC: 02/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1480 DNR; prohibit certain withdrawal of ground water
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Mosley, George H (171st) Barfoot, Fisher (155th)
Barnard, Terry (154th)
HC: NatR SC: 02/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time

HB 1481 Income tax; certain insurance firms; provide credit
Lucas, David E (124th)
HC: W&M SC: 02/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time
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HB 1482 Schools; certain attendance and enrollment of nonresident students
Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: Ed SC: 02/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1483 Victims' Rights Act of 1998; enact
Sims, Chuck (167th) Royal, A. Richard (164th) Hudson, Newt (156th)
Shaw, Jay (176th) Dixon, Harry D (168th) Tolbert, Scott (25th)
HC: W&M SC: 02/24/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 1484 Motor vehicles; registration and licensing of vehicle fleets
Powell, Alan T (23rd) Parham, Bobby E (122nd) Porter, DuBose (143rd)
Roberts, Lawrence R (162nd)
HC: MotV SC: 02/03/98 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 1486 Local governments; toll roads and bridges; provisions
Burkhalter, Joseph Mark (41st) Benefield, Jimmy W (96th) Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
Sauder, Randy (29th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
HC: Trans SC: Trans 04/14/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1487 Financial institutions; insufficient funds fee
Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd) Jackson, William S (112th)
HC: B&B SC: 02/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1488 General Assembly; members and employees; illegal drug activity
Snow, Mike (2nd) Brooks, Tyrone (54th) Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
Perry, Tim (11th) Stephens, Ron (150th) Graves, David B (125th)
HC: Rules SC: 02/12/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 1489 Sheriffs; certain fines; add 2% surcharge
Jones, Vernon A (71st)
HC: PubS SC: 02/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1490 Turner County peanut monument; designate official monument
Holland, Ray (157th)
HC: Ag SC: Ag 04/02/98 Signed by Governor

HB 1491 Dental hygienists; Board of Dentistry membership; requirements
Cummings, Bill (27th) Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
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HB 1492 Annie Plummer Act; enact
Pelote, Dorothy B (149th) Heard, Keith G (89th) Epps, Carl Von (131st)
Maddox, George (72nd) Teague, Sharon Beasley (58th) Thomas, Regina (148th)
HC: Ed SC: 02/04/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1493 Parolees and probationers; cert crimes; bailable before superior ct
Campbell, Jr, Thomas R (42nd)
HC: SJudy SC: 02/24/98 H - Read 3rd Time
HB 1494 Motor vehicles; certain regist periods; increase to 45 days
Pinholster, Garland (15th) Stancil, Steve (16th)
HC: MotV SC: 02/04/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1495 Psychologists; investigations; certain documents
Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
HC: H&E SC: 03/05/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 1496 Mortgage brokers; licenses; require presence in state
Harbin, Ben (113th) Shipp, Kem W (38th) Parsons, Don L (40th)
HC: B&B SC: B&FI 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1497 Leasing agents; act as agents for certain service of process
Harbin, Ben (113th)
HC: Judy SC: 02/04/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1498 Clarke County; coroner; compensation
Hudgens, Ralph T (24th) Heard, Keith G (89th) McBee, Louise (88th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/27/98 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

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ertain service of process Harbin, Ben (113th) HC: Judy SC: 02/04/98 H - Read 2nd Time HB 1498 Clarke County; coroner; compensation Hudgens, Ralph T (24th) Heard, Keith G (89th) McBee, Louise (88th) HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/27/98 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
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