Senate Legislation
Bills and Resolutions in Number Sequence
SB 100 thru SB 199
111 121 131 141 151 161 171 181 191
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 101 City/County - participate in fed., state prog. regarding job training (2)
Starr, Terrell (44th) Perdue, Sonny (18th)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 102 Agriculture Dept. - Commissioner's powers, record inspec., subpoenas
Ragan, Harold (11th) Middleton, Guy (50th) Streat, Sr., Van (19th)
SC: Ag HC: Ag 02/10/97 H - Read 2nd Time (FA )
SB 103 Electronic Records and Signatures Act - enact (5)
Tysinger, James W (41st) Egan, Michael J (40th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: ST&I HC: Judy 04/22/97 Signed by Governor
SB 104 Public Assistance Pmts. - electronic transfer (20)
Taylor, Mark (12th) Brown, Robert (26th) Perdue, Sonny (18th)
SC: H&HS HC: C&Y 04/22/97 Signed by Governor
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 106 Mandatory School Attend. - increase to age 18
Taylor, Mark (12th) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Hooks, George (14th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 03/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS/FA )
SB 107 Practice of Medicine - physi- cians from outside state, country (3)
Walker, Charles W (22nd) Middleton, Guy (50th) Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: H&HS HC: H&E 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 108 Teachers Ret. - credit, prior serv. with Dept. of Defense school sys.
Walker, Charles W (22nd) Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th) Streat, Sr., Van (19th)
SC: Ret HC: / /
SB 109 Employees' Ret. - cert. military cred. if employed before 7/1/82
Walker, Charles W (22nd) Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th) Streat, Sr., Van (19th)
SC: Ret HC: 01/27/97 S - Read 1st time
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 111 Retail Liquor License Applicant - residency requirements (2)
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: CAFF HC: RBev 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
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SB 112 Municipal Election Code - periods for filing notice of candidacy
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: Ethics HC: 01/27/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 113 Municipal Elections - reappor- tionment of districts (2)
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: Reapp HC: GAff 04/21/97 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 115 Motor Veh. Tags - issuance to owner, transferral between vehicles
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: Trans HC: 01/27/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 116 Transportation - designated travel lanes for cert. vehicles (4)
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: Trans HC: Trans 05/01/97 Signed by Governor
SB 117 Indemnification of Highway Em- ployees - when death, disability
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: SJUD HC: PubS 02/04/98 H - Favorably Reported
SB 118 Rail Passenger Auth. Law - redefine project (1)
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: Trans HC: Trans 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 119 State Depository Bd. - change membership (2)
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: B&FI HC: B&B 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
SB 120 DOT - increase amt. for executing negotiated contracts (2)
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: Trans HC: Trans 04/14/97 Signed by Governor

SB 121 Speed Limits - construction sites (2)
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: Trans HC: MotV 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
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SB 122 Transportation Bd. - authority to name roads, bridges
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: Trans HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd 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 124 Certificate of Need - exempt cert. facilities using spiritual healing
Henson, Steve (55th)
SC: H&HS HC: 01/27/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 125 Municipal, Superior Cts. - costs, fines, trials of illegality
Thompson, Steve (33rd)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 03/04/97 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 126 Professional Employer Organiza- tion Act - enact
Taylor, Mark (12th) Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: CAFF HC: 01/27/97 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 128 Firemen's Pension Fund -eligibility (Sub-Teachers' Retirement)
Dean, Nathan (31st) Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: Ret HC: Ret 02/26/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 129 Student Expelled - no readmission when teacher has filed objection
Price, Thomas E (56) Johnson, Eric B (1st) Land, Clay (16th)
SC: Ed HC: 01/28/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 130 PSC - maximum penalties recoverable (1)
Starr, Terrell (44th) Perdue, Sonny (18th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: F&PU HC: Ind 04/14/97 Signed by Governor

SB 131 Public Funds - bonds, pledges of securities by depositories (8)
Turner, Loyce W (8th) Cheeks, Donald E (23rd) Lamutt, Robert (21st)
SC: B&FI HC: B&B 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
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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 135 Georgia Privacy Act - enact
Glanton, Pam (34th) Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th) Balfour, Don (9th)
SC: SLGO HC: 01/28/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 136 Assistant County Administrator - probate judge appt.in cert.counties
Starr, Terrell (44th) Glanton, Pam (34th)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 02/11/97 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 137 Ad Val. Tax - return revision, assessment provisions state wide
Turner, Loyce W (8th) Starr, Terrell (44th)
SC: F&PU HC: W&M 02/07/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS/FA )
SB 138 Hospitals - no staff privilege denial on basis of cert. licenses
Walker, Charles W (22nd) Henson, Steve (55th) Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: H&HS HC: H&E 03/28/97 H - Committed (CS )
SB 139 Med.Assist.Dept.- prohibit cert. restric. on prescribing drugs
Thomas, Nadine (10th) Price, Thomas E (56) Thomas, Don R (54)
Balfour, Don (9th)
SC: H&HS HC: App / / Amend/Sub Disagreed To
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 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
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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 143 Land Bank Authorities - conso- lidated govts. may create (8)
Land, Clay (16th) Broun, Paul C (46th) Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
Harbison, Ed (15th)
SC: F&PU HC: Judy 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 144 Alcoh. Bev. Sale by Hotel/Motel - room serv. apply to condo owners (2)
Henson, Steve (55th)
SC: CAFF HC: RBev 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
SB 145 Highways - relating to bicycle, railroad facilities
Henson, Steve (55th)
SC: Trans HC: Trans 03/07/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 146 Stone Mountain - amendment of master plan by Memorial Assoc. (4)
Henson, Steve (55th) Burton, Joe (5th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
Broun, Paul C (46th)
SC: EDT&C HC: SI&P 04/14/97 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 148 Employ.Security Law - Labor Comm. authority to estimate contributions (4)
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: I&L HC: IndR 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 149 Elections - nominating petition requirements
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Ethics HC: 01/28/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 150 Silver-Haired Legislature - meetings, funding, personnel (2)
Burton, Joe (5th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Henson, Steve (55th)
SC: SLGO HC: Rules 04/21/97 Signed by Governor

SB 151 Silver-Haired Legislature Fund - establish
Burton, Joe (5th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Henson, Steve (55th)
SC: SLGO HC: 01/28/97 S - Read 1st time
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SB 152 Richmond Co. - homestead exemption (6)
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
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 154 Banking and Finance - provide senior deputy commissioner (35)
Turner, Loyce W (8th)
SC: B&FI HC: B&B 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
SB 155 Insurance - provisions on discount for drug-free workplace
Taylor, Mark (12th) Madden, Eddie M (47th) Hill, Jack (4th)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 02/21/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 156 Corrections - reemploy teachers previously separated
Harbison, Ed (15th) Hill, Jack (4th) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: Corr HC: 01/30/97 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 )
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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 163 Medical Care Savings Account & Trust Act - create
Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th) Glanton, Pam (34th) Price, Thomas E (56)
SC: I&L HC: 01/30/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 164 Driver's Lic. - consent of applicant for fingerprinting
Balfour, Don (9th) Ray, II, William M (48th) Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: Trans HC: 01/30/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 165 On-Site Sewage Mgmt. Sys. - DHR adopt state-wide regulations (6)
Ragan, Harold (11th)
SC: H&HS HC: H&E 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 166 Self-Insurers Guaranty Trust Fund - levy of penalties, fines
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: I&L HC: IndR 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 167 Mot. Veh. Insurance - enact Collision Damage Waiver Law
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Henson, Steve (55th) Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: I&L HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time (Sub)
SB 168 Retirement & Pensions - create Military Pension Fund
Harbison, Ed (15th) Glanton, Pam (34th) Hill, Jack (4th)
Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: Ret HC: 01/30/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 169 Montgomery Co. Bd. of Comm.- repeal sect. on filling vacancy (1)
Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
SB 170 DeKalb Co. State Court - additional judge (2)
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Stokes, Connie (43rd)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 04/04/97 Signed by Governor

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
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SB 172 State Properties Commission - membership, organization
Starr, Terrell (44th)
SC: SLGO HC: SI&P 03/28/97 H - Committed
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 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 175 Mortgages - home equity lines of credit (2)
Turner, Loyce W (8th) Thompson, Steve (33rd) Dean, Nathan (31st)
SC: B&FI HC: B&B 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 176 Day-Care, Group-Care Facility - prohibit cert.employment, residence (3)
Price, Thomas E (56) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: SJUD HC: HumR 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 177 Ethics - prohibit acceptance of cert. gifts, lodging by Gen. Assem.
Guhl, Bob (45th) Clay, Charles C (37th) Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th)
Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: Ethics HC: 01/31/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 178 Civil War Historic Sites - program of acquiring, preserving
Clay, Charles C (37th) Hooks, George (14th) Thomas, Don R (54)
SC: EDT&C HC: MotV 02/13/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS/FA )
SB 179 Guardian of Incapacitated - notices regarding evaluation
Tanksley, Charles B (32nd) Ray, II, William M (48th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 03/06/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 180 Temporary Guardian of Minor - notice on dissolution
Tanksley, Charles B (32nd) Ray, II, William M (48th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 03/13/98 H - Favorably Reported (CA ) (Sub )

SB 181 Guardian of Incapacitated - legal counsel regarding dissolution
Ray, II, William M (48th) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 02/25/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
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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 184 Durable Power of Atty. for Health - appt. of guardian
Ray, II, William M (48th) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 03/28/97 H - Committed (CS )
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 186 Insurance - prohibit discriminatory acts against abuse victims
Stokes, Connie (43rd) Henson, Steve (55th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 02/18/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 187 Child Custody - presumption of joint legal and physical custody
James, Donzella (35th) Ralston, David (51st) Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 03/05/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS ) (Sub )
SB 188 Custody Disputes - presumption of child's right, access both parents
James, Donzella (35th) Ralston, David (51st) Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th)
SC: SJUD HC: 01/31/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 189 Gwinnett Co. Magistrates - qualifications (1)
Ray, II, William M (48th) Balfour, Don (9th) Burton, Joe (5th)
Tysinger, James W (41st)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
SB 190 Firearms - provide offense of criminal storage of firearm
Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th)
SC: SJUD 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
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SB 192 QBE - local school sys. deduction from local fair share funds
Clay, Charles C (37th) Lamutt, Robert (21st) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd)
SC: Ed HC: 02/03/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 193 QBE - method of calculating local fair share fund for local sys.
Clay, Charles C (37th) Lamutt, Robert (21st) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd)
SC: Ed HC: 02/03/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 194 QBE - midterm adjust. for training & experience
Clay, Charles C (37th) Lamutt, Robert (21st) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd)
SC: Ed HC: 02/03/97 S - Read 1st 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 196 Used Mot. Veh. - cert. disclosure to person purchasing, leasing
Clay, Charles C (37th) Lamutt, Robert (21st)
SC: CAFF HC: MotV 02/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 197 Fiscal Affairs Subcommittees - budget unit object class transfers
Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: App HC: 02/03/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 198 Special License Plates - retired reservists
Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: Trans HC: MotV 03/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 199 Forgery - penalty for sale of false i.d. to minor
Clay, Charles C (37th) Lamutt, Robert (21st)
SC: SJUD HC: SJudy 03/28/97 H - Committed (FA ) (Sub )

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Secretary of the Senate
Frank Eldridge, Jr., Secretary
Last Updated on 05/04/98