Senate Legislation
Bills and Resolutions in Number Sequence
SB 200 thru SB 299
211 221 231 241 251 261 271 281 291
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 201 Open Meetings - Pardons & Paroles Bd. votes open for inspection
Clay, Charles C (37th) Lamutt, Robert (21st)
SC: Judy HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time (Sub)
SB 202 Child Welfare Laws - cert. repeat violations constitute felony
Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/03/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 203 Open Alcoh.Bev. Container in Veh. - unlawful for passenger & driver
Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: Trans HC: MotV 03/18/97 H - Read 2nd Time (Am )
SB 204 Elections - change dates for primary
Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: Ethics HC: 02/03/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 205 Simple Battery of Pregnant Woman - misdemeaneanor of high nature (2)
Clay, Charles C (37th) Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: SJUD HC: SJudy 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 206 Alcoh. Bev. Consumption, Those Under 21 - increase punishment
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 03/28/97 H - Committed
SB 207 Health Insurance Legislation - prerequisites, procedures
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: I&L HC: 02/04/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
SB 208 Controlled Subst. - regulation of phenylpropanolamine, ephedrine
Crotts, Mike D (17th) Madden, Eddie M (47th) Price, Thomas E (56)
Thomas, Don R (54)
SC: SJUD HC: H&E 02/18/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 209 Health Insurers, HMOs - no denial of pmt. after pre-authorization (3)
Madden, Eddie M (47th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: H&HS HC: Ins 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 210 Superior Court - create office of senior court reporter
Taylor, Mark (12th)
SC: Ret HC: 02/04/97 S - Read 1st time

SB 211 Managed Care Responsibility Act - provide
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Madden, Eddie M (47th) Thomas, Don R (54)
Price, Thomas E (56)
SC: I&L HC: 02/04/97 S - Read 1st time
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SB 212 Hazardous Buildings - codes adopt- ed by Fire Commis & Comm. Affairs
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: CAFF HC: Ind 03/28/97 H - Committed (CA/FA ) (Sub )
SB 213 Liability of Landowner - negligence regarding existing hazard.condition
Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: Judy HC: 03/04/97 S - Read 3rd Time
SB 214 Chiropractors - provide for cert. treatment, referrals (1)
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Thompson, Steve (33rd) Johnson, Diane H (2nd)
Blitch, Peg (7th)
SC: CAFF HC: H&E 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 215 Natural Gas Competition & Deregulation Act - enact (35)
Perdue, Sonny (18th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Starr, Terrell (44th)
SC: F&PU HC: Ind 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 216 Medical Consent Law - abortion, sterilization procedures
Land, Clay (16th) Ralston, David (51st) Clay, Charles C (37th)
Balfour, Don (9th)
SC: Judy HC: / / S - Read 1st time
SB 217 Disposition of Unclaimed Prop. - abandonment of cert. unpaid wages
Langford, Steve E (29th) Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th)
SC: SJUD HC: B&B 02/25/97 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 218 Fair Business Practices Act - consumer reporting agencies
Land, Clay (16th) Walker, Charles W (22nd) Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: F&PU HC: Ind 02/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 219 Hospitals - staff psychologist appointment, powers, privileges (6)
Starr, Terrell (44th) Taylor, Mark (12th) Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: H&HS HC: H&E 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 220 Hospital Authorities - sale, lease of health care facilities
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Harbison, Ed (15th) Brown, Robert (26th)
Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: H&HS HC: H&E 03/28/97 H - Committed (CS/FA ) (Sub )

SB 221 Coweta Co. Bd. of Commissioners - compensation (2)
Price, Richard J (28)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
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SB 222 Child Welfare Agency - child care in malls, office complexes
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: H&HS HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time (Sub)
SB 223 Landlord, Tenant - provisions on notification of repairs needed
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/06/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 224 Mot. Veh. Insurance - medical coverage
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 03/28/97 H - Committed (CS )
SB 225 Motor Vehicle Repair Act - provide
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: CAFF HC: 02/06/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 226 Vandalism to Place of Worship - penalty when injuries
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 03/28/97 H - Committed ( ) (Sub )
SB 227 Cert. Bomb, Explosive Violations - add. term of imprisonment (3)
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
SB 228 Physical Therapy Act - defini- tions, board, licensing (15)
Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: CAFF HC: H&E 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 229 Local Govt. - public works contracts
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: SLGO HC: 02/07/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 230 Property - rebuttable presumption of cert. land in child's possession (1)
Ralston, David (51st)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 04/20/98 Signed by Governor

SB 231 Child Support - life insurance premium as part of support
Ralston, David (51st) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Land, Clay (16th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 02/27/97 H - Read 2nd Time
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SB 232 Baldwin Co. State Ct. - compen- sation of solicitor-general (1)
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 233 Putnam Co. Chief Magistrate - term, selection (2)
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
SB 234 Hancock Co. Chief Magistrate - term, selection (2)
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
SB 235 Jasper Co. Chief Magistrate - term, selection (2)
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 236 State School Superintendent - qualifications after 2002
Marable, Richard O (52nd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Starr, Terrell (44th)
Madden, Eddie M (47th)
SC: Ed HC: 02/07/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 237 Emergency 911 Systems - pmt. from cert. fund for personnel, expenses
Stokes, Connie (43rd) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Henson, Steve (55th)
Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: CAFF HC: Ind 03/06/97 H - Read 2nd Time (FA )
SB 238 Medical Assistance Act - enroll, reimburse cert.radiology services
Stokes, Connie (43rd) Henson, Steve (55th) Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: H&HS HC: 02/07/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 239 Pawnbrokers - relating to title pawn transactions
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Boshears, Edward E (6th) Brown, Robert (26th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/07/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 240 Torts - damages recoverable for cert.injury during felony, DUI, etc
Brush, B. Joseph (24) Johnson, Eric B (1st) Cagle, Casey (49th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/07/97 S - Read 1st time

SB 241 Driver's Lic. - relating to approved driver education
Lamutt, Robert (21st) Clay, Charles C (37th) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd)
SC: Trans HC: 02/07/97 S - Read 1st time
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SB 242 Pardons, Paroles - electronic call- ing sys. to check felons, parolees (2)
Johnson, Eric B (1st) Dean, Nathan (31st) Thompson, Steve (33rd)
Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: Corr HC: SI&P 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 243 Discrimination Using Race, Color, Creed, Gender, Etc. - prohibited
Cagle, Casey (49th) Clay, Charles C (37th) Ralston, David (51st)
SC: Judy HC: 02/10/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 244 Child Placement - criminal records check of person residing in home
Cagle, Casey (49th) Ralston, David (51st) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
Crotts, Mike D (17th)
SC: Judy HC: C&Y 03/28/97 H - Committed (CS )
SB 245 Health Insurance - chng. provi- sions regarding mental disorders
Stokes, Connie (43rd) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: H&HS HC: Ins 02/28/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS/FA )
SB 246 Georgia Franchise Act - enact
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/10/97 S - Read 1st 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 248 Ethics - limits on cert. campaign expenditures, cert. elections
Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: Ethics HC: 02/11/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 249 Abandoned Mot. Veh. - removal, storage, liens (11)
Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: Trans HC: MotV 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SB 250 Senate Apportionment - descrip- tion of districts 48 & 56
Price, Thomas E (56) Ray, II, William M (48th)
SC: Reapp HC: L&CR 02/27/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )

SB 251 Annexation by Local Act - commercial property
Price, Thomas E (56)
SC: SLGO HC: 02/11/97 S - Read 1st time
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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 253 Jurors - minimum standards for jury lists, boxes
Johnson, Diane H (2nd) Scott, David (36th) Taylor, Mark (12th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/11/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 254 Patient Access to Primary Eye Care Act - provide (3)
Walker, Charles W (22nd) Stokes, Connie (43rd) Madden, Eddie M (47th)
SC: H&HS HC: Ins 05/01/97 Signed by Governor
SB 255 State Purchasing - recycled paper guidelines
James, Donzella (35th) Scott, David (36th) Fort, Vincent D (39)
SC: SLGO HC: 02/11/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 256 Bond Elections - same date as November general election
Fort, Vincent D (39)
SC: SLGO HC: 02/11/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 257 Public Works - prohibit illegal alien employment
Fort, Vincent D (39)
SC: SLGO HC: 02/11/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 258 Inmate Convicted of Cert. Misde- meanor While Confined - sentencing (2)
Dean, Nathan (31st) Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: Corr HC: SJudy 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
SB 259 Tuition Assistance at Nonpublic School - pub. school students
Price, Thomas E (56)
SC: Ed HC: 02/13/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 260 Market Based Medicaid Reform Act - provide
Price, Thomas E (56)
SC: H&HS HC: 02/13/97 S - Read 1st time

SB 261 Nonprofit Hospital Auth. - subject to cert. conflicts of int.
Harbison, Ed (15th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: SLGO HC: H&E 03/28/97 H - Committed ( ) (Sub )
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SB 262 Privatization - training, assis- tance for employees displaced (2)
Stokes, Connie (43rd) Henson, Steve (55th)
SC: SLGO HC: I Coo 05/01/97 Signed by Governor
SB 263 Workers' Comp. -sports official independ. contractor, not employee (2)
Perdue, Sonny (18th) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Dean, Nathan (31st)
SC: I&L HC: IndR 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 264 Local Sales Tax Referen- dum - in conjunction w/gen. elec.
Fort, Vincent D (39)
SC: SLGO HC: 02/13/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 265 Decedent Dying Intestate - relating to spouse's inheritance
Egan, Michael J (40th)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 03/03/97 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 266 Alcoh. Bev. License - revoke when providing to those underage
Egan, Michael J (40th)
SC: SJUD HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time (Sub)
SB 267 Public Assistance - establish social assistance register
Clay, Charles C (37th) Johnson, Eric B (1st) Ray, II, William M (48th)
SC: H&HS HC: HumR 03/28/97 H - Committed (CS )
SB 268 Pub. Officials - no state funds for cert. mailings before elections
Clay, Charles C (37th) Johnson, Eric B (1st) Cagle, Casey (49th)
SC: Ethics HC: 02/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 269 Blasting Near Undergrnd.Gas Pipes - accurate marking of pipe location (1)
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Roberts, Sam P (30th)
SC: F&PU HC: Ind 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
SB 270 Tax Executions - notice, enforcement (12)
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Langford, Steve E (29th) Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 04/14/97 Signed by Governor

SB 271 State Personnel Oversight Commission - create (7)
Perdue, Sonny (18th) Turner, Loyce W (8th) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: SLGO HC: Rules 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
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SB 272 Vehicle Length Limitations - change provisions
Johnson, Eric B (1st) Thompson, Steve (33rd) Taylor, Mark (12th)
SC: Trans HC: Trans 03/18/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS/FA )
SB 273 Elections - identification required (9)
Hill, Jack (4th) Burton, Joe (5th) Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: SLGO HC: GAff 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 274 Stone Mtn. Memorial Assoc.- limit terms, lease, use contracts
Henson, Steve (55th) Burton, Joe (5th) Stokes, Connie (43rd)
SC: EDT&C HC: SI&P 03/20/97 H - Favorably Reported (CS ) (Sub )
SB 275 Housing Affordability Impact Notes- legislation affecting cost of bldg.
Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th) Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: CAFF HC: 02/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 276 Professional Malpractice Action for Damages - affidavit filed (4)
Land, Clay (16th) Ralston, David (51st) Ray, II, William M (48th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 277 Teachers Ret. - member on leave w/no pay attending Gen. Assembly
Taylor, Mark (12th) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd) Brown, Robert (26th)
SC: Ret HC: 02/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 278 Chiropractors - definitions, cert. administering of adjustments (2)
Kemp, Rene' D (3rd) Thompson, Steve (33rd) Clay, Charles C (37th)
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th)
SC: YA&HE HC: H&E 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
SB 279 Medical Care Savings Account & Trust Act - provide
Hill, Jack (4th) Johnson, Eric B (1st) Perdue, Sonny (18th)
Thompson, Steve (33rd)
SC: I&L HC: H&E 03/28/97 H - Committed (FA )
SB 280 Insurance - relating to consent of contract, group life insurance (4)
Langford, Steve E (29th) Dean, Nathan (31st) Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 04/14/97 Signed by Governor

SB 281 Rental Property Owners, Managers - disclosure of names, add., phones
Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/17/97 S - Read 1st time
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SB 282 RICO Act - clarify findings of Gen. Assem. on crim. activity patterns (2)
Clay, Charles C (37th) Ray, II, William M (48th) Egan, Michael J (40th)
SC: SJUD HC: SJudy 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 283 Judicial, Adminis. Proceedings - penalties for threats to integrity
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Scott, David (36th) Henson, Steve (55th)
SC: I&L HC: 02/17/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 284 Notaries Public - transfer of cert. record keeping, fees (3)
Perdue, Sonny (18th)
SC: SLGO HC: Judy 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 285 Fulton Co. Homestead Exemp- tion - taxes for education
Egan, Michael J (40th)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 02/27/97 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 286 Atlanta Homestead Exemp- tion - taxes for education
Egan, Michael J (40th)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 03/03/97 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 287 Cosmetology - nail care profession, schools deregulation (3)
Streat, Sr., Van (19th)
SC: SLGO HC: H&E 04/14/97 Signed by Governor
SB 288 Berkeley Lake - change corporate limits
Price, Thomas E (56)
SC: SLGO HC: 02/18/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 289 Alcoholic Beverages - brewpubs
Henson, Steve (55th) Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: CAFF HC: RBev 03/28/97 H - Committed ( ) (Sub )
SB 290 Employees' Ret. Mbrshp. - Lottery Corp. employee choice
Broun, Paul C (46th)
SC: Ret HC: Ret 02/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time

SB 291 Law Enforcement - disability benefits
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: Ret HC: 02/20/97 S - Read 1st time
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SB 292 Education Authority (University) - mbrshp, revenue bonds, rentals
Taylor, Mark (12th) Brown, Robert (26th) Hooks, George (14th)
SC: HED HC: USys 03/28/97 H - Committed (CS )
SB 293 School Buses - seatbelts on new buses
Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th)
SC: Trans HC: 02/20/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 294 Gwinnett Co. Homestead Exempt. - income requirements, cert. persons (3)
Ray, II, William M (48th) Burton, Joe (5th) Tysinger, James W (41st)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 04/04/97 Signed by Governor
SB 295 Home Improvement Contract Regulation Act - provide
Fort, Vincent D (39)
SC: EDT&C HC: 02/20/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 296 Death Penalty - review of pretrial proceed., content of judge's report
Ralston, David (51st)
SC: Judy HC: 02/20/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 297 State Programs - listing, reports & duties of BROC research office (3)
Hooks, George (14th) Walker, Charles W (22nd) Perdue, Sonny (18th)
Starr, Terrell (44th)
SC: App HC: App 04/29/97 Signed by Governor
SB 298 Alcoh. Bev. Sale - increase min. distance from church, school
Stokes, Connie (43rd)
SC: CAFF HC: RBev 03/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS/FA )
SB 299 Civil Practice - grounds for continuance
Ralston, David (51st) Land, Clay (16th)
SC: SJUD HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time (Am)

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44.htm">Starr, Terrell (44th) SC: App HC: App 04/29/97 Signed by Governor SB 298 Alcoh. Bev. Sale - increase min. distance from church, school Stokes, Connie (43rd) SC: CAFF HC: RBev 03/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS/FA ) SB 299 Civil Practice - grounds for continuance Ralston, David (51st) Land, Clay (16th) SC: SJUD HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time (Am)
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Secretary of the Senate
Frank Eldridge, Jr., Secretary
Last Updated on 05/04/98