Senate Legislation
Bills and Resolutions in Number Sequence
SB 400 thru SB 499
411 421 431 441 451 461 471 481 491
SB 400 Fairburn - mayor, council compensa- tion; establish Municipal Ct.
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 03/25/97 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 401 Talking Rock, Town of - new charter (31)
Ralston, David (51st)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 04/21/97 Signed by Governor
SB 402 Uniform Commercial Code--Investment Securities - provide
Egan, Michael J (40th)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SB 403 Driver's Lic. - learner's permit driving record
Land, Clay (16th)
SC: PUBS HC: MotV 02/06/98 Signed by Governor
SB 404 Education - grants for jt. after- school prog., at-risk students
Middleton, Guy (50th) Madden, Eddie M (47th) Ralston, David (51st)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SB 405 Feticide - offense include self- inflicted injury
Guhl, Bob (45th) Starr, Terrell (44th) Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th)
SC: SJUD HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 406 Schools - unlawful loitering
Guhl, Bob (45th) Starr, Terrell (44th) Price, Thomas E (56)
Crotts, Mike D (17th)
SC: Ed HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 407 Pistol, Revolver - unlawful for person to allow minor to obtain
Scott, David (36th) Walker, Charles W (22nd) Egan, Michael J (40th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 02/24/98 H - Read 2nd Time (FS )
SB 408 Optometrists - definitions, practice
Ragan, Harold (11th) Hooks, George (14th) Harbison, Ed (15th)
SC: H&HS HC: 01/13/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 409 Probation - portion of supervision fees to Crime Victims Emer. Fund
Walker, Charles W (22nd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Scott, David (36th)
SC: Corr HC: SI&P 04/10/98 Signed by Governor
SB 410 Children's Health Insurance Act - create
Walker, Charles W (22nd) Middleton, Guy (50th) Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: H&HS HC: App 04/06/98 Signed by Governor

SB 411 Arrest Warrants - electronic, telephonic applications
Burton, Joe (5th) Tysinger, James W (41st) Ray, II, William M (48th)
SC: SJUD HC: SJudy 04/14/98 Signed by Governor
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SB 412 State Govt. - prohibit greater qualifications those home schooled
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Ralston, David (51st) Balfour, Don (9th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CS/FA )
SB 413 Sexually Viol. Predator Likely to Repeat - commit. for treatment
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: Judy HC: 01/13/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 414 Ground Water - applications for permits to withdraw
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: NATR HC: 01/13/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 415 Surface Water - permits for withdrawal, certain rivers
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: NATR HC: NatR 03/18/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS ) (Sub )
SB 416 Regulatory Reform Act of 1998 - provide
Johnson, Eric B (1st) Hill, Jack (4th) Balfour, Don (9th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/13/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 417 Glynn Co. State Ct. Clerk - nonpartisan nomination, election
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 418 Glynn Co. State Ct. Solicitor-Gen.- nonpartisan nomination, election
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 419 Ad Val. Taxation - exempt dairy cattle
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th) Ragan, Harold (11th) Bowen, Rooney L (13th)
SC: F&PU HC: W&M 02/02/98 H - Read 2nd Time (FA )
SB 420 Southern Dairy Compact - enactment, compacts
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th) Ragan, Harold (11th) Bowen, Rooney L (13th)
SC: Ag HC: Ag 04/23/98 Vetoed by Governor

SB 421 Juvenile Criminal Records - access, fingerprinting, photographs
Perdue, Sonny (18th) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Madden, Eddie M (47th)
SC: Corr HC: PubS 04/10/98 Signed by Governor
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SB 422 Honorary Fishing Lic. - cert. peace officers
Dean, Nathan (31st) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Guhl, Bob (45th)
Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th)
SC: NATR HC: 01/14/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 423 Claims Advisory Bd. - exclude cert. small claims pmts.
Dean, Nathan (31st) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Guhl, Bob (45th)
Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th)
SC: Corr HC: SPCA 02/19/98 H - Favorably Reported
SB 424 Emergency Medical Serv. - applicability of chapter
Ragan, Harold (11th) Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th) Streat, Sr., Van (19th)
SC: H&HS HC: 01/14/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 425 Bulletproof Vest - penalty when committing armed robbery
Dean, Nathan (31st) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 02/13/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 426 POW/MIA Flag - allow in public bldgs., schools
Harbison, Ed (15th) Hill, Jack (4th) Glanton, Pam (34th)
SC: D&VA HC: SPCA 02/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time
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 428 Mask, Hood Concealing Identity - certain exceptions
James, Donzella (35th) Boshears, Edward E (6th) Brown, Robert (26th)
Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 02/26/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS )
SB 429 Education - reading, mathematics score, grades 3,5,8 for promotion
Langford, Steve E (29th) Madden, Eddie M (47th) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: Ed HC: 01/14/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 430 HOPE Scholarships - attendance, discipline standards to qualify
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: Ed HC: 03/05/98 S - Read 2nd Time (Sub)

SB 431 Breast Cancer Patient Care Act - provide
Marable, Richard O (52nd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Madden, Eddie M (47th)
SC: H&HS HC: Ins 03/13/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS/FA )
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SB 432 Minimum Wage - amount, incremental adjustments
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th) James, Donzella (35th) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: I&L HC: 02/13/98 S - Lost
SB 433 Electronic Records & Signatures Act Information Technology Policy Act
Tysinger, James W (41st) Lamutt, Robert (21st) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: ST&I HC: Judy 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 434 Adoption - only individuals or legally married couples
Clay, Charles C (37th) Balfour, Don (9th) Lamutt, Robert (21st)
SC: Judy HC: 01/15/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 435 Local Govt. - limit extension of insurance, employee benefits
Clay, Charles C (37th) Balfour, Don (9th) Lamutt, Robert (21st)
SC: Judy HC: 01/15/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 436 Uninsured Motorist Claim - serv. of process on company issuing policy
Land, Clay (16th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 02/17/98 H - Favorably Reported ( ) (Sub )
SB 437 State Govt. - relating to competitive bidding
Tysinger, James W (41st) Hooks, George (14th) Starr, Terrell (44th)
Perdue, Sonny (18th)
SC: ST&I HC: Ind 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SB 438 Public Swimming Pools - standards for operation, maintenance
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: H&HS HC: 03/05/98 S - Notice to Reconsider (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 440 Covenant Marriage Act - provide
Glanton, Pam (34th) Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th) Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 02/24/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )

SB 441 Campaign Contributions - Secy. of State make accessible via Internet
Glanton, Pam (34th) Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th) Price, Richard J (28)
SC: Ethics HC: 03/05/98 S - Read 2nd Time (Sub)
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SB 442 Sexual Offenses - application of Code Sects.on sodomy, fornication
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: Judy 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 444 Public Transit Buses, Rail Cars, Stations - conduct provisions
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Scott, David (36th) Stokes, Connie (43rd)
Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: Judy HC: Trans 04/14/98 Signed by Governor
SB 445 QBE - cert. credits for approved driver ed. course
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Starr, Terrell (44th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 03/05/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS/FA )
SB 446 State Owned Historic Property - preservation
Johnson, Eric B (1st) Johnson, Diane H (2nd) Hooks, George (14th)
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Hill, Jack (4th)
SC: NATR HC: SPCA 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SB 447 Local Bds. of Education - appt. of educational care team
Marable, Richard O (52nd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 04/23/98 Vetoed by Governor
SB 448 Cert. Serious Felony Crimes - no parole, early release
Land, Clay (16th) Ralston, David (51st)
SC: Corr HC: 01/16/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 449 Pardons & Paroles Bd. - offenders pay fee to providers for services
Dean, Nathan (31st) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Guhl, Bob (45th)
Streat, Sr., Van (19th)
SC: Corr HC: SI&P 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SB 450 Prohibition of Negative Check-off Act - unvoluntary withholding funds
Balfour, Don (9th) Johnson, Eric B (1st) Tysinger, James W (41st)
SC: CAFF HC: 01/16/98 S - Read 1st time

SB 451 Parent, Child Relationship - gestational surrogacy contracts
Brown, Robert (26th) Thomas, Nadine (10th) Stokes, Connie (43rd)
Blitch, Peg (7th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/16/98 S - Read 1st time
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SB 452 Health Ins. Policy - cover cert. diabetes self-mgmt. train.,equip.
Thomas, Nadine (10th) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Hill, Jack (4th)
SC: H&HS HC: 01/16/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 453 Naming, Renaming State Property for Living Pub. Official - prohibit
Brush, B. Joseph (24) Johnson, Eric B (1st) Clay, Charles C (37th)
Cagle, Casey (49th)
SC: SLGO HC: 03/02/98 S - Read 2nd Time (Sub)
SB 454 Governor, Lt. Gov., U.S. Senators, Others - elected by majority vote
Price, Thomas E (56) Clay, Charles C (37th) Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: SLGO HC: 01/16/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 455 Cert. Elected State Officers - random drug testing
Balfour, Don (9th) Price, Richard J (28) Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: SLGO HC: 01/16/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 456 Municipal Gov.Auth.Member,Employ- ee Benefits - define "dependent"
Balfour, Don (9th) Glanton, Pam (34th) Ray, II, William M (48th)
Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th)
SC: SLGO HC: 01/16/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 457 Code Chap. on Laws & Statutes - define "dependent"
Balfour, Don (9th) Glanton, Pam (34th) Ray, II, William M (48th)
Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th)
SC: SLGO HC: 01/16/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 458 Crime Information Center -cert.fin- gerprinted juveniles reported
Clay, Charles C (37th) Cagle, Casey (49th) Lamutt, Robert (21st)
Tanksley, Charles B (32nd)
SC: Corr HC: 01/16/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 459 Hearsay - statement made by those under 16 on sexual abuse admissible
Clay, Charles C (37th) Cagle, Casey (49th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/16/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 460 Offense of Interfering with 911 Call - provide
Clay, Charles C (37th) Cagle, Casey (49th)
SC: Judy HC: Ind 04/02/98 Signed by Governor

SB 461 Life Without Parole - cert. serious violent felonies
Clay, Charles C (37th) Lamutt, Robert (21st) Cagle, Casey (49th)
SC: Corr HC: 01/16/98 S - Read 1st time
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SB 462 Lottery Funds - technology education
Clay, Charles C (37th) Cagle, Casey (49th)
SC: App HC: 01/16/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 463 Veterans' Funerals - Nat'l Guard mbrs. as honor guards
Clay, Charles C (37th) Cagle, Casey (49th)
SC: D&VA HC: D&VA 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 464 Death Investigations - medical exam.'s inquiry when child dies
Clay, Charles C (37th) Cagle, Casey (49th)
SC: SJUD HC: 01/16/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 465 Dept. of Corrections - independent outside audit every 4 years
Clay, Charles C (37th) Cagle, Casey (49th) Lamutt, Robert (21st)
SC: Corr HC: 01/16/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 466 Elections - designate state- wide poll watchers
Clay, Charles C (37th) Cagle, Casey (49th)
SC: SLGO HC: GAff 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 467 Crime Against Child - no 2-yr. limit on supervised probation
Clay, Charles C (37th) Cagle, Casey (49th) Lamutt, Robert (21st)
SC: Corr HC: Judy 03/05/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 468 Tapes, C.D.s, Etc. Provided for Newborns - content
Johnson, Eric B (1st) Clay, Charles C (37th) Cagle, Casey (49th)
SC: SJUD HC: 01/16/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 469 Open Meetings - posting of notice at courthouses, mailing notice
Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: SLGO HC: 01/16/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 470 Crime Against Child, Statutory Rape - parole restrictions
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: Corr HC: 01/16/98 S - Read 1st time

SB 471 Special Lic. Plates for An- tique, Hobby Vehicles - dimensions
Brush, B. Joseph (24) Thompson, Steve (33rd)
SC: Trans HC: MotV 02/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time
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SB 472 State Contracts - prohibit using race, etc.as criterion for granting
Langford, Steve E (29th) Egan, Michael J (40th)
SC: Judy HC: / / S - Read 1st time
SB 473 Child Abuse - meetings of child abuse protocol committees
Land, Clay (16th) Ralston, David (51st) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: Judy HC: C&Y 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
SB 474 State Govt.- relations with nonprofit organ. providing services
Hooks, George (14th) Perdue, Sonny (18th) Starr, Terrell (44th)
Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: F&PU HC: App 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 475 Wildlife Mgmt. Area - procedures for ceasing to operate
Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: NATR HC: GF&P 03/18/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS ) (Sub )
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 477 Garnishment - filing of cert.ans- wers, behalf of corporate garnishee
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 02/20/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 478 Living Wills, Durable Powers of Atty. - alternative forms,methods
Broun, Paul C (46th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/26/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 479 Intestate Insolvent Estate - bank- ruptcy exemp.,charitable contrib.
Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: SJUD HC: 01/26/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 480 Seeds & Plants - protection of gallberry bushes
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Ragan, Harold (11th)
SC: Ag HC: 01/26/98 S - Read 1st time

SB 481 Lead Hazard Reduction Program - abatement on person's property
Henson, Steve (55th)
SC: NATR HC: NatR 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
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SB 482 Labor,Indus. Relations - protection of title of industrial hygienist
Henson, Steve (55th)
SC: CAFF HC: IndR 02/10/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 483 Western Jud. Circuit Superior Ct. Judges - compensation
Broun, Paul C (46th)
SC: SLGO HC: Judy 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 484 Parks, Recreational Areas - permit to enter when required
Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th) Huggins, Sonny C (53) Egan, Michael J (40th)
SC: NATR HC: GF&P 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 485 County Officers', Employees' Health Plans - election of plans
Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th) Huggins, Sonny C (53) Bowen, Rooney L (13th)
SC: SLGO HC: H&E 03/19/98 Amend/Sub Disagreed To
SB 486 Water Sys.Serving Less than 10,000- civil penalties for violations
Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th) Huggins, Sonny C (53) Egan, Michael J (40th)
SC: NATR HC: NatR 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
SB 487 Special License Plates - "Give Children a Chance"
Dean, Nathan (31st) Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: Trans HC: 02/06/98 S - Read 2nd Time (Am)
SB 488 Dispossessory Proceedings - writ of possession after trial
Tysinger, James W (41st)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 02/13/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 489 Ad Val. Tax on Mot. Veh. - relating to previous exempt., disabled vets.
Land, Clay (16th) Harbison, Ed (15th)
SC: F&PU HC: W&M 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 490 Obesity Anti-discrimination Act - health insur.coverage for obese
Thomas, Nadine (10th) Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th) Johnson, Diane H (2nd)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 03/10/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS )

SB 491 Schools - Bd. of Ed. waive cert. require. on middle school grants
Clay, Charles C (37th) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd) Lamutt, Robert (21st)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 04/23/98 Vetoed by Governor
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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 494 Parole - prohibit for specified time period for felony conviction
Price, Thomas E (56)
SC: Corr HC: 01/27/98 S - Read 1st 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 496 Land, Water & Wildlife Heritage Fund - create
Hooks, George (14th) Clay, Charles C (37th) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: NATR HC: W&M 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SB 497 Ethics in Govt. - regulate politi- cal contributions by labor
Lamutt, Robert (21st) Clay, Charles C (37th) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd)
SC: SLGO HC: 01/27/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 498 Sexually Violent Predator - pena- lty, failure to register
Clay, Charles C (37th) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 499 Ga. School Workforce Preparation Program - provide
Clay, Charles C (37th) Price, Thomas E (56) Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: Ed HC: 01/27/98 S - Read 1st time

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Secretary of the Senate
Frank Eldridge, Jr., Secretary
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