Senate Legislation
Bills and Resolutions in Number Sequence
SB 600 thru SB 699
611 621 631 641 651 661 671 681 691
SB 600 Zoning - ordinances which zone cert. annexed, deannexed property
Crotts, Mike D (17th) Lamutt, Robert (21st) Guhl, Bob (45th)
SC: SLGO HC: Judy 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
SB 601 Motor Veh. Registration Period - define for cert. counties
Madden, Eddie M (47th)
SC: Trans HC: 02/10/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 602 Persons Not to be Licensed to Oper- ate Mot.Veh.- cert.school responses
Glanton, Pam (34th) Johnson, Eric B (1st) Boshears, Edward E (6th)
Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th)
SC: PUBS HC: 02/10/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 603 Health Ins. Coverage - prohibit ex- cluding cert. depend. children
Perdue, Sonny (18th) Walker, Charles W (22nd) Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 04/06/98 Signed by Governor
SB 604 Stone Mountain Memorial Assoc. - exercise of police powers
Broun, Paul C (46th)
SC: PUBS HC: SI&P 03/13/98 H - Favorably Reported
SB 605 Ethics in Govt. Act - candidate contributions, expenditures, loans
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Madden, Eddie M (47th) Scott, David (36th)
SC: Ethics HC: Rules 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CS/FA )
SB 606 Campaign Contributions - prohibit from cert. businesses, persons
Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th)
SC: Ethics HC: 02/11/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 607 Court Fines - distribution
Clay, Charles C (37th) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd) Thompson, Steve (33rd)
SC: Judy HC: 02/11/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 608 Fire Commissioner & Employees - may issue citations for noncompliance
Streat, Sr., Van (19th) Bowen, Rooney L (13th) Roberts, Sam P (30th)
Guhl, Bob (45th)
SC: PUBS HC: PubS 02/27/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CS/FA )
SB 609 Cobb Co. Probate Ct. - pilot progran of expanded jurisdiction
Clay, Charles C (37th) Lamutt, Robert (21st)
SC: SJUD HC: 02/11/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 610 Construction Milestones - penalty for failure to meet
Scott, David (36th) Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: NATR HC: 02/11/98 S - Read 1st time

SB 611 Waste-Water Discharge Limitations - excessive phosphorous discharge
Scott, David (36th) Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: NATR HC: 02/11/98 S - Read 1st time
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SB 612 Schoolhouses - building on leased state property
Burton, Joe (5th) Hill, Jack (4th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 613 Corrections Dept. - compensation, those performing teaching duties
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Hill, Jack (4th)
SC: Corr HC: 02/11/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 614 Education - alternative school placement, student expulsion
Fort, Vincent D (39) Scott, David (36th) Brown, Robert (26th)
SC: Ed HC: 02/11/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 615 Cosmetology - instructors lic., disease testing, immunization
Thomas, Nadine (10th) Brush, B. Joseph (24) Streat, Sr., Van (19th)
SC: CAFF HC: H&E 02/24/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CS/FA )
SB 616 Drivers' Lic. - furnishing of cert. PSD records to Gen. Assembly mbrs.
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd) Bowen, Rooney L (13th) Streat, Sr., Van (19th)
SC: PUBS HC: MotV 03/10/98 H - Favorably Reported (FA ) (Sub )
SB 617 Political Contributions by Person, Corp., Labor Organ. - regulation
Ralston, David (51st) Land, Clay (16th) Price, Richard J (28)
SC: Ethics HC: 02/12/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 618 Parole - prohibit cert. crimes against police, firefighter, emt
Ralston, David (51st) Land, Clay (16th) Crotts, Mike D (17th)
Guhl, Bob (45th)
SC: Corr HC: 02/12/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 619 Bryan Co. Homestead Exempt. - referendum
Johnson, Eric B (1st) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 620 Health Insur. - mental disorders under small group policies
Stokes, Connie (43rd) Walker, Charles W (22nd) Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: CAFF HC: Ins 04/06/98 Signed by Governor

SB 621 Mot. Veh. Rental Company Adver- tisement - requirements
Stokes, Connie (43rd) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: CAFF HC: 02/26/98 S - Read 2nd Time (Sub)
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SB 622 Mot. Veh. Regis. Records - distri- bute cert. info. for surveys,mktg.
Kemp, Rene' D (3rd) Bowen, Rooney L (13th)
SC: CAFF HC: 02/12/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 623 Judgments Granting, Denying Atty.'s Fees, Expenses - review of appeals
Oliver, Mary M (42nd)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/12/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS ) (Sub )
SB 624 Mot. Veh. Repossession - debtor must be 2 months in arrears
Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th) Stokes, Connie (43rd) Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: B&FI HC: 02/12/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 625 Pooler Convention & Visitors Bureau Auth. - create
Johnson, Eric B (1st) Johnson, Diane H (2nd)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 02/19/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 626 Homestead Exempt. - cert. 65 yr. olds, each county
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: F&PU HC: 02/13/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 627 Fannin Co. Bd. of Comm. - appt. of county officials, employees
Ralston, David (51st)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 02/19/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 628 Fannin Co. Bd. of Registrations & Elections - terms
Ralston, David (51st)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 02/19/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 629 Minimum Wage - increase to federal poverty level
Fort, Vincent D (39) James, Donzella (35th) Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th)
Brown, Robert (26th)
SC: I&L HC: 02/13/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 630 Elections Code - merge, delete, amend cert. provisions
Turner, Loyce W (8th) Land, Clay (16th) Perdue, Sonny (18th)
SC: SLGO HC: GAff 04/02/98 Signed by Governor

SB 631 Grandparent Visitation - right to file original action
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/13/98 S - Read 1st time
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SB 632 Colleges, Universities - admission of freshmen
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: HED HC: 02/13/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 633 Sentence of Community Service - travel time not counted
Ralston, David (51st) Johnson, Eric B (1st) Roberts, Sam P (30th)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 634 Client, Attorney Privilege - in- clude client/atty.for another party
Ralston, David (51st)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time (FA )
SB 635 Auto Ins.- policy issuance,renewal Driv. Lic. - relating to suspension
Roberts, Sam P (30th) Ralston, David (51st) Hooks, George (14th)
Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: I&L HC: 03/02/98 S - Read 2nd Time (Sub)
SB 636 Torts - admissibility of evidence of compensation benefits
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/16/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 637 Joint Tort-Feasors - comparative negligence
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/16/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 638 Claims Against State - sovereign immunity re: computers & year 2000
Perdue, Sonny (18th) Clay, Charles C (37th) Hooks, George (14th)
SC: Judy HC: SPCA 04/10/98 Signed by Governor
SB 639 Tickets to Entertainment Events - service charge limit
Fort, Vincent D (39)
SC: CAFF HC: 03/05/98 S - Read 2nd Time
SB 640 Civil Practice, Witnesses - quali- fications of certain experts
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/16/98 S - Read 1st time

SB 641 Highways, Bridges, Ferries - powers of DOT, municipalities
Thompson, Steve (33rd)
SC: Trans HC: Trans 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time
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SB 642 Cert. Senate Districts - change composition
Starr, Terrell (44th)
SC: Reapp HC: 02/16/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 643 Jekyll Isl.--State Park Auth.-cert. leasehold interests not tax exempt
Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: F&PU HC: W&M 03/05/98 H - Read 2nd Time (FA )
SB 644 Senate Districts 3 & 6 - description
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: Reapp HC: L&CR 03/04/98 Signed by Governor
SB 645 Public Property - cert. leasehold interests not exempt, cert. taxes
Boshears, Edward E (6th)
SC: F&PU HC: 02/17/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 646 Hall Co. - distribution of sales tax for education
Cagle, Casey (49th)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 03/03/98 Signed by Governor
SB 647 Land Surveying - redefine
Walker, Charles W (22nd) Tysinger, James W (41st)
SC: ST&I HC: 02/17/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 648 Morbid Obesity Surgical Intervention Act - provide
Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: I&L HC: 02/17/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 649 Nonresident Fishing License - DNR issue to cert.disabled veterans
Brush, B. Joseph (24) Harbison, Ed (15th)
SC: NATR HC: GF&P 03/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 650 Uninsured Motorist - liability Insurer - subrogation rights
Langford, Steve E (29th) Roberts, Sam P (30th) Brush, B. Joseph (24)
SC: Judy HC: 02/18/98 S - Read 1st time

SB 651 Glynn Co. - homestead exemption
Boshears, Edward E (6th) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
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SB 652 Insurance - prohibit use of credit history in setting rates
Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th) Walker, Charles W (22nd) Stokes, Connie (43rd)
SC: I&L HC: 02/19/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 653 Utility Pmt. Center Operations - prohibit cert. contracting
Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th)
SC: F&PU HC: 02/19/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 654 Utility Pmt. Center Operations Contract - min. offer per customer
Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th)
SC: F&PU HC: 02/19/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 655 Probate Ct. Judges - distribution of cert. funds to cert. minors
Taylor, Mark (12th)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 656 Group Self-Insurance Workers' Comp. Funds - examination of funds
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 657 Insurer - chng. provisions on lia- bility for cert. damages, atty.fees
Blitch, Peg (7th) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time (CS/FA )
SB 658 Health Insurance - prompt pmt. of claims by insurers
Thomas, Nadine (10th) Walker, Charles W (22nd) Stokes, Connie (43rd)
SC: H&HS HC: 02/20/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 659 DUI - implied consent notices for cert. cases
Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Streat, Sr., Van (19th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/20/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 660 Juvenile Proceedings - relating to ordered counseling, custody orders
Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Starr, Terrell (44th)
Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 04/10/98 Signed by Governor

SB 661 Metropolitan River Protection Act - cert. definitions
Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: NATR HC: NatR 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
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SB 662 Physician's Assistants - defini- tions, legislative purpose
Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: H&HS HC: 02/23/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 663 Homestead Exemption - cert. age, cert. income
Clay, Charles C (37th)
SC: F&PU HC: 02/23/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 664 Cobb Co. Juvenile Ct. Judges - compensation
Clay, Charles C (37th) Lamutt, Robert (21st)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 665 Health Ins. - relating to conver- sion, newborn, adopted coverage
Langford, Steve E (29th)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 03/13/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS/FA )
SB 666 County Bds.of Hlth.-school supt.may designate one to serve in his place
Price, Richard J (28)
SC: H&HS HC: H&E 04/10/98 Signed by Governor
SB 667 Insurance - relating to managed care plans, quality assurance prog.
Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: I&L HC: 02/23/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 668 Public Employees Labor Relations Act - provide
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: I&L HC: 02/23/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 669 Business Selling Sexually Explicit Materials - prohibit minor
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: CAFF HC: 03/05/98 S - Read 2nd Time
SB 670 Advisory Committee on Pain & Symptom Management - create
Starr, Terrell (44th) Middleton, Guy (50th)
SC: H&HS HC: SPCA / / Amend/Sub Agreed To

SB 671 Bd. of Corrections, Dept. of Corr., Commissioner of Corr.- name change
Dean, Nathan (31st) Marable, Richard O (52nd) Guhl, Bob (45th)
SC: Corr HC: SI&P 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time
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SB 672 Morgan Co.Chief Magistrate -nonpar- tisan nomination, election
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
SB 673 Morgan Co. Probate Ct. Judge - nonpartisan nomination, election
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 674 State Ct. of Morgan Co. - create
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 03/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 675 State Ct. of Morgan Co. - create
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 03/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 676 Stapleton - change corporate limits
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd) Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 677 Coweta Judicial Cir. Superior Ct. Judges - supplemental salaries
Price, Richard J (28)
SC: SLGO HC: Judy 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
SB 678 QBE Program Task Force & Compre- hensive Ed.Info.Network- provisions
Hill, Jack (4th) Crotts, Mike D (17th) Bowen, Rooney L (13th)
Marable, Richard O (52nd)
SC: Ed HC: 03/12/98 S - Read 2nd Time
SB 679 Cert. Rock Quarry Operations - prohibit under cert. circumstances
Marable, Richard O (52nd) Dean, Nathan (31st) Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th)
SC: NATR HC: 02/26/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 680 Telecommunications Charges - customer written authorization
Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: F&PU HC: 02/26/98 S - Read 1st time

SB 681 Group Life Insur. Premium - employee contribution
Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: CAFF HC: 02/26/98 S - Read 1st time
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SB 682 Motorcycles - relating to headgear, eye protection, Class M driv. lic.
Brush, B. Joseph (24) Langford, Steve E (29th) Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th)
Streat, Sr., Van (19th)
SC: Trans HC: 02/26/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 683 Clayton Co. Magistrates - qualifications, terms
Starr, Terrell (44th) Glanton, Pam (34th)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
SB 684 State Sovereignty & Federal Tax Funds Act - enact
Glanton, Pam (34th) Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th)
SC: F&PU HC: 02/26/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 685 Clinch Co. Bd. of Education - compensation
Blitch, Peg (7th)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 686 Elections, Primaries - early voting
Hill, Jack (4th) Thompson, Steve (33rd) Henson, Steve (55th)
SC: SLGO HC: 02/27/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 687 Newton Co. Bd. of Elections & Registration - create
Guhl, Bob (45th) Crotts, Mike D (17th)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
SB 688 Courts - judicial assistance from other courts
Clay, Charles C (37th) Lamutt, Robert (21st) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/13/98 H - Favorably Reported (FA )
SB 689 Superior Ct. Clerks - optional com- pensation increase for add. duties
Kemp, Rene' D (3rd) Blitch, Peg (7th) Boshears, Edward E (6th)
Streat, Sr., Van (19th)
SC: SJUD HC: 02/27/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 690 Misdemeanor, Felony Trials - per- emptory challenges, jury size
Ralston, David (51st)
SC: Judy HC: 02/27/98 S - Read 1st time

SB 691 Cert. Political Contributions - regulation
Ralston, David (51st)
SC: Ethics HC: 02/27/98 S - Read 1st time
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SB 692 Real Property Owner, Lessee - no parking of used veh. for sale
Thompson, Steve (33rd)
SC: CAFF HC: 02/27/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 693 DOT - acquire, operate demonstra- tion safety rest area, Cobb Co.
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Dean, Nathan (31st)
SC: Trans HC: Trans 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
SB 694 Telemarketing - cert. disclosures, private right of action
Henson, Steve (55th)
SC: CAFF HC: 03/05/98 S - Read 2nd Time
SB 695 Lake City - change corporate boundaries
Starr, Terrell (44th)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
SB 696 Motor Vehicle Insurance - enact Automobile Personal Safety Act
Henson, Steve (55th)
SC: I&L HC: 03/02/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 697 Animal Cruelty - cert. convictions
Brown, Robert (26th) Oliver, Mary M (42nd) Fort, Vincent D (39)
SC: Judy HC: 03/02/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 698 Merit System - employee rating, performance based increases
Taylor, Mark (12th)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time (FA )
SB 699 Woman's Informed Consent Act - provide
Glanton, Pam (34th) Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th) Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: Judy HC: 03/02/98 S - Read 1st time

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

nt> HC: 03/02/98 S - Read 1st time SB 698 Merit System - employee rating, performance based increases Taylor, Mark (12th) SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time (FA ) SB 699 Woman's Informed Consent Act - provide Glanton, Pam (34th) Gochenour, Edwin Allen (27th) Johnson, Eric B (1st) SC: Judy HC: 03/02/98 S - Read 1st time
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Secretary of the Senate
Frank Eldridge, Jr., Secretary
Last Updated on 05/04/98