Legislation Sponsored and Cosponsored by
Representative Earl Ehrhart
HB 1 Pro-family Tax Equity Act of 1997; enact
Franklin, Jr., Robert L (39th) Powell, Alan T (23rd) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
Stancil, Steve (16th) Allen, Ben (117th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
HC: W&M SC: 01/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 8 Income and sales taxes; amend provisions
Kaye, Mitchell (37th) Sanders, Bill (107th) Lakly, Dan (105th)
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Joyce, Brian D (1st) Davis, J. Max (60th)
HC: W&M SC: 01/16/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 20 Automobile Teenage Protection Act of 1997; enact
Sauder, Randy (29th) Barnes, Roy E (33rd) Shanahan, Tom E (10th)
Harbin, Ben (113th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
HC: MotV SC: 01/30/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 63 Sales tax; non-prescription drugs; exemption
Wiles, John J (34th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
Parsons, Don L (40th)
HC: W&M SC: 01/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 99 State and local governments; affirmative action; prohibit
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Everett, Doug (163rd) DeLoach, George L (119th)
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Wiles, John J (34th) Franklin, Jr., Robert L (39th)
HC: Judy SC: 01/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 103 Criminal procedure; violent offenders; serve 85% of sentence
Campbell, Jr, Thomas R (42nd) Irvin, Robert A (45th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
Evans, Mike A (28th)
HC: SJudy SC: 01/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 150 State government; executive branch; legislative oversight
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Evans, Mike A (28th)
Pinholster, Garland (15th) Stancil, Steve (16th)
HC: Judy SC: 01/16/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 159 Elections; persons in arrears on taxes; prohibit eligibility
Everett, Doug (163rd) Irvin, Robert A (45th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
Pinholster, Garland (15th)
HC: GAff SC: 01/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 160 Elections; cert amplified solici- tation of votes; prohibit
Everett, Doug (163rd) Irvin, Robert A (45th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
Pinholster, Garland (15th) Grindley, Jr., George H (35th)
HC: GAff SC: 01/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 285 Limousine carriers and passenger vans; regulations
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Wiles, John J (34th) Sauder, Randy (29th)
HC: Ind SC: 01/30/97 H - Read 2nd Time

HB 404 Inmates; use of leg chains; provisions
Wiles, John J (34th) Powell, Alan T (23rd) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Lewis, Walter Jeffrey (14th) Harbin, Ben (113th)
HC: SI&P SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted (Sub)
HB 547 Education; origins of life; present scientific theories
Joyce, Brian D (1st) Mills, James W (21st) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Coan, Michael T (82nd) Grindley, Jr., George H (35th)
HC: Ed SC: 02/13/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 588 Retirement; involuntary separa- tion; discretionary termination
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Walker, Larry (141st) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
Lee, William J (94th) Bannister, Charles E (77th) Channell, R. M. (Mickey) (111th)
HC: Rules SC: 02/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 725 Mortgage brokers and lenders; certain required reports; exception
Teper, Doug (61st) Holland, Ray (157th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
Walker, Larry (141st) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Baker, Thurbert E (70th) (Resigned)
HC: B&B SC: 02/24/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 744 Public records; social security numbers; prohibit disclosure
Grindley, Jr., George H (35th) Lee, William J (94th) Twiggs, Ralph (8th)
Benefield, Jimmy W (96th) Ray, Robert F (128th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
HC: Judy SC: SLGO 03/17/97 S - Read 1st Time
HB 789 Cobb County; solicitor-general; compensation
Bradford, Frank (30th) Cooper, Sharon M (31st) Parsons, Don L (40th)
Shipp, Kem W (38th) McKinney, J. E (51st) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/04/97 S - Read 1st Time
HB 837 Workers' Comp Stat Reporting & Exp Mod Factor Enf Act; enact
Bannister, Charles E (77th) Sanders, Bill (107th) Turnquest, Henrietta (73rd)
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Bradford, Frank (30th)
HC: IndR SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted (Sub)
HB 874 Ethics in government; lobbyists and General Assembly; prohibitions
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Smith, Clint (19th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
Evans, Mike A (28th) Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd)
HC: Rules SC: 03/06/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 954 Univ Sys; law schools; allow certain recruiting
Wiles, John J (34th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
Evans, Mike A (28th) Pinholster, Garland (15th) Stancil, Steve (16th)
HC: USys SC: 03/13/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 978 Torts; automobile air bags; failure to deploy; liability (1)
Wiles, John J (34th) Davis, J. Max (60th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
Cooper, Sharon M (31st) Irvin, Robert A (45th) Bannister, Charles E (77th)
HC: Judy SC: Trans 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 987 Supplemental appropriations; FY 1996-97; amend provisions
Wiles, John J (34th) Irvin, Robert A (45th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
HC: App SC: 03/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time

HB 1128 Transportation, Department of; enforcement officers; powers (1)
West, Jack (101st) Stallings, Tracy (100th) Sims, Chuck (167th)
Channell, R. M. (Mickey) (111th) Bridges, Sr., Ben D (9th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
HC: SC: / /
HB 1135 QBE; midterm adjustments; training and experience
Kaye, Mitchell (37th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Coleman, Jr., Brooks P (80th)
Bunn, Barbara Jean (74th) Wiles, John J (34th) O'Neal, Earl L (75th)
HC: Ed SC: 01/15/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1188 Boards of equalization; certain appeals; burden of proof
Day, Jr., C. Burke (153rd) Irvin, Robert A (45th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
Evans, Mike A (28th) Pinholster, Garland (15th) Stancil, Steve (16th)
HC: W&M SC: 01/14/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1192 Code of Georgia; define "dependent"
Crews, Ronald A (78th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
Evans, Mike A (28th) Williams, Betty Jo (63rd) Davis, J. Max (60th)
HC: Judy SC: 01/15/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1193 Municipalities; employee benefits; define "dependent"
Crews, Ronald A (78th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
Evans, Mike A (28th) Williams, Betty Jo (63rd) Davis, J. Max (60th)
HC: Judy SC: 01/15/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1218 Income tax; abolish; amend provisions
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Culbreth, Ronnie (132nd) Stancil, Steve (16th)
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Evans, Mike A (28th) Pinholster, Garland (15th)
HC: W&M SC: 01/15/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1284 Ethics in government; certain violations; penalties
Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
HC: Rules SC: 01/16/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1321 State government; cert performance audits and reports; provisions
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Evans, Mike A (28th)
Mills, James W (21st) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Jackson, William S (112th)
HC: App SC: 01/26/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1346 Seat belts; injury to unrestrained child; penalty
Wiles, John J (34th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
HC: MotV SC: 02/03/98 H - Favorably Reported
HB 1364 Local governments; state grants; require certain form
Stancil, Steve (16th) Pinholster, Garland (15th) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Evans, Mike A (28th)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1373 Strikes; prohibitions; additional public employees
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Ashe, Kathy B (46th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
Everett, Doug (163rd) Lane, Robert (146th) Shaw, Jay (176th)
HC: IndR SC: SLGO 04/20/98 Signed by Governor

HB 1374 Cobb County; prohibit certain discrimination
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Franklin, Jr., Robert L (39th) Kaye, Mitchell (37th)
Shipp, Kem W (38th) Parsons, Don L (40th) Bradford, Frank (30th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 02/04/98 S - Read 1st Time
HB 1377 Middle school grants; requirements; authorize waiver
Wiles, John J (34th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
Sauder, Randy (29th) Manning, Judith H (32nd) Kaye, Mitchell (37th)
HC: Ed SC: 01/28/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1378 Motor vehicle; implied consent; legal sufficiency of notice
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Campbell, Jr, Thomas R (42nd) Wiles, John J (34th)
Richardson, James G (26th)
HC: MotV SC: Judy 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1576 Food; certain sales; exclude from certain definitions
West, Jack (101st) Stallings, Tracy (100th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th)
Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th) Barnes, Roy E (33rd) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
HC: H&E SC: CAFF 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1577 Campaign contributions; amount exceeding max; prohibit acceptance
Smith, Clint (19th) Irvin, Robert A (45th) Evans, Mike A (28th)
Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
HC: Rules SC: 02/10/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1685 University of Georgia; prohibit certain discrimination
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
HC: USys SC: 02/18/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1731 Cobb Judicial Circuit; superior court judges; compensation
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Wiles, John J (34th) Sauder, Randy (29th)
Grindley, Jr., George H (35th) Franklin, Jr., Robert L (39th) Cooper, Sharon M (31st)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1754 Cobb Judicial Circuit; certain district attorneys; compensation
Wiles, John J (34th) Bradford, Frank (30th) Grindley, Jr., George H (35th)
Barnes, Roy E (33rd) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Cooper, Sharon M (31st)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1761 Cobb County; probate court judge and clerk; compensation
Bradford, Frank (30th) Wiles, John J (34th) Sauder, Randy (29th)
Barnes, Roy E (33rd) Parsons, Don L (40th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1802 DOT; authorize certain rest area in Cobb County
Shipp, Kem W (38th) Sauder, Randy (29th) Richardson, James G (26th)
Parsons, Don L (40th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Manning, Judith H (32nd)
HC: Trans SC: 03/02/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1929 Cobb County; certain drug rehab facilities; require approval
Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
HC: LLeg SC: 03/19/98 H - Read 2nd Time

HR 25 Rules of House; add Rule 115.1
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Evans, Mike A (28th)
Pinholster, Garland (15th) Stancil, Steve (16th)
HC: Rules SC: 01/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 45 Gingrich, Honorable Newt L.; invite to House
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Irvin, Robert A (45th) Evans, Mike A (28th)
HC: Rules SC: 01/14/97 H - Read 1st Time
HR 46 Budget; limit growth to gross state product growth; excess revenue - CA
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Evans, Mike A (28th)
Pinholster, Garland (15th) Stancil, Steve (16th) Jackson, William S (112th)
HC: App SC: 01/16/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 111 Death penalty; commutation to life imp; prohibit pardon or parole - CA
Jackson, William S (112th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Harbin, Ben (113th)
Evans, Mike A (28th) Coan, Michael T (82nd) DeLoach, George L (119th)
HC: Judy SC: 01/30/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 222 Millage rates; limitations; in- creases; require referendum - CA
Joyce, Brian D (1st) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Yates, John Phillip (106th)
Davis, J. Max (60th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
HC: W&M SC: 02/07/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 224 Voting Rights Act; preclearance; urge Congress repeal
Joyce, Brian D (1st) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Yates, John Phillip (106th)
Davis, J. Max (60th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
HC: Judy SC: 02/07/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 253 Balanced budget amendment; urge Congress submit to states
Mann, Harold M (5th) Davis, J. Max (60th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
Lewis, Walter Jeffrey (14th)
HC: W&M SC: 02/10/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 361 Balanced budget amendment; urge Congress submit for ratification
Crews, Ronald A (78th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
Evans, Mike A (28th) Pinholster, Garland (15th) Wiles, John J (34th)
HC: W&M SC: 02/27/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 470 Highways; interstate exits; urge DOT change marking system
Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th) Tolbert, Scott (25th) Benefield, Jimmy W (96th)
Lee, William J (94th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd)
HC: Trans SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted
HR 481 Rules of House; amend Rule 58
Crews, Ronald A (78th) Irvin, Robert A (45th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
Stancil, Steve (16th) Mills, James W (21st) Smith, Clint (19th)
HC: Rules SC: 03/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 731 Georgia DUI Study Commission; create
Pinholster, Garland (15th) Stancil, Steve (16th) Bridges, Sr., Ben D (9th)
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
HC: MotV SC: 02/03/98 H - Favorably Reported

HR 781 Joint Public Retirement System Study Committee; create
Kaye, Mitchell (37th) Smith, Jr., Vance C (102nd) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
Stallings, Tracy (100th) McBee, Louise (88th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
HC: Rules SC: 01/16/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 817 State funds; use for performance bonuses - CA
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Mueller, Anne O'Quin (152nd) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Evans, Mike A (28th) Mills, James W (21st)
HC: App SC: 01/26/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 838 Rules of House; amend Rule 164
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Evans, Mike A (28th)
Pinholster, Garland (15th) Stancil, Steve (16th) Smith, Clint (19th)
HC: Rules SC: 01/28/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 851 Postsecondary schools; certain unpaid work; prohibit - CA
Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Lakly, Dan (105th) Franklin, Jr., Robert L (39th)
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Davis, J. Max (60th)
HC: USys SC: 01/29/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 871 "The Year of the Taxpayer"; proclaim 1998
Franklin, Jr., Robert L (39th) Coan, Michael T (82nd) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
Wiles, John J (34th) Kaye, Mitchell (37th) Grindley, Jr., George H (35th)
HC: W&M SC: 02/02/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 950 Bradford, Marjorie Barnhart; commend
Bradford, Frank (30th) Sauder, Randy (29th) Parsons, Don L (40th)
Barnes, Roy E (33rd) Grindley, Jr., George H (35th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
HC: SC: 02/03/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1213 McEachern High School Wrestling Team; commend
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Wiles, John J (34th) Cooper, Sharon M (31st)
Shipp, Kem W (38th) Bradford, Frank (30th) Sauder, Randy (29th)
HC: SC: 03/03/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1223 Berhane, Genet; invite to House
Wiles, John J (34th) Shipp, Kem W (38th) Parsons, Don L (40th)
Grindley, Jr., George H (35th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
HC: Rules SC: 03/13/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1252 Norfolk Southern RR intermodal facility; express opposition to
Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
HC: Trans SC: 03/10/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 1339 Clay, Honorable Charles C. and Sarah; commend
Franklin, Jr., Robert L (39th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Wiles, John J (34th)
Grindley, Jr., George H (35th) Kaye, Mitchell (37th) Bradford, Frank (30th)
HC: SC: 03/16/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1390 Humphreys, George W.; condolences
Williams, Robin L (114th) Lord, Jimmy (121st) Harbin, Ben (113th)
Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
HC: SC: 03/18/98 H - Passed/Adopted

Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 05/04/98

/../mbrs/gash034.htm">Wiles, John J (34th) Grindley, Jr., George H (35th) Kaye, Mitchell (37th) Bradford, Frank (30th) HC: SC: 03/16/98 H - Passed/Adopted HR 1390 Humphreys, George W.; condolences Williams, Robin L (114th) Lord, Jimmy (121st) Harbin, Ben (113th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Irvin, Robert A (45th) HC: SC: 03/18/98 H - Passed/Adopted
Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 05/04/98