Legislation Sponsored and Cosponsored by
Representative Ron A Crews
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 31 HOPE scholarship; home or private school students; qualifications
Crews, Ronald A (78th) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Coleman, Jr., Brooks P (80th)
Pinholster, Garland (15th) Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd) Lewis, Walter Jeffrey (14th)
HC: Ed SC: 01/16/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 90 Home schooled children; HOPE scholarship; qualification
Pinholster, Garland (15th) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: Ed SC: 01/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 240 Partial-birth abortion; prohibit
Crews, Ronald A (78th) Lee, William J (94th) Mills, James W (21st)
Mueller, Anne O'Quin (152nd) Byrd, Roger C (170th) Smith, Tommy (169th)
HC: Judy SC: 01/27/97 H - Read 1st Time
HB 364 Woman's Right to Know Act; enact
Mueller, Anne O'Quin (152nd) Snelling, Bob (99th) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
Ladd, Bart (59th) Brown, Jeff (130th) Lakly, Dan (105th)
HC: Judy SC: 02/03/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 376 Tollways; exempt certain disabled persons
Mills, James W (21st) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: HumR SC: 02/04/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 434 Divorce; marriage irretrievably broken; limit use
Joyce, Brian D (1st) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Yates, John Phillip (106th)
Davis, J. Max (60th) Snelling, Bob (99th) Hudgens, Ralph T (24th)
HC: Judy SC: 02/07/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 498 State funds; prohibit expending for behavior inconsistent with law
Smith, Tommy (169th) Byrd, Roger C (170th) Mosley, George H (171st)
Dixon, Harry D (168th) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Taylor, Maretta M (134th)
HC: IGC SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted (Sub)
HB 536 Lottery; advertisements; include odds of winning
Bates, Kermit (179th) Barfoot, Fisher (155th) Barnard, Terry (154th)
Cummings, Bill (27th) Dixon, Sonny A (150th) (Resigned) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/13/97 H - Read 2nd Time
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 548 Divorce; marriage irretrievably broken; time for granting
Joyce, Brian D (1st) Snelling, Bob (99th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
Franklin, Jr., Robert L (39th) Mills, James W (21st) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: Judy SC: 02/13/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 946 Merit sys; cert officers & emp; Selective Service registration (2)
Smith, Clint (19th) Irvin, Robert A (45th) Mann, Harold M (5th)
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Barnes, Roy E (33rd) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: GAff SC: D&VA 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1067 Special license plates; "Support Adoption"
Mann, Harold M (5th) Lewis, Walter Jeffrey (14th) Davis, J. Max (60th)
Hammontree, James A (4th) Bannister, Charles E (77th) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: MotV SC: 03/27/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1102 Persons doing business in state; prohibit discrimination
Brooks, Tyrone (54th) Walker, Larry (141st) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
Barnes, Roy E (33rd) Mobley, Barbara J (69th) Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: Judy SC: 01/12/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1138 Covenant Marriage Act; enact
Walker, Len (87th) Byrd, Roger C (170th) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
Mills, James W (21st) Smith, Tommy (169th) Yates, John Phillip (106th)
HC: Judy SC: 01/16/98 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 1204 Sadie Act; enact
Mills, James W (21st) Dobbs, Denny M (92nd) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: SJudy SC: 01/29/98 H - Favorably Reported
HB 1210 School curriculum; human origin theories; scientific evidence
Bridges, Sr., Ben D (9th) Walker, Len (87th) Byrd, Roger C (170th)
Crews, Ronald A (78th) Rice, Tom R (79th) Everett, Doug (163rd)
HC: Ed SC: 01/15/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1230 Campaign contributions; disclosure reports; filing date
Crews, Ronald A (78th) Evans, Mike A (28th) Pinholster, Garland (15th)
Mills, James W (21st) Jackson, William S (112th) Coan, Michael T (82nd)
HC: Rules SC: 01/15/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1267 Tuition equalization grants; Bible sch's, etc; remove exclusion
Crews, Ronald A (78th) Tillman, Eugene C (173rd) Smith, Tommy (169th)
Grindley, Jr., George H (35th) Hammontree, James A (4th) Mills, James W (21st)
HC: USys SC: 01/27/98 H - Recommitted

HB 1272 State capitol; designate smoke-free building
Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: SI&P SC: 03/02/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 1281 Special license plates; "Choose Life"
Crews, Ronald A (78th) Powell, Alan T (23rd) Rice, Tom R (79th)
Hudgens, Ralph T (24th) Walker, Len (87th) Yates, John Phillip (106th)
HC: MotV SC: 01/16/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1285 Asset forfeiture; proceeds; certain drug rehabilitation programs
Grindley, Jr., George H (35th) Massey, Warren (86th) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
Heckstall, Joe (55th) Jackson, William S (112th) Joyce, Brian D (1st)
HC: SJudy SC: 01/16/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1286 Controlled substances; sale or distribution to minor
Grindley, Jr., George H (35th) Massey, Warren (86th) Heckstall, Joe (55th)
Jackson, William S (112th) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Joyce, Brian D (1st)
HC: SJudy SC: 02/19/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
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 1345 State Use Council; required procurement; certain exemption
Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: Ind SC: 01/27/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1363 Minors; contraceptives and pelvic exams; parental notification
Mills, James W (21st) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: Judy SC: 01/28/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1391 Georgia Street Gangs Act of 1998; enact
Crews, Ronald A (78th) Randall, William (Billy) C (127th)
HC: SJudy SC: SJUD 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1429 House of Representatives; reapportion districts 77 and 78
Crews, Ronald A (78th) Bannister, Charles E (77th)
HC: L&CR SC: 01/30/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1450 "Home Education Week"; declare first week in February
Smith, Tommy (169th) Sims, Chuck (167th) Mosley, George H (171st)
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Holland, Ray (157th) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: Rules SC: Rules 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1508 Human cloning; prohibit; penalties
Mills, James W (21st) Hammontree, James A (4th) Wiles, John J (34th)
Crews, Ronald A (78th) Walker, Len (87th) Yates, John Phillip (106th)
HC: H&E SC: 02/04/98 H - Read 2nd Time

HB 1516 Ga National Guard; service cancelable educational loans
Birdsong, Kenneth W (123rd) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) DeLoach, Buddy (172nd)
Stephens, Ron (150th) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Smith, Clint (19th)
HC: D&VA SC: D&VA 04/06/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1654 Schools; sex education; legal consequences of parenthood
Mosley, George H (171st) Byrd, Roger C (170th) Smith, Tommy (169th)
Crews, Ronald A (78th) O'Neal, Earl L (75th) Coleman, Jr., Brooks P (80th)
HC: Ed SC: Ed 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1663 Special county 1% sales tax; returns; additional information
Bunn, Barbara Jean (74th) Davis, J. Max (60th) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
Crews, Ronald A (78th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Bannister, Charles E (77th)
HC: W&M SC: 02/16/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1797 Handicapped; access to public facilities; exempt religious orgs
Crews, Ronald A (78th) Westmoreland, Lynn A (104th) Brooks, Tyrone (54th)
HC: Ind SC: 02/27/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1806 Gwinnett County; prohibit certain discrimination
Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Rice, Tom R (79th) Coan, Michael T (82nd)
Crews, Ronald A (78th) Mills, James W (21st) Dix, Scott (76th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/06/98 S - Read 1st Time
HB 1821 Gwinnett County; merit system; board members
Bannister, Charles E (77th) Coleman, Jr., Brooks P (80th) Breedlove, Keith R (85th)
Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Massey, Warren (86th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/06/98 S - Read 1st Time
HB 1872 Wills; certain persons; intestate succession; year's support
Bannister, Charles E (77th) Dix, Scott (76th) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
Breedlove, Keith R (85th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
HC: Judy SC: 03/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1874 Gwinnett County; hospital authority; membership
Coleman, Jr., Brooks P (80th) Breedlove, Keith R (85th) Bannister, Charles E (77th)
Crews, Ronald A (78th) Rice, Tom R (79th) Dix, Scott (76th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1924 Gwinnett County; prohibit use of public funds for medical exams
Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd) Dix, Scott (76th) Coan, Michael T (82nd)
Mills, James W (21st) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Rice, Tom R (79th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/16/98 S - Read 1st 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 223 Initiative petition process - CA
Joyce, Brian D (1st) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Yates, John Phillip (106th)
Davis, J. Max (60th) Snelling, Bob (99th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
HC: Judy 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 225 State powers; claim sovereignty under US Constitution
Joyce, Brian D (1st) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Yates, John Phillip (106th)
Davis, J. Max (60th) Richardson, James G (26th) Westmoreland, Lynn A (104th)
HC: Judy SC: 02/07/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 343 Gwinnett County; library system; urge bd of comm take cert action
Rice, Tom R (79th) Coan, Michael T (82nd) Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
Mills, James W (21st) Massey, Warren (86th) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: LLeg SC: 03/18/97 H - Favorably Reported
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 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 776 Parkview High School Panthers football team; commend
Bannister, Charles E (77th) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Dix, Scott (76th)
HC: SC: 01/13/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 777 Parkview High School Panthers football team; invite to House
Bannister, Charles E (77th) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: Rules SC: 01/26/98 H - Passed/Adopted
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 863 Ga Nat'l Guard Day; declare; invite Major General Bland to House
Birdsong, Kenneth W (123rd) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Roberts, Lawrence R (162nd)
Bunn, Barbara Jean (74th) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Sims, Chuck (167th)
HC: Rules SC: 01/30/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 872 Worldwide Cancer Prayer Day; urge observance
Bohannon, Pamela W (139th) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Thomas, Regina (148th)
Stallings, Tracy (100th) Taylor, Maretta M (134th) Hugley, Carolyn F (133rd)
HC: Rules SC: 02/20/98 H - Passed/Adopted

HR 875 Periodic released time for religious instruction; commend
Walker, Len (87th) Mills, James W (21st) Bridges, Sr., Ben D (9th)
Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: Judy SC: 02/02/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 891 Dodd, WJ; condolences
Breedlove, Keith R (85th) Coleman, Jr., Brooks P (80th) Johnson, Jere W (84th)
Dix, Scott (76th) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Massey, Warren (86th)
HC: SC: 01/29/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 939 Sales tax; unlawful collection on food; urge Dept. of Rev take action
Heckstall, Joe (55th) Randall, William (Billy) C (127th) Holmes, Bob (53rd)
Bunn, Barbara Jean (74th) Martin, Jim (47th) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: W&M SC: 02/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 1075 Great Jubilee Year of 2000; commend
Mills, James W (21st) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Mann, Harold M (5th)
Joyce, Brian D (1st) Tillman, Eugene C (173rd) Walker, Len (87th)
HC: SC: 02/16/98 S - Passed/Adopted
HR 1077 Johnson, Honorable Jere; commend
Coleman, Jr., Brooks P (80th) Rice, Tom R (79th) Massey, Warren (86th)
Mills, James W (21st) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
HC: SC: 02/13/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1115 Jeffords, Reverend Leon Mitchell; commend
Snelling, Bob (99th) Worthan, Thomas P (98th) Richardson, James G (26th)
Mobley, Barbara J (69th) Teper, Doug (61st) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: SC: 02/18/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1172 Contreras, Dr. Franisco; invite to House
Bohannon, Pamela W (139th) Hudgens, Ralph T (24th) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
Pelote, Dorothy B (149th) Taylor, Maretta M (134th) Trense, Sharon (44th)
HC: Rules SC: 02/26/98 H - Read 1st Time
HR 1262 Greater Gwinnett Christian School Barons basketball teams; commend
Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd) Coan, Michael T (82nd) Dix, Scott (76th)
Coleman, Jr., Brooks P (80th) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: SC: 03/10/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1270 Kids Voting Georgia; commend
Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th) Lucas, David E (124th) Graves, David B (125th)
Randall, William (Billy) C (127th) Ray, Robert F (128th) Crews, Ronald A (78th)
HC: SC: 03/10/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1289 Martson, Colonel James T.; commend
Polak, Michael C (67th) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Smith, Clint (19th)
Walker, Len (87th) Pelote, Dorothy B (149th)
HC: SC: 03/12/98 H - Passed/Adopted

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

htm">Graves, David B (125th) Randall, William (Billy) C (127th) Ray, Robert F (128th) Crews, Ronald A (78th) HC: SC: 03/10/98 H - Passed/Adopted HR 1289 Martson, Colonel James T.; commend Polak, Michael C (67th) Crews, Ronald A (78th) Smith, Clint (19th) Walker, Len (87th) Pelote, Dorothy B (149th) HC: SC: 03/12/98 H - Passed/Adopted
Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 05/04/98