Legislation Sponsored and Cosponsored by
Representative Ralph L Johnston
HB 62 Driver's license; replacement; fee
Wiles, John J (34th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Parsons, Don L (40th)
HC: MotV SC: PUBS 03/27/97 S - Passed/Adopted ( ) (FA )
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 209 Teachers; qualifications; posting by school systems
Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Lakly, Dan (105th) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
HC: Ed SC: 01/27/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 210 Lottery; educational purposes and programs; redefine
Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Lakly, Dan (105th) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
Evans, Mike A (28th)
HC: Ind SC: 01/27/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 305 Gwinnett Judicial Circuit; add judge
Bannister, Charles E (77th) Johnson, Jere W (84th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
Dix, Scott (76th) Rice, Tom R (79th) Massey, Warren (86th)
HC: Judy SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted
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 485 Arson; damage to places of worship; penalties
Bunn, Barbara Jean (74th) Westmoreland, Lynn A (104th) Mueller, Anne O'Quin (152nd)
Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Kaye, Mitchell (37th) Bohannon, Pamela W (139th)
HC: SJudy SC: 02/24/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
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 611 Speed detection devices; school zones; warning signs unnecessary
Day, Jr., C. Burke (153rd) Martin, James L (145th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
Pelote, Dorothy B (149th)
HC: MotV SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted
HB 613 Traffic offenses; certain reduced speed zones; double fine
Day, Jr., C. Burke (153rd) Martin, James L (145th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
Pelote, Dorothy B (149th)
HC: SJudy SC: 02/18/97 H - Read 2nd Time

HB 847 DUI; 3 or more convictions; perma- nent revocation of driver's license
Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
HC: SJudy SC: 03/03/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 894 County codes; applicability to electric power facilities
Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
HC: Ind SC: 03/07/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1270 Fire depts; requirements; certain council establish
Twiggs, Ralph (8th) Poag, Judy N (6th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Martin, Jim (47th) Jenkins, Curtis S (110th)
HC: PubS SC: PUBS 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1403 Schools; students performing certain unpaid work; prohibit
Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
HC: Ed SC: 01/29/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1455 Child custody; child's choice of parent; court consider
Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
HC: Judy SC: 02/02/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1541 Banks; certain errors; pay fee to account holder
Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
HC: B&B SC: 02/06/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1567 Motor vehicles; license plates and registration; amend provisions
Bannister, Charles E (77th) Davis, J. Max (60th) Johnson, Jere W (84th)
Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Breedlove, Keith R (85th) Dix, Scott (76th)
HC: MotV SC: 02/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1569 Motor vehicles; transfer of license plates and decals; ad valorem tax
Bannister, Charles E (77th) Davis, J. Max (60th) Johnson, Jere W (84th)
Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Breedlove, Keith R (85th) Dix, Scott (76th)
HC: W&M SC: 02/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1584 Jails and detention facilities; establish guard lines
Cooper, Sharon M (31st) Davis, Grace W (48th) Martin, James L (145th)
Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Sauder, Randy (29th)
HC: PubS SC: 02/11/98 H - Favorably Reported (Am)
HB 1588 Attorney General; use of private counsel; require hourly fee
Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd) Brown, Jeff (130th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
Mueller, Anne O'Quin (152nd) Williams, Betty Jo (63rd) Trense, Sharon (44th)
HC: Judy SC: 02/10/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1606 Child support; certain college students; parents provide
Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
HC: Judy SC: 02/11/98 H - Read 2nd Time

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 1678 Lottery grants for education; students earning A's
Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
HC: Ed SC: 02/17/98 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 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 1867 Gwinnett County; juvenile court judge; compensation
Bannister, Charles E (77th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Massey, Warren (86th)
Coan, Michael T (82nd) Mills, James W (21st) Rice, Tom R (79th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/13/98 S - Read 1st Time
HB 1868 Gwinnett County; chief magistrate; compensation
Bannister, Charles E (77th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Massey, Warren (86th)
Coan, Michael T (82nd) Mills, James W (21st) Rice, Tom R (79th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/13/98 S - Read 1st Time
HB 1869 Gwinnett County; certain county officers; compensation
Bannister, Charles E (77th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Massey, Warren (86th)
Coan, Michael T (82nd) Mills, James W (21st) Rice, Tom R (79th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/13/98 S - Read 1st Time
HB 1870 Gwinnett County; judges & solicitor of state court; compensation
Bannister, Charles E (77th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Massey, Warren (86th)
Coan, Michael T (82nd) Mills, James W (21st) Rice, Tom R (79th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/13/98 S - Read 1st Time
HB 1871 Gwinnett County; recorder's court; certain officials; compensation
Bannister, Charles E (77th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Massey, Warren (86th)
Coan, Michael T (82nd) Mills, James W (21st) Rice, Tom R (79th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/13/98 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
HR 1 Initiative petition process - CA
Kaye, Mitchell (37th) Irvin, Robert A (45th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
Mills, James W (21st) Yates, John Phillip (106th) Walker, Len (87th)
HC: Rules SC: 01/16/97 H - Read 2nd Time

HR 23 General bills increasing revenue; two-thirds vote required - CA
Wiles, John J (34th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
HC: W&M SC: 01/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 78 State elected officials; term limits - CA
Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Lakly, Dan (105th)
HC: Rules SC: 01/27/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 81 Rules of House; amend Rule 58
Stancil, Steve (16th) Davis, J. Max (60th) Walker, Len (87th)
Brown, Jeff (130th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st) Wiles, John J (34th)
HC: Rules SC: 01/27/97 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 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 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 743 Norcross High School Band; invite to House
Rice, Tom R (79th) Coleman, Jr., Brooks P (80th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
HC: Rules SC: 01/26/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 797 Eberhart, Dan; commend
Dix, Scott (76th) Massey, Warren (86th) Mills, James W (21st)
Coleman, Jr., Brooks P (80th) Breedlove, Keith R (85th) Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
HC: SC: 01/14/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 849 House Inmate Costs Reduction Study Committee; create
Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
HC: Rules SC: 01/29/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 850 Cert students; Gen Assembly provide ed grants to parents - CA
Johnston, Ralph L (81st)
HC: App SC: 01/29/98 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 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

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

HREF="../../fulltext/hr1077.htm">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
Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 05/04/98