Legislation Sponsored and Cosponsored by
Representative Roger C Byrd
HB 32 Counties and municipalities; cert real property; competitive bids (2)
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Mosley, George H (171st)
HC: SPCA SC: SLGO 04/23/98 Vetoed by Governor
HB 177 Employment security; State- wide Reserve Ratio
Golden, Tim (177th) Bates, Kermit (179th) Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: IndR SC: 01/17/97 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 300 Conditioned air contractors; require evidence of valid license (5)
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Lee, William J (94th)
HC: Ind SC: ST&I 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HB 391 State employees; overtime compen- sation; prohibit required waiver
Holland, Ray (157th) Byrd, Roger C (170th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
Holmes, Bob (53rd) Howard, Henry L (118th)
HC: SPCA SC: / / H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 441 Teachers Retirement; public school employees; membership (3)
Cummings, Bill (27th) Shanahan, Tom E (10th) McBee, Louise (88th)
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Mills, James W (21st) O'Neal, Earl L (75th)
HC: Ret SC: Ret 04/10/98 Signed by Governor
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 543 Elections; redefine absentee elector
Holmes, Bob (53rd) Lee, William J (94th) Byrd, Roger C (170th)
Connell, Jack (115th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: GAff SC: SLGO 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time (CA )
HB 735 DOT; Vehicle Safety and Inspection Division; create
Mosley, George H (171st) Smith, Tommy (169th) Byrd, Roger C (170th)
Sims, Chuck (167th)
HC: Trans SC: 02/25/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 811 Corrections; probationer or parolee in county jail; reimbursement
Greene, Gerald E (158th) Dobbs, Denny M (92nd) Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: SI&P SC: 01/28/98 H - Favorably Reported

HB 872 Public employees; termination w/o cause; 90 days' notice required
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Parham, Bobby E (122nd)
Dobbs, Denny M (92nd) Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th)
HC: IGC SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted
HB 942 Elections; recall petitions; amend provisions
Holmes, Bob (53rd) Byrd, Roger C (170th) Greene, Gerald E (158th)
Jenkins, Curtis S (110th) McKinney, J. E (51st)
HC: GAff SC: SJUD 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1055 Emp Retirement; cert temporary full-time serv; creditable serv
Mosley, George H (171st) Mueller, Anne O'Quin (152nd) Pelote, Dorothy B (149th)
Thomas, Regina (148th) Byrd, Roger C (170th) Barfoot, Fisher (155th)
HC: Ret SC: 03/24/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1098 Blasting; utility facility; change definition
Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: Ind SC: F&PU 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1104 Certain contractors; certain vio- lations; cease and desist orders
Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: Ind SC: 01/12/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1123 Religious freedom; protection against governmental intrusion
Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd) Byrd, Roger C (170th) Tillman, Eugene C (173rd)
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Wiles, John J (34th) Culbreth, Ronnie (132nd)
HC: Judy SC: 01/16/98 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 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 1231 Stone Mountain Memorial Assn; appointment of members
Henson, Michele (65th) Teper, Doug (61st) Twiggs, Ralph (8th)
Ragas, Arnold M (64th) Williams, Betty Jo (63rd) Watson, Stanley (70th)
HC: SI&P SC: 01/15/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1232 St Mountain Mem Assn; certain tax proceeds; amend provisions
Henson, Michele (65th) Ragas, Arnold M (64th) Teper, Doug (61st)
Williams, Betty Jo (63rd) Watson, Stanley (70th) Maddox, George (72nd)
HC: SI&P SC: 01/15/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1233 Sheriffs; service fees
Maddox, George (72nd) Ragas, Arnold M (64th) McKinney, J. E (51st)
Watson, Stanley (70th)
HC: SJudy SC: 02/10/98 H - Favorably Reported (Am)

HB 1241 Motor vehicles; certain fuel additives; prohibit operation
Mosley, George H (171st) Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: MotV SC: 01/16/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1243 Assault and battery against a sports official; penalties
Watson, Stanley (70th) McKinney, J. E (51st) Maddox, George (72nd)
Jones, Vernon A (71st)
HC: SJudy SC: 02/12/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 1244 Criminal trespass & damage to property; debris; prohibition
Watson, Stanley (70th) Jones, Vernon A (71st) Heard, Keith G (89th)
HC: SJudy SC: 02/24/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 1245 Transportation, State Board; public hearings; requirement
Watson, Stanley (70th) Mobley, Barbara J (69th) Walker, Larry (141st)
Teper, Doug (61st) Maddox, George (72nd)
HC: Trans SC: 01/16/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1257 Schools; sex education; legal consequences of parenthood
Mosley, George H (171st) Byrd, Roger C (170th) Smith, Tommy (169th)
O'Neal, Earl L (75th) Stanley, Pamela A (49th) Stanley, Lanett (50th)
HC: Ed SC: 01/16/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1280 "Home Education Week"; declare first week in February
Smith, Tommy (169th) Mosley, George H (171st) Sims, Chuck (167th)
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Holland, Ray (157th)
HC: SPCA SC: 01/16/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1388 Ad valorem tax; certain places of worship; additional exemptions
Smith, Tommy (169th) Barnes, Roy E (33rd) Mosley, George H (171st)
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Dixon, Harry D (168th) Stephens, Ron (150th)
HC: W&M SC: F&PU 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
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 1480 DNR; prohibit certain withdrawal of ground water
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Mosley, George H (171st) Barfoot, Fisher (155th)
Barnard, Terry (154th)
HC: NatR SC: 02/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1482 Schools; certain attendance and enrollment of nonresident students
Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: Ed SC: 02/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1519 Schools; curriculum relative to presidents; President's Day
Franklin, Jr., Robert L (39th) Anderson, Alberta J (116th) Snelling, Bob (99th)
Rogers, Carl (20th) Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: Ed SC: 02/05/98 H - Read 2nd Time

HB 1631 Hotels and motels; excise taxes; include certain prior obligations
Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Buck, III, Thomas B (135th) Davis, Grace W (48th)
Walker, Larry (141st) McBee, Louise (88th) Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: W&M SC: F&PU 03/03/98 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 1774 Classes of persons; provide for sexes; define "gender"
Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: IGC SC: SJUD 03/06/98 S - Read 1st Time (FS )
HB 1808 Statutory rape; certain offenders; serve full minimum sentence
Buckner, Gail M (95th) Watson, Stanley (70th) Hegstrom, June (66th)
Orrock, Nan (56th) McBee, Louise (88th)
HC: Judy SC: 03/03/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1837 DeKalb Memorial Stadium Authority Act; repeal
Teper, Doug (61st) Ragas, Arnold M (64th) Davis, J. Max (60th)
Mobley, Barbara J (69th) McClinton, JoAnn (68th) Watson, Stanley (70th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1908 Telfair-Wheeler Airport Authority Act; enact
Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Barfoot, Fisher (155th) Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1931 DeKalb County; referendum; gen contractors' licenses
Teper, Doug (61st) Jones, Vernon A (71st) Watson, Stanley (70th)
Ragas, Arnold M (64th) Mobley, Barbara J (69th) Turnquest, Henrietta (73rd)
HC: LLeg SC: 03/19/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 33 House Study Committee on Paternal Responsibility; create
Mosley, George H (171st) Byrd, Roger C (170th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Barfoot, Fisher (155th)
HC: H&E SC: 01/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 741 "Reddish-Warren Bypass"; designate portion of Highway 23
Mosley, George H (171st) Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: Trans SC: Trans 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HR 752 Chapman, Frankie Wilson; commend
Mosley, George H (171st) Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: SC: 01/13/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 770 Shumans, Derek; commend
Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: SC: 01/13/98 H - Passed/Adopted

HR 774 Eason, J. B.; commend
Mosley, George H (171st) Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: SC: 01/13/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 780 House Protection of Children from Sexual Abuse Study Comm; create
Mosley, George H (171st) Byrd, Roger C (170th) Hudson, Sistie G (120th)
Smith, Lynn R (103rd) Sims, Chuck (167th)
HC: Rules SC: 01/16/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 865 Person's exercise of religion; prohibit governmental burden - CA
Stallings, Tracy (100th) West, Jack (101st) Byrd, Roger C (170th)
O'Neal, Earl L (75th) Martin, James L (145th)
HC: Judy SC: 02/26/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HR 867 Douglas Lions Club; commend
Sims, Chuck (167th) Byrd, Roger C (170th) Porter, DuBose (143rd)
Houston, Penny (166th)
HC: SC: 01/29/98 S - Passed/Adopted
HR 944 Jones, J. C. "Carl"; commend
Smith, Tommy (169th) Dixon, Harry D (168th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Sims, Chuck (167th)
HC: SC: 02/02/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 945 Williams, Honorable J. D.; commend
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
HC: SC: 02/02/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 948 "African Amer Bus Enterprise Day"; recog 2/2/98; inv Ga Summit to Hse
Teague, Sharon Beasley (58th) McKinney, J. E (51st) Maddox, George (72nd)
Brooks, Tyrone (54th) Watson, Stanley (70th)
HC: Rules SC: 02/12/98 H - Passed/Adopted (CS)
HR 949 Town of Cannonville; invite William S. Cannon VI to House
Teague, Sharon Beasley (58th) McKinney, J. E (51st) Maddox, George (72nd)
Brooks, Tyrone (54th) Watson, Stanley (70th)
HC: Rules SC: 02/03/98 H - Read 1st Time
HR 959 Crockett, Veronica and Judy Thompson; invite to House
Sims, Chuck (167th) Smith, Tommy (169th) Byrd, Roger C (170th)
Mosley, George H (171st) Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th) Orrock, Nan (56th)
HC: Rules SC: 03/05/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 962 Dougherty, Mathew; commend
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Dobbs, Denny M (92nd)
HC: SC: 02/03/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 964 Hybl, Ryan; commend
Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: SC: 02/03/98 H - Passed/Adopted

HR 975 Graham, Faye Bennett; commend
Mosley, George H (171st) Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: SC: 02/03/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 990 Cert store closings in S Fulton County; urge reconsideration
Teague, Sharon Beasley (58th) McKinney, J. E (51st) Maddox, George (72nd)
Brooks, Tyrone (54th) Watson, Stanley (70th)
HC: SPCA SC: 02/05/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 998 Comm on the 250th Anniv of a Rep Assembly in Ga; create
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Walker, Larry (141st) Evans, Mike A (28th)
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Lee, William J (94th)
HC: Rules SC: Rules 03/12/98 S - Passed/Adopted
HR 1000 Stroke Awareness Month; declare May, 1998; create study committee
Mobley, Barbara J (69th) Teague, Sharon Beasley (58th) McClinton, JoAnn (68th)
Henson, Michele (65th) Anderson, Alberta J (116th) Watson, Stanley (70th)
HC: Rules SC: Rules 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HR 1014 Box, Corine Legg; condolences
Brooks, Tyrone (54th) Teague, Sharon Beasley (58th) Watson, Stanley (70th)
Dukes, Winfred (161st) Mobley, Barbara J (69th) McClinton, JoAnn (68th)
HC: SC: 02/05/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1063 Carwell, Mary Elizabeth; condolences
Teague, Sharon Beasley (58th) Teper, Doug (61st) Watson, Stanley (70th)
Brooks, Tyrone (54th) Mobley, Barbara J (69th) Pelote, Dorothy B (149th)
HC: SC: 02/12/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1103 Future Farmers of America; commend
Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: SC: 02/17/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1139 Graglia, Professor Lino; denounce racist statements
Canty, Henrietta M (52nd) Smyre, Calvin (136th) Mobley, Barbara J (69th)
Watson, Stanley (70th) Tillman, Eugene C (173rd) Roberts, Lawrence R (162nd)
HC: Rules SC: 02/23/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 1168 House Dev Impact Fees for Ed Facilities Study Comm; create
Burkhalter, Joseph Mark (41st) Porter, DuBose (143rd) Watson, Stanley (70th)
Trense, Sharon (44th)
HC: Rules SC: 03/18/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1240 Ellis, Betty; commend
Mosley, George H (171st) Byrd, Roger C (170th)
HC: SC: 03/05/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1278 Health plans; certain exemption legislation; urge congress reject
Lord, Jimmy (121st) Burkhalter, Joseph Mark (41st) Tolbert, Scott (25th)
Watson, Stanley (70th) Ladd, Bart (59th) Harbin, Ben (113th)
HC: Ins SC: Rules 03/19/98 S - Read 1st Time

HR 1392 Will, Mary; commend
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Porter, DuBose (143rd) Ashe, Kathy B (46th)
Cummings, Bill (27th)
HC: SC: 03/18/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1407 House Teen Sexual Activity Study Committee; create
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Mosley, George H (171st) Jenkins, Curtis S (110th)
Smith, Tommy (169th)
HC: Rules SC: 03/19/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 1461 Golden, Honorable Tim; commend
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Bates, Kermit (179th) Lane, Robert (146th)
Parrish, Larry (Butch) J (144th) Smith, Larry (109th) Ponder, Jr., Dan E (160th)
HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1467 Swain, Jimmy; commend
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Mosley, George H (171st) Pinholster, Garland (15th)
Smith, Tommy (169th)
HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted

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

(179th) Lane, Robert (146th) Parrish, Larry (Butch) J (144th) Smith, Larry (109th) Ponder, Jr., Dan E (160th) HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted HR 1467 Swain, Jimmy; commend Byrd, Roger C (170th) Mosley, George H (171st) Pinholster, Garland (15th) Smith, Tommy (169th) HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted
Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 05/04/98