Legislation Sponsored and Cosponsored by
Representative Charlie Smith
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 121 Georgia Public School Choice Act of 1997; enact
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th)
HC: Ed SC: 01/15/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 131 Young Drivers Safety Act of 1997; enact
Baker, Thurbert E (70th) (Resigned) Bordeaux, Tom (151st) Orrock, Nan (56th)
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Shanahan, Tom E (10th)
HC: SJudy SC: 01/31/97 H - Recommitted
HB 139 Motor vehicles; habitual violators; spec license plates
Baker, Thurbert E (70th) (Resigned) Bordeaux, Tom (151st) Orrock, Nan (56th)
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th)
HC: SJudy SC: 01/31/97 H - Recommitted
HB 181 University Sys; cert instructors; require teaching experience
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Taylor, Maretta M (134th) Ashe, Kathy B (46th)
Trense, Sharon (44th)
HC: USys SC: 01/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 237 Postsecondary remedial instruction; local school system reimburse state
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th)
HC: Ed SC: 01/28/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 244 Educational grants; lengthen school year (2)
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th)
HC: Ed SC: Ed 04/23/98 Vetoed by Governor
HB 353 Charter Schools Act of 1997; enact (13)
Ashe, Kathy B (46th) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Coleman, Jr., Brooks P (80th)
Sherrill, Tom (62nd) Trense, Sharon (44th) Culbreth, Ronnie (132nd)
HC: Ed SC: Ed 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 354 Charter Schools Act of 1997; amend provisions
Ashe, Kathy B (46th) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Coleman, Jr., Brooks P (80th)
Sherrill, Tom (62nd) Trense, Sharon (44th) Culbreth, Ronnie (132nd)
HC: Ed SC: 02/03/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 422 Special license plates; "Supporting Public Schools"
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Sims, Chuck (167th) Coleman, Jr., Brooks P (80th)
Hugley, Carolyn F (133rd) Purcell, Ann R (147th) Barnard, Terry (154th)
HC: MotV SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted (Sub)

HB 458 Public officers; oath of office; amend provisions
Hecht, Greg K (97th) Polak, Michael C (67th) Hugley, Carolyn F (133rd)
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Taylor, Maretta M (134th) West, Jack (101st)
HC: Judy SC: SLGO 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 495 Employees' Retirement; certain tax officials; age & creditable serv
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Harbin, Ben (113th) Williams, Robin L (114th)
Birdsong, Kenneth W (123rd) McBee, Louise (88th)
HC: Ret SC: 02/10/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 534 Real property; drug-related activity; redefine terms
Sherrill, Tom (62nd) Polak, Michael C (67th) O'Neal, Earl L (75th)
Jenkins, Curtis S (110th) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th)
HC: SJudy SC: 02/13/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 550 License plates & decals; non- wartime disabled vets; provide free
Birdsong, Kenneth W (123rd) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Epps, Carl Von (131st)
Cummings, Bill (27th) Sims, Chuck (167th) Poag, Judy N (6th)
HC: MotV SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted (Sub)
HB 586 Home study programs; amend provisions
Hugley, Carolyn F (133rd) Taylor, Maretta M (134th) Pelote, Dorothy B (149th)
Turnquest, Henrietta (73rd) O'Neal, Earl L (75th) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th)
HC: Ed SC: 02/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 704 Georgia Nat'l Guard; cert members; workers' comp; indemnification
Bunn, Barbara Jean (74th) Mann, Harold M (5th) Roberts, Lawrence R (162nd)
Heckstall, Joe (55th) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Sims, Chuck (167th)
HC: IndR SC: / / H - Favorably Reported
HB 729 QBE; certain programs; cri- teria for allocation of funds
Porter, DuBose (143rd) Taylor, Maretta M (134th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) O'Neal, Earl L (75th)
HC: Ed SC: 02/25/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 898 Electronic Filing Act of 1997; enact
Polak, Michael C (67th) Sherrill, Tom (62nd) Shanahan, Tom E (10th)
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) McBee, Louise (88th) Heard, Keith G (89th)
HC: Ind SC: 03/11/97 H - Recommitted
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 979 Service cancelable educational loans; Georgia National Guard
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Birdsong, Kenneth W (123rd) Roberts, Lawrence R (162nd)
Sims, Chuck (167th)
HC: USys SC: 03/13/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 996 High schools; cert sporting events; prohibit charge for broadcasting
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th)
HC: Ed SC: 03/14/97 H - Read 2nd Time

HB 1059 Home schooled children; HOPE scholarships; qualifications
Porter, DuBose (143rd) Taylor, Maretta M (134th) O'Neal, Earl L (75th)
Sherrill, Tom (62nd) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Sims, Chuck (167th)
HC: Ed SC: 03/25/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1170 Minors; certain sound recordings; prohibit sale to; penalties
Jones, Vernon A (71st) Walker, Larry (141st) Trense, Sharon (44th)
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Randall, William (Billy) C (127th) Franklin, Jr., Robert L (39th)
HC: SJudy SC: 03/06/98 H - Lost
HB 1385 Public schools; provide closure on Veterans Day
Birdsong, Kenneth W (123rd) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Roberts, Lawrence R (162nd)
Sims, Chuck (167th) Stephens, Ron (150th) Bunn, Barbara Jean (74th)
HC: Ed SC: 03/05/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 1459 Home Repair Fraud Act; enact
Smith, Paul E (12th) Smith, Jr., Vance C (102nd) Smith, Tommy (169th)
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Smith, Clint (19th) Smith, Lynn R (103rd)
HC: Ind SC: 02/02/98 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 1561 Students; certain withdrawal from school; waiver of certain rights
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Barnes, Roy E (33rd) Taylor, Maretta M (134th)
Ashe, Kathy B (46th) Barnard, Terry (154th) Ponder, Jr., Dan E (160th)
HC: Ed SC: 02/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1562 Postsecondary remedial instruction; submission of certain reports
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Taylor, Maretta M (134th) Hugley, Carolyn F (133rd)
Martin, James L (145th) Ashe, Kathy B (46th) Coleman, Jr., Brooks P (80th)
HC: USys SC: 02/09/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1732 Folkston, City of; corporate limits
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Smith, Tommy (169th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/19/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1733 Homeland, City of; corporate limits
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Smith, Tommy (169th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/19/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1788 Schools; local funds; employee suggestion programs
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th)
HC: Ed SC: 03/05/98 H - Favorably Reported
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 750 James, D. Ray; commend
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Smith, Tommy (169th) Dixon, Harry D (168th)
HC: SC: 01/13/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 753 Bickmore, Lisa; commend
Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th)
HC: SC: 01/13/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 772 Thornton, Brandi; commend
Smith, Tommy (169th) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th)
HC: SC: 01/13/98 H - Passed/Adopted
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 977 Teachers who have died from violence; honor
Porter, DuBose (143rd) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Taylor, Maretta M (134th)
O'Neal, Earl L (75th) Sherrill, Tom (62nd) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th)
HC: SC: 02/03/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 978 Ashley, Gary; commend
Porter, DuBose (143rd) Taylor, Maretta M (134th) O'Neal, Earl L (75th)
Hugley, Carolyn F (133rd) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
HC: SC: 02/03/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1104 Page Day at the Capitol; designate February 17, 1998
Porter, DuBose (143rd) Taylor, Maretta M (134th) O'Neal, Earl L (75th)
Hugley, Carolyn F (133rd) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
HC: SC: 02/17/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1185 "The A-B-C's for Georgia's Children"; commend
Lane, Robert (146th) Martin, James L (145th) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th)
Scarlett, Stephen G (174th) Buckner, Gail M (95th)
HC: SC: 02/27/98 S - Passed/Adopted
HR 1261 O'Neal, Glenn Ann; commend
Porter, DuBose (143rd) Taylor, Maretta M (134th) Hugley, Carolyn F (133rd)
Purcell, Ann R (147th) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Sherrill, Tom (62nd)
HC: SC: 03/09/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1473 Barnes, Honorable Roy; bid fond farewell
Lane, Robert (146th) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Barnard, Terry (154th)
Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th) Stallings, Tracy (100th)
HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted

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

=-1>Barnes, Honorable Roy; bid fond farewell Lane, Robert (146th) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Barnard, Terry (154th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th) Stallings, Tracy (100th) HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted
Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 05/04/98