Legislation Sponsored and Cosponsored by
Representative Kermit Bates
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 207 Election of county officers; nonpartisan; authorization
Bates, Kermit (179th) Golden, Tim (177th) Barfoot, Fisher (155th)
Lane, Robert (146th)
HC: GAff SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted
HB 281 Health insurance; diabetes treatment and equipment
Davis, Grace W (48th) Parham, Bobby E (122nd) Dixon, Harry D (168th)
Epps, Carl Von (131st) Bates, Kermit (179th) West, Jack (101st)
HC: Ins SC: 02/19/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HB 332 Medical consent; certain test results; timely notification
Titus, III, Theo (180th) Walker, Len (87th) Bates, Kermit (179th)
HC: H&E SC: 02/03/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 389 Income tax; credit; rural health care provider
Golden, Tim (177th) Royal, A. Richard (164th) Jamieson, Mary Jeanette (22nd)
Bates, Kermit (179th) Heard, Keith G (89th)
HC: W&M 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 702 Elections; absentee ballots; amend provisions
Stancil, Steve (16th) Bates, Kermit (179th) Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd)
Smith, Paul E (12th) Lewis, Walter Jeffrey (14th) Pinholster, Garland (15th)
HC: GAff SC: 02/21/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 891 Supreme Court; judicial districts; provisions
Lakly, Dan (105th) Bates, Kermit (179th) Barfoot, Fisher (155th)
Westmoreland, Lynn A (104th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
HC: Judy SC: 03/06/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1073 Zoning & bldg inspect; nonelected city & co emp; prohibit cert action
Rogers, Carl (20th) Burkhalter, Joseph Mark (41st) Johnson, Jere W (84th)
Bates, Kermit (179th) Golden, Tim (177th)
HC: SPCA SC: 03/28/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1342 Ad valorem tax; property values; additional considerations
Everett, Doug (163rd) Day, Jr., C. Burke (153rd) Clark, William (3rd)
Evans, Mike A (28th) Snelling, Bob (99th) Bates, Kermit (179th)
HC: W&M SC: 01/27/98 H - Read 2nd Time

HB 1354 Financial institutions; amend provisions
Parrish, Larry (Butch) J (144th) Stallings, Tracy (100th) Thomas, Regina (148th)
Golden, Tim (177th) Bates, Kermit (179th) Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd)
HC: B&B SC: B&FI 04/10/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1382 Private Property Rights Preservation Act; enact
Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd) Coan, Michael T (82nd) Bates, Kermit (179th)
Massey, Warren (86th) Dix, Scott (76th) Johnson, Jere W (84th)
HC: Judy SC: 01/28/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1539 Green treefrog; designate as official state amphibian
Titus, III, Theo (180th) Yates, John Phillip (106th) Parsons, Don L (40th)
Bates, Kermit (179th) Sanders, Bill (107th) Martin, Jim (47th)
HC: Ag SC: 02/09/98 H - Favorably Reported
HB 1610 Decatur County; board of commissioners; compensation
Bates, Kermit (179th) Ponder, Jr., Dan E (160th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1611 Decatur County; state court judge and solicitor; compensation
Bates, Kermit (179th) Ponder, Jr., Dan E (160th)
HC: LLeg SC: SLGO 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1720 Drug-free workplace; employer contributions & taxes; reduced rate
Golden, Tim (177th) Smith, Larry (109th) Bates, Kermit (179th)
Hammontree, James A (4th) Bannister, Charles E (77th)
HC: IndR SC: 02/26/98 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HR 783 Cox, George; compensate
Bates, Kermit (179th) Ponder, Jr., Dan E (160th)
HC: App SC: App 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HR 784 Fogg, E. C. III; compensate
Bates, Kermit (179th) Royal, A. Richard (164th)
HC: App SC: App 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HR 785 Cox, Ronnie; compensate
Bates, Kermit (179th) Ponder, Jr., Dan E (160th)
HC: App SC: App 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HR 786 Harrell, Jimmy W.; compensate
Bates, Kermit (179th) Ponder, Jr., Dan E (160th)
HC: App SC: App 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HR 787 Heard, R. G.; compensate
Bates, Kermit (179th) Ponder, Jr., Dan E (160th)
HC: App SC: App 04/23/98 Signed by Governor

HR 788 Byrd, Emma Lee; compensate
Bates, Kermit (179th) Golden, Tim (177th)
HC: App SC: App 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HR 789 Hayes, James A.; compensate
Bates, Kermit (179th)
HC: App SC: App 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HR 790 Bradbury, Tom; compensate
Bates, Kermit (179th) Scheid, III, Charles F (17th)
HC: App SC: App 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HR 824 Ad valorem tax; appraisals; continuing use of property - CA
Everett, Doug (163rd) Day, Jr., C. Burke (153rd) Clark, William (3rd)
Snelling, Bob (99th) Bates, Kermit (179th) Cooper, Sharon M (31st)
HC: W&M SC: 01/27/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 1005 Turner, Dr. John S.; invite to House
Williams, Betty Jo (63rd) Bates, Kermit (179th)
HC: Rules SC: 02/13/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1021 Turner, Betty Tigner; condolences
Williams, Betty Jo (63rd) Bates, Kermit (179th)
HC: SC: 02/05/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1049 Thomas Co Central High School 1997 football team; invite to House
Titus, III, Theo (180th) Bates, Kermit (179th)
HC: Rules SC: 02/16/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1292 Brinson, April Heather; commend
Ponder, Jr., Dan E (160th) Bates, Kermit (179th)
HC: SC: 03/12/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1320 American Kennel Club's "Canine Good Citizen" program; commend
Bates, Kermit (179th) Ponder, Jr., Dan E (160th) Golden, Tim (177th)
HC: SC: 03/13/98 H - Passed/Adopted
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 1471 Sherrill, Honorable Tom; commend
Dobbs, Denny M (92nd) Lane, Robert (146th) Golden, Tim (177th)
Mosley, George H (171st) Bates, Kermit (179th) Barfoot, Fisher (155th)
HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted

HR 1472 Barfoot, Representative Fisher; commend
Lane, Robert (146th) Dobbs, Denny M (92nd) Bates, Kermit (179th)
Mosley, George H (171st) Sherrill, Tom (62nd) Everett, Doug (163rd)
HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted

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

rmit (179th) Mosley, George H (171st) Sherrill, Tom (62nd) Everett, Doug (163rd) HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted
Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 05/04/98