Legislation Sponsored and Cosponsored by
Senator Donzella James
SB 60 QBE - student/teacher ratio, grades kindergarten - 2
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Ed HC: 01/15/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 61 DUI - eliminate plea of nolo contendere
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 03/28/97 H - Committed
SB 63 Prestige License Plates Pro- moting Recycling - provide
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Trans HC: MotV 03/18/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 64 Peremptory Challenges of Jurors - same number for state as accused
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/15/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 65 Acupuncturists - registration
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: H&HS HC: 01/15/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 66 DUI - administration of chemical test
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/15/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 82 Drivers' Lic. - distinguish persons convicted of DUI
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: PUBS HC: PubS 03/18/97 H - Read 2nd Time (FS/FA )
SB 83 Vehicular Homicide Related to DUI - trial w/in 1 year of indict.
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: Judy 03/07/97 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 84 Action for Wrongful Death - 4-year limitation
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/16/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 85 Education - test-taking skills course
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Ed HC: Ed 02/06/97 H - Read 2nd Time

SB 96 Food Labeling - expiration date on all perishable foods at retail
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: CAFF HC: 01/17/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 97 Education - additional grant program for at-risk students
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Ed HC: 01/17/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 98 Solid Waste - legis. intent on long-term waste reduction goals
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: NATR HC: 01/17/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 149 Elections - nominating petition requirements
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Ethics HC: 01/28/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 187 Child Custody - presumption of joint legal and physical custody
James, Donzella (35th) Ralston, David (51st) Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th)
SC: SJUD HC: Judy 03/05/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS ) (Sub )
SB 188 Custody Disputes - presumption of child's right, access both parents
James, Donzella (35th) Ralston, David (51st) Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th)
SC: SJUD HC: 01/31/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 191 Beverage Container Recycling, Litter Reduction Incentive Act
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: NATR HC: 01/31/96 S - Read 1st time
SB 222 Child Welfare Agency - child care in malls, office complexes
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: H&HS HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time (Sub)
SB 223 Landlord, Tenant - provisions on notification of repairs needed
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/06/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 224 Mot. Veh. Insurance - medical coverage
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 03/28/97 H - Committed (CS )
SB 225 Motor Vehicle Repair Act - provide
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: CAFF HC: 02/06/97 S - Read 1st time

SB 246 Georgia Franchise Act - enact
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/10/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 255 State Purchasing - recycled paper guidelines
James, Donzella (35th) Scott, David (36th) Fort, Vincent D (39)
SC: SLGO HC: 02/11/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 314 Developmental Highway Sys. - revise
Fort, Vincent D (39) James, Donzella (35th) Egan, Michael J (40th)
SC: Trans HC: 02/24/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 321 DUI - habitual violator conviction fine amt., serve 50% of sentence
James, Donzella (35th) Brown, Robert (26th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time
SB 393 Union City Elections - elect mayor, council by plurality vote
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: SLGO HC: 03/14/97 S - Read 1st time
SB 400 Fairburn - mayor, council compensa- tion; establish Municipal Ct.
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: SLGO HC: LLeg 03/25/97 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 428 Mask, Hood Concealing Identity - certain exceptions
James, Donzella (35th) Boshears, Edward E (6th) Brown, Robert (26th)
Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: Judy HC: SJudy 02/26/98 H - Favorably Reported (CS )
SB 432 Minimum Wage - amount, incremental adjustments
Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th) James, Donzella (35th) Walker, Charles W (22nd)
SC: I&L HC: 02/13/98 S - Lost
SB 438 Public Swimming Pools - standards for operation, maintenance
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: H&HS HC: 03/05/98 S - Notice to Reconsider (Sub)
SB 504 Trucks Operating on 3-Lane Hwy. - use right-hand lane
James, Donzella (35th) Johnson, Diane H (2nd) Johnson, Eric B (1st)
Fort, Vincent D (39)
SC: Trans HC: 01/27/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 505 Speed Restrictions - max. speed limit for cert. trucks
James, Donzella (35th) Johnson, Diane H (2nd) Fort, Vincent D (39)
SC: Trans HC: 01/27/98 S - Read 1st time

SB 574 State Govt. - requirements for use of recycled paper
Hill, Jack (4th) Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th) Madden, Eddie M (47th)
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: SLGO HC: SPCA 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
SB 588 Pub. Schools - driver education as prescribed course
Johnson, Diane H (2nd) James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Ed HC: 02/06/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 629 Minimum Wage - increase to federal poverty level
Fort, Vincent D (39) James, Donzella (35th) Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th)
Brown, Robert (26th)
SC: I&L HC: 02/13/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 631 Grandparent Visitation - right to file original action
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: 02/13/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 632 Colleges, Universities - admission of freshmen
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: HED HC: 02/13/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 668 Public Employees Labor Relations Act - provide
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: I&L HC: 02/23/98 S - Read 1st time
SB 669 Business Selling Sexually Explicit Materials - prohibit minor
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: CAFF HC: 03/05/98 S - Read 2nd Time
SR 41 State Senate - minimum age for members (CA)
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Ethics HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time (Am)
SR 46 Senate St. Commission on Promoting Aerospace Dev., Etc. - create
James, Donzella (35th) Griffin, Jr., Floyd L (25th) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: Rules HC: 03/18/98 S - Passed/Adopted
SR 49 AFDC Recipients - proj. for self- sufficiency accts. at banks
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: H&HS HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time (Sub)
SR 55 Revenue Bills - may originate in Senate (CA)
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Judy HC: 01/17/97 S - Read 1st time

SR 56 Recycling, Solid Waste Reduc- tion Fund - create (CA)
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: NATR HC: 01/17/97 S - Read 1st time
SR 76 Local School Supts. - provide for election (CA)
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Ed HC: 01/28/97 S - Read 1st time
SR 111 Welfare Reform - supporting con- cerns of Conf. of Black Mayors
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: H&HS HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time (Am)
SR 112 Senate Recycling & Economic Dev. Study Comm. - create
James, Donzella (35th) Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
SC: NATR HC: 01/30/97 S - Read 1st time
SR 161 Senate - provide four-year terms (CA)
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: Ethics HC: 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time
SR 162 Youth Legislature - create
James, Donzella (35th) Brown, Robert (26th)
SC: SLGO HC: 03/06/98 S - Read 2nd Time
SR 233 Senate St.Comm.on Presumption of Jt Legal,Physical Child Cust.- create
James, Donzella (35th) Ralston, David (51st) Boshears, Edward E (6th)
Blitch, Peg (7th)
SC: Rules HC: 02/24/97 S - Read 1st time
SR 478 DNR Environ. Protec. Div - cert. water treat. pilot project
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: NATR HC: 01/15/98 S - Read 1st time
SR 491 African American Business Enter- prise Day - 2/12/98
James, Donzella (35th) Fort, Vincent D (39)
SC: Rules HC: 01/26/98 S - Read 1st time
SR 534 Farm Bureau Federation - commend
Ragan, Harold (11th) Middleton, Guy (50th) James, Donzella (35th)
SC: HC: 01/27/98 S - Passed/Adopted
SR 536 So. Fulton Co. Legislative Day at Capitol - 2/10/98
James, Donzella (35th) Fort, Vincent D (39) Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th)
SC: HC: 01/27/98 S - Passed/Adopted

SR 537 Outreach Parent Training Network Day - 2/9/98
James, Donzella (35th) Fort, Vincent D (39) Abernathy, III, Ralph D (38th)
SC: HC: 01/27/98 S - Passed/Adopted
SR 604 Hon. Loretta Sanchez - commend
Stokes, Connie (43rd) James, Donzella (35th)
SC: HC: 02/09/98 S - Passed/Adopted
SR 618 African American Entrepreneurs - commend
James, Donzella (35th) Fort, Vincent D (39) Stokes, Connie (43rd)
SC: HC: 02/12/98 S - Passed/Adopted
SR 634 Rev. Jimmie Terrell Alexander - honoring
James, Donzella (35th)
SC: HC: 02/13/98 S - Passed/Adopted
SR 636 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. - recognize on 90th anniversary
Harbison, Ed (15th) Johnson, Diane H (2nd) James, Donzella (35th)
SC: HC: 02/16/98 S - Passed/Adopted
SR 669 Safe Drivers Awareness Day - 3/2/98
James, Donzella (35th) Hill, Jack (4th) Johnson, Diane H (2nd)
SC: HC: 02/26/98 S - Passed/Adopted
SR 703 Tobacco Advertising Appealing to Minors - denounce
James, Donzella (35th) Boshears, Edward E (6th) Hill, Jack (4th)
SC: H&HS HC: 03/06/98 S - Passed/Adopted (FA)
SR 829 Chuck Williams - regrets at passing
James, Donzella (35th) Fort, Vincent D (39) Stokes, Connie (43rd)
SC: HC: 03/19/98 S - Passed/Adopted

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

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