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Georgia General Assembly > Legislation
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2019-2020 Regular Session
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HB 9Chiropractic practice; lien on a cause of action accruing to an injured person for the costs of care and treatment of injuries arising out of the cause of action; allow
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Jan/17/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 19Housing, public accommodations and employment; comprehensive state civil rights law protecting individuals from discrimination; provide
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/08/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 21Gwinnett Judicial Circuit; additional judge of the superior court; provide
 HC:  JudySC: JUDY
 Status: Apr/02/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 25Contracts; provide military service members civil relief concerning certain contractual obligations due to circumstances of active duty
 HC:  JudySC: VM&HS
 Status: Apr/23/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 28Griffin Judicial Circuit; additional judge of the superior court; provide
 HC:  JudySC: JUDY
 Status: May/06/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 71Lawful Expression of Speech Act; enact
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Jan/30/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 80Child Support Cooperation Act of 2019; enact
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/05/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 81Contracts; certain restrictive covenants regarding information technology employees; prohibit
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/05/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 82Courts; veterans court divisions; allow discretionary admittance to such court for presentence dispositions
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/05/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 91Hospitals and health care facilities; Federal Bureau of Investigation to retain fingerprints when an agency or entity is participating in the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's program; allow
 HC:  JudySC: JUDY
 Status: Apr/28/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 92Georgia Municipal Courts Training Council; training hours completed by a municipal court judge in excess of those required may carry over to the following year; provide
 HC:  JudySC: S JUDY
 Status: May/07/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 103Crimes and offenses; restrictions on contingency fee compensation of an attorney appointed to represent the state in forfeiture actions; change provisions
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/06/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 107Civil practice; change burden of proof required for civil forfeiture proceedings
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/06/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 111Georgia Uniform Civil Forfeiture Act; criminal proceedings for which there was an acquittal or dismissal in such criminal proceeding; require reporting on property and proceeds forfeited
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/06/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 115Uniform Civil Forfeiture Procedure Act; forfeiture litigation to federal agencies as a circumvention to the forfeiture laws of this state; prohibit outsourcing
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/06/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 134County law libraries; repeal a population provision regarding the disposition of law library funds in certain counties
 HC:  JudySC: S JUDY
 Status: May/07/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 177Civil practice; certain actions arising from burial of construction waste or materials; change when statute of limitations shall accrue
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2019 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HB 229Law enforcement agencies; retention of a person's involuntary hospitalization information; change provisions
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/12/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 230Business corporations; provide for benefit corporations
 HC:  JudySC: JUDY
 Status: Jul/29/2020 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 239Georgia Business Court; establish
 HC:  JudySC: JUDY
 Status: May/07/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 247Crimes and offenses; battery against a person 65 years of age or older; repeal an enhanced penalty
 HC:  JudySC: S JUDY
 Status: Jan/13/2020 - Senate Recommitted
HB 257Council of Magistrate Court Judges; organization and provide for officers; increase authority
 HC:  JudySC: S JUDY
 Status: May/06/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 278Uniform Civil Forfeiture Procedure Act; require the conclusion of criminal proceedings prior to civil forfeiture proceedings
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/14/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 288Superior courts; revise the sums that the clerks are entitled to charge and collect for filing documents and instruments pertaining to real estate or personal property
 HC:  JudySC: JUDY
 Status: May/06/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 295Civil practice; conclusion of criminal proceedings prior to civil forfeiture proceedings; require
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/15/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 296Hall County; Northeastern Judicial Circuit; revise term of Superior Court
 HC:  JudySC: JUDY
 Status: Apr/30/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 309Law enforcement officers and agencies; restriction of criminal history records for convictions of certain misdemeanors and felonies after the completion of the sentence and payment of any restitution; provide
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/19/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 311State government; waiver of sovereign immunity as to actions ex contractu and state tort claims; provisions
 HC:  JudySC: JUDY
 Status: May/10/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor  - Vetoed
HB 317Collection receptacles; transfer jurisdiction of removal petition from superior court to city or municipal court
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2019 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HB 346Property; prohibit retaliation by a landlord against a tenant for taking certain actions
 HC:  JudySC: JUDY
 Status: May/08/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 381Child support; defined terms and terminology, grammar, and punctuation; revise and correct
 HC:  JudySC: JUDY
 Status: May/06/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 387Property; liens in favor of private, nonprofit, volunteer fire departments for instances of fire services that are requested by property owners; provide
 HC:  JudySC: JUDY
 Status: Apr/28/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 396Crimes and offenses; unlawful for a person with intent to defraud a creditor's rights to deed or otherwise transfer title to real property to another person without the knowledge or consent of such other person; provide
 HC:  JudySC: JUDY
 Status: Mar/04/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 407Property owners' associations; creating or enforcing covenants which infringe upon a lot owner's right to install a solar energy device; prohibit
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/25/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 418Child Victim Act of 2019; enact
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/25/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 434Education; campus policeman who is employed by a private educational institution of higher learning and who commits a tort while acting within the scope of official duties shall not be subject to lawsuit or liability; provide
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 452Revenue, Department of; access Bank Match Registry for certain purposes; allow
 HC:  JudySC: COA
 Status: Mar/13/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 457Motor vehicles; safety belts and safety restraints; revise provisions
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/27/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 479Hidden Predator Act of 2019; enact
 HC:  JudySC: COA
 Status: Mar/13/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 484Property; provide for the resolution of disputes in which a medical funding provider has provided payment to a consumer's health care provider
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/27/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 485Courts; judicial accounting; change the judicial operations fund fee and provide for a sunset
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/27/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 492Property; dispossessory proceedings; require applications for execution of a writ of possession be made within 30 days of issuance of the writ unless good cause is shown
 HC:  JudySC: S JUDY
 Status: May/06/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 502Civil practice; continuances for members of the Board of Regents and the Attorney General; revise
 HC:  JudySC: S JUDY
 Status: May/07/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 538Revenue and taxation; all questions of law decided by the Georgia Tax Tribunal be decided without deference to the rules, determinations, or interpretations of the Department of Revenue; require
 HC:  JudySC: JUDY
 Status: Feb/19/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 543Domestic relations; equitable caregivers; provide
 HC:  JudySC: JUDY
 Status: May/06/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 544Mental health; procedures regarding emergency involuntary treatment; revise
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Mar/10/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB 582Domestic relations; pet animal care plan in marriage dissolution proceedings; create
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Mar/11/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 660Civil practice; eliminate stays and continuances for members and staff of General Assembly at times when the General Assembly is not in session
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Mar/25/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 692Civil practice; stays and continuances for members and staff of the General Assembly at times when the General Assembly is not in session; eliminate
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Mar/28/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 708Conservation and natural resources; the state and any political subdivision thereof to seek immediate injunctive relief and damages for pollution of state waters causing damage to any public water supply or any water or waste-water treatment plant; permit
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2019 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HB 729Superior courts; filing of land installment contracts; provide
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Jan/14/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 734Ethics in Journalism Act; enact
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Jan/13/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 751Anti-Red Flag - Second Amendment Conservation Act; enact
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Jan/15/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 765Courts; increase in the minimum compensation for chief magistrates; provide
 HC:  JudySC: SLGO
 Status: Jun/25/2020 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
HB 768Military personnel; provide that it is against public policy to discriminate in housing based upon a person's status as a current or former member of the armed forces
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Jan/16/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 776Property; protections for military service members in the event of foreclosures or other proceedings to enforce secured obligations; provide
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Jan/27/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 785Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority; revise powers; provisions
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Jan/27/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 786Superior courts; additional judge of the Flint Judicial Circuit; provide
 HC:  JudySC: JUDY
 Status: Jul/29/2020 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 814State-wide Business Court; remove administrative attachment from the Court of Appeals
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Mar/04/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB 828Restroom Access Act; enact
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Jan/30/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 865Wills, trusts, and administration of estates; Revised Probate Code of 1998; revise and update provisions
 HC:  JudySC: JUDY
 Status: Jul/29/2020 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 904Property; assessments; replace owner with declarant
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/19/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 915Georgia Anti-Sanctuary Act; enact
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/19/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 968Civil practice; clarify actions that may be brought pursuant to Code Section 9-3-51 regarding deficiencies in connection with improvements to realty
 HC:  JudySC: JUDY
 Status: Mar/03/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 969Housing; certain provisions pertaining to unlawful practices in selling or renting dwellings and the procedures, remedies, and judicial review related thereto; change
 HC:  JudySC: JUDY
 Status: Aug/03/2020 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 1003Ogeechee Judicial Circuit; provide additional judge of the superior courts
 HC:  JudySC: JUDY
 Status: Jun/23/2020 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
HB 1022Property; dispossessory proceedings; revise procedures for the initiation of dispossessory actions
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/27/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 1047Trusts; modifying or terminating a noncharitable irrevocable trust; revise certain requirements
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/28/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 1078Courts; assessment and collection of a technology fee by any court in this state; authorize
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Mar/12/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB 1123Property; owner's obligation for the payment of assessments shall include reasonable attorney's fees actually incurred, the collection costs of an attorney, court costs, and, in certain cases, the costs of a completed judicial foreclosure; provide
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Mar/10/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 1124Wills, trusts, and administration of estates; written disclosure and the consent of heirs or beneficiaries before a personal representative of an estate may enter into certain contracts; require
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Mar/10/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 1127Local government; zoning procedures; provide for suits against counties and municipalities
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Mar/10/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 1140Domestic relations; revise presumption in cases in which the custody of any child is at issue
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Mar/10/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 1184Property; dispossessory proceedings; provide for certain notices to tenants
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Jun/17/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 1230State tort claims; certain immunities from actions of certain state officers or employees; remove
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Jun/20/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 1252Public officers and employees; right of action against coroners or medical examiners for negligence in certain death investigations involving persons killed by a peace officer; provide
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Jun/25/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 1254Property; general warranty of title shall not limit or encumber rights arising from the relationship of landlord and tenant; provide
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Jun/26/2020 - House Second Readers
HR 2Constitution of the United States; prohibit use of poll taxes; ratify amendment
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Jan/28/2019 - House Second Readers
HR 4Constitution of the United States; repeal 18th Amendment regarding prohibition; ratify amendment
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Jan/17/2019 - House Second Readers
HR 16United States Constitution; proposed Amendment; ratify
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Jan/16/2019 - House Second Readers
HR 17United States Constitution; amendment regarding presidential succession and disability; ratify
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Jan/17/2019 - House Second Readers
HR 228President of the United States and Congress; enact legislation securing the citizenship of internationally adopted adult individuals; urge
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Mar/28/2019 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
HR 238Savannah, City of; assessed value of commercial property for all ad valorem taxation purposes shall not increase by any amount that exceeds an 8 percent increase over the prior year's assessed value; provide - CA
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/20/2019 - House Second Readers
HR 256General Assembly; provide by law for limitations on jury awards in civil cases; authorize - CA
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/20/2019 - House Second Readers
HR 260United States Department of Justice; add a citizenship question to Census 2020; strongly oppose request
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/21/2019 - House Second Readers
HR 874Public officers and employees; suspension of salary of certain suspended officials; provide - CA
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Jan/31/2020 - House Second Readers
HR 1023Judiciary; people may petition for declaratory relief from certain acts of this state or certain local governments or officers or employees; provide - CA
 HC:  JudySC: JUDY
 Status: Aug/05/2020 - House Date Signed by Governor
HR 1040Slavery and Jim Crow; apologize; reaffirm this state's commitment to freedom
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/05/2020 - House Second Readers
HR 1525House Study Committee on Remote Online Notarization; create
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Jun/18/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported
HR 1590House Study Committee on Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair; create
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Jun/20/2020 - House Second Readers
SB 29Waiver of Immunity for Motor Vehicle Claims; definition to clarify sheriff, deputy sheriff, other agent, servant, or employee of sheriff's office; include
 SC: S JUDYHC:  Judy
 Status: May/07/2019 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 31Law Enforcement Officers and Agencies; performing any duty at the scene of an emergency; law enforcement officers shall not be liable; clarify
 SC: PUB SAFHC:  Judy
 Status: Apr/28/2019 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 32Torts; conditions upon immunity from civil liability in instances of rendering emergency care; provide
 SC: S JUDYHC:  Judy
 Status: Mar/25/2019 - House Third Reading Lost
SB 37Statute of Frauds; clarify that a mutual agreement to modify an existing promise, agreement, contract; shall be in writing and subject to statute of frauds
 SC: B&FIHC:  Judy
 Status: May/07/2019 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 38Courts; electronic filing requirements of superior and state courts; certain types of filings; exclude
 SC: JUDYHC:  Judy
 Status: Aug/05/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 58Attorney General; written approval that allows for a private person to bring a civil action regarding false taxpayer claims; eliminate requirement
 SC: JUDYHC:  Judy
 Status: Mar/11/2019 - House Second Readers
SB 97Self-Service Storage Facilities; limit fees charged and collected by self-service storage facilities for the late payment of rent; provide
 SC: AG&CAHC:  Judy
 Status: May/07/2019 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 104Resuscitation; parental requirement for consent; revise
 SC: JUDYHC:  Judy
 Status: Aug/05/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 110Courts; State-wide Business Court; pursuant to the Constitution of this state; establish
 SC: JUDYHC:  Judy
 Status: Mar/05/2020 - Senate Tabled
SB 186Trusts; qualified self-settled spendthrift trusts; establish
 SC: B&FIHC:  Judy
 Status: Mar/11/2019 - House Second Readers
SB 289Ad Valorem Taxation of Property; mobile homes procure permits and procure and display decals; remove the requirement
 SC: FINHC:  Judy
 Status: Jun/26/2020 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
SB 402Bonds and Recognizances; conditions for unsecured judicial release on a person's own recognizance; provide
 SC: PUB SAFHC:  Judy
 Status: Aug/03/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 405Superior Courts of the Cobb Judicial Circuit; eleventh judge; provide
 SC: JUDYHC:  Judy
 Status: Jun/19/2020 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
SB 442Property; amendments to property owners' association instruments and covenants that restrict rental of residential lots and plots; prohibit
 SC: JUDYHC:  Judy
 Status: Aug/05/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 443Garnishment Proceedings; revise; uniform procedures for garnishment actions; provide
 SC: JUDYHC:  Judy
 Status: Aug/05/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 451Deficiencies Connected with Improvements to Realty and Resulting Injuries; actions that may be brought pursuant to Code Section 9-3-51; clarify
 SC: JUDYHC:  Judy
 Status: Jun/29/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 493Selling and Other Trade Practices; legislative findings; standards for cybersecurity programs to protect businesses from liability; provide
 SC: VM&HSHC:  Judy
 Status: Jun/15/2020 - House Second Readers