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House Governmental Affairs Committee
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2015-2016 Regular Session
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HB 11Local government; granting an original municipal charter from creating new unincorporated islands; prohibit any local Act
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/29/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 26Elections; elector to vote in any precinct of the county under certain conditions; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/28/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 41Ethics; revise what public officers receive for participation in certain activities
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/14/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 46Elections; candidate in an election or primary shall be entitled to inspect and reproduce absentee ballots for a certain period of time after election or primary; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/15/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 58"Ballot Access Reform Act of 2015"; enact
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/26/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 64Elections; reopening of qualifications with regard to nonpartisan candidates under certain circumstances; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/27/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 66Special elections; additional dates for referendums in odd-numbered years; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/27/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 73Public officers; counties and municipalities provide by local law for district durational residency requirements; authorize
 HC:  GAffSC: SLGO
 Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 95Local government investment pool; trust fund managed by state treasurer; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: SLGO
 Status: May/06/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 97Open Agreements Act; enact
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/09/2015 - House Withdrawn Bill/Res Consideration
HB 113Elections; provide non-partisan election of judges of probate court, chief magistrate judges and certain other magistrate judges; provisions
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/29/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 121Elections; write-in candidacy filings to include authorization by candidate if not done by candidate; require notice
 HC:  GAffSC: ETHICS
 Status: Jan/11/2016 - Senate Recommitted
HB 124Local government; regulation of dogs based solely on breed; prohibit
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/29/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 129Public water systems; communities may impose or remove fluoridation by referendum under certain circumstances; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/29/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 130Timely Process Act; enact
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 133Contract Cancellation Act; enact
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 136"Taxpayer First Act"; enact
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 140Open Records Act; enact
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 146Permanent Portable Registration Act; enact
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 151Georgia Fair Play Act; enact
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 165South Fulton, City of; Fulton County; incorporate
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/03/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 192Local government; counties, municipal corporations, school districts, and consolidated governments be reimbursed for expenses only through submission of expense reimbursement requests; provisions
 HC:  GAffSC: SLGO
 Status: May/05/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 194Elections; advance voting times and dates; revise
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2015 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HB 281Georgia Government Accountability Act; enact
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 318Local and state government; membership in regional commission is optional for counties and municipalities; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 330Elections; sheriffs; provide for nonpartisan elections
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 332Coroners; revise qualifications
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 333Elections; coroners; provide for nonpartisan elections
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 355Elections; provide for election day voter registration and voting; provisions
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/18/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 358Legislative Oversight Committee for State Contracts; establish
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2015 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HB 360Annexation; provide there shall be held a referendum in existing municipality; provisions
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/18/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 370Elections; provide for waivers of certain civil penalties and fees incurred by candidates for local elected office; provisions
 HC:  GAffSC: ETHICS
 Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor  - Vetoed
HB 385Health records; determining annual cost adjustment for providing medical records from Office of Planning and Budget to Department of Community Health; move responsibility
 HC:  GAffSC: GvtO
 Status: May/06/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 386Georgia Coordinating Committee for Rural and Human Services Transportation; Chapter 12 of Title 32; repeal
 HC:  GAffSC: GvtO
 Status: May/06/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 432Annexation of territory; local Acts providing for deannexation of property from a municipality and annexation of same property to another municipality which are effective on the same day do not create a prohibited unincorporated island; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: SLGO
 Status: May/12/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 433Community Affairs, Department of; metropolitan planning process for the Atlanta Urbanized Area and Atlanta Air Quality region; provide formation
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/24/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 438Elections; use of government supplied e-mail addresses for campaign purposes; prohibit
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/24/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 442Crimes and offenses; abuse of government office; provide definitions
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/24/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 476Fulton County Industrial District; repeal amendment; provisions
 HC:  GAffSC: SLGO
 Status: Jan/11/2016 - Senate Recommitted
HB 482Health; destination cancer hospital for purposes of certificate of need; revise requirements
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 485Lobbyists; registration; provide for access cards
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 497Surplus state property; offer property to charitable institutions at no charge prior to disposition by other means in certain instances; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/04/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB 514South Fulton, City of; Fulton County; incorporate
 HC:  GAffSC: SLGO
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 515Tucker, City of; DeKalb County; incorporate
 HC:  GAffSC: SLGO
 Status: May/12/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 520LaVista Hills, City of; DeKalb County; incorporate
 HC:  GAffSC: SLGO
 Status: May/12/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 529Administrative Services, Department of; commissioning of a disparity study to determine the level of participation of women and minority businesses in state contracting; require
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Mar/04/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 539Stonecrest, City of; DeKalb County; incorporate
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Mar/04/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 551Public officers and employees; authorize political subdivisions to provide for voluntary contributions by employees through payroll deductions to certain not for profit organizations; provisions
 HC:  GAffSC: SLGO
 Status: May/12/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 561Adoptable dog; official state dog; designate
 HC:  GAffSC: GvtO
 Status: Feb/17/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 581Community Affairs, Department of; formation of a metropolitan planning process for the Atlanta Urbanized Area and Atlanta Air Quality region; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Mar/13/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 612Winship, City of; DeKalb County; incorporate
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Mar/19/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 613Greenhaven, City of; DeKalb County; incorporate
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Mar/19/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 638Atlanta, City of; corporate limits; independent school system; repeal amendment
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Mar/23/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 660Sharon Springs, City of; Forsyth County; incorporate
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Mar/26/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 665Elections; automatic registration of voters who obtain, renew, or change their name or address on a driver's license or identification card issued by the Department of Driver Services; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Mar/27/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 676"Accountability, Change Management, and Process Improvement Act of 2015"; enact
 HC:  GAffSC: S&T
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 699Local government; define a certain term; provisions
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/29/2016 - House Lost Reconsidered Bill/Res
HB 711Local government; retirement of certain pension obligations; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/13/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 712Administrative Services, Department of; create Division of Supplier Diversity; provisions
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/26/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 723General Assembly; members and former members; employment in state government; provisions
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/13/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 738Local government; county law libraries; revise uses of excess funds
 HC:  GAffSC: S JUDY
 Status: Mar/22/2016 - Senate Tabled
HB 758General Assembly; training for members; require
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/15/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 765Social services; board member appointments may include certain retired individuals; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 772Elections; advanced voting with regard to Saturday voting; revise period of time
 HC:  GAffSC: ETHICS
 Status: Mar/22/2016 - Senate Tabled
HB 781Local government; individuals appointed to authorities and boards be United States citizens; require
 HC:  GAffSC: ETHICS
 Status: Feb/29/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 785Local government; creation of townships; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/22/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 850Elections; election day voter registration and voting; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/28/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 855Robert E. Lee's birthday and Confederate Memorial Day; include as public and legal holidays
 
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/01/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 860Public officers and employees; persons pardoned for previous convictions are qualified to serve as coroners; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported
HB 885Health; certain counties to create a county board of health and wellness by ordinance; repeal statute
 HC:  GAffSC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/27/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 946Elections; qualifying times for nonpartisan municipal elections; revise
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 964Elections; local election superintendent to notify the local school superintendent of the date of the primary election; require
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 980Municipal elections; reopening of qualifications under certain conditions; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: ETHICS
 Status: Mar/22/2016 - Senate Tabled
HB 1016Ethics in government; mailing of any literature in connection with any political campaign for any public office which clearly advocates the election or defeat of a specific candidate; prohibit
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 1031Elections; candidate who receives votes within not more than 1 percent of total votes shall be qualified to request a recount; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/24/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported
HB 1054General Assembly; annexation by local Act; provide for additional requirements and procedures
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 1055Health; Certificate of Need program; repeal
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 1076Local government; development authorities; provisions
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/24/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 1077State of Georgia; establish a strict regulatory structure that would allow limited licensure for growing, processing, and dispensing medical cannabis oil; provide a nonbinding state-wide referendum
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/24/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 1107Local government; purchasing preferences; require competitive bidding process for certain contracts over a certain value
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Mar/07/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 1112DeKalb County; board of commissioners; provide for the regulation of land use
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Mar/08/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 2Senate and House of Representatives; members; provide term limits - CA
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/29/2015 - House Second Readers
HR 3Georgia's role in slavery; expressing profound regret
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/14/2015 - House Second Readers
HR 37General Assembly; age requirements for members; lower - CA
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/28/2015 - House Second Readers
HR 224State Board of Education; members are elected; provide - CA
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2015 - House Second Readers
HR 280United States Congress; repeal Seventeenth Amendment to the United States Constitution; request
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/12/2015 - House Second Readers
HR 399House Study Committee on Alternatives to Runoffs; create
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/19/2015 - House Second Readers
HR 785Captain Henry Wirz Day; November 10, 2015; recognize
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Mar/26/2015 - House Second Readers
HR 862Cesar E. Chavez Day at the state capitol; March 31, 2015; recognize
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2015 - House Second Readers
HR 900Assembly of State Legislatures; delegates from General Assembly; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/10/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HR 906State of Georgia; consider devastation caused by pit bull attacks when crafting legislation regulating dogs so as not to impose on local government that choose to regulate those dogs for the safety of the community; urge
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/11/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 1017General Assembly; local boards of education to impose, levy and collect development impact fees for educational facilities; authorize - CA
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/20/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 1051General Assembly; townships; zoning and land use development; provide - CA
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/22/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 1112Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia; election of members; provide - CA
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/25/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 1364Clayton County Board of Education; avoid scheduling any high school graduation or matriculation ceremonies or commencements on the same day the general primary election is held; urge
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/18/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 1718Georgia's congressional delegation; oppose extension of disastrous trade policies; request
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Mar/16/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 1892Republic of Azerbaijan; strategic partnership with the United States; express support
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Mar/24/2016 - House First Readers
SB 59"Partnership for Public Facilities and Infrastructure Act"
 SC: ED&THC:  GAff
 Status: May/05/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 85Development Authorities; revise the definition of projects as applicable; modify the tax exemption
 SC: ED&THC:  GAff
 Status: Mar/16/2016 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
SB 104State Depository Board; delete references to building and loan associations
 SC: B&FIHC:  GAff
 Status: May/06/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 127Ethics in Government; provide for waivers of certain civil penalties and fees incurred by candidates for local elected office
 SC: ETHICSHC:  GAff
 Status: Apr/02/2015 - Senate Conference Report Lost
SB 145Board of Community Health; provide that one member of the board is member of the state health benefit plan
 SC: H&HSHC:  GAff
 Status: Mar/24/2016 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
SB 184Dogs; provide breed-specific regulation shall be limited to enactment by general law
 SC: AG&CAHC:  GAff
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 199Elections; provide for a definition; prohibit certain activities within close proximity to polling places
 SC: ETHICSHC:  GAff
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 208Stonecrest, City of; provide for a charter
 SC: SLGOHC:  GAff
 Status: Apr/21/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 221Greenhaven, City of; provide for incorporation
 SC: SLGOHC:  GAff
 Status: Mar/10/2016 - House Second Readers
SB 323State Printing and Documents; public disclosure not be required for any documents pertaining to economic development project
 SC: ED&THC:  GAff
 Status: Apr/11/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 375Municipal Corporations; provide certain requirements and standards for the incorporation of new municipal corporations
 SC: SLGOHC:  GAff
 Status: Mar/07/2016 - House Second Readers
SB 378DeKalb County; change the composition of the governing authority
 SC: SLGOHC:  GAff
 Status: Mar/16/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute