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2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 137
Towns County Commissioner's Office; board; reconstitute; revise; restate laws
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act to create the office of Commissioner of Towns County, approved March 14, 1984 (Ga. L. 1984, p. 4130), as amended, so as to reconstitute the board of commissioners of Towns County and revise and restate the law relating to the board; to provide for continuation in office of the present sole county commissioner; to provide for the establishment of commissioner districts; to provide for the election and terms of office for subsequent members; to provide for filling vacancies; to provide for the powers, duties, and authority of the chairperson and members of the board; to provide for related matters; to provide for submission of this Act for preclearance under the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/10/2005 - Effective Date
May/10/2005 - Act 388
May/10/2005 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/13/2005 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/31/2005 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/29/2005 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/24/2005 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/24/2005 - House Third Readers
Mar/24/2005 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/16/2005 - House Second Readers
Feb/15/2005 - House First Readers
Feb/14/2005 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Feb/14/2005 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/08/2005 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/07/2005 - Senate Hopper
3/29/05 Senate agrees to House substitute as amended by Senate; 3/31/05 House Agrees to Senate Amendment to House Substitute
Mar/31/2005 - House Vote #499Yea(130)Nay(0)NV(45)
Mar/24/2005 - House Vote #382Yea(134)Nay(1)NV(39)
Feb/14/2005 - Senate Vote #56Yea(52)Nay(0)NV(2)
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