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Georgia General Assembly > Legislation
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Representative Alan Powell
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2015-2016 Regular Session
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Authored Legislation    Other Legislation
 
HB 147Motor vehicles; initial two-year registration period for certain vehicles; provide
 HC:  MotVSC: PUB SAF
 Status: May/06/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
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 224Local government; preserve existing certificates of public necessity and convenience and medallion systems for taxicabs and to restrict future use; provisions
 HC:  RegISC: 
 Status: Feb/10/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 225Local government; all for-hire drivers obtain a for-hire license endorsement before driving for hire; provide
 HC:  RegISC: S&T
 Status: May/06/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 226Local government; change certain terminology regarding chauffeur license endorsements; provisions
 HC:  RegISC: 
 Status: Feb/10/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 291Motor vehicles; distribution of alternative ad valorem tax proceeds; revise and change certain provisions
 HC:  W&MSC: 
 Status: Feb/12/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 310Penal institutions; create Board of Community Supervision, Department of Community Supervision, and Governor's Office of Transition, Support, and Reentry; provisions
 HC:  JudyNCSC: PUB SAF
 Status: May/05/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 373Motor vehicles; distribution of alternative ad valorem tax proceeds; change certain provisions
 HC:  W&MSC: 
 Status: Feb/19/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 462Leases; classification of sale leaseback transactions under certain circumstances; provide
 HC:  B&BSC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2015 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HB 499Motor vehicles; nonrenewal and nonissuance of driver's licenses for certain reasons; provide
 HC:  MotVSC: TRANS
 Status: Mar/14/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
HB 728Stalking; persons soliciting or inviting contact from the party to which the protective order applies; prohibit
 HC:  JudyNCSC: 
 Status: Jan/13/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 729Habeas corpus; hearings by video conference; provide
 HC:  JudyNCSC: 
 Status: Jan/13/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 730Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council; commissioner of juvenile justice as a voting member; add
 HC:  JuvJSC: PUB SAF
 Status: Feb/08/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 764Motor vehicles; drivers to stop at crosswalks with pedestrian-activated rectangular rapid flash beacons; require
 HC:  PS&HSSC: PUB SAF
 Status: Mar/24/2016 - Senate Third Read Lost
HB 767Motor vehicles; add utility service vehicles to the "Spencer Pass Law"; provisions
 HC:  MotVSC: PUB SAF
 Status: Apr/19/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 805Motor vehicles; clarify inspections of limousine carriers; provisions
 HC:  W&MSC: 
 Status: Jan/25/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 869Professions and businesses; responsibilities of brokers and qualifying brokers to review certain documents; change certain provisions
 HC:  RegISC: RI&Util
 Status: Apr/27/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 908Motor vehicles; certain all-terrain vehicles subject to the uniform rules of the road; clarify
 HC:  MotVSC: 
 Status: Feb/09/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 948Penal institutions; application fee paid to the State Board of Pardons and Paroles by nonindigent adult offenders applying to transfer supervision; revise
 HC:  JudyNCSC: JUDYNC
 Status: Mar/11/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
HB 949Crimes and offenses; illegal use of financial transaction cards; revise provisions
 HC:  JudyNCSC: JUDYNC
 Status: Apr/27/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 980Municipal elections; reopening of qualifications under certain conditions; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: ETHICS
 Status: Mar/22/2016 - Senate Tabled
HB 1040Motor vehicles; definition of autocycle and exempt such vehicles from the definition of motorcycle; provide
 HC:  MotVSC: 
 Status: Feb/19/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 1066Penal institutions; additional duties of commissioner of corrections; authorize chief of staff to issue warrants of an offender who has escaped
 HC:  PS&HSSC: SI&P
 Status: Mar/14/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
HR 17743rd annual Firefighters Recognition Day at the capitol; February 3, 2015; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 185Owens, Mayor Ralph; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 186Phillips, Brigadier General Eugene; condolences
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 188Fulghum, Corporal Craig; Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division; Ranger of the Year Region II; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 415Police Chiefs and Heads of Law Enforcement Agencies Recognition Day at the capitol; February 24, 2015; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 623Franklin County Middle School Technology Student Association; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/11/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 635Law Enforcement Appreciation Day at the capitol; March 18, 2015; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/11/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 977Louie Morris Memorial Bridge; Hart County; dedicate
 HC:  TransSC: 
 Status: Jan/13/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 1096Jenkins, Mr. Charles Walker; condolences
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/21/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1189Lewis, Mr. Bobby Wayne "Bob", Sr.; condolences
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/27/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1213Firefighters Recognition Day at the capitol; February 2, 2016; 44th annual; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/28/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1260Police Chiefs and other heads of law enforcement agencies in this state; commend; Police Chiefs and Heads of Law Enforcement Agencies Recognition Day at the capitol; February 15, 2016; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/03/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1407Williams, Marcia L.; retirement; congratulate
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/18/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1429Billy Dilworth Memorial Highway; Franklin County; dedicate
 HC:  TransSC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 1476Mikell, Robert "Rob" G., Esq.; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/22/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1609House Study Committee on Biohazard Cleanup Services; create
 HC:  SRulesSC: 
 Status: Mar/11/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 1864Henry, Mr. Jerry; contributions to the preservation of the Second Amendment of the Constitution; honor
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/22/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1872Barrett, Captain James M.; retirement
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/22/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1873GeorgiaCarry.Org.; Georgia's eminent Second Amendment grassroots organization, members, Board of Director's, and officers; outstanding efforts and contributions to the protection and expansion of the Second Amendment in Georgia; honor
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/22/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HB 54Tuition grants; children of officers killed in line of duty who attend University System institutions and meet certain requirements; provide
 HC:  HEdSC: H ED
 Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 66Special elections; additional dates for referendums in odd-numbered years; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/27/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 114Drivers' licenses; provide for use of paper eye charts for testing of noncommercial driver's vision; provisions
 HC:  PS&HSSC: PUB SAF
 Status: Jan/11/2016 - Senate Recommitted
HB 118Drivers' licenses; issuance of commercial licenses and instruction permits to comply with federal law; amend certain provisions
 HC:  MotVSC: PUB SAF
 Status: May/12/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
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 149Highways; provide authority to the Department of Public Safety to enter into agreements and take action regarding weight of vehicles and loads; provisions
 HC:  TransSC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 156Revenue and taxation; manner for determining fair market value of motor vehicles subject to tax; change
 HC:  W&MSC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 158Revenue and taxation; manner for determining fair market value of motor vehicles subject to tax; change
 HC:  W&MSC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 166Motorcycle Mobility Safety Act; enact
 HC:  PS&HSSC: PUB SAF
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 172Watercraft; operation while under the influence of alcohol, toxic vapors, or drugs; revise types of vessels
 HC:  PS&HSSC: NR&E
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 261Alcoholic beverages; sale during certain times on Sunday in commercial service airports owned or operated by a municipal governing authority; provide
 HC:  RegISC: RI&Util
 Status: Jan/11/2016 - Senate Recommitted
HB 485Lobbyists; registration; provide for access cards
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 492Crimes and offenses; carrying in unauthorized locations; revise provisions
 HC:  PS&HSSC: PUB SAF
 Status: May/06/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 535Alcoholic beverages; local authorization of sale of alcohol for consumption on the premises is lawful during a certain time on Sunday; provide
 HC:  RegISC: RI&Util
 Status: Jan/11/2016 - Senate Recommitted
HB 722Health; patient registry program for the use of medical cannabis; provide
 HC:  JudyNCSC: H&HS
 Status: Mar/02/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 726Excise tax; tobacco products; clarify certain charges
 HC:  W&MSC: FIN
 Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor  - Vetoed
HB 970Fire protection and safety; issuance of certificates of compliance for fire departments; revise requirements
 HC:  PS&HSSC: PUB SAF
 Status: Mar/10/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
HB 1059"Local Government 9-1-1 Authority Act"; enact
 HC:  EU&TSC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 282Georgia Bureau of Investigation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the Human Trafficking component of the task force; commend and invite to House
 HC:  RulesSC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2015 - House Passed/Adopted
HR 427Emergency Management Association of Georgia Day at the capitol; February 25, 2015; commend and invite to House
 HC:  RulesSC: 
 Status: Feb/20/2015 - House Passed/Adopted
HR 756Emergency Management Association Day; March 26, 2015; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/23/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1354E-911 Appreciation Day at the capitol; February 25, 2016; recognize; E-911 directors and personnel; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1399"Currahee Parkway"; Stephens/Franklin/Habersham Counties; dedicate
 HC:  TransSC: 
 Status: Feb/19/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 1509House Study Committee on Ambulance Service Rates; create
 HC:  SRulesSC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 1516Police Benevolent Association of Georgia; 30th anniversary; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/24/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 17912015 Child Fatality Review Committee of the Year; Northern Circuit; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/16/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HB 4Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District; prohibit interbasin transfers from certain rivers; provide exemption
 HC:  NR&ESC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 194Elections; advance voting times and dates; revise
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2015 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HB 216Occupational diseases; define certain terms; provisions
 HC:  I&LSC: I&L
 Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor  - Vetoed
HB 242Special license plates; public safety first responders who have received a major injury in the line of duty; provide
 HC:  MotVSC: 
 Status: Feb/10/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 276Alcoholic beverages; modernize certain terms; provisions
 HC:  RegISC: RI&Util
 Status: Jan/11/2016 - Senate Recommitted
HB 688Law enforcement officers and agencies; define certain terms; provisions
 HC:  PS&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/31/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 788Retirement and pensions; member eligible to change designated beneficiaries at any time; provide
 HC:  RetSC: 
 Status: Jan/22/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 791Motor vehicles; ride share network services; wheelchair accessible vehicles; provide
 HC:  RegISC: 
 Status: Jan/22/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 973Public Safety, Department of; regulation of towing service providers operating on interstate highways; provisions
 HC:  TransSC: GvtO
 Status: Feb/29/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 976State records management; minimum retention periods for video recordings from law enforcement devices on or inside a vehicle; provide
 HC:  PS&HSSC: JUDYNC
 Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 1004Courts; maps, plats, and plans to be filed for record; provide requirements
 HC:  JudySC: S JUDY
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 1060Crimes and offenses; carrying and possession of firearms; confirm that the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed
 HC:  PS&HSSC: JUDY
 Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor  - Vetoed
HR 472Georgia Optometric Association; outstanding service to the State of Georgia; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1684House Study Committee on Casino Gaming; create
 HC:  SRulesSC: 
 Status: Mar/15/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 190Insurance; provide requirements for transportation network companies and their drivers; provisions
 HC:  InsSC: I&L
 Status: May/06/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 260Driver's licenses; exemption for nonresidents from a foreign country which have entered into a reciprocal agreement; provide
 HC:  MotVSC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 290Motor vehicles; securing or containing of live animals in the back of vehicles operated on certain roads; require
 HC:  MotVSC: 
 Status: Feb/19/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported
HB 452Protective Order Registry Act; enact
 HC:  JudySC: JUDYNC
 Status: May/12/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 797Motor vehicles; riders who are under 18 years of age to wear protective headgear while operating a motorcycle; require
 HC:  MotVSC: 
 Status: Jan/25/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 859Firearms; license holders; carrying and possession of certain weapons in certain buildings or real property owned or leased to public institutions of postsecondary education; authorize
 HC:  PS&HSSC: JUDY
 Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor  - Vetoed
HB 876Animals; license and surety requirements of livestock dealers and market operators; update
 HC:  A&CASC: AG&CA
 Status: Mar/24/2016 - House Conference Committee Report Adopted
HB 1151Income tax credit; employers who hire certain veterans for full-time jobs; provide
 HC:  W&MSC: 
 Status: Mar/16/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 495Emergency Medical Services Recognition Day at the capitol; February 26, 2015; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/25/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HB 93Motor vehicles; law enforcement retaining license plate data obtained from automated license plate recognition systems for certain periods; prohibit
 HC:  PS&HSSC: PUB SAF
 Status: Mar/22/2016 - Senate Tabled
HB 338Courts; collection of a fee to defray costs associated with electronic citations; provisions
 HC:  PS&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/11/2015 - House Third Reading Lost
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 375Motor vehicles; driving with suspended, canceled, or revoked registration; change provisions relating to plea of nolo contendre
 HC:  JudyNCSC: PUB SAF
 Status: Mar/15/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB 593Low-voltage Contractors, Division of; require continuing education; authorize
 HC:  RegISC: 
 Status: Feb/08/2016 - House Reconsidered
HB 747Motor vehicles; safe operation of motor carriers and commercial motor vehicles; update reference date to federal regulations
 HC:  MotVSC: PUB SAF
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 856Probate courts; bond required for judges; change provisions
 HC:  JudySC: SLGO
 Status: Mar/22/2016 - Senate Tabled
HR 52King, Ms. Patricia S.; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/26/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 70Lee, Mr. William J. "Bill"; condolences
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/26/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 301Officer Buddy Christian Memorial Bridge; Clarke County; dedicate
 HC:  TransSC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2015 - House Second Readers
HR 565Johnny Mize Memorial Bridge; Habersham County; dedicate
 HC:  TransSC: 
 Status: Mar/11/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 325Safety belts; definition of term passenger vehicle; modify
 HC:  MotVSC: PUB SAF
 Status: May/06/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 494Peace officers; retired officers shall not pay any fees or costs for any permit or card evidencing his or her registration or certification with Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council; provide
 HC:  PS&HSSC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2015 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HB 762Crimes and offenses; disposal of aborted human fetuses; change certain provisions
 HC:  JudySC: H&HS
 Status: Mar/15/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
HR 130Civil Air Patrol Day at the capitol; March 11, 2015; commend and invite volunteers to House
 HC:  RulesSC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2015 - House Passed/Adopted
HR 526E-911 Directors Day at the capitol; March 4, 2015; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/02/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 583Mann, J. Dale; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/05/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 590Wilson, Officer John K.; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/05/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1204Miss Georgia Peach Scholarship Pageant; commend; 2015 Georgia Peach Queens; congratulate
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/28/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1395O'Connor, Sheriff Ladson; condolences
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1510House Durable Medical Equipment Study Committee; create
 HC:  SRulesSC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2016 - House Second Readers
 
Other Legislation    Authored Legislation
 
SB 76"Motorcycle Mobility Safety Act"; safe operation of a motorcycle; inoperative traffic-control signal
 SC: PUB SAFHC:  PS&HS
 Status: May/12/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor  - Vetoed
SB 279Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council; include Commissioners of Juvenile Justice/Natural Resources as voting members
 SC: PUB SAFHC:  PS&HS
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 316Bingo; remove the daily permissible prize limitation while preserving the weekly permissible prize limitation
 SC: PUB SAFHC:  RegI
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 320Driver's License; revise exemptions afforded to nonresidents issued to them in in home state/country
 SC: PUB SAFHC:  PS&HS
 Status: May/03/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 388Bona Fide Coin Operated Amusement Machine; prohibit the removal of a sticker without authorization
 SC: ED&THC:  RegI
 Status: May/03/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor

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