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Georgia General Assembly > Legislation
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Representative John P Yates
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2015-2016 Regular Session
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Authored Legislation    Other Legislation
 
HB 123Motor vehicles; use of safety chain or cable when operating a motor vehicle drawing a trailer; provide
 HC:  PS&HSSC: PUB SAF
 Status: May/05/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 124Local government; regulation of dogs based solely on breed; prohibit
 HC:  GAffSC: 
 Status: Jan/29/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 166Motorcycle Mobility Safety Act; enact
 HC:  PS&HSSC: PUB SAF
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 167Income tax; retirement income received as benefits from military service not subject to state income tax; provide
 HC:  W&MSC: 
 Status: Feb/03/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 286Special license plates; provide for definition of disabled veteran; provisions
 HC:  MotVSC: 
 Status: Feb/12/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 743Education; general educational development (GED) diploma received by the United States armed forces be recognized; require
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jan/15/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 955Fayette County; election of members of the board of commissioners; revise districts
 HC:  IGCSC: SLGO
 Status: Mar/02/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 1021Spalding County; State Court; provide election of county solicitor
 HC:  IGCSC: SLGO
 Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 1097Fayette County; Board of Education; increase compensation of the chairperson and members
 HC:  IGCSC: SLGO
 Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HR 27National Guard Day at the capitol; January 26, 2015; recognize & invite to House
 HC:  RulesSC: 
 Status: Jan/15/2015 - House Passed/Adopted
HR 32Honor Our KIA Committee of Griffin Spalding County; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/15/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 48International Holocaust Day at the capitol; January 27, 2015; recognize and invite Georgia Commission on the Holocaust to House
 HC:  RulesSC: 
 Status: Jan/26/2015 - House Passed/Adopted
HR 384Georgia Military Veterans Hall of Fame; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/12/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 38540th anniversary observance of the ending of the Vietnam War; May 6-12, 2015 week; recognize and commend veterans
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/12/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 523Moore, Major General Thomas R.; retirement; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/02/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 869Cronic Chevrolet Buick GMC; 40 years of service to the community; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/31/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1007National Guard Day at the capitol; January 25, 2016; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/13/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1669Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day; June 27, 2016; Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month; June, 2016; recognize; Department of Public Health and Adjutant General; continue to educate citizens about post-traumatic stress injury; encourage
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/10/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HB 12Georgia Military Service Integrity and Preservation Act; enact
 HC:  JudyNCSC: VM&HS
 Status: Mar/15/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
HB 94Ad valorem tax; certain members of armed forces from penalties for failure to timely pay tax; exempt
 HC:  W&MSC: FIN
 Status: May/06/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 150Taxation; additional credit amount for productions that employ veterans; provide
 HC:  W&MSC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 159Special license plates; veterans; provide for issuance for use on motorcycles
 HC:  MotVSC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 311Parks, historic areas, memorials, and recreation; free access for certain military veterans; provide
 HC:  GF&PSC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 357Georgia Veterans' Hall of Fame Act; enact
 HC:  SPropSC: 
 Status: Feb/18/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 443Voluntary Veterans' Preference Employment Policy Act; enact
 HC:  I&LSC: VM&HS
 Status: May/05/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 609Special license plates; veterans awarded Purple Heart; provide for free revalidation decals
 HC:  MotVSC: 
 Status: Mar/18/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 641Spalding County; levy an excise tax
 HC:  IGCSC: SLGO
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 664Griffin, City of; levy an excise tax
 HC:  IGCSC: SLGO
 Status: May/12/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 717Special license plates; women veterans; provide
 HC:  MotVSC: 
 Status: Jan/15/2016 - House Second Readers
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 913Veterans Service, Department of; women veterans' program; require maintenance
 HC:  D&VASC: 
 Status: Feb/10/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported
HB 1035"Returning Heroes Act"; enact
 HC:  W&MSC: 
 Status: Feb/19/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 1080Fayette County; Magistrate Court; impose and collect county law library fees as part of court cost
 HC:  IGCSC: SLGO
 Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HR 97U.S.S. MOALE; 70th anniversary of her commission; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/27/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 688United States disabled veterans; recognize and dedicate a highway in their honor
 HC:  TransSC: 
 Status: Mar/19/2015 - House Second Readers
HR 786Private John P. Dion Memorial Bridge; Taylor County; dedicate
 HC:  TransSC: 
 Status: Mar/26/2015 - House Second Readers
HR 841Lamar Smith Signature Homes; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/27/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1005Clayton-Pike-Lamar-Upson-Spalding Forestry Unit; named Georgia Forestry Commission 2015 Northern Unit of the Year; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/13/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1106Norris, Mr. Kenneth Allen; condolences
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/21/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1217Smith, Anita and Dave; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/28/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1241Genocide Prevention and Awareness Month at the capitol; April, 2016; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1250Veterans Memorial Parkway; Berrien County; dedicate
 HC:  TransSC: 
 Status: Feb/08/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 1365Joint Study Committee on Veterans' Health and Employment Initiatives; create
 HC:  SRulesSC: 
 Status: Feb/18/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 1675McNeill, Ms. Sheila M.; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/10/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HB 55Taxation; fraternal benefit association; revise definition
 HC:  W&MSC: 
 Status: Jan/26/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 180War Veterans' Home; residency requirements to qualify for admission; revise
 HC:  D&VASC: VM&HS
 Status: May/05/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 495Peachtree City, City of; Redevelopment Powers Law; provide a referendum
 HC:  IGCSC: SLGO
 Status: May/12/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HR 206Churchill, Sir Winston; 50th anniversary of death; condolences
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/03/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 484Atlanta Motor Speedway Day at the capitol; February 26, 2015; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/24/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 630Ries, Carter; State Honoree; Prudential Spirit of Community Awards; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/11/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 778Georgia State University Men's Basketball Team; championship season and outstanding performance in the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/24/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 961Public schools; funding driver education and training courses; authorize General Assembly - CA
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jan/22/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 554Henry County; Board of Commissioners; authority, roles, and responsibilities of chairperson, board of commissioners and county manager; define
 HC:  IGCSC: SLGO
 Status: Mar/27/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 714Revenue and taxation; retirement income received as retirement benefits from military service shall not be subject to state income tax; provide
 HC:  W&MSC: 
 Status: Jan/14/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 821"Military Spouses and Veterans Licensure Act"; enact
 HC:  SBDSC: RI&Util
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 1088"Have You Forgotten Act"; enact
 HC:  JudyNCSC: 
 Status: Feb/25/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 179Jordan, Robert; condolences
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 207Crofton, Michael; Team USA; Special Olympics World Summer Games; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/03/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 550Georgia women veterans; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/04/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 789Georgia State University Men's Basketball Team; championship season and outstanding performance in 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament; commend and invite to House
 HC:  RulesSC: 
 Status: Mar/25/2015 - House Passed/Adopted
HR 1025Nelms, Division Chief Pete; retirement; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/14/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1187Older Citizens Day; July 14, 2016; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/27/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1267Reese, Christian; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/03/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HB 25HOPE; Zell Miller Grant Scholars; provide that spouses and dependent children of military service members and veterans are eligible
 HC:  AppSC: 
 Status: Jan/27/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 606Alcoholic beverages; retail dealers may purchase up to 15 percent of inventory of beer and wine directly from wineries and breweries without utilizing a wholesale dealer; provide
 HC:  RegISC: 
 Status: Mar/18/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 608Alcoholic beverages; owner of two or more wholesalers' territories may select one such wholesaler to service all retail facilities; provide
 HC:  RegISC: 
 Status: Mar/18/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 793Revenue and taxation; fraternal benefit association; revise definition
 HC:  W&MSC: 
 Status: Feb/24/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB 901Special license plates; eligible veterans; provide for the issuance to spouse
 HC:  MotVSC: 
 Status: Feb/08/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 948Fulton, Carroll and Douglas counties; high speed rail transit; encourage
 HC:  TransSC: 
 Status: Jan/12/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 960Carter, Jake; recognized as a Champion of Change; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1280Hall, Mr. Jim; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/04/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1402Georgia CORE Day at the capitol; March 2, 2016; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/18/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 74Georgia State University Day at the capitol; February 4, 2015; commend & invite Student Government Association to House
 HC:  RulesSC: 
 Status: Jan/28/2015 - House Passed/Adopted
HR 231Clayton State University Day at the capitol; February 18, 2015; recognize and invite to House
 HC:  RulesSC: 
 Status: Feb/10/2015 - House Passed/Adopted
HR 1165Georgia State University Day at the capitol; February 3, 2016; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/26/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1172Atlanta Motor Speedway Day at the capitol; February 26, 2016; recognize; stimulating the economy and providing entertainment and enjoyment to NASCAR fans across the State of Georgia; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/26/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1191Levy, Lieutenant General Lee K., II; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/27/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1231Atlanta Motor Speedway Day at the capitol; February 25, 2016; recognize; stimulating the economy and providing entertainment and enjoyment to NASCAR fans across the State of Georgia; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/01/2016 - House Read and Adopted
 
Other Legislation    Authored Legislation
 
SB 69State Defense Force; remove restrictions; rights of public officers and employees to be absent for service; reemployment rights
 SC: VM&HSHC:  D&VA
 Status: May/05/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 203Georgia World War I Centennial Commission; create; membership, powers, and duties
 SC: VM&HSHC:  D&VA
 Status: May/05/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor

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