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Georgia General Assembly > Legislation
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Senator Ellis Black
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2017-2018 Regular Session
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Authored Legislation    Other Legislation
 
SB 76Sales Tax; distribution of sales tax for educational purposes; change certain provisions
 SC: ED&YHC: 
 Status: Jan/30/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 129Retirement; creditable service for certain military service; provide
 SC: RETHC: 
 Status: Feb/08/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 196Teachers Retirement System of Georgia; chairperson of the board of trustees; provision; change
 SC: RETHC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 197Employees' Retirement System of Georgia; chairperson of the board of trustees; provision; change
 SC: RETHC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 282Retirement; individual shall not receive creditable service; full actuarial cost associated with obtaining such creditable service; provide
 SC: RETHC: 
 Status: Mar/15/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 293Retirement; employment of beneficiaries of the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia; repeal existing provisions
 SC: RETHC: 
 Status: Mar/22/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 294Retirement; certain public employers and employee contributions; Employees' Retirement System of Georgia; employed beneficiaries; require
 SC: RETHC: 
 Status: Mar/22/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SR 374-H Clubs of Georgia; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/24/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 95Sales and Use Tax; net proceeds; educational purposes; county school system; independent school systems; provide for distribution-CA
 SC: ED&YHC:  W&M
 Status: May/09/2017 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SR 296Valdosta State University Day; recognize March 13, 2017
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 450Deputy John Hall Rowe, Jr., Memorial Highway; Lowndes County; dedicate
 SC: TRANSHC: 
 Status: Mar/16/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 180Hospital Care for the Indigent; additional reporting requirement for rural hospitals; provide
 SC: FINHC:  W&M
 Status: May/08/2017 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SR 115Civil Air Patrol; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/31/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 166Georgia CORE (Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education) Day; declare February 8, 2017
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/08/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 275Perkins, Sr., Honorable Carson Dane; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/22/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 552Boykins-Everett, Dr. Sabrina; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/30/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SB 69Packaging, Labeling and Registration of Organic Products and Certifying Entities; registration requirement; eliminate
 SC: AG&CAHC:  A&CA
 Status: May/09/2017 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 78Adulteration and Misbranding of Food; Commissioner of Agriculture to issue a variance to certain rules and regulations; authorize
 SC: AG&CAHC:  A&CA
 Status: May/09/2017 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 79'Destination Resort Act'; licensing of up to two destination resorts in this state; authorize
 SC: RI&UtilHC: 
 Status: Jan/30/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 80Public Order and Safety, Offenses Against; citizens of this state; at least ten years of aggregate service as a law enforcement officer; authorize to carry handgun
 SC: JUDYHC: 
 Status: Jan/30/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SR 79Veterinary Medicine Day; recognize February 8, 2017
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/26/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 225McDuffie-Warren Forestry Unit; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/15/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 261Georgia Association of Educators Day; recognize February 23, 2017
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/22/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 263Georgia Cattlemen's Association; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/22/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 265Peanut Butter and Jelly Day; recognize March 20, 2017
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/22/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 284Communities in Schools of Georgia; honoring
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 288Georgia PlanFirst Class of 2017; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 336Annual NMO Awareness Month in Georgia; recognize March
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/01/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 406Doyle, Dr. Michael; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/13/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 535Staton, Dr. Cecil P.; congratulate
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/28/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SB 127Failure to Provide Notice Not Rendering Responsible Person Liable; victim to file a motion in a criminal case to assert his or her rights; allow
 SC: JUDYHC:  JudyNC
 Status: Mar/09/2017 - House Second Readers
SB 131Juvenile Code; adoption proceedings be stayed while an appeal to terminate parental rights is pending; provide
 SC: JUDYHC: 
 Status: Feb/21/2017 - Senate Read Second Time
SB 239Woman's Right to Know Act; voluntary and informed consent requirements; include chemical abortion
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 248Life Insurance; life insurers' requirement to review the National Association of Insurance Commissioners life insurance policy locator; provide
 SC: I&LHC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SR 14Rural Health Day; recognize March 1, 2017
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/12/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 81Future Farmers of America Day; recognize February 21, 2017
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/26/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 82Georgia Farm Bureau Federation Day; recognize February 15, 2017
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/26/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 113Young Farmers Day; recognize February 8, 2017
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/31/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 140District Attorneys; seek death penalty against defendants; accused of the offense of murder against a law enforcement officer; encourage
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 214Mixon, Preston; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/15/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 242Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 308Thomas, Nadine; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/24/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 509McGill, George Edwin "Ed"; honor
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/28/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 536Georgia Injured Workers Week; recognize September 3-9, 2017
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/28/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SB 126State Tort Claims; venue of actions; provisions; change
 SC: JUDYHC:  Judy
 Status: May/09/2017 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 130Right To An Attorney; waiver of the right to counsel; provisions; clarify
 SC: JUDYHC:  Judy
 Status: Mar/28/2017 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
SB 132Civil Practice; statutory civil case filing and disposition forms; allow Judicial Council of Georgia to promulgate forms; child custody proceedings; provide
 SC: JUDYHC:  Judy
 Status: May/09/2017 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 211Student Assessments;consideration of local reading programs; research based formative assessments; summative component; provide
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Apr/27/2017 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 243"Green Agricultural Education Act"
 SC: ED&YHC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SR 97Geros, Garrett; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/30/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 98Glenn, Olivia; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/30/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 194Peanut Butter and Jelly Day; recognize March 20, 2017
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/10/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 196Georgia Court Reporting and Captioning Week; recognize February 11-18, 2017
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/10/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 197Prosecution-based Victim Advocacy Day; recognize February 28, 2017
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/10/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 389Georgia Hospital Community; honor
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/10/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 540Tift County High School Blue Devils Basketball Team; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/28/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SB 14State Income Taxes; rural hospitals income tax credit; clarify the amount of an exemption for certain entities under the contributions
 SC: FINHC:  W&M
 Status: May/08/2017 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 89Transportation Department Officers; railways and railroad facilities and equipment; provide for state investment
 SC: TRANSHC:  Trans
 Status: Feb/17/2017 - House Second Readers
SB 157State Health Planning and Development; certificate of needs requirement; create additional exemptions
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Feb/14/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 158State Health Planning and Development; certificate of need requirement; create additional exemptions; freestanding emergency services; create certificate of need process
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Feb/14/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 240Georgia International and Maritime Trade Center Authority; reconstitute
 SC: ED&THC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SR 172National Guard Day; recognize March 6, 2017
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/08/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 264Miss Georgia Peach Scholarship Pageant and 2016 Georgia Peach Queens; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/22/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 481Senate Study Committee on Senate Bill 86; create
 SC: RULESHC: 
 Status: Mar/24/2017 - Senate Read Second Time
 
Other Legislation    Authored Legislation
 
HB 50Livestock; liability protection for certain activities; provide
 HC:  JudySC: AG&CA
 Status: May/01/2017 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 312Employees' Retirement System of Georgia; Board of Trustees; include a qualified Roth contribution program in compensation plans
 HC:  RetSC: RET
 Status: May/09/2017 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 370Council of Municipal Court Judges of Georgia; create and administer savings and deferred compensation plans for members; authorize
 HC:  JudySC: RET
 Status: May/08/2017 - House Date Signed by Governor
SB 4"Enhancing Mental Health Treatment in Georgia Act"; Georgia Mental Health Treatment Task Force; establish
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Mar/30/2017 - House Disagreed Senate Amend or Sub
SB 5Lottery for Education; net proceeds transferred to the state treasury for credit to the Lottery for Education Account; establish the percentage
 SC: H EDHC:  App
 Status: Mar/30/2017 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
SB 52Mental Health; authorizing licensed professional counselor; sunset provision; repeal
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: May/09/2017 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 65Tire Disposal Restrictions and Fees; new tire retailers that collect a fee; require to collect such fee whether or not scrap tires are relinquished to retailer
 SC: NR&EHC: 
 Status: Feb/07/2017 - Senate Read Second Time
SB 67"Bring Small Businesses Back Georgia Regulatory Reform Act"
 SC: ED&THC: 
 Status: Jan/26/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 95Selection of Jurors; state-wide master jury list; change provisions; Georgia Crime Information Center; pardons and paroles; provide conforming cross-references
 SC: JUDYHC:  Judy
 Status: May/09/2017 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 103'The Pharmacy Patient Fair Practices Act'; pharmacy benefits managers; Commissioner of Insurance to promulgate certain rules and regulations; authorize
 SC: I&LHC:  Ins
 Status: May/08/2017 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 117Georgia Technology Authority; definition of the term "agency"; change; establishment of certain policies and standards used by all agencies; provide
 SC: S&THC:  GAff
 Status: May/08/2017 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 122Open Seasons for Hunting Deer; provisions; change
 SC: NR&EHC: 
 Status: Mar/01/2017 - Senate Read Second Time
SB 137Child Support Recovery Act; federal Deficit Reduction Act of 2005; require the obligor to pay the full fee
 SC: H&HSHC:  Judy
 Status: May/09/2017 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 139Focused Programs of Study; pathway in leadership; provide
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Mar/06/2017 - House Second Readers
SB 140Division of Low-voltage Contractors; require continuing education; authorize
 SC: RI&UtilHC: 
 Status: Feb/21/2017 - Senate Read Second Time
SB 154Assault and Battery; public safety officer while engaged in his or her official duties; provide for the offenses of aggravated assault and aggravated battery
 SC: PUB SAFHC:  JudyNC
 Status: Mar/30/2017 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
SB 155Local Law Enforcement Officer Compensation Commission; create
 SC: PUB SAFHC:  GAff
 Status: Feb/28/2017 - House Second Readers
SB 159Criminal Trespass and Damage to Property; entry upon land or premises of another that has been marked with purple paint; provide for the crime of criminal trespass
 SC: JUDYHC:  JudyNC
 Status: Mar/06/2017 - House Second Readers
SB 195"Georgia Jobs First Act of 2017"
 SC: ED&THC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 201Labor and Industrial Relations; employees to use sick leave for the care of immediate family members; allow
 SC: I&LHC:  I&L
 Status: May/08/2017 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 206'Hearing Aid Coverage for Children Act'
 SC: I&LHC:  Ins
 Status: May/08/2017 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 256State Properties Commission; enter into leases in certain rural technology lease eligible counties; wireless service; without submission to the General Assembly for approval; authorize
 SC: RI&UtilHC: 
 Status: Feb/27/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SR 41REACH Georgia Day; recognize January 25, 2017
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/24/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 68Trump, President Donald J.; honoring
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/25/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 104State Ad Valorem Taxes; prohibit levy -CA
 SC: FINHC: 
 Status: Mar/01/2017 - Senate Reconsidered
SR 105United States Constitution; religious organizations receive public aid; prevent discrimination - CA
 SC: GvtOHC: 
 Status: Mar/01/2017 - Senate Read Second Time
SR 108Sossa, Laurie; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/31/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 111Harlem High School Softball Team; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/31/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 142Moore, Evans "Duck"; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 156Cooper, Chief Paul D.; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/07/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 173Hutcheson, Larry; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/08/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 192General Assembly; election of local school superintendents; local boards of education by grand juries as alternative to appointment; authorize -CA
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Mar/16/2017 - House Committee Unfavorably Reported
SR 200Georgia Federation of Republican Women (GFRW); recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/10/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 207Price, Honorable Tom; honoring
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/14/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 211Hill, Senator Judson; honoring
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/14/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 274Ben Barron Ross Memorial Highway; Lincoln County; dedicate
 SC: TRANSHC: 
 Status: Feb/22/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SR 281National Immunization Awareness Month; recognize August 2017
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 287Slosheye Trail Big Pig Jig; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 289Georgia Conservancy Day; recognize February 27, 2017
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 295Law Enforcement Appreciation Day; recognize March 6, 2017
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 298Samuel L. and LaTanya Jackson Highway; Fulton County; dedicate
 SC: TRANSHC: 
 Status: Feb/24/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SR 299Julian Bond Memorial Highway; Fulton County; dedicate
 SC: TRANSHC: 
 Status: Feb/24/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SR 300Kuchar, Matthew G.; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/24/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 335Trump, President Donald J.; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/01/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 338Hencely, Army Specialist Winston; honor
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/01/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 339Georgia Teen Republicans; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/01/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 358Georgia Pre-K Week; recognize October 2-6, 2017
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/06/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 4172017 Senate Aides and Senate Academic Aides; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/14/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 464Caribbean American Legislative Day; recognize March 22, 2017
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/20/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 469Bailey, Deb; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/20/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 494Rosser, Willie James; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/24/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 498Torbert, John Gray; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/24/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 502US Congress and Federal Agencies; develop policies and funding sources to help bring high-speed broadband access to Rural America; encourage
 SC: RULESHC: 
 Status: Mar/24/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SR 507Perdue, Sonny; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/24/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 539Richards, Jon; recognize
 SC: RULESHC: 
 Status: Mar/28/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
SR 561Heard, Renorta; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/30/2017 - Senate Read and Adopted

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