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Georgia General Assembly > Legislation
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Senator Lindsey Tippins
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2015-2016 Regular Session
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Authored Legislation    Other Legislation
 
SB 2Education; student who completes certain requirements relating to postsecondary coursework awarded a high school diploma
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Apr/30/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 156State Charter Schools Commission; authorize to establish a nonprofit foundation
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: May/06/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 171Probate Court of Cobb County; change the compensation of the chief deputy, assist. chief deputy, and executive assist. to the sheriff
 SC: SLGOHC:  IGC
 Status: May/12/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 172Probate Court of Cobb County; change the compensation of the clerk of the superior court; change salary of deputy clerk of superior court
 SC: SLGOHC:  IGC
 Status: May/12/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 185Health; program of clinical trials of cannabidiol-containing products; treating certain residents under 18 years of age who have medication-resistant epilepsies
 SC: H&HSHC:  JudyNC
 Status: Mar/19/2015 - House Second Readers
SB 191Blasting and Excavating Near Utility Facilities; prohibit local governing authorities from adopting ordinances
 SC: TRANSHC:  EU&T
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 216Acworth, City of; adopt by reference a certain map
 SC: SLGOHC:  IGC
 Status: May/12/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 217Acworth, City of; change the corporate boundaries
 SC: SLGOHC:  IGC
 Status: May/12/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 232State Court of Cobb County; change the compensation of the judges of the state court
 SC: SLGOHC:  IGC
 Status: Mar/31/2015 - House Second Readers
SB 233State Court of Cobb County; change the compensations of the clerk and chief deputy clerk of the state court of cobb county
 SC: SLGOHC:  IGC
 Status: Mar/31/2015 - House Second Readers
SB 329Education; expand provisions relating to awarding of high school diplomas based on certain dual credit coursework
 SC: H EDHC:  Ed
 Status: May/03/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor  - Vetoed
SB 348Education; provide for colleges and career academies as charter school or schools within a strategic waivers school system
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: May/03/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 364"Quality Basic Education Act"; annual teacher, principal, and assistant principal evaluations; revise provisions
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: May/03/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 374"Quality Basic Education Act"; temporary exemption; financial reporting requirements for local school systems in federally authorized pilot program
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Mar/10/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported
SB 420Local Government; require referendum approval prior to the expenditure of public funds; establishment of a fixed guideway transit
 SC: TRANSHC:  Trans
 Status: May/03/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SR 102Youth Villages Georgia Day; recognize February 9, 2015
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/29/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 103Georgia State University Day; recognize February 4, 2015
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/29/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 104Georgia Bio; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/29/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 195PAGE and GAEL Day; recognize February 17, 2015
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/12/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 372Dr. M.H. Mason, Jr. Elementary School; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 373Cobb County School District; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 374Cherokee County School District; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 375Arcado Elementary School; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 376Big Shanty Intermediate School; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 377High Meadows School; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 571Kennesaw State University Day; recognize March 25, 2015
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/24/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 608Williams, Bluford Reed; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/27/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 620Georgia's 2015 Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholars; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 621Hill, Jr., Dr. William Harry; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 622Cobb County Department of Transportation; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 851Georgia State University Day; recognize February 3
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/01/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 959School Social Workers Association of Georgia, Inc.; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 960PAGE and GAEL Day; recognize February 16
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 1129Kirby, Mr. Joe; condolences
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/10/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 1135Kennesaw State University; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/10/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 1136Currin, Dr. Thomas; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/10/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 1179Georgia Utility Contractors Association Day; recognize March 24
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/15/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 1224Kinney, Jr., Melville William "Bill"; condolences
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/22/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 1226Allen, Rev. Todd Wardsworth; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/22/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SB 132"Quality Basic Education Act"; program for high school students to attend postsecondary institutions; provisions; 'Move on When Ready Act'
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Apr/30/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 133Opportunity School District; establishment; provide for definitions; supervision of public elementary and secondary schools that are failing
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Apr/21/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 282'Georgia Firearms Industry Nondiscrimination Act'
 SC: B&FIHC:  B&B
 Status: Feb/19/2016 - House Second Readers
SR 92National School Counseling Week; recognize February 2-6, 2015
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/28/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 274Leadership Cobb and Leadership Cobb Class of 2015; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/18/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 279Hunter, Ronald Jordan "R.J."; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/19/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 287Opportunity School District; allow the General Assembly to authorize the establishment; provide for state intervention for failing schools -CA
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: May/12/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SR 306Street, Katherine Grace; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 340Cornelia Elementary School; honoring
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 341Level Grove Elementary School; honoring
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 342Georgia Association of Family and Consumer Sciences; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 491Georgia Pre-K Week; recognize October 5-9, 2015
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/18/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 500Lanoue, Philip D.; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/18/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 564School Construction; create Senate Study Committee
 SC: ED&YHC: 
 Status: Mar/31/2015 - Senate Passed/Adopted
SR 684Sportsmen's and Coastal Day; recognize January 14
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/12/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 731Georgia Career and Technical Student Organizations Day; recognize February 17
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/21/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 732National School Counseling Week; recognize February 1-5
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/21/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 1097Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District ; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/02/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 1128Dalton High School Boys Soccer Team; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/10/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 1153Puckett, Dr. James "Jim"; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/11/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SB 81Education; provide for election of local school superintendents by voters; members of local boards of education
 SC: ED&YHC: 
 Status: Feb/03/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
SR 138Education; provide for election of local school superintendents by voters; members of local boards of education-CA
 SC: ED&YHC: 
 Status: Feb/03/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
SR 160Georgia Career and Technical Student Organizations Day; recognize February 17, 2015
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/09/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 447Joint Study Committee on School Construction; create
 SC: ED&YHC: 
 Status: Jan/11/2016 - Senate Recommitted
SR 587Henry, Ms. Jeannie M. "Sis"; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/25/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 697Appling County Forestry Unit; Georgia Forestry Commission 2015 Southern Unit of the Year; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/14/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 990Georgia State University Football Team; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SB 326Soil Erosion and Sedimentation; shorten the time period for permit issuance/denial by local issuing authorities
 SC: RI&UtilHC: 
 Status: Feb/04/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
SR 9Sportsmen's and Coastal Day; recognize January 15
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/13/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 276Georgia Inclusive Post-Secondary Education Consortium; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/19/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 471Travis, Reverend Harris; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/13/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 472Daniels, Pastor Marion; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/13/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 695Clayton-Pike-Lamar-Upson-Spalding Forestry Unit; Georgia Forestry Commission; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/14/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 696Satilla District; Georgia Forestry Commission 2015 District of the Year; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/14/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 905Garrison, Sheriff Roger D.; honoring
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/04/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 1078CHRIS kids; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/29/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 1079Georgia Pre-K Week; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/29/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 693Wells, Lance Corporal Skip; condolence
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/14/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 1041Reverend Kenneth H. Coomer, Jr., Highway; Bartow County; dedicate
 SC: TRANSHC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
SR 15Medical College of Georgia Day; recognize February 17
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/14/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 420Turner Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/05/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 869Spens, Commander Axel W.; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 896Literacy Day; recognize February 16
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/03/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
 
Other Legislation    Authored Legislation
 
HB 100Education; date by which a child must reach a certain age in order to be eligible for enrollment in certain educational programs; change provisions
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 959Education; K-12; update and clarify certain provisions
 HC:  EdSC: ED&Y
 Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor  - Vetoed
SB 95Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons; provide for acceptance of funds in a separate, federally insured account at financial institution by such persons
 SC: B&FIHC:  B&B
 Status: May/06/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 112Wildlife; general hunting provisions; prohibit the removal, transportation; game animal or game bird carcasses
 SC: NR&EHC:  GF&P
 Status: May/06/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 129"Georgia Religious Freedom Restoration Act"; provide for the preservation of religious freedom
 SC: JUDYHC:  Judy
 Status: Mar/11/2015 - House Second Readers
SB 130"Smokefree Cars for Children Act"; any person in control of a motor vehicle who smokes; person under the age of 15 in vehicle; misdemeanor
 SC: H&HSHC:  JudyNC
 Status: Apr/02/2015 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
SB 138Social Services; provide for various reforms regarding the state's child welfare system
 SC: H&HSHC:  Judy
 Status: May/05/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 284"First Amendment Defense Act of Georgia"
 SC: RULESHC: 
 Status: Jan/22/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 306Identity Theft; remove telephone notification as a permissible mean; breach of security involving personal information
 SC: S&THC: 
 Status: Feb/01/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 309Education; high school that receive state funding cannot participate in athletic association which prohibits religious expression on clothing of student athletes
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: May/03/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 312HOPE; revise a definition; establish minimum HOPE award amounts
 SC: H EDHC:  HEd
 Status: Feb/26/2016 - House Second Readers
SB 321Commerce and Trade; state government; protections against public disclosure of certain information
 SC: ED&THC: 
 Status: Feb/22/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
SB 331Courts; causing a child to be conceived; violating certain prohibitions relating certain offenses; additional ground for terminating parental rights
 SC: JUDYNCHC:  Judy
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 332Public Order and Safety; clarify the judges and justices who are exempt; various weapon carry laws and prohibitions
 SC: JUDYNCHC:  PS&HS
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 333NonProfit Corporations; allow for a nonprofit corporation organized in foreign jurisdiction to change its jurisdiction of organization to this state
 SC: RI&UtilHC:  Judy
 Status: Mar/10/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported
SB 367Georgia Council Justice Reform; provide for comprehensive reform
 SC: JUDYNCHC:  JudyNC
 Status: Apr/27/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 376Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote; enact
 SC: SLGOHC: 
 Status: Feb/16/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 409Education; require every public school to post a sign containing toll-free telephone number; reports of child abuse or neglect
 SC: ED&YHC:  Ed
 Status: Mar/07/2016 - House Second Readers
SR 40Captain Herb Emory Flyover Ramp; dedicate
 SC: TRANSHC: 
 Status: Jan/26/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
SR 67Paul, Andy; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/27/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 99Rucker, Brooke; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/29/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 100Shaw, Julius Clarence; honoring
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/29/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 147Thompson, Senator Steve; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/04/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 155U.S. Congress; encouraged to adopt and to submit to the states a balanced amendment to the U.S. Constitution and balance our current budget
 SC: GvtOHC:  App
 Status: Mar/18/2015 - House Second Readers
SR 185Boys & Girls Clubs of Georgia and Boys & Girls Clubs of Georgia's 2015 Military Youth of the Year; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 186Boys & Girls Clubs of Georgia and Boys & Girls Clubs of Georgia's 2015 Youth of the Year; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 188Bridges, Maggie; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 262Emergency Management Association Day; recognize February 25, 2015
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 271Atlanta Motor Speedway Day; recognize February 26, 2015
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/18/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 388Constitution; prevent discrimination in the public funding of social services; allow religious/faith based organization to receive public aid -CA
 SC: GvtOHC:  Judy
 Status: Mar/07/2016 - House Second Readers
SR 403Daniel, Mr. Thomas "Tom" E.; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/03/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 414Greek Independence Day; recognize March 25, 2015
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/04/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 558General Assembly; proceeds of excise taxes on sale of fireworks; funding of trauma care -CA
 SC: PUB SAFHC:  W&M
 Status: May/03/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SR 572King, Jacqualyn Susanne; honoring
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/24/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 626Tate, Mrs. Virginia C. Barnett; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2015 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 680McKoon, Sharon Overton; condolences
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/12/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 700Rural Health Day; recognize March 1
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/15/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 827Henson, Mrs. Constance M.; condolences
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Jan/27/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 842Legislative Process; create Senate Study Committee
 SC: RULESHC: 
 Status: Feb/25/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
SR 866McBride III, Special Agent Staff Sergeant Chester J. ; condolences
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 876Joint High-Speed Broadband Communications; create
 SC: ED&THC:  SRules
 Status: Mar/14/2016 - House Passed/Adopted
SR 943Tolleson, Jr. Senator Thorborn "Ross"; honoring
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/10/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 984U.S. Navy Petty Officer Randall Smith Memorial Intersection; Catoosa County; dedicate
 SC: TRANSHC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
SR 988United States Congress; urged to enact the Fair Tax Act
 SC: FINHC: 
 Status: Mar/22/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted
SR 1005Grubiak, James F.; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/18/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 1045Cain, Mr. Herman; commend
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/24/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 1068Barney, Major Gregory E.; condolences
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 1069Albany Bass Club Catch and Release Bass Tournament for Easter Seals Southern Georgia Children's Services; celebrate 40th anniversary
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 1070Georgia Southwestern State University Day; recognize March 2
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 1072Stevens, John Phinizy; condolences
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 1085Senate Regional Transit Solutions Study Committee
 SC: TRANSHC: 
 Status: Mar/22/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
SR 1113Pettit, Mrs. Vickie Crowley; condolences
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/08/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 1120Camden County High School Wildcat Wrestling Team; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/08/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted
SR 1144US Senate; encouraged to delay action on a new Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court after 2016 presidential election
 SC: RULESHC: 
 Status: Mar/15/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
SR 1162Newell, Elijah; recognize
 SC: HC: 
 Status: Mar/11/2016 - Senate Read and Adopted

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