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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 2
Fair Annexation Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 36 of Title 36 of the O.C.G.A., relating to annexation of territory, so as to provide for a short title; to establish state policy regarding annexation; to provide that a municipal corporation having an independent school system may not annex property located in a county without the consent of the county governing authority; to provide for binding arbitration; to provide that, if a municipality proposes to annex property in which certain services are provided by the county or which is included in the county´s comprehensive zoning plan, the county may demand arbitration; to provide for an injunction; to provide for binding arbitration; to provide for the applicability of general law; to provide for considerations; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2007 - Effective Date
May/23/2007 - Act 205
May/23/2007 - House Date Signed by Governor
May/01/2007 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/20/2007 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Apr/20/2007 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/20/2007 - Senate Third Read
Apr/20/2007 - Senate Taken from Table
Apr/19/2007 - Senate Tabled
Apr/13/2007 - Senate Read Second Time
Apr/13/2007 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/27/2007 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/27/2007 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/27/2007 - House Third Readers
Mar/27/2007 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/11/2007 - House Second Readers
Jan/10/2007 - House First Readers
Jan/09/2007 - House Hopper
Nov/15/2006 - House Prefiled
4/19/2007 Tabled in Senate; 4/20/2007 Removed from Table in Senate
Apr/20/2007 - House Vote #465Yea(131)Nay(12)NV(32)
Apr/20/2007 - Senate Vote #500Yea(51)Nay(0)NV(3)
Mar/27/2007 - House Vote #253Yea(156)Nay(14)NV(5)
Mar/27/2007 - House Vote #252Yea(28)Nay(138)NV(9)
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