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2011-2012 Regular Session - SB 186
Fire Protection/Safety; consolidate primary state fire protection/safety services within a single agency; establish Department of Fire Safety
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 25 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to fire protection and safety, so as to establish the position of fire safety commissioner; to establish the Department of Fire Safety; to amend the Official Code of Georgia Annotated so as to conform provisions to and provide consistency with the transfer of certain functions from the Commissioner of Insurance to the fire safety commissioner; to amend Article 1 of Chapter 2 of Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions for the Department of Public Safety, so as to designate the fire safety commissioner as a member of the Board of Public Safety; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/12/2011 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Apr/11/2011 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/21/2011 - House Second Readers
Mar/16/2011 - House First Readers
Mar/14/2011 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/14/2011 - Senate Third Read
Mar/11/2011 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/10/2011 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/02/2011 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/01/2011 - Senate Hopper
4/12/2011 Withdrawn from the General Calendar and recommitted to Public Safety & Homeland Security by the Rules Committee
Mar/14/2011 - Senate Vote #138Yea(52)Nay(1)NV(0)
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