2013-2014 Regular Session - SB 49
"Ethics in Government Act"; revise; change name to Georgia Ethics Commission
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 21 of the O.C.G.A., relating to ethics in government, so as to revise the "Ethics in Government Act"; to change the name of the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission to the Georgia Ethics Commission; to reconstitute the membership of the commission; to change the appointing authority of the commission; to clarify eligibility of commission members; to change provisions relating to the powers and duties of the commission; to provide a time frame for concluding investigations of alleged violations of the chapter; to provide a funding source for the commission; to remove certain dedications of fees; to amend Title 45 of the O.C.G.A., relating to public officers and employees, so as to correct cross-references; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Jan/15/2013 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/14/2013 - Senate Hopper