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2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 973
Ethics in government; lobbyists shall acknowledge and agree to abide by sexual harassment policy of General Assembly; provisions
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HC: RulesSC: Ethics
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 21 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to ethics in government, so as to provide that lobbyists shall acknowledge receiving, reading, and agreeing to abide by the sexual harassment policy of the General Assembly as a condition to lobbyist registration; to provide that violation of the sexual harassment policy by a lobbyist shall be grounds for sanctioning such lobbyist; to provide that complaints regarding violation of the sexual harassment policy of the General Assembly by any lobbyist may be reported to the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission by the General Assembly with recommendations for sanctions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2018 - Effective Date
May/08/2018 - Act 493
May/08/2018 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/05/2018 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/29/2018 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/27/2018 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/27/2018 - Senate Third Read
Mar/27/2018 - Senate Engrossed
Mar/19/2018 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/19/2018 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/01/2018 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/28/2018 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/28/2018 - House Third Readers
Feb/23/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/22/2018 - House Second Readers
Feb/21/2018 - House First Readers
Feb/20/2018 - House Hopper
2/28/2018 Modified Structured Rule; 3/27/2018 Engrossed in Senate
Mar/29/2018 - House Vote #810Yea(170)Nay(0)NV(7)
Mar/27/2018 - Senate Vote #717Yea(51)Nay(0)NV(3)
Mar/27/2018 - Senate Vote #693Yea(37)Nay(15)NV(3)
Feb/28/2018 - House Vote #594Yea(171)Nay(0)NV(5)
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