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2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 239
Georgia Business Court; establish
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to courts, so as to establish the Georgia Business Court pursuant to the Constitution of this state; to provide for law assistants and other employees; to amend Code Section 45-7-4 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions regarding salaries and fees, so as to designate a salary for the judge of the Georgia Business Court; to amend Title 5 of the O.C.G.A., relating to appeal and error, so as to make conforming changes regarding appeals; to amend Chapter 4 of Title 9, Title 23, and Code Section 33-39-21 of the O.C.G.A., relating to declaratory judgments, equity, and equitable relief relative to insurance, respectively, so as to make conforming changes regarding equity; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/07/2019 - Effective Date
May/07/2019 - Act 271
May/07/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/12/2019 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/02/2019 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Apr/02/2019 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub As Amended
Apr/02/2019 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/02/2019 - Senate Third Read
Apr/02/2019 - Senate Taken from Table
Mar/29/2019 - Senate Tabled
Mar/25/2019 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/22/2019 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/07/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/05/2019 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/05/2019 - House Third Readers
Feb/27/2019 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/13/2019 - House Second Readers
Feb/12/2019 - House First Readers
Feb/11/2019 - House Hopper
3/29/2019 Tabled in Senate; 4/2/2019 Taken from Table in Senate; 04/02/2019 House agreed to Senate Substitute as House amended; 4/2/2019 Senate agreed to House amendment to Senate substitute
Apr/02/2019 - Senate Vote #427Yea(53)Nay(2)NV(0)
Apr/02/2019 - House Vote #412Yea(120)Nay(40)NV(9)
Apr/02/2019 - Senate Vote #406Yea(51)Nay(3)NV(2)
Mar/05/2019 - House Vote #129Yea(156)Nay(8)NV(11)
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