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2019-2020 Regular Session - SB 29
Waiver of Immunity for Motor Vehicle Claims; definition to clarify sheriff, deputy sheriff, other agent, servant, or employee of sheriff's office; include
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 36-92-1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to definitions regarding waiver of immunity for motor vehicle claims, so as to revise a definition to clarify that a sheriff, deputy sheriff, or other agent, servant, or employee of a sheriff's office shall be included in such waiver for purposes of the waiver of sovereign immunity for local government motor vehicle claims; to clarify and conform such waiver of sovereign immunity in response to Davis v. Morrison, 344 Ga. App. 527 (2018); to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2019 - Effective Date
May/07/2019 - Act 254
May/07/2019 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/05/2019 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/26/2019 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/26/2019 - House Third Readers
Mar/21/2019 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/08/2019 - House Second Readers
Mar/07/2019 - House First Readers
Mar/05/2019 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/05/2019 - Senate Third Read
Feb/28/2019 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/27/2019 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/28/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/17/2019 - Senate Hopper
03/26/2019 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/26/2019 - House Vote #299Yea(170)Nay(0)NV(3)
Mar/05/2019 - Senate Vote #116Yea(52)Nay(1)NV(2)
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