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2011-2012 Regular Session - SB 284
Georgia Land Bank Act; governing creation/operation of land banks; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 4 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to tax sales, so as to provide for provisions governing the creation and operation of land banks on and after July 1, 2011; to provide a short title and a statement of construction, intent and scope; to provide for legislative findings; to define certain terms; to provide for the creation, existence, and board membership of land banks; to provide for land bank powers, including those powers related to the acquisition and disposition of tax delinquent and other properties; to provide for public meetings of land banks, for the adoption of rules and regulations to address potential conflicts of interest, and for the dissolution of land banks; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2012 - Effective Date
May/02/2012 - Act 729
May/02/2012 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/04/2012 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/29/2012 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/27/2012 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/27/2012 - House Third Readers
Mar/22/2012 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/12/2012 - House Second Readers
Mar/07/2012 - House First Readers
Mar/05/2012 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/05/2012 - Senate Third Read
Feb/29/2012 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/28/2012 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Apr/12/2011 - Senate Read and Referred
Apr/11/2011 - Senate Hopper
3/27/2012 Structured Rule; 3/29/2012 Senate agreed to House substitute
Mar/29/2012 - Senate Vote #838Yea(45)Nay(2)NV(8)
Mar/27/2012 - House Vote #786Yea(161)Nay(0)NV(12)
Mar/05/2012 - Senate Vote #558Yea(49)Nay(0)NV(2)
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