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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 118
Drivers' licenses; issuance of commercial licenses and instruction permits to comply with federal law; amend certain provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to drivers' licenses, so as to amend certain provisions relative to the issuance of commercial drivers' licenses and commercial drivers' instruction permits so as to comply with federal law; to amend Chapter 6 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to uniform rules of the road, so as to prohibit certain activities with wireless telecommunications devices by drivers of commercial motor vehicles; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/12/2015 - Effective Date
May/12/2015 - Act 240
May/12/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/07/2015 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/31/2015 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/31/2015 - Senate Third Read
Mar/24/2015 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/23/2015 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/03/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/02/2015 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/02/2015 - House Third Readers
Feb/26/2015 - House Postponed
Feb/24/2015 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Jan/29/2015 - House Second Readers
Jan/28/2015 - House First Readers
Jan/27/2015 - House Hopper
02/26/2015 Postponed until 03/02/2015; 03/02/2015 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/31/2015 - Senate Vote #273Yea(51)Nay(1)NV(0)
Mar/02/2015 - House Vote #102Yea(147)Nay(11)NV(2)
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