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Georgia General Assembly > Legislation
2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 246
Accountants; provide for powers and actions granted to other licensing boards; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 3 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to accountants, so as to provide for powers and actions granted to other licensing boards; to revise and add definitions; to provide that the State Board of Accountancy is administratively attached to the State Accounting Office; to change provisions relating to foreign registered accountants; to change the standard of proof; to provide for confidentiality of certain information; to amend Chapter 5B of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the State Accounting Office, so as to remove the State Board of Accountancy as a division of the State Accounting office; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2015 - Effective Date
May/05/2015 - Act 59
May/05/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/08/2015 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/02/2015 - Senate Receded from Amend or Sub
Mar/25/2015 - House Disagreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/23/2015 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
Mar/23/2015 - Senate Taken from Table
Mar/19/2015 - Senate Tabled
Mar/19/2015 - Senate Third Read
Mar/18/2015 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/13/2015 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/25/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/24/2015 - House Passed/Adopted
Feb/24/2015 - House Third Readers
Feb/23/2015 - House Postponed
Feb/20/2015 - House Postponed
Feb/18/2015 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/11/2015 - House Second Readers
Feb/10/2015 - House First Readers
Feb/09/2015 - House Hopper
02/20/2015 Postponed until 02/23/2015; 02/23/2015 Postponed until 02/24/2015; 3/19/2015 Tabled in Senate; 3/23/2015 Removed from Table in Senate; 03/25/2015 House disagreed to Senate Amendment
Apr/02/2015 - Senate Vote #368Yea(45)Nay(1)NV(2)
Mar/23/2015 - Senate Vote #186Yea(54)Nay(0)NV(2)
Feb/24/2015 - House Vote #67Yea(142)Nay(26)NV(5)
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