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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 781
Local government; individuals appointed to authorities and boards be United States citizens; require
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 80 of Title 36, Article 1 of Chapter 2 of Title 45, and Chapter 1 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions applicable to counties, municipal corporations, and other governmental entities; general provisions regarding eligibility and qualifications for public office; and general provisions relating to state government, respectively, so as to require that individuals appointed to authorities, boards, councils, and commissions be United States citizens; to provide for other residency requirements; to provide for a definition; to provide for enforcement; to provide an effective date and applicability; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/29/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/26/2016 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/26/2016 - House Third Readers
Feb/24/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/18/2016 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Feb/10/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/08/2016 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Feb/04/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/21/2016 - House Second Readers
Jan/20/2016 - House First Readers
Jan/15/2016 - House Hopper
02/08/2016 Withdrawn from the General Calendar and recommitted to Governmental Affairs by the Rules Committee; 02/18/2016 Withdrawn from the General Calendar and recommitted to Governmental Affairs by the Rules Committee
Feb/26/2016 - House Vote #652Yea(93)Nay(50)NV(5)
Feb/26/2016 - House Vote #651Yea(95)Nay(48)NV(6)
Feb/26/2016 - House Vote #650Yea(49)Nay(93)NV(7)
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