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2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 143
Financial institutions; provide for definitions; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 7 of the O.C.G.A., relating to financial institutions; to amend Code Section 13-1-15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the charging of convenience fees by a lender or merchant, so as to allow for such fees on loans made pursuant to Chapter 1 of Title 7; to amend Chapter 12 of Title 53 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to trusts, so as to revise a definition; to provide for the authority of a foreign entity to act in a fiduciary capacity; to prohibit the establishment of a place of business by a foreign entity acting as a fiduciary not transacting business in the state; to provide for a filing statement with the Secretary of State and appointment of an agent for service by a foreign entity; to provide for effective dates; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jun/01/2017 - Effective Date
May/01/2017 - Act 57
May/01/2017 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/03/2017 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/16/2017 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/16/2017 - Senate Third Read
Mar/06/2017 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/03/2017 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/15/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/14/2017 - House Passed/Adopted
Feb/14/2017 - House Third Readers
Feb/08/2017 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Jan/30/2017 - House Second Readers
Jan/26/2017 - House First Readers
Jan/25/2017 - House Hopper
Mar/16/2017 - Senate Vote #199Yea(44)Nay(8)NV(1)
Feb/14/2017 - House Vote #47Yea(166)Nay(1)NV(7)
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