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2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 876
Buildings and housing; counties and municipalities proscribing the use of wood in the construction of certain buildings when state minimum standard codes are met; prohibit
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 8-2-25 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state-wide application of minimum standard codes, adoption of more stringent requirements by local governments, adoption of standards for which state code does not exist, and exemptions for farm buildings and structures, so as to prohibit counties and municipalities from proscribing the use of wood in the construction of buildings when state minimum standard codes are otherwise met; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2018 - Effective Date
May/08/2018 - Act 466
May/08/2018 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/03/2018 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/19/2018 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/19/2018 - Senate Third Read
Mar/12/2018 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/09/2018 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/23/2018 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/22/2018 - House Passed/Adopted
Feb/22/2018 - House Third Readers
Feb/14/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/13/2018 - House Second Readers
Feb/12/2018 - House First Readers
Feb/08/2018 - House Hopper
Mar/19/2018 - Senate Vote #635Yea(40)Nay(14)NV(0)
Feb/22/2018 - House Vote #545Yea(125)Nay(43)NV(6)
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