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2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 230
Business corporations; provide for benefit corporations
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 14 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to business corporations, so as to provide for benefit corporations; to provide for the application of the Georgia Business Corporation Code; to provide for definitions; to provide for naming; to provide for stock certificates; to provide for amendments and transactions; to provide for duties and limitations of liability of directors of benefit corporations; to provide for annual public benefit reports; to change the definition of a foreign corporation; to change provisions relating to the right to dissent; to change provisions relating to the corporate name of a foreign corporation; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/01/2021 - Effective Date
Jul/29/2020 - Act 487
Jul/29/2020 - House Date Signed by Governor
Jun/30/2020 - House Sent to Governor
Jun/25/2020 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Jun/25/2020 - Senate Third Read
Jan/29/2020 - Senate Read Second Time
Jan/28/2020 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/07/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/05/2019 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/05/2019 - House Third Readers
Mar/01/2019 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/12/2019 - House Second Readers
Feb/11/2019 - House First Readers
Feb/08/2019 - House Hopper
Jun/25/2020 - Senate Vote #772Yea(32)Nay(19)NV(3)
Mar/05/2019 - House Vote #159Yea(165)Nay(2)NV(5)
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