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2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 311
State government; waiver of sovereign immunity as to actions ex contractu and state tort claims; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 21 of Title 50, Title 36, Part 1 of Article 3 of Chapter 3 of Title 23, and Code Section 5-6-34 of the O.C.G.A., relating to waiver of sovereign immunity as to actions ex contractu and state tort claims, provisions applicable to counties, municipal corporations, and other governmental entities, conventional quia timet, and judgments and rulings deemed directly appealable, procedure for review of judgments, orders, or decisions not subject to direct appeal, scope of review, hearings in criminal cases involving a capital offense for which death penalty is sought, and appeals involving nonmonetary judgments in child custody cases; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/10/2019 - Veto V5
May/10/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/11/2019 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/02/2019 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/25/2019 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/25/2019 - Senate Third Read
Mar/22/2019 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/21/2019 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/08/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/07/2019 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/07/2019 - House Third Readers
Mar/04/2019 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/19/2019 - House Second Readers
Feb/15/2019 - House First Readers
Feb/14/2019 - House Hopper
03/07/2019 Structured Rule
Apr/02/2019 - House Vote #377Yea(166)Nay(0)NV(6)
Mar/25/2019 - Senate Vote #245Yea(49)Nay(0)NV(2)
Mar/07/2019 - House Vote #178Yea(168)Nay(4)NV(4)
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