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2019-2020 Regular Session - SB 443
Garnishment Proceedings; revise; uniform procedures for garnishment actions; provide
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 4 of Title 18 of the O.C.G.A., relating to garnishment proceedings, so as to revise procedures for garnishment proceedings; to provide for uniform procedures for garnishment actions; to provide definitions; to limit the maximum part of disposable earnings subject to garnishment in relation to certain educational or student loans; to provide a fixed time for continuous garnishments; to amend Article 7 of Chapter 3 of Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to scholarships, loans, and grants, so as to provide for cross-references; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/01/2021 - Effective Date
Aug/05/2020 - Act 574
Aug/05/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Jun/29/2020 - Senate Sent to Governor
Jun/20/2020 - House Passed/Adopted
Jun/20/2020 - House Third Readers
Jun/19/2020 - House Postponed
Jun/17/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/13/2020 - House Second Readers
Mar/12/2020 - House First Readers
Mar/10/2020 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/10/2020 - Senate Third Read
Mar/04/2020 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/03/2020 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/26/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/25/2020 - Senate Hopper
06/19/2020 Postponed until 06/20/2020; 06/20/2020 Modified Structured Rule
Jun/20/2020 - House Vote #683Yea(142)Nay(0)NV(2)
Mar/10/2020 - Senate Vote #580Yea(47)Nay(0)NV(4)
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