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2003-2004 Regular Session - SB 446
Ethics; unlawful to use/accept public funds for lobbying; penalties
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 5 of Title 21 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to regulation of lobbyists and lobbying, so as to provide that it shall be unlawful for any state government organization, officer, or employee to expend public funds for lobbying; to provide that it shall be unlawful for any person or organization to expend funds appropriated by the General Assembly for lobbying; to provide that it shall be unlawful for any lobbyist or other person to accept such funds; to provide an exception for the regular compensation of state officers and employees; to provide for criminal and civil penalties; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/20/2004 - House Second Readers
Feb/19/2004 - House First Readers
Feb/18/2004 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Feb/18/2004 - Senate Third Read
Feb/16/2004 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/13/2004 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Jan/29/2004 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/27/2004 - Senate Hopper
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