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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 81
Homestead exemption; unremarried surviving spouse of deceased spouse; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 48-5-40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to definitions regarding ad valorem tax exemptions, so as to provide that, with respect to all homestead exemptions, the unremarried surviving spouse of a deceased spouse who has been granted a homestead exemption shall continue to receive that exemption so long as that unremarried surviving spouse continues to occupy the home as a residence and homestead; to provide for a referendum, applicability, and effective dates; to provide for automatic repeal under certain circumstances; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/08/2006 - Effective Date
May/08/2006 - Act 948
May/08/2006 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/03/2006 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/27/2006 - Senate Conference Committee Report Adopted
Mar/24/2006 - House Conference Committee Report Adopted
Mar/24/2006 - Senate Conference Committee Appointed 36th, 16th, 1st
Mar/24/2006 - House Conference Committee Appointed 163rd, 179th, 164th
Mar/24/2006 - House Insisted
Mar/22/2006 - Senate Insisted
Mar/20/2006 - House Disagreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/14/2006 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
Mar/14/2006 - Senate Third Read
Feb/13/2006 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/09/2006 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/11/2005 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/10/2005 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/10/2005 - House Third Readers
Feb/18/2005 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/25/2005 - House Second Readers
Jan/24/2005 - House First Readers
Jan/12/2005 - House Hopper
3/10/05 Structured Rule 3/24/06 Senate Conferees; 35th , 16th , 1st
Mar/27/2006 - Senate Vote #1022Yea(55)Nay(1)NV(0)
Mar/24/2006 - House Vote #1000Yea(132)Nay(0)NV(40)
Mar/14/2006 - Senate Vote #862Yea(47)Nay(0)NV(5)
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