2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 1296
DeKalb County; county commission; revisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act revising, superseding, and consolidating the laws relating to the governing authority of DeKalb County, approved March 8, 1956 (Ga. L. 1956, p. 3237), as amended, particularly by an Act establishing the form of government of DeKalb County and fixing the powers and duties of the officers constituting the governing authority of DeKalb County, approved April 9, 1981 (Ga. L. 1981, p. 4304), as amended, so as to revise the qualifications for the chief executive officer and members of the county commission; to revise the composition of the county commission and the commission districts; to provide for certain elections; to revise the powers and duties of the county commission and chief executive officer; to provide for related matters; to provide for a referendum; to provide for submission for preclearance under the federal Voting Rights Act; to provide for a contingent effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/26/2008 - House Second Readers
Feb/22/2008 - House First Readers
Feb/21/2008 - House Hopper