2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 1317
Buildings and housing; vacant structures; provisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 8 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to buildings and housing, so as to provide a definition; to provide that it shall be unlawful for any person who owns, controls, or is the responsible agent of a vacant structure to maintain, cause, or permit the maintenance of the vacant structure in a neglected condition and that such neglected vacant structure shall constitute a public nuisance; to provide certain requirements for the maintenance of vacant structures; to provide for the abatement of such neglected vacant structures; to provide for the recoupment of the costs of abatement; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/27/2008 - House Second Readers
Feb/26/2008 - House First Readers
Feb/22/2008 - House Hopper