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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 1480
Dodge County; board of commissioners; change terms of office
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act creating the office of commissioner of Dodge County, approved August 19, 1912 (Ga. L. 1912, p. 367), as amended, particularly by an Act approved April 21, 1997 (Ga. L. 1997, p. 4417), as amended, so as to change the terms of office of the members of the board of commissioners and provide for staggered terms; to provide that the members of the board elected from commissioner districts shall be elected by a majority vote of the electors voting within their respective commissioner districts; to provide that the chairperson shall be elected by a majority vote of the electors of the entire county voting in an election for such office; to provide for related matters; to require submission of this Act pursuant to the Federal Voting Rights Act of 1965; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/01/2008 - Effective Date
May/01/2008 - Act 407
May/01/2008 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/17/2008 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Apr/01/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/31/2008 - House Immediately Transmitted to Senate
Mar/31/2008 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/31/2008 - House Third Readers
Mar/31/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/28/2008 - House Second Readers
Mar/27/2008 - House First Readers
Mar/27/2008 - House Hopper
Votes
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Vote #954Yea(43)Nay(0)NV(8)
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Mar/31/2008 - House Vote #896Yea(149)Nay(0)NV(25)
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