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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 1490
Port Wentworth, City of; governing authority; reconstitute
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act incorporating the City of Port Wentworth, approved February 6, 1957 (Ga. L. 1957, p. 2003), as amended, so as to reconstitute the governing authority of the city; to provide for council districts; to provide for definitions and inclusions; to provide for continuation in office of the mayor and current members; to change the provisions relating to the regular expiration of terms of office of certain council members; to provide for election and terms of office of subsequent members; to provide for submission of this Act for preclearance under the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/12/2008 - Effective Date
May/12/2008 - Act 506
May/12/2008 - 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/02/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Apr/02/2008 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/02/2008 - House Third Readers
Apr/02/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Apr/01/2008 - House Second Readers
Mar/31/2008 - House First Readers
Mar/31/2008 - House Hopper
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Vote #954Yea(43)Nay(0)NV(8)
Apr/02/2008 - House Vote #953Yea(140)Nay(0)NV(31)
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