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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 218
Georgia Ports Authority; employees; power of arrest; peace officers; require
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 52-2-10 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the application of traffic laws and enforcement by security guards employed with the Georgia Ports Authority, so as to require that those employees of the authority who are authorized to exercise the powers of arrest shall be certified peace officers subject to the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/14/2008 - Senate Committed
Jan/14/2008 - House Overrides Governor's Veto
May/30/2007 - Veto V12
May/30/2007 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/27/2007 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/10/2007 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Apr/10/2007 - Senate Third Read
Mar/30/2007 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/29/2007 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/27/2007 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/20/2007 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/20/2007 - House Third Readers
Feb/28/2007 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/28/2007 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Feb/13/2007 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/01/2007 - House Second Readers
Jan/31/2007 - House First Readers
Jan/30/2007 - House Hopper
2/13/2007 Favorably Reported in House; 2/28/2007 Recommitted to PS&HS by Rules; 2/28/2007 Favorably Reported by Substitute in House (LC 35 0531S); 3/27/2007 Read and Referred to Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee in Senate; 1/14/2008 House votes to override Governor veto; 1/14/2008 Immediately transmitted to Senate; 1/14/08 Veto override referred to Rules committee in Senate; 5/19/2008 Veto number 12 from 2007
Jan/14/2008 - House Vote #483Yea(159)Nay(14)NV(1)
Apr/10/2007 - Senate Vote #262Yea(45)Nay(1)NV(4)
Mar/20/2007 - House Vote #153Yea(152)Nay(0)NV(22)
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