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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 426
Railroad grade crossings; active warning devices; define; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 32-6-200 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the installation of protective devices at railroad grade crossings, so as to provide for legislative findings; to define a certain term; to provide that local school districts shall provide the Department of Transportation with information regarding rail crossings without active warning devices that are used by school buses; to provide that local school districts shall use best efforts to reroute buses to minimize use of such crossings; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/01/2009 - Effective Date
May/12/2008 - Act 543
May/12/2008 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/11/2008 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/02/2008 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/31/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/31/2008 - Senate Third Read
Mar/28/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/27/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/11/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/11/2008 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/11/2008 - House Third Readers
Mar/06/2008 - House Postponed
Mar/05/2008 - House Postponed
Feb/28/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Apr/20/2007 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Feb/28/2007 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/15/2007 - House Second Readers
Feb/14/2007 - House First Readers
Feb/13/2007 - House Hopper
3/5/2008 Postponed until 3/6/2008; 3/6/2008 Postponed until 3/11/2008
Apr/02/2008 - House Vote #1018Yea(125)Nay(24)NV(20)
Mar/31/2008 - Senate Vote #833Yea(45)Nay(0)NV(2)
Mar/11/2008 - House Vote #778Yea(152)Nay(12)NV(8)
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