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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 430
Property; railroads; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 44 of the O.C.G.A., relating to property, so as to clarify the scope of the provisions applicable to the acquisition of title to land by adverse possession, the acquisition of easements and private ways through prescription, and the acquisition of land by railroad corporations or railroad companies; to amend Article 2 of Chapter 4 of Title 24 of the O.C.G.A., relating to presumptions and estoppel, so as to provide that occupancy of a railroad right of way is by permission; to amend Code Section 46-8-100 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the general powers of railroad companies, so as to provide that issues arising as to the dimensions of property acquired by a railroad corporation or railroad company prior to 1913 shall be determined by reference to the official map filed with the Interstate Commerce Commission pursuant to the Railroad Valuation Act of March 1, 1913; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/30/2007 - Veto V19
May/30/2007 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/30/2007 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/19/2007 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Apr/17/2007 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/17/2007 - Senate Third Read
Apr/13/2007 - Senate Read Second Time
Apr/13/2007 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/27/2007 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/27/2007 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/27/2007 - House Third Readers
Mar/19/2007 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/15/2007 - House Second Readers
Feb/14/2007 - House First Readers
Feb/13/2007 - House Hopper
Apr/19/2007 - House Vote #372Yea(154)Nay(0)NV(19)
Apr/17/2007 - Senate Vote #355Yea(44)Nay(3)NV(3)
Mar/27/2007 - House Vote #202Yea(153)Nay(8)NV(11)
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