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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 925
Local government; new townships; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 36 of the O.C.G.A., relating to local government, so as to provide for preclearance of new townships under Section 5 of the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended; to provide for town councils for such townships; to provide for the enactment of ordinances; to provide for a town court and town judge and their powers and duties; to provide for an audit; to provide for conformity; to amend Chapter 1 of Title 45 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions concerning public officers and employees, so as to include townships within the entities covered under the whistleblower protection law; to amend Chapter 8 of Title 48 of the O.C.G.A., relating to sales and use taxes, so as to provide for the imposition of a local option sales tax to finance the operation of a township; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/11/2008 - House Postponed
Mar/05/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/16/2008 - House Second Readers
Jan/15/2008 - House First Readers
Jan/14/2008 - House Hopper
Jan/10/2008 - House Prefiled
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