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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 953
War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 12 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state government commissions and other agencies, so as to provide for the establishment of the War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission; to provide a short title; to provide for the membership of the commission and the powers and duties of the commission; to provide for expenses subject to available funds; to provide for matters relating to commemorating the historic events that preceded and are associated with the War of 1812; to provide for abolition of the commission; to provide for repeal of the laws relating to such commission and the powers and duties of the commission; to create the War of 1812 Commemoration Commission and provide for its membership, powers, duties, and operations; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/14/2008 - Effective Date
May/14/2008 - Act 690
May/14/2008 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/11/2008 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/02/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Apr/02/2008 - Senate Third Read
Apr/01/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Apr/01/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/14/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/13/2008 - House Passed/Adopted
Feb/13/2008 - House Third Readers
Feb/07/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Jan/17/2008 - House Second Readers
Jan/16/2008 - House First Readers
Jan/15/2008 - House Hopper
Apr/02/2008 - Senate Vote #924Yea(41)Nay(0)NV(8)
Feb/13/2008 - House Vote #569Yea(141)Nay(7)NV(19)
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