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2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 243
Ethics in Government Act; change provisions
Sponsored By
SC: EthicsHC: Ethics
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 21 of the O.C.G.A., relating to elections and ethics, so as to substantially revise Chapter 5, the "Ethics in Government Act"; to change numerous provisions relating to the State Ethics Commission, campaign contributions and campaign finance disclosure, public official and candidate personal financial disclosures, and lobbyist regulation and disclosure; to define and redefine terms; to change provisions relating to the composition and operations of the commission; to provide for annual ethics training by the commission and require completion of training by certain elected officials and public officers; to change provisions relating to permissible and impermissible campaign contributions and expenditure and the reporting thereof; to provide for centralized electronic filing of reports; to provide an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/29/2007 - House Second Readers
Mar/28/2007 - House First Readers
Mar/27/2007 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/27/2007 - Senate Third Read
Mar/20/2007 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/19/2007 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/28/2007 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/27/2007 - Senate Hopper
3/27/2007 Engrossed upon third reading in Senate
Mar/27/2007 - Senate Vote #194Yea(48)Nay(1)NV(0)
Mar/27/2007 - Senate Vote #173Yea(32)Nay(24)NV(0)
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