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2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 31
Port Wentworth, City of; provide city council districts; definitions and inclusions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act incorporating the City of Port Wentworth, approved February 6, 1957 (Ga. L. 1957, p. 2003), as amended, so as to reconstitute the governing authority of the city; to provide for council districts; to provide for definitions and inclusions; to provide for continuation in office of the mayor and current council members; to change the provisions relating to the regular expiration of terms of office of certain council members; to provide for election and terms of office of subsequent members; to provide for submission of this Act for preclearance under the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/18/2007 - Effective Date
May/18/2007 - Act 151
May/18/2007 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/26/2007 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/20/2007 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Apr/17/2007 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/17/2007 - House Third Readers
Apr/17/2007 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Apr/11/2007 - House Second Readers
Apr/10/2007 - House First Readers
Mar/30/2007 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/30/2007 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Jan/23/2007 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/22/2007 - Senate Hopper
4/20/2007 Senate agreed to House substitute
Apr/20/2007 - Senate Vote #421Yea(50)Nay(0)NV(3)
Apr/17/2007 - House Vote #339Yea(147)Nay(0)NV(23)
Mar/30/2007 - Senate Vote #249Yea(45)Nay(0)NV(5)
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