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2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 372
Local Government; provide for the establishment of ethics panels
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to local government, so as to provide for the establishment of ethics panels by elected local governing bodies of counties and municipalities and local school systems; to provide for establishment by ordinance or resolution; to provide for minimum jurisdiction, standards, and procedures; to provide for compulsory process; to provide for practice and procedure and appeals; to provide for reporting of compliance and withholding of state funds for noncompliance; to provide for civil remedies and penalties to be imposed by the State Ethics Commission in the case of nonperformance of duties by a local ethics commission; to provide for other related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/20/2008 - House Second Readers
Feb/19/2008 - House First Readers
Feb/14/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/14/2008 - Senate Third Read
Feb/11/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/08/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/29/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/28/2008 - Senate Hopper
Feb/14/2008 - Senate Vote #567Yea(46)Nay(0)NV(5)
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