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2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 374
Liens; revise certain time periods of filing materialmen's/mechanics liens; provide for certain notices regarding waiver of liens or claim upon bond
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 8 of Chapter 14 of Title 44 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to mechanics and materialmen, so as to provide for definitions; to revise certain time periods for filing materialmen´s and mechanics´ liens; to provide for certain notices regarding waiver of lien or claim upon bond; to set filing fees for such liens; to define certain terms; to provide that certain notices shall be sent by registered or overnight mail or statutory overnight delivery; to provide that certain liens are unenforceable if an action is not commenced within 12 months; to provide for a notice of contest of lien; to provide for the computation of certain time periods; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/31/2009 - Effective Date
May/14/2008 - Act 766
May/14/2008 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/11/2008 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Apr/02/2008 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/02/2008 - House Third Readers
Mar/28/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/22/2008 - House Second Readers
Feb/21/2008 - House First Readers
Feb/20/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/20/2008 - Senate Third Read
Feb/20/2008 - Senate Third Read
Feb/19/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/14/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/30/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/29/2008 - Senate Hopper
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Vote #994Yea(45)Nay(1)NV(7)
Apr/02/2008 - House Vote #969Yea(160)Nay(3)NV(11)
Feb/20/2008 - Senate Vote #594Yea(46)Nay(1)NV(3)
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