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2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 488
Drivers' Licenses; allow foreign nationals to keep license from their home country; exempt nonresidents; meet all licensing requirements in Georgia
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to issuance, expiration, and renewal of drivers´ licenses, so as to allow foreign nationals to keep their license from their home country; to exempt nonresidents from getting a Georgia license as long as they meet all licensing requirements in Georgia except for residency; to provide that verification of lawful presence in the United States is necessary to receive a temporary driver´s license; to provide that the maximum term of a temporary license is three years; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/01/2009 - Effective Date
May/14/2008 - Act 787
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
Mar/05/2008 - House Second Readers
Mar/04/2008 - House First Readers
Feb/29/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/29/2008 - Senate Third Read
Feb/28/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/27/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/20/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/19/2008 - Senate Hopper
4/2/2008 Modified Structured Rule
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Vote #1005Yea(41)Nay(1)NV(7)
Apr/02/2008 - House Vote #1006Yea(120)Nay(36)NV(15)
Feb/29/2008 - Senate Vote #648Yea(50)Nay(0)NV(1)
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