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2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 88
Care of a Grandchild Act; provide subsidy to certain grandparents raising grandchildren under certain circumstances
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 9 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to child custody proceedings, so as to provide for the creation, authorization, procedure, revocation, and termination of a power of attorney from a parent to a grandparent for the care of a grandchild; to provide for short titles; to provide definitions; to provide for the creation of a program to provide a subsidy to certain grandparents raising grandchildren under certain circumstances; to provide for an assessment and evaluation of certain aspects of the program; to provide for other related matters; to provide effective dates; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2008 - Effective Date
May/13/2008 - Act 580
May/13/2008 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/17/2008 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/04/2008 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Apr/02/2008 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub As Amended
Mar/28/2008 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/28/2008 - House Third Readers
Feb/01/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Apr/20/2007 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Apr/11/2007 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/20/2007 - House Second Readers
Mar/19/2007 - House First Readers
Mar/01/2007 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
Mar/01/2007 - Senate Third Read
Feb/28/2007 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/27/2007 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported As Amended
Jan/31/2007 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/30/2007 - Senate Hopper
3/28/2008 Modified Structured Rule; 3/28/2008 Passed House by Rules Committee Substitute; 4/02/2008 Senate agrees to House substitute as Amended; 4/4/2008 House agrees to Senate Amendment to House Substitute
Apr/04/2008 - House Vote #1057Yea(139)Nay(3)NV(27)
Apr/02/2008 - Senate Vote #931Yea(51)Nay(1)NV(1)
Mar/28/2008 - House Vote #884Yea(163)Nay(1)NV(9)
Mar/01/2007 - Senate Vote #117Yea(55)Nay(1)NV(0)
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