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2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 1072
Motor vehicle franchise practices; voluntary releases; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 22 of Chapter 1 of Title 10 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to motor vehicle franchise practices, so as to clarify provisions relating to voluntary releases entered into by a dealer; to prohibit a franchisor from assessing a surcharge against a dealer for warranty repairs; to require a franchisor to pay a dealer terminated as a result of a bankruptcy or industry reorganization the fair market value of the terminated franchise as of the notice of termination or 12 months prior, whichever is greater; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jun/04/2010 - Effective Date
Jun/04/2010 - Act 645
Jun/04/2010 - House Date Signed by Governor
May/11/2010 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/21/2010 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Apr/14/2010 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/14/2010 - Senate Third Read
Apr/12/2010 - Senate Read Second Time
Apr/01/2010 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/11/2010 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/10/2010 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/10/2010 - House Third Readers
Feb/18/2010 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/04/2010 - House Second Readers
Feb/03/2010 - House First Readers
Feb/02/2010 - House Hopper
Apr/21/2010 - House Vote #883Yea(150)Nay(4)NV(18)
Apr/14/2010 - Senate Vote #731Yea(43)Nay(0)NV(8)
Mar/10/2010 - House Vote #614Yea(152)Nay(6)NV(15)
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