2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 683
Municipal corporations; immunity from liability for damages; provisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 36-33-1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to immunity of municipal corporations from liability for damages, waiver of immunity by purchase of liability insurance, and liability for acts or omissions generally, so as to provide for sovereign immunity for municipal corporations from losses resulting from the plan or design for construction of, or improvement to, highways, roads, streets, bridges, utilities, or other public works where such plan or design is prepared in substantial compliance with generally accepted engineering or design standards in effect at the time of preparation of the plan or design; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/09/2009 - House Second Readers
Mar/05/2009 - House First Readers
Mar/04/2009 - House Hopper