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2009-2010 Regular Session - SB 164
State Highway System; signs and signals; height limitations; allow owners to obtain permits to remove vegetation from the viewing zones
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of Article 3 of Chapter 6 of Title 32 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the control of signs and signals on the state highway system, so as to provide for certain height limitations on such signs; to allow owners of legally erected and maintained signs to obtain permits to remove vegetation from the viewing zones of their signs if certain specified conditions are met; to provide for procedures, fees, and penalties related to the foregoing; to provide for stages of implementation by department districts; to provide for severability; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/03/2009 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Apr/01/2009 - House Postponed
Apr/01/2009 - House Reconsidered
Apr/01/2009 - House Third Reading Lost
Apr/01/2009 - House Third Readers
Mar/30/2009 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/04/2009 - House Second Readers
Mar/03/2009 - House First Readers
Feb/26/2009 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/26/2009 - Senate Third Read
Feb/19/2009 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/18/2009 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/17/2009 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/12/2009 - Senate Hopper
4/1/2009 Postponed until 4/3/2009
Apr/01/2009 - House Vote #410Yea(85)Nay(79)NV(10)
Apr/01/2009 - House Vote #409Yea(74)Nay(89)NV(10)
Feb/26/2009 - Senate Vote #94Yea(41)Nay(7)NV(2)
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