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2009-2010 Regular Session - SB 96
Ethics; reforms; provide for lobbyist training; provide for expanded lobbyist disclosure; change certain provisions
Sponsored By
SC: EthicsHC: Ethics
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 21 and Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to ethics in government and local government, respectively, so as to provide for ethical reforms; to provide for lobbyist training; to eliminate the requirement that candidates for the General Assembly file copies of their campaign disclosure reports with the election superintendent of the county of such candidate's residence in addition to the State Ethics Commission; to change a definition; to provide for expanded lobbyist disclosure; to change certain provisions relating to lobbyist disclosure reports; to require lobbyist training; to provide for the establishment of ethics panels by elected local governing bodies of counties and municipalities and local school systems; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/18/2009 - House Second Readers
Mar/17/2009 - House First Readers
Mar/12/2009 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/12/2009 - Senate Third Read
Mar/04/2009 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/03/2009 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/04/2009 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/03/2009 - Senate Hopper
Mar/12/2009 - Senate Vote #208Yea(52)Nay(0)NV(3)
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