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2011-2012 Regular Session - SB 494
Commission of Athens-Clarke County; change the composition and description of the districts
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act providing for the unification of the existing governments of the City of Athens and Clarke County and providing a charter for the unified government of Athens-Clarke County, approved March 2, 1990 (Ga. L. 1990, p. 3560), as amended, particularly by an Act approved April 25, 2002 (Ga. L. 2002, p. 4246), so as to change the composition and description of the districts from which the members of the Commission of Athens-Clarke County are elected; to provide for terms of office and manner of election; to provide for definitions and inclusions; to provide for the manner of redistricting; to provide for the submission of this Act for preclearance pursuant to Section 5 of the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended; to provide for an effective date; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/20/2012 - Effective Date
Mar/20/2012 - Act 409
Mar/20/2012 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Mar/20/2012 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/12/2012 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/12/2012 - House Third Readers
Mar/12/2012 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/07/2012 - House Second Readers
Mar/05/2012 - House First Readers
Feb/29/2012 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Feb/29/2012 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/27/2012 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/24/2012 - Senate Hopper
Mar/12/2012 - House Vote #683Yea(127)Nay(31)NV(10)
Feb/29/2012 - Senate Vote #550Yea(46)Nay(6)NV(2)
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