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2015-2016 Regular Session - SB 378
DeKalb County; change the composition of the governing authority
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act revising, superseding, and consolidating the laws relative to the governing authority of DeKalb County and creating a chairman and board of commissioners of said county, approved March 8, 1956 (Ga. L. 1956, p. 3237), as amended, particularly by an Act approved April 9, 1981 (Ga. L. 1981, p. 4304), so as to change the composition of the governing authority; to abolish the office of chief executive officer; to provide for a commission chairperson to be elected at large; to shorten certain terms of office; to provide for elections and new terms of office; to provide for term limits; to provide for a county manager; to provide for related matters; to provide for a referendum and effective dates; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/16/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/08/2016 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/07/2016 - House Second Readers
Mar/02/2016 - House First Readers
Feb/29/2016 - Senate Reconsidered Lost
Feb/26/2016 - Senate Notice to Reconsider
Feb/26/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Feb/26/2016 - Senate Third Read
Feb/18/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/17/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/16/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/15/2016 - Senate Hopper
03/08/2016 Withdrawn from Intragovernmental Coordination - Local Legislation and recommitted to Governmental Affairs
Feb/29/2016 - Senate Vote #530Yea(16)Nay(36)NV(3)
Feb/26/2016 - Senate Vote #523Yea(36)Nay(15)NV(0)
Feb/26/2016 - Senate Vote #522Yea(14)Nay(36)NV(1)
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