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2015-2016 Regular Session - SB 420
Local Government; require referendum approval prior to the expenditure of public funds; establishment of a fixed guideway transit
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions applicable to counties, so as to require referendum approval prior to the expenditure of public funds for the establishment of a fixed guideway transit; to provide for definitions; to provide for submission of the question to qualified voters; to provide for ballot language; to provide for applicability; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2016 - Effective Date
May/03/2016 - Act 624
May/03/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/04/2016 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/24/2016 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/22/2016 - House Passed/Adopted As Amended
Mar/22/2016 - House Third Readers
Mar/14/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/07/2016 - House Second Readers
Mar/02/2016 - House First Readers
Feb/29/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/29/2016 - Senate Third Read
Feb/29/2016 - Senate Taken from Table
Feb/26/2016 - Senate Tabled
Feb/25/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/24/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/23/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/23/2016 - Senate Hopper
2/24/2016 Notice of Minority Report Filed in Senate; 2/26/2016 Tabled in the Senate; 02/29/2016 Taken from Table in Senate; 03/22/2016 Modified Structured Rule; 3/24/2016 Senate Agreed to House Amendment
Mar/24/2016 - Senate Vote #795Yea(39)Nay(13)NV(3)
Mar/22/2016 - House Vote #788Yea(163)Nay(3)NV(7)
Feb/29/2016 - Senate Vote #551Yea(34)Nay(16)NV(3)
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