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2015-2016 Regular Session - SB 422
Building and Housing; provide for legislative findings; unlawful for responsible agent of a vacant structure; neglected condition; shall constitute a public nuisance
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 8 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to buildings and housing, so as to provide for legislative findings; to provide a definition; to provide that it shall be unlawful for any person who owns, controls, or is the responsible agent of a vacant structure to maintain, cause, or permit the maintenance of the vacant structure in a neglected condition and that such neglected vacant structure shall constitute a public nuisance; to provide certain requirements for the maintenance of vacant structures; to provide for the abatement of such neglected vacant structures; to provide for the recoupment of the costs of abatement; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/24/2016 - Senate Withdrawn & Recommitted
Feb/24/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/23/2016 - Senate Hopper
2/24/2016 Withdrawn from the Committee on State and Local Governmental Operations-General and committed to the Committee on Public Safety in Senate