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2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 227
Local Government; process of establishing a compact with one or more other states; new sovereignties; provide
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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to local government, so as to provide for a process of establishing a compact with one or more other states and obtaining a Consent of Congress, which would result in the authority to create new sovereignties called prosperity districts; to provide for the creation of such new sovereignties throughout the state that are exempt from certain local, state, and federal laws, taxation, and court holdings; to provide for procedures, conditions, and limitations regarding the creation and existence of such districts; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/22/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/21/2017 - Senate Hopper