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HB 0142 - Expand Lobbyist Definition
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Tracking Level: Neutral
Sponsor: Ralston, David 7th
Last Action: 1/1/2014 - House - Effective Date
State Code Titles: 21
House Committee: Rules
Senate Committee: RULES
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This legislation provides for changes relating to the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission (formerly known as the Ethics Commission) as well as the definition of a lobbyist and expenditures.
 
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2013-2014 Regular Session - HB 142
Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission; change certain provisions
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HC: RulesSC: Rules
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 21 of the O.C.G.A., relating to ethics in government, so as to change certain provisions relating to powers and duties of the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission; to change certain provisions relating to definitions relative to public officers' conduct and lobbyist disclosure; to change certain provisions relating to lobbyist registration requirements, application for registration, supplemental registration, expiration, docket, fees, identification cards, public rosters, and exemptions; to regulate certain contact between lobbyists and members of the General Assembly and the making or acceptance of certain expenditures; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/01/2014 - Effective Date
May/06/2013 - Act 134
May/06/2013 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/04/2013 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/28/2013 - House Conference Committee Report Adopted
Mar/28/2013 - Senate Conference Committee Report Adopted
Mar/25/2013 - Senate Conference Committee Appointed 16th, 48th, 53rd
Mar/25/2013 - House Conference Committee Appointed 146th, 40th, 5th
Mar/25/2013 - House Insists
Mar/25/2013 - Senate Disagrees House Amend/Sub
Mar/25/2013 - House Agrees Senate Amend or Sub As Amended
Mar/22/2013 - Senate Transmits House
Mar/22/2013 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/22/2013 - Senate Third Read
Mar/22/2013 - Senate Engrossed
Mar/21/2013 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/21/2013 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/26/2013 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/25/2013 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/25/2013 - House Third Readers
Feb/21/2013 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/31/2013 - House Second Readers
Jan/30/2013 - House First Readers
Jan/29/2013 - House Hopper
Footnotes
02/25/2013 Modified Structured Rule; 3/22/2013 Engrossed upon 3rd reading in Senate; 3/22/2013 Immediately Transmitted to House; 03/25/2013 House agrees to Senate Substitute as House amended; 3/25/2013 Senate Disagreed to House Amendment to Senate Substitute
Votes
Mar/28/2013 - House Vote #441Yea(169)Nay(0)NV(8)
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Mar/28/2013 - Senate Vote #370Yea(56)Nay(0)NV(0)
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Mar/25/2013 - House Vote #375Yea(166)Nay(4)NV(5)
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Mar/22/2013 - Senate Vote #233Yea(52)Nay(0)NV(0)
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Mar/22/2013 - Senate Vote #223Yea(31)Nay(15)NV(6)
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Feb/25/2013 - House Vote #92Yea(164)Nay(4)NV(3)
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