Superior Court (34)
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Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/8/2018

HB 0034 WatchOpen Proceedings for Board of Pardons and Parole Jesse Petrea
1/12/2017 House Second Readers Public Safety and Homeland Security -
Debra Nesbit District Attorneys General County Government Open Records/Meetings Act Parole
Probation Public Safety and Courts Superior Court
This legislation makes the records relating to the supervision of probationers and parolees open records, as well as makes other changes to the probation and parole system.
HB 0081 SupportHospital Authorities and Contractors Intercept Income Tax Returns to Pay Medical Bills Tom McCall
3/1/2018 Senate Read and Referred Ways and Means Finance
2017/01/27-Report 2018/02/23 Report 2018/03/2 Report Clerk of Court Debra Nesbit
Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons Health and Human Services Hospital Authority Indigent Health Care Juveniles
Magistrate Court Probate Court Public Safety and Courts Revenue & Finance State Court
Superior Court
This legislation allows health care facilties created, formed or operated on behalf of a hospital authority to intercept tax refunds to pay outstanding medical bills. 
HB 0088 NeutralQualifications of Superior Court Judges Barry Fleming
7/1/2017 Effective Date Judiciary Rules
Debra Nesbit Public Safety and Courts Superior Court
This legislation requires superior court judges to be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Georgia.
HB 0116 NeutralSuperior Court Exclusive Jurisdiction of Juvenile Cases Involving Aggravated Assault Albert Reeves
1/8/2018 Senate Recommitted Judiciary Non-Civil Public Safety
Correctional Institutions/Jail Criminal Procedure Debra Nesbit Firearms/Carry Laws Health and Human Services
Juveniles Law Enforcement Public Safety and Courts Superior Court
This legislation gives the superior court exclusive jurisdiction over juveniles charged with aggravated assault with a firearm.  The language of this legislation was added to SB 160 "Back the Badge".
HB 0126 NeutralRestructure of Judicial Qualifications Commission Wendell Willard
7/1/2017 Effective Date Judiciary Judiciary
Debra Nesbit Magistrate Court Probate Court Public Safety and Courts State Court
Superior Court
This legislation changes the provisions governing the Judicial Qualifications Commission.
HB 0138 NeutralSuperior courts; fifth judge of the Northeastern Judicial Circuit; provide Lee Hawkins
1/1/2018 Effective Date Judiciary Judiciary
Local Legislation Public Safety and Courts Superior Court
HB 0259 EvaluatingAdditional Offenses Committed by Children Ages 13 to 17 Will be Heard in Superior Court Alan Powell
2/9/2017 House Second Readers Juvenile Justice -
2017/02/10 - Report Debra Nesbit Health and Human Services Juveniles Public Safety and Courts
Superior Court
This legislation expands the exclusive jurisdiction of the superior court for children ages 13-17 years charged with aggravated assault or aggavated battery.
HB 0281 NeutralGeorgia Tenant Victim Protection Act for Victims of Domestic Violence Scott Holcomb
2/9/2017 House Second Readers Judiciary -
Clerk of Court Constables/Marshals Debra Nesbit District Attorneys General County Government
Health and Human Services Juveniles Law Enforcement Magistrate Court Open Records/Meetings Act
Probate Court Public Safety and Courts Sheriff Solicitors State Court
Superior Court
This legislation allows victims of family violence, stalking, harrassment, and sexual assault to terminate their lease with limited penalties. 
HB 0337 NeutralState Tax Executions Hugh Williamson
1/1/2018 Effective Date Ways & Means Finance
Larry Ramsey Property Tax Revenue & Finance Superior Court
This bill provides for the comprehensive revision of the transmittal, filing, recording, access to, and territorial effect of tax liens issued by the Georgia Department of Revenue. It creates a new state-wide system for filing notices of state tax executions with clerks of superior court.
HB 0367 NegotiatingPublic Employees Privacy Protection Brian Strickland
2/16/2017 House Second Readers Judiciary -
2017/02/17-Report Correctional Institutions/Jail Debra Nesbit District Attorneys Econ. Dev. & Transportation
Georgia Bureau of Investigation Juveniles Law Enforcement Magistrate Court Mandate
Nat. Res. & the Environment Open Records/Meetings Act Probate Court Public Safety and Courts Sheriff
Solicitors State Court Superior Court
This legislation allows certain public safety and judicial officials to execute a certificate of redacted information that requires counties to redact the home address and telephone number of the public safety or judicial official and their relatives from the county's website or other Internet access point within the county's control.
HB 0404 NeutralRockdale Judicial Circuit; court reporters; make certain provisions Vernon Jones
6/1/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations
Local Legislation Public Safety and Courts State Court Superior Court
HB 0407 InactiveCobb County; Probate Court; change salary of superior court clerk, deputy clerk, executive assistant and executive secretary John Carson
5/2/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations
Clerk of Court General County Government Local Legislation Probate Court Public Safety and Courts
Superior Court
HB 0453 NeutralAdd Chief Magistrate Judge to County Law Library Board David Dreyer
7/1/2017 Effective Date Judiciary Special Judiciary
Clerk of Court Debra Nesbit District Attorneys General County Government Magistrate Court
Probate Court Public Safety and Courts Solicitors Superior Court
This legislation adds the chief magistrate court judge to the county law library board of trustees. 
HB 0610 NeutralClayton Judicial Circuit; judges of superior court; increase county supplement to state salary Mike Glanton
5/3/2018 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations
Compensation General County Government Local Legislation Public Safety and Courts Superior Court
HB 0808 NeutralCourts; term of court in certain counties in the Waycross Circuit; change Chad Nimmer
1/1/2019 Effective Date Judiciary Judiciary
Local Legislation Superior Court
HB 0986 NeutralWaycross Judicial Circuit; judges of superior courts; increase supplements Chad Nimmer
5/8/2018 Effective Date Judiciary State and Local Governmental Operations
Compensation Local Legislation Superior Court
HB 1044 NeutralSouthern Judicial Circuit; superior court judges; increase supplement to compensation James Shaw
5/8/2018 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations
Compensation Local Legislation Superior Court
HB 1048 NeutralBlue Ridge Judicial Circuit; Superior Court judges; increase compensation Mandi Ballinger
10/1/2018 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations
Compensation Local Legislation Superior Court
SB 0095 InactiveRequire State Agencies to Provide Data Needed at No Cost to Superior Court Clerks to Keep Jury Lists Updated Jesse Stone
5/9/2017 Effective Date Judiciary Judiciary
2017/02/17-Report Clerk of Court Debra Nesbit Parole Public Safety and Courts
State Court Superior Court
This legislation amends the collection of data for the statewide master jury list.
SB 0127 NeutralVictim's may Assert Rights When Law is not Followed John Kennedy
5/8/2018 Act 468 Judiciary - Non-Civil Judiciary
Clerk of Court Criminal Procedure Debra Nesbit District Attorneys General County Government
Government Immunity Public Safety and Courts Solicitors State Court Superior Court
This legislation amends the Crime Victim's Bill of Rights to allow a victim to bring to the attention of the court allegations that the law has not been followed.
SB 0132 SupportJudicial Council Shall Promulgate Case Disposition Forms for Superior and State Court Blake Tillery
1/1/2018 Effective Date Judiciary Judiciary
Civil Procedure Clerk of Court Debra Nesbit Public Safety and Courts State Court
Superior Court
This legislation changes how forms are promulgated for state and superior court to provide a more accurate case count for the determination of the need for additional judgeships.
SB 0142 SupportAutomated Traffic Safety Devices in School Zones John Kennedy
2/9/2017 Senate Read and Referred -Government Oversight
2017/02/10 - Report Clerk of Court Debra Nesbit General County Government Law Enforcement
Open Records/Meetings Act Probate Court Public Safety and Courts Solicitors State Court
Superior Court Traffic Enforcement
This legislation allows and sets forth guidelines for the use of automatic traffic enforcement safety devices in school zones by local sheriffs and law enforcement.
SB 0154 EvaluatingAdditional Penalties for Assault and Battery Against Public Safety Officer While on Duty Gregory Kirk
3/27/2018 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Judiciary Non-Civil Public Safety
2017/02/17-Report Correctional Institutions/Jail Criminal Procedure Debra Nesbit District Attorneys
Econ. Dev. & Transportation EMS/Ambulance Fire Services Juveniles Law Enforcement
Magistrate Court Probate Court Probation Public Safety and Courts Solicitors
State Court Superior Court Traffic Enforcement
This legislation provides for tort liability for those who commit an offense of aggravated assault and aggravated battery against a public safety officer, as well as for the parents of any youth who commit the offense.  There is also an additional penalty assessed dedicated to the Georgia State Indemnification Fund.  The language from this legislation was added to SB 160 "Back the Badge".
SB 0160 SupportBack the Badge Act Tyler Harper
7/1/2017 Effective Date Judiciary Non-Civil Public Safety
2017/02/17-Report 2017/03/17 - Report Clerk of Court Correctional Institutions/Jail Criminal Procedure
Debra Nesbit District Attorneys EMS/Ambulance Fire Services Health and Human Services
Juveniles Law Enforcement Magistrate Court Probate Court Probation
Public Safety and Courts Sheriff Solicitors State Court Superior Court
Traffic Enforcement
This legislation provides exclusive jurisdiction of 13 to 17 year olds who commit an offense of aggravated assault or aggravated battery against a public safety official.  This legislation includes HB 116, HB 258, and SB 154 which gives superior court full jurisdiction for juvenile cases involving aggravated assault, increasing sentences for assaulting a police officer, and additional penalties for those convicted of assaulting a public safety officer while on duty.
SB 0174 NeutralCriminal Justice Reform and Certification Procedures for Veterans and Family Treatment Accountability Courts John Kennedy
7/1/2017 Effective Date Judiciary Non-Civil Judiciary
Correctional Institutions/Jail Criminal Procedure Debra Nesbit District Attorneys Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons
General County Government Health and Human Services Indigent Defense Open Records/Meetings Act Parole
Probation Public Safety and Courts Superior Court
This legislation changes the laws regarding use of accountability courts for non-violent felons and provides procedures for the certification of veterans and family drug treatment accountability courts.
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