Transit (9)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/8/2018

HB 0160 SupportGeorgia Commission on Transit Governance and Funding Kevin Tanner
1/8/2018 Senate Recommitted Transportation Transportation
2017/01/27-Report 2017/02/10 - Report 2017/02/17-Report 2017/03/06 - Report Econ. Dev. & Transportation
Kathleen Bowen Transit
This legislation creates the Georgia Commission on Transit Governance and Funding. The commission will study and assess the needs and funding methods for mass transportation for any one or more metropolitan areas in Georgia.
HB 0473 NeutralService Animal Accommodations Tom Kirby
2/14/2018 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Health and Human Services -
2017/02/24 - Report 2018/02/16 Report Animal Control Econ. Dev. & Transportation General County Government
Health and Human Services Kathleen Bowen Transit
This legislation provides that physically and mentally impaired individuals must be provided full access to trains, buses, streetcars and other modes of public transportation, as well as to areas where the general public is invited. Individuals may be accompanied by service animals when the animal provides assistance with a major life functions, such as ambulating, seeing, hearing, learning, working and interacting with others.  Service animals that provide only emotional support, comfort or companionship are not required to be allowed.
HB 0506 NeutralMetropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority Act of 1965; award certain contracts involving concessions; provide for vote by Board Tom Taylor
7/1/2017 Effective Date Transportation Transportation
Econ. Dev. & Transportation General County Government Local Legislation Procurement Revenue & Finance
Transit
HR 0565 NeutralGwinnett County Board of Commissioners; take action to incorporate mass transit options; recommend Pedro Marin
3/14/2017 House Second Readers Transportation -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Local Legislation Transit
HR 0848 SupportHouse Commission on Transit Governance and Funding Kevin Tanner
3/30/2017 House Read and Adopted Rules -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Kathleen Bowen Revenue & Finance Transit Transportation Funding

This legislation creates the House Commission on Transit Governance and FundingThe commission will study and assess the needs, funding methods and governance structures for mass transportation for any one or more metropolitan areas in Georgia. Appointments to the commission, made by the Speaker of the House, could include representation from counties that provide mass transportation. 

HR 1055 NeutralSavannah to Atlanta Railway Study Committee Carl Gilliard
2/8/2018 House Second Readers Special Rules -
2018/02/09 Report Econ. Dev. & Transportation Kathleen Bowen Transit
This resolution creates the Savannah to Atlanta Railway Study Committee which will be tasked with studying the possibility, feasibility, and viability of a railway connecting Savannah and Atlanta.
HR 1091 NeutralAthens to Atlanta Transportation Link Study Committee Deborah Gonzalez
2/13/2018 House Second Readers Transportation -
2018/02/09 Report Econ. Dev. & Transportation Kathleen Bowen Transit
This resolution creates the House Study Committee on an Athens-Atlanta Transportation Link which will be tasked with studying new transportation options for connecting Atlanta and Athens.
HR 1540 NeutralUrging Congress to Invest in Infrastructure Vernon Jones
3/27/2018 House Passed/Adopted Special Rules -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development General County Government Kathleen Bowen Nat. Res. & the Environment
Procurement Public Works Transit Transportation Transportation Funding
Water Quality Water Quantity
This resolution states support for the infrastructure plan presented by the President of the United States and urges Congress to take action on said plan. 
SB 0006 SupportGeorgia Commission on Transit Governance and Funding Steve Gooch
3/30/2017 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Transportation Transportation
2017/01/27-Report 2017/02/03-Report 2017/02/24 - Report 2017/03/06 - Report 2017/03/17 - Report
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Kathleen Bowen Transit
This legislation creates the Georgia Commission on Transit Governance and Funding which will study and assess the needs for efficiencies, coordination and funding methods for mass transportation for any one or more metropolitan areas in Georgia. Composition of the commission includes representation from cities and counties who provide mass transportation and the directors of all metropolitan planning organizations serve as an ex officio member. 
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