Financing (19)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/10/2019

HB 0187 InactiveMonroe County; Board of Commissioners; provide nonbinding advisory referendum Robert Dickey
2/9/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Financing General County Government Health and Human Services Hospital Authority Indigent Health Care
Local Legislation Property Tax Revenue & Finance
HB 0257 SupportLocal Government Authority Finance Reports Jan Tankersley
7/1/2018 Effective Date Governmental Affairs State and Local Governmental Operations -
2017/02/10 - Report 2017/02/17-Report 2017/02/24 - Report 2017/03/17 - Report 2018/02/02 Report
Auditing/Budget Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development Financing General County Government
Hospital Authority Revenue & Finance Todd Edwards Tourism
This legislation combines the two annual reports (registry and financial reports) that local government authorities and local independent authorities must file annually with the Department of Community Affairs.  Local authorities may not incur debt or credit obligations until they submit the report, though failure to do so will not impact any outstanding debt.          
HB 0296 InactiveDouglas, City of; Redevelopment Powers Law; provide for referendum Dominic Lariccia
5/2/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development Financing General County Government Local Legislation
Revenue & Finance
HB 0369 InactivePeachtree Corners, City of; Public Facilities Authority; create Scott Hilton
5/2/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Financing General County Government Local Legislation Revenue & Finance
HB 0379 NeutralGeorgia Public Road Authority Act Kevin Tanner
2/17/2017 House Second Readers Transportation --
2017/02/17-Report Econ. Dev. & Transportation Financing General County Government Government Immunity
Kathleen Bowen Procurement Revenue & Finance Roads Transportation
Transportation Funding
This legislation creates the Georgia Public Road Authority, which would have the ability to issue revenue bonds on behalf of counties and municipalities for the construction of local public roads. This Authority would also have the power to issue bonds for “public-private initiatives”.
HB 0395 InactiveMoultrie-Colquitt County Parks and Recreation Authority Act; enact Sam Watson
5/2/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Financing General County Government Local Legislation Revenue & Finance
HB 0434 SupportEminent Domain - Condemnation of Blighted Property Wendell Willard
7/1/2017 Effective Date Judiciary Judiciary -
2017/02/24 - Report 2017/03/06 - Report 2017/03/24 - Report Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development
Eminent Domain/Condemnation Financing General County Government Larry Ramsey
This bill establishes a process whereunder a local government can seek initial court determination of whether a property is blighted, and remedy of blight is deemed to be a "public use." If property is determined to be blighted, it can be the subject of condemnation proceedings. Additionally, such blighted property would not be subject to the normal limitations that a government must 1) hold condemned property for at least 20 years and 2) offer the property back to the prior owner if not put to public use within five years.
HB 0435 InactiveCity of Dunwoody Public Facilities Authority; create Tom Taylor
5/2/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Financing Local Legislation Revenue & Finance
HB 0480 InactiveChatham County Urban Development Authority Act; enact Craig Gordon
5/1/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development Financing Local Legislation
HB 0544 InactiveRichmond Hill Public Facilities Authority Act; enact Ron Stephens
5/3/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Financing General County Government Local Legislation Revenue & Finance
HB 0546 InactiveSugar Hill Building Authority Act; enact Brooks Coleman
5/3/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Financing Local Legislation
HB 0559 InactiveLamar County Public Facilities Authority Act; enact David Knight
5/3/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Financing Local Legislation Revenue & Finance
HB 0562 InactiveCity of Eton Public Facilities Authority Act; enact Jason Ridley
5/3/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Financing Local Legislation Revenue & Finance
HB 0924 NeutralRevenue Bonds - Electricity Projects Trey Rhodes
2/15/2018 House Second Readers Ways and Means --
Financing General County Government Larry Ramsey Revenue & Finance Todd Edwards
Utilities
This bill adds gas or electric transmission systems as permissible projects (undertakings) to be financed by revenue bonds. It also allows the General Assembly by local Act to exempt a county, city, or political subdivision from the general requirment of having a referendum to issue revenue bonds for electric generating, transmission, and distribution systems.
SB 0020 OpposeLimit SPLOST Referendums to only the General Election Joshua McKoon
1/23/2017 Senate Read and Referred -Ethics -
Alcohol/Tobacco Financing Form of Government General County Government Revenue & Finance
Sales Tax-Local Todd Edwards
This legislation would restrict counties and cities from asking the voters to approve a special purpose local option sales tax, general obligation debt, or any other question raising revenue only at the November election.
SB 0124 Inactive"City of Decatur Public Facilities Authority Act" Elena Parent
3/17/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Financing Local Legislation Revenue & Finance
SB 0205 InactivePerry Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Authority; requirements for appointment of members of authority; change Larry Walker
5/2/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Financing Local Legislation Tourism
SB 0249 Neutral"Chatham County Urban Development Authority Act" Lester Jackson
3/15/2017 House Second Readers Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development Financing Local Legislation Revenue & Finance
SB 0489 NeutralCobb-Marietta Coliseum and Exhibit Hall Authority; revenue bonds shall only be issued in connection with projects owned or lease by authority; provide Lindsey Tippins
5/8/2018 Act 538 Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Economic Development Financing Local Legislation
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