Legislation Assigned to the Senate Government Oversight Committee (7)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/7/2024

HB 0458 SupportAllow Automated Speed and Traffic Safety Devices in School Zones without Permit Alan Powell
3/6/2017 Senate Read and Referred Public Safety and Homeland Security Government Oversight -
2017/03/06 - Report Debra Nesbit Econ. Dev. & Transportation Law Enforcement Public Safety and Courts
Sheriff Solicitors Traffic Enforcement
This legislation changes the use of radar and automated traffic enforcement safety devices, to allow an agent to operate automated devices without a permit or P.O.S.T. certification in school zones.
HB 0493 NeutralOpen Records - Counties Must Also Record Public Comment Valencia Stovall
3/23/2018 Senate Read Second Time Governmental Affairs Government Oversight -
2018/02/02 Report 2018/03/2 Report General County Government Mandate Open Records/Meetings Act
Todd Edwards
This legislation requires that cities, counties and school boards that post videos of their meetings online to include the public comment section, if any, of their meetings on said posted video, except when a technical difficulty results in less than the entire meeting be recorded or available for public viewing.  That video must be maintained on the web site according to the records retention policy of the local governing authority.       
HB 0783 NeutralRepeal of Inactive Boards Panels and Authorities Michael Caldwell
3/29/2018 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute Code Revision Government Oversight -
Coroners/Medical Examiners Debra Nesbit General County Government Health and Human Services Law Enforcement
Nat. Res. & the Environment Public Safety and Courts
This legislation repeals boards, panels and authorities that have long been inactive or no longer relevant or needed.
SB 0093 NeutralImmigration - State to Work with Locals to Facilitate Naturalization of Legal Immigrants Lester Jackson
1/30/2017 Senate Read and Referred -Government Oversight -
General County Government Health and Human Services Immigration Todd Edwards
This legislation allows the Department of Human Resources to coordinate with existing resources in local government to facilitate the naturalization of legal immigration.  
SB 0100 NeutralUnlawful to Detain Individual With A Valid Visa From Entering GA Airport or Port Vincent Fort
2/1/2017 Senate Read and Referred -Government Oversight -
Airports Econ. Dev. & Transportation General County Government Immigration Kathleen Bowen
This legislation prohibits detaining any person with a valid visa to enter the United States at any Georgia airport or port.
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 0302 EvaluatingConfederate Monuments - Allow Locals to Decide Removal Elena Parent
1/19/2018 Senate Read and Referred -Government Oversight -
2018/01/12 Report General County Government Todd Edwards
This legislation (mirroring HB 650) authorizes city and county governments, via the adoption of a resolution, to remove or relocate any plaque, marker or memorial which honors the military service of the Confederate States of America that is located on public property or is publicly-owned.  If a privately-owned monument is on public property, a county may, by resolution, return the monument to the private owner.  ACCG supports home rule as one of its guiding principles.       
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