Legislation Assigned to the Senate Rules Committee (13)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/10/2019

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.
HR 0943 NeutralJoint Georgia-North Carolina and Georgia-Tennessee Boundary Line Commission Marc Morris
3/27/2018 Senate Tabled Interstate Cooperation Rules -
General County Government Kathleen Bowen Nat. Res. & the Environment Water Quantity
This resolution creates the the Joint Georgia-North Carolina and Georgia-Tennessee Boundary Line Commission.
SB 0233 NeutralReligious Freedom 2017 Marty Harbin
2/22/2017 Senate Read and Referred -Rules -
2017/02/24 - Report Code Enforcement Correctional Institutions/Jail General County Government Land Use/Zoning
Law Enforcement Personnel/Employment Public Safety and Courts Todd Edwards

This legislation applies the Federal Religious Restoration Act to the State of Georgia and counties.  The Federal Religious Restoration Act prohibits the government from substantially burdening a person's exercise of religious unless it is in furtherance of a compelling governmental interest and is the least restrictive means of furthering the compelling governmental interest.  

 

SB 0258 InactiveEligibility and Qualifications for Office; ineligibility for office for holders of public money of municipalities who refuse; pay over such funds to proper office; provide Blake Tillery
5/8/2017 Effective Date Governmental Affairs Rules -
Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons General County Government Public Safety and Courts Revenue & Finance Todd Edwards
This legislation makes city officials that fail to pay over public money to the property office ineligible to hold public office. 
SR 0392 SupportSenate Rural Study Committee David Lucas
3/28/2017 Senate Passed/Adopted -Rules -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development General County Government Health and Human Services Larry Ramsey
Nat. Res. & the Environment Revenue & Finance
This legislation creates the Senate Rural Georgia Study Committee. The Committee would convene to study problems faced by rural areas such as economic development, health disparities, and infrastructure needs.
SR 0407 NeutralNuclear Waste Program David Shafer
3/28/2017 Senate Passed/Adopted -Rules -
Health and Human Services Kathleen Bowen Nat. Res. & the Environment
This legislation encourages the Georgia Congressional Delegation to work to reestablish a Nuclear Waste Program. 
SR 0412 SupportSenate Stroke and Trauma Center Study Committee John Kennedy
3/28/2017 Senate Passed/Adopted -Rules -
Debra Nesbit Health and Human Services Public Safety and Courts Trauma Care System
This legislation creates the Senate Stroke Trauma Center Study Committee. 
SR 0448 NeutralJoint Georgia-North Carolina and Georgia-Tennessee Boundary Line Commission Michael Williams
1/8/2018 Senate Recommitted -Rules -
Kathleen Bowen Nat. Res. & the Environment Water Quantity
This legislation creates the Joint Georgia-North Carolina and Georgia-Tennessee Boundary Line Commission. 
SR 0502 NeutralRural Broadband - Urge Congressional Action Steve Gooch
1/31/2018 Senate Passed/Adopted -Rules -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development General County Government Larry Ramsey
This legislation urges the U.S. Congress and federal agencies to develop policies and funding sources to bring high speed broadband access to rural America. 
SR 0587 EvaluatingEnglish is Georgia's Official Language Joshua McKoon
1/29/2018 Senate Read Second Time -Rules -
2018/01/26 Report Econ. Dev. & Transportation General County Government Public Safety and Courts Todd Edwards
In making English Georgia's official language, this proposed Constitutional amendment, among other provisions, prohibits local governments from using any other language for any documents, regulations, orders, transactions, proceedings, meeting, programs or publications.  There are nine exceptions, particularly related to teaching English, public safety, crime victims and criminal defendants, and terms of art.  Any resident or anyone doing business in Georgia has standing to sue for injunctive relief for any violations of this provision.          
SR 0613 EvaluatingEnglish is Georgia's Official Language David Shafer
1/24/2018 Senate Read and Referred -Rules -
2018/01/26 Report Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development General County Government Health and Human Services
Law Enforcement Magistrate Court Personnel/Employment Probate Court Public Safety and Courts
Revenue & Finance State Court Superior Court Todd Edwards Traffic Enforcement
In declaring English as Georgia's official language, this proposed Constitutional amendment, among other provisions, prohibits counties from adopting any law, ordinance, decree, program or policy using any other language for any official documents, regulations, orders, transactions, proceedings, meetings, programs or publications.  There are nine exceptions, particularly related to teaching English, public safety, crime victims and criminal defendants, and terms of art.  Any resident or anyone doing business in Georgia has standing to sue for injunctive relief for any violations of this provision.          
SR 0794 NeutralJoint Georgia-North Carolina and Georgia-Tennessee Boundary Line Commission Butch Miller
5/8/2018 Act 547 Interstate Cooperation Rules -
Kathleen Bowen Nat. Res. & the Environment Water Quantity
This resolution creates the the Joint Georgia-North Carolina and Georgia-Tennessee Boundary Line Commission. This six-person commission will be formed to meet with representatives from Tennessee and North Carolina to survey and establish the GA / NC / TN border. More details here.
SR 0940 NeutralUrging Support for Infrastructure Plan Burt Jones
3/27/2018 Senate Passed/Adopted -Rules -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation General County Government Kathleen Bowen
The resolution states support for the infrastructure plan presented by the President of the United States. 
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