Legislation Assigned to the Senate State and Local Governmental Operations Committee (284)
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Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/10/2019

HB 0031 InactiveJefferson County; Board of Commissioners; levy additional ad valorem tax; provide nonbinding advisory referendum Brian Prince
1/24/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
2017/01/12_TEST 2017/01/12_TEST 2 Health and Human Services Hospital Authority Local Legislation
Property Tax Revenue & Finance
HB 0130 InactiveEmanuel County Development Authority; number of members; change Butch Parrish
5/1/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development Local Legislation
HB 0131 InactiveSouth Fulton, City of; change corporate boundaries Roger Bruce
5/9/2017 Veto V1 Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Annexation/Municipalization General County Government Local Legislation
HB 0132 InactiveFulton County Industrial District; repeal amendment Roger Bruce
5/9/2017 Veto V2 Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development General County Government Local Legislation Property Tax
Revenue & Finance
HB 0146 NeutralRequirement for Local Governments to Provide Cancer Benefit to All Firefighters Micah Gravley
1/1/2018 Effective Date Insurance State and Local Governmental Operations -
2017/01/27-Report 2017/02/03-Report 2017/02/10 - Report 2017/02/17-Report 2017/03/06 - Report
2017/03/10 - Report 2017/03/17 - Report Debra Nesbit Fire Services General County Government
Insurance Insurance Public Safety and Courts Revenue & Finance
This legislation requires fire departments to purchase insurance coverage on each firefighter to pay claims for cancer diagnosed after serving at least 12 consecutive months as a firefighter in the department if the cancer or treatment makes them unable to perform their firefighter duties.
HB 0168 NeutralUpper Oconee Basin Water Authority; abolish Upper Oconee Resource Management Commission Regina Quick
7/1/2017 Effective Date Natural Resources & Environment State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation Nat. Res. & the Environment Water Quantity
HB 0169 NeutralCharlton County; probate judge; provide nonpartisan elections John Corbett
1/1/2018 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Elections General County Government Local Legislation Probate Court Public Safety and Courts
HB 0171 InactiveMeriwether County Water and Sewerage Authority; members and chairperson; change designation Robert Trammell
5/1/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation Nat. Res. & the Environment Sewer/Septage Water Quality Water Quantity
HB 0172 InactiveDahlonega, City of; levy an excise tax Kevin Tanner
5/1/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Hotel Motel Tax Local Legislation Revenue & Finance Tourism
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 0189 NeutralContract Cancellation Act Sheila Nelson
3/29/2018 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute Governmental Affairs State and Local Governmental Operations -
2017/03/06 - Report General County Government Mandate Procurement Todd Edwards
This legislation requires service contracts with counties that are entered into or renewed on or after July 1, 2017, to include: (1) specific performance and cost parameters; (2) a provision that allows the county to terminate the contract if the other party does not meet the performance criteria or if projected annual costs exceed the cost established in the contract; (3) a provision that the county may cancel the contract at any time of the other party fails to comply with applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations.  The other party to the contract must submit quarterly reports to the board of commissioners showing compliance with the performance criteria and the actual costs that the county is required to pay.   
HB 0191 InactiveBen Hill County; abolish office of elected county surveyor; provide appointment Clay Pirkle
5/1/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
County Surveyor General County Government Local Legislation
HB 0219 InactiveCoweta County; board of elections and registration; create Lynn Smith
5/1/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Elections General County Government Local Legislation
HB 0254 InactiveEmanuel County; Board of Education; provide nonpartisan elections for members Butch Parrish
5/3/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Elections General County Government Local Legislation
HB 0255 InactiveEmanuel County; Board of Education; change description of districts Butch Parrish
5/2/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Elections General County Government Local Legislation
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 0272 InactiveVilla Rica, City of; ad valorem tax; provide homestead exemption of $8000 for residents 65 and older J Collins
2/20/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation Property Tax Revenue & Finance
HB 0282 NeutralGrady County; board of commissioners; change compensation Darlene Taylor
6/1/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Compensation General County Government Local Legislation
HB 0284 NeutralCrisp County; Board of Education; change compensation of members Buddy Harden
6/1/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Compensation General County Government Local Legislation
HB 0294 NeutralCoffee County; board of education; change compensation of members Dominic Lariccia
6/1/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Compensation General County Government Local Legislation
HB 0295 InactiveDouglas, City of; office of mayor; revise provisions for filling vacancies Dominic Lariccia
3/29/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation
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 0306 NeutralCherokee County; Board of Education; change compensation of members Scot Turner
1/1/2019 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Compensation General County Government Local Legislation
HB 0348 InactiveWaycross, City of; change corporate limits Chad Nimmer
3/24/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Annexation/Municipalization General County Government Local Legislation
HB 0349 InactiveGrantville, City of; election and terms of office for mayor and councilmembers from Posts 1 and 2; provide Robert Trammell
5/3/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Elections General County Government
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