Legislation Sponsored by Alan Powell (9)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 3/16/2020

HB 0288 NeutralSuperior Court Filing Fees Alan Powell
1/1/2020 Effective Date Judiciary Judiciary -
2019/02/15 Report 2019/03/08 Report 2019/03/29 Report Larry Ramsey Revenue & Finance
This bill would eliminate the current per-page fees for filing deeds and other documents with the Superior Court Clerk and instead impose a flat $25 fee per document. It also increases the per-page plat filing fee from $7.50 to $10. The bill would also change the alternative Superior Court Clerk filing fees in counties with unincorporated populations of 350,000 or more.
HB 0417 NeutralComprehensive Regulation of Trauma Scene Cleanup Services Alan Powell
1/1/2021 Effective Date Public Safety and Homeland Security Regulated Industries and Utilities -
2019/03/01 Report Debra Nesbit Law Enforcement Public Safety and Courts
This legislation provides for system of registration for persons or entities providing trauma cleanup services.  After January 1, 2020 is shall be public policy that all trauma care cleanup services must be registered through the GBI.
HB 0674 NegotiatingStreamlined Permitting for Alcoholic Beverage Licenses Alan Powell
3/5/2020 House Committee Favorably Reported Regulated Industries --
2020/02/07 2020/03/06 Report Alcohol/Tobacco General County Government Kathleen Bowen
This legislation requires the Department of Revenue, on or before January 1, 2021, to develop and implement a state-wide, centralized online platform for retailers to apply for initial applications and renewals for local and state issued alcohol beverage licenses. The Department of Revenue would adopt rules and regulations necessary to implement and administer the licenses. 
HB 0857 NeutralProhibition - Burning Chemically Treated Wood Products Alan Powell
8/4/2020 Effective Date Natural Resources and Environment Regulated Industries and Utilities -
2020/03/13 Report Air Quality Fire Services Health and Human Services Kathleen Bowen
Nat. Res. & the Environment Public Safety and Courts

This legislation prohibits biomass plants in Georgia from burning wood products treated with creosote or naphthenate compounds.

See article here for more details. 

HB 1082 NeutralMandatory Notification for Retrieving Motor Vehicle Held by Towing and Storage Firm Alan Powell
3/12/2020 Senate Read and Referred Motor Vehicles Public Safety -
2020/03/06 Report 2020/03/13 Report Debra Nesbit Econ. Dev. & Transportation Magistrate Court
Public Safety and Courts
This legislation sets for notification time frames for which magistrate courts must notify owners of how to retrieve their motor vehicles that are held by a towing/storage firm, repair facility or salvage dealer.
HB 1198 NeutralHart County; ad valorem tax; increase amount of homestead exemption Alan Powell
6/29/2020 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation
HB 1199 NeutralFranklin County; ad valorem tax; increase amount of homestead exemption Alan Powell
6/30/2020 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation
HB 1218 NeutralHart County; Board of Education; revise compensation of members Alan Powell
6/29/2020 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation
HB 1233 NeutralLavonia, City of; ad valorem taxes for municipal purposes; increase homestead exemption Alan Powell
6/30/2020 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation
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