Legislation Sponsored by Barry Fleming (6)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 2/20/2024

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.
HB 0256 SupportDirect Appeals of Immunity Rulings Barry Fleming
2/9/2017 House Second Readers Judiciary --
2017/02/10 - Report Civil Procedure General County Government Government Immunity Larry Ramsey
This bill allows counties to immediately appeal the denial of sovereign immunity and other immunities. This bill would reverse a recent court decision holding that trial-court permission is necessary for such appeals, which in turn could mean that counties would have to spend taxpayer funds to cover the cost of an entire trial, only to find out in a subsequent appeal that the lawsuit was barred by sovereign or other immunities. Thte language of this bill has been added to HB 791.
HB 0268 NeutralElections - Numerous Changes Barry Fleming
7/1/2017 Effective Date Governmental Affairs Ethics -
2017/02/10 - Report 2017/02/17-Report 2017/02/24 - Report 2017/03/06 - Report 2017/03/17 - Report
Elections General County Government Law Enforcement Public Safety and Courts Todd Edwards
This legislation makes several changes to the elections laws, including the deadlines for election superintendents to complete their certification course; repeal of the nomination petition requirement; dates for filing the notice of candidacy; revisions to third-party filings for candidacy; removing references to municipal election registrars; the evidence of citizenship for voting purposes; requirements for personal identification on voter registration forms; provisions for changing a voter's address; polling places outside a voter's precinct; correcting printed and electronic ballots; application for an absentee ballot; oath of application absentee ballot; and the conduct of campaign activities in the vicinity to polling places.  For the Senate's summary of the bill, please click here.    
HB 0368 OpposeMandated Salary Supplement for Superior Court Clerks Barry Fleming
2/16/2017 House Second Readers Judiciary --
2017/02/17-Report Clerk of Court Compensation Debra Nesbit General County Government
Mandate Public Safety and Courts Training

This legislation provides an additional $200 per month supplement to be paid by the county for superior court clerks who complete voluntary training with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government and become a "certified superior court clerk".  Clerk's are mandated to complete this training to become a "certified superior court clerk" upon election under current law that has been in effect since 1998.  All training and reasonable travel expenses are currently the responsibility of the county.  Essentially this is a $200 per month salary increase for superior court clerks.

HB 0371 NeutralExpansion of Municipal Immunity Barry Fleming
2/16/2017 House Second Readers Judiciary --
General County Government Government Immunity Larry Ramsey
This legislation amends and expands the immunity provided to cities, to more closely correspond to state and county immunities.
HB 0828 NeutralHarlem, City of; Redevelopment Powers Law; provide for referendum Barry Fleming
5/3/2018 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Economic Development Elections Local Legislation
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