Legislation Sponsored by Bill Hitchens (4)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 3/16/2020

HB 0075 SupportClarify Law on Passing a Stopped School Bus Bill Hitchens
1/30/2019 House Second Readers Public Safety and Homeland Security --
2019/01/31 Report 2019/03/29 Report Debra Nesbit Public Safety and Courts Roads
Traffic Enforcement
This legislation clarifies when it is illegal to pass a stopped school bus on a divided highway.  This clarification is part of ACCG's 2019 Policy Agenda.  The language of this bill is the same as SB 25.
HB 0644 NeutralPooler, City of; Municipal Court; authorize assessment and collection of a technology fee Bill Hitchens
5/6/2019 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation
HB 0838 NeutralPeace Officer and First Responder Bill of Rights Bill Hitchens
1/1/2021 Effective Date Public Safety and Homeland Security Public Safety -
Debra Nesbit Law Enforcement Public Safety and Courts

This legislation changes the name of the Office of Public Safety Officer Support to the Office of Public Safety Support to allow access for all responders for services.  This bill also sets for civil penalties for those who harass, intimidate or terrorize another person because of that person's employment as a first responder, give law enforcement officers the right to bring a civil action in situations where bias is involved.

HB 1175 NeutralPort Wentworth, City of; provide new charter Bill Hitchens
7/29/2020 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation
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