Legislation Sponsored by Burt Jones (7)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/10/2019

SB 0379 NeutralGeorgia Major Airport Operations and Management Act Burt Jones
2/1/2018 Senate Read and Referred -Transportation -
Airports Econ. Dev. & Transportation General County Government Kathleen Bowen Procurement
This legislation creates the Georgia Major Airport Operations and Management Board which will oversee any commercial airport owned by a city, county or political subdivision of the state that has in excess of 400,000 takeoffs and landings annually. The legislation in its present form only applies to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport located in Atlanta.  
SB 0385 NeutralChief Medical Examiner: Burial Authority Burt Jones
5/3/2018 Act 358 Natural Resources and Environment Natural Resources and the Environment -
2018/02/09 Report 2018/02/16 Report 2018/03/2 Report 2018/03/23 Report Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons
Kathleen Bowen Nat. Res. & the Environment Revenue & Finance Solid Waste

During the House Rules meeting on 3.27.18, a substitute was offered that removes the private landfill host fee bill and in its place is a bill relating to the chief medical examiner and his/her authority to inter remains (bury) and disinter remains (remove a body from a grave).

The original intent of SB 385 increases the state‚Äôs minimum local solid waste cost reimbursement (host) fee on waste going into landfills owned by private entities.  The $1 minimum fee has been in existence since 1992.

Talking points advocating for the increase of private landfill host fees can be found hereSimilar host fee language has been added to HB 792

SB 0481 NeutralBoard of Education of Putman County; members; compensation; reimbursement of expenses; provide Burt Jones
5/8/2018 Act 535 Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Compensation Local Legislation
SR 0228 InactiveProperty Conveyance; authorize 18 counties Burt Jones
5/2/2017 Act 71 State Properties State Institutions and Property -
Local Legislation
SR 0229 InactivePublic Property; granting of non-exclusive easements for the construction, operation, and maintenance of facilities, utilities, roads; authorize 10 counties Burt Jones
5/2/2017 Act 72 State Properties State Institutions and Property -
Local Legislation
SR 0882 NeutralHartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Study Committee Burt Jones
3/27/2018 Senate Passed/Adopted -Transportation -
Airports Econ. Dev. & Transportation Kathleen Bowen Local Legislation Transportation
Transportation Funding
This resolution creates a study committee to study Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport's operations and possibility of transferring the airport to an authority. 
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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