Legislation Sponsored by David Shafer (4)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/13/2022

SB 0089 NeutralGeorgia Freight Rail Program David Shafer
3/29/2018 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Transportation Transportation -
2017/02/03-Report Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development Kathleen Bowen Transportation
This legislation entitled the "Georgia Right Track Act" creates a funding structure for a freight rail program which would be administered by the Georgia Department of Transportation. 
SB 0396 WatchTelephone System for Physically Impaired David Shafer
3/12/2018 House Committee Favorably Reported Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications Regulated Industries and Utilities -
911 Debra Nesbit Health and Human Services Public Safety and Courts Utilities
SR 0407 NeutralNuclear Waste Program David Shafer
3/28/2017 Senate Passed/Adopted -Rules -
Health and Human Services Kathleen Bowen Nat. Res. & the Environment
This legislation encourages the Georgia Congressional Delegation to work to reestablish a Nuclear Waste Program. 
SR 0613 EvaluatingEnglish is Georgia's Official Language David Shafer
1/24/2018 Senate Read and Referred -Rules -
2018/01/26 Report Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development General County Government Health and Human Services
Law Enforcement Magistrate Court Personnel/Employment Probate Court Public Safety and Courts
Revenue & Finance State Court Superior Court Todd Edwards Traffic Enforcement
In declaring English as Georgia's official language, this proposed Constitutional amendment, among other provisions, prohibits counties from adopting any law, ordinance, decree, program or policy using any other language for any official documents, regulations, orders, transactions, proceedings, meetings, programs or publications.  There are nine exceptions, particularly related to teaching English, public safety, crime victims and criminal defendants, and terms of art.  Any resident or anyone doing business in Georgia has standing to sue for injunctive relief for any violations of this provision.          
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