Legislation Sponsored by Don Hogan (7)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 3/16/2020

HB 0178 WatchCreation of "Assisted Outpatient Treatment" Pilot Programs Don Hogan
2/11/2019 House Second Readers Health and Human Services --
2019/02/08 Report Debra Nesbit Health and Human Services
This legislation creates pilot program for "Assisted Outpatient Treatment" for persons who have been court ordered to treatment as a result of Involuntary Commitment by the probate court.  The bill provides for procedures, standards, and criteria for the program as well as a framework for services to be delivered in every county.  The bill also creates an Assisted Outpatient Program Advisory Council to oversee and make recommendations to the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.
HB 0200 NeutralInnkeeper Fee ($5 Per Night) Sales Tax Exemption for Non-Profits Don Hogan
2/11/2019 House Second Readers Ways and Means --
2019/02/08 Report Kathleen Bowen Revenue & Finance
The intent of this legislation is to exempt individuals who are employed or representing a Section 501(c)(3) organization from the $5 per night fee on rooms, lodging, and accommodations that are owned/operated by a Section 501(c)(3) organization
HB 0201 SupportRules and Regulations for Live-Aboard Vessels Don Hogan
1/1/2020 Effective Date Natural Resources and Environment Natural Resources and the Environment -
2019/02/15 Report 2019/03/01 Report 2019/03/08 Report 2019/03/22 Report 2019/03/29 Report
Kathleen Bowen Nat. Res. & the Environment
This legislation authorizes the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to create rules and regulations to addresses live-aboard vessels including where they can be anchored and how sewage material can be disposed within estuarine areas of the state. 
HB 0413 NeutralLocation of Tax Sales Don Hogan
2/25/2019 House Second Readers Ways and Means --
2019/02/22 Report Larry Ramsey Property Tax Revenue & Finance
This bill provides that a tax commissioner sale of property based on unpaid taxes may take place at the tax commissioner's office or such other place as stated in the notice of sale.
HB 0445 NeutralShore Protection Don Hogan
5/3/2019 Effective Date Natural Resources and Environment Natural Resources and the Environment -
2019/03/01 Report 2019/03/22 Report Kathleen Bowen Nat. Res. & the Environment
This legislation changes the permitting requirements and definitions related to the Shore Protection Act

This bill also makes changes to the Shore Protection Committee: "Any permit for minor activity may be issued by the DNR Commissioner based on the recommendations of staff, past committee actions, and the results of public comments. The commissioner may refer the application to the committee to decide on permits for minor activities that, in his or her judgment, should receive broader consideration. A committee member may choose to have the full committee decide on permit applications for minor activities that the member feels should receive broader consideration."
HB 0866 OpposeHome Rule Violation: New Process to Abolish County Police Department Bypassing County Commissioners Don Hogan
2/4/2020 House Second Readers Governmental Affairs --
2020/01/22 Report 2020/02/07 Debra Nesbit Public Safety and Courts
This legislation seeks to allow local legislative delegations to bypass county commissioners by general legislation.  This bill is a general bill that will allow a local legislative delegation to pass local legislation calling for a local referendum to abolish a county police department.  Under current law the county must pass a resolution to create a county police department and have a referendum prior to that creation.  The decision to abolish a county police department is at the sole discretion of the County Commission.   This bill is the house version of SB 317, the only difference is the house bill has a sunset date of January 1, 2022. Please click here for talking and legal points. 
HB 1045 SupportInsurance Premium Taxes - Use for Flood Reduction Projects Don Hogan
3/13/2020 Senate Read and Referred Governmental Affairs Assignments -
2020/02/28 Report 2020/03/06 Report 2020/03/13 Report Insurance Premium Tax Larry Ramsey
Revenue & Finance
This bill would add flood risk reduction projects to the list of services on which counties may expend insurance premium tax proceeds. 
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