Legislation Sponsored by Frank Ginn (8)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/10/2019

SB 0065 SupportTire Disposal Restrictions and Fees Frank Ginn
1/8/2018 Senate Recommitted -Natural Resources and the Environment -
2017/01/27-Report 2017/02/03-Report Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons Kathleen Bowen Nat. Res. & the Environment
Revenue & Finance Solid Waste
This legislation requires tire retailers to collect the full amount of the scrap tire fee regardless of whether the customer leaves a scrap tire. The intent of this bill is to remove the incentive for individuals to take tires and illegally dump them. This bill does not apply to purchasers who are local governments or public utilities.  
SB 0116 OpposeStorm Water Utility Fees - Water Neutral Properties Frank Ginn
2/7/2017 Senate Read and Referred -Regulated Industries and Utilities -
2017/02/03-Report Kathleen Bowen Nat. Res. & the Environment Revenue & Finance Stormwater
Utilities Water Quantity
This legislation prohibits counties and cities from assessing stormwater utility fees on properties certified as a water-neutral site by a professional engineer. The property owner would be responsible for submitting the proof of certification.
SB 0162 NegotiatingEminent Domain - Payment of Assessors' Costs and Condemnee's Attorneys Fees Frank Ginn
2/14/2017 Senate Read and Referred -Judiciary -
2017/02/17-Report Eminent Domain/Condemnation General County Government Larry Ramsey Mandate
This legislation would require the county to pay all assessors' costs, as well as the condemnee's attorneys fees, in a condemnation case where the total amount awarded is 10 percent or more of the highest amount offered by the county.
SB 0266 NeutralStop Sign Usage Frank Ginn
3/3/2017 Senate Read and Referred -Transportation -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Kathleen Bowen Mandate Roads Traffic Enforcement
Transportation
This legislation requires counties and cities to study the stop signs currently placed on their public roads and consider whether they should be replaced with yield signs before July 1, 2028.
SB 0299 EvaluatingRequirement for an Attorney's Signature In order to File a Deed Frank Ginn
1/9/2018 Senate Read and Referred -Judiciary -
Clerk of Court Debra Nesbit Public Safety and Courts
This legislation requires deeds to be signed by an attorney before being filed and makes it a felony offense for a notary to sign unless the attorney signature is on the document.
SR 0152 NeutralJoint Study Committee on Stream Buffers Frank Ginn
3/16/2017 House Passed/Adopted Natural Resources & Environment Natural Resources and the Environment -
2017/02/03-Report 2017/03/06 - Report 2017/03/10 - Report 2017/03/17 - Report Kathleen Bowen
Nat. Res. & the Environment Water Quality
This legislation creates a Joint Study Committee on Stream Buffers in Georgia.
SR 0224 SupportJoint Study Committee on Stormwater Management Fees Frank Ginn
3/16/2017 House Passed/Adopted Natural Resources & Environment Regulated Industries and Utilities -
2017/02/17-Report 2017/03/06 - Report 2017/03/10 - Report 2017/03/17 - Report Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons
Kathleen Bowen Nat. Res. & the Environment Revenue & Finance Stormwater Water Quality
Water Quantity

This legislation creates the Joint Study Committee on Stormwater Management Fees. Local governments would have representation on the study committee that would be tasked with reviewing the existing data and current practices relating to storm-water management fees.

SR 1019 SupportCounty Right of Way for Telecommunications Deployment - Create Study Committee Frank Ginn
3/27/2018 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute -Regulated Industries and Utilities -
2018/03/23 Report Broadband Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development Eminent Domain/Condemnation
Franchise Fees General County Government Preemption Public Safety and Courts Revenue & Finance
Roads Telecommunications Todd Edwards Traffic Enforcement Utilities
This resolution, similar to HR 1698, creates the Senate Study Committee on Advanced Communications Technologies and the Use of State and Local Government Right of Way.  The study committee (made up of five Senate members, one mayor, one county commissioner and three experts on communications deployment or taxation issues) will study state and local laws/regulations pertaining to the use public right of way to deploy advanced broadband, video and voice technologies; whether these advanced technologies are, or should be, treated differently than current technologies in terms of regulation, taxation and other matters; and whether state laws should be changed in this area to achieve modernization, fairness and technology neutrality regarding access to the rights of way.       
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