Legislation Sponsored by John Albers (15)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/10/2019

SB 0195 NeutralNotice of Relocation of Facilities of Certain Employers John Albers
2/17/2017 Senate Read and Referred -Economic Development and Tourism -
2017/02/24 - Report Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development Larry Ramsey Property Tax
Public Safety and Courts Revenue & Finance
This legislation enacts the Georgia Jobs First Act of 2017. It would require notice to the state Department of Economic Development by any "employer" that intends to relocate an operational facility out of the state. "Employer" means a company that 1) employs at least 50 persons and 2) either does business with the state or local government or has received incentives from the state or local governments.
SB 0303 NeutralHomestead Exemption; City of Alpharetta; ad valorem taxes for municipal purposes; provide John Albers
1/24/2018 House Second Readers Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation Property Tax
SB 0304 NeutralHomestead Exemption; City of Johns Creek; ad valorem taxes for municipal purposes; provide John Albers
1/25/2018 House Second Readers Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation Property Tax
SB 0305 NeutralHomestead Exemption; City of Milton; ad valorem taxes for municipal purposes; provide John Albers
1/24/2018 House Second Readers Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation Property Tax
SB 0306 NeutralHomestead Exemption; City of Mountain Park; ad valorem taxes for municipal purposes; provide John Albers
1/24/2018 House Second Readers Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation Property Tax
SB 0307 NeutralHomestead Exemption; City of Roswell; ad valorem taxes for municipal purposes; provide John Albers
1/24/2018 House Second Readers Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation Property Tax
SB 0317 NeutralHomestead Exemption; Fulton County school district; ad valorem taxes for educational purposes; provide John Albers
5/8/2018 Act 485 Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation Property Tax
SB 0319 NeutralCreation of the Department of Fire Safety John Albers
3/29/2018 Senate Disagreed House Amend or Sub Public Safety and Homeland Security Public Safety -
2018/01/12 Report 2018/02/23 Report 2018/03/23 Report Code Enforcement Debra Nesbit
Fire Services General County Government Public Safety and Courts
This legislation provides for the creation of the Department of Fire Safety and transfers the State Fire Marshall's Office, the Firefighter's Standards and Training Council and all other activities related to fire service to the newly created department.
SB 0324 NeutralCounty - City Bridge Contracts John Albers
5/7/2018 Act 437 Transportation Transportation -
2018/01/19 Report 2018/03/09 Report 2018/03/16 Report 2018/03/2 Report Econ. Dev. & Transportation
General County Government Kathleen Bowen Procurement Public Works Transportation

This legislation clarifies that a city may contract with any county abutting its corporate limits for the construction and maintenance of a bridge within the limits of both such city and county.

SB 0327 SupportEliminate Requirement for a Medical Examiner Inquiry if a Death Occurs without an Attending Physician John Albers
5/3/2018 Act 351 Judiciary - Non-Civil Public Safety -
2018/01/19 Report 2018/03/23 Report Coroners/Medical Examiners Debra Nesbit Public Safety and Courts
This legislation eliminates the requirement for a medical examiner inquiry if there is no attending physican at the time the death occured.  An inquiry may be conducted if the medical examiner deems appropriate.
SB 0378 SupportGeorgia Measuring Success Act John Albers
2/15/2018 House Second Readers Ways and Means Finance -
2018/02/09 Report Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development Larry Ramsey Property Tax
Revenue & Finance Sales Tax-Local
This bill requires an economic analysis to be conducted prior to the introduction in the legislature of any tax bill as well as prior to any amendment or substitute to such a bill. For purposes of this new requirement, a tax bill is any bill which provides for a tax incentive or modifies or extends an existing tax incentive and a tax incentive is any exemption, exclusion, credit, deferral, rebate, abatement, or preferential rate of a tax.
SB 0432 EvaluatingIncome Tax and Sales Tax - Repeal of Multiple Exemptions John Albers
3/29/2018 House Insisted Ways and Means Finance -
2018/02/16 Report 2018/03/09 Report 2018/03/2 Report Larry Ramsey Revenue & Finance
Sales Tax-Local
As amended, this bill would require the state to conduct cost-benefit analyses of a multitude of existing tax exemptions over the next several years.
SB 0482 NeutralFulton County; school district ad valorem taxes; educational purposes; homestead exemption; provide John Albers
2/28/2018 Senate Read and Referred -State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation Property Tax
SR 0222 SupportTax Exemption Study Committee John Albers
3/28/2017 Senate Passed/Adopted -Finance -
Business and Occupation Tax Hotel Motel Tax Insurance Premium Tax Larry Ramsey Property Tax
Revenue & Finance Sales Tax-Local Transportation Funding
This resolution creates the Senate Special Tax Exemption Study Committee. It directs the interim study committee to examine "tax exemptions" without specifying which exemptions are to be studied.
SR 0916 SupportStudy Committee on Tax Exemptions John Albers
2/26/2018 Senate Read and Referred -Finance -
Larry Ramsey Revenue & Finance
This bill would reconstitute a Senate Study Committee formed last year for the purpose of identifying procedures for determining the costs and benefits of the many income and sales tax exemptions and credits currently allowed under law.
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