Legislation Sponsored by John Carson (12)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 3/16/2020

HB 0113 NeutralDistracted Driving Prohibit Individuals Under 18 from using Stand-Alone Electronic Devices John Carson
2/25/2020 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Public Safety and Homeland Security --
Debra Nesbit Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons Public Safety and Courts Traffic Enforcement
This legislation prohibits any individual under the age of 18 from using a stand alone electrtonic device or wireless telecommunications device while driving.  The bill also eliminates the first offense waiver and raises the fine by $50 respectively for first, second and third offenses.  The legislation also requires points to be assessed on driver's license for each offense.  Additionally a $50 surcharge is assessed on each offense with the "intent" that the funds will be used for the Georgia Trauma Commission.
HB 0284 NeutralCobb County; Magistrate Court chief judge; provide nonpartisan elections John Carson
4/2/2019 Effective Date Governmental Affairs State and Local Governmental Operations -
Intern 2 Local Legislation
HB 0285 NeutralCobb County; probate judge; provide nonpartisan elections John Carson
4/2/2019 Effective Date Governmental Affairs State and Local Governmental Operations -
Intern 2 Local Legislation
HB 0404 NeutralCobb County; Superior Court; restyle the executive assistant and the executive secretary of the clerk as administrative managers John Carson
2/22/2019 House Second Readers Governmental Affairs --
Intern 2 Local Legislation
HB 0466 NeutralNon Partisan Elections - Provide to Clerk of Superior Court John Carson
4/2/2019 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Governmental Affairs --
Elections General County Government Todd Edwards
This bill makes elections for clerks of superior court and clerks of state court nonpartisan.   
HB 0467 NeutralCobb County; clerk of the Superior Court; provide nonpartisan elections John Carson
4/2/2019 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Governmental Affairs --
Intern 2 Local Legislation
HB 0468 NeutralCobb County; clerk of the State Court; provide nonpartisan elections John Carson
4/2/2019 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Governmental Affairs --
Elections Intern 1 Local Legislation
HB 0509 SupportDate Extension for Cobb Transit John Carson
3/1/2019 House Second Readers Transportation --
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Kathleen Bowen Transit
This legislation extends the date for the "Cobb County Special District for Transit" for three years from 12/1/2019 to 12/1/2022. This action allows Cobb County to have more time to plan and decide if they will provide transit county-wide or by creating a special district.
HB 0584 NeutralCobb County; Superior Court; restyle the executive assistant and the executive secretary of the clerk as administrative managers John Carson
4/30/2019 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Intern 1 Local Legislation
HB 1044 NeutralSales Tax Exemptions - Written Materials/Mailings of Non-Profit Entities John Carson
2/28/2020 House Second Readers Ways and Means --
2020/02/28 Report Larry Ramsey Revenue & Finance Sales Tax-Local
This bill would extend, through July 2026, the current sales tax exemption for noncommercial written materials and mailing by non-profit corporations. The text of this bill was added to HB 1035.
HB 1156 NeutralCobb County; tax commissioner's office; change compensation of certain employees John Carson
6/29/2020 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation
HR 1303 NeutralHouse Study Committee on Public Utility Taxation John Carson
3/2/2020 House Second Readers Ways and Means --
Larry Ramsey Property Tax Revenue & Finance
This legislation would create a House Study Committee regarding taxation of public utilities. At present, public utility property is assessed centrally for taxation purposes by the Georgia Department of Revenue, while the actual resulting billing and payment of taxes are handled through the county tax commissioners and city tax collectors. This committee would study the concept of centralizing collection of property taxes as well.
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