Legislation Sponsored by Lester Jackson (7)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/10/2019

SB 0084 SupportGuns - Authorize Locals to Destroy Unclaimed Firearms Lester Jackson
1/30/2017 Senate Read and Referred -Public Safety -
Firearms/Carry Laws Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons Law Enforcement Public Safety and Courts Sheriff
Todd Edwards
This legislation revises the procedures to dispose of firearms seized by law enforcement.  It allows local law enforcement agencies to destroy the firearm rather than being required to auction it off. 
SB 0093 NeutralImmigration - State to Work with Locals to Facilitate Naturalization of Legal Immigrants Lester Jackson
1/30/2017 Senate Read and Referred -Government Oversight -
General County Government Health and Human Services Immigration Todd Edwards
This legislation allows the Department of Human Resources to coordinate with existing resources in local government to facilitate the naturalization of legal immigration.  
SB 0249 Neutral"Chatham County Urban Development Authority Act" Lester Jackson
3/15/2017 House Second Readers Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development Financing Local Legislation Revenue & Finance
SB 0272 NeutralRecorder's Court of Chatham County; method of selection of the chief judge; revise; court administrator; provide Lester Jackson
3/10/2017 Senate Read and Referred -State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation Probate Court Public Safety and Courts State Court
SB 0408 EvaluatingMandate for Counselor to Be Present When Law Enforcement Interviews a Person with Autism Lester Jackson
2/12/2018 Senate Read and Referred -Public Safety -
2018/02/23 Report Debra Nesbit Health and Human Services Law Enforcement Public Safety and Courts
 This legislation requires that a mental or behavioral health professional be present for all interviews by law enforcement with a person with autism.  The bill also provides a cause of action against law enforcement officers who do not provide the counselor as requested.
SR 0706 NeutralOpposition to Oil Exploration and Drilling Off GA Coast Lester Jackson
2/6/2018 Senate Read and Referred -Natural Resources and the Environment -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development Kathleen Bowen Nat. Res. & the Environment
This resolution voices opposition to oil exploration and drilling activities off the Georgia coast. 
SR 0845 NeutralExpressing Opposition to Oil Exploration and Drilling Off GA Coast Lester Jackson
2/21/2018 Senate Read and Referred -Natural Resources and the Environment -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development Kathleen Bowen Nat. Res. & the Environment Tourism
Water Quality
This resolution voices opposition to oil exploration and drilling activities off the Georgia coast. 
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