Legislation Sponsored by Lester Jackson (7)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 2/1/2023

SB 0039 EvaluatingDisposition of Seized Firearms Lester Jackson
1/30/2019 Senate Read and Referred -Public Safety -
2019/01/31 Report Debra Nesbit Firearms/Carry Laws Law Enforcement Public Safety and Courts
This legislation amends the process for disposition of seized firearms, and clarifies the requirements for municipal corporations.  The bill also prohibits the sale of any seized firearm that law enforcement deems unsafe, and sets forth method for the firearm to be destroyed by the GBI.
SB 0040 NeutralAlcohol - Allow Sale of Mixed Drinks to Go Lester Jackson
6/23/2020 House - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Judiciary - Non-Civil Judiciary -
Todd Edwards
This bill authorizes a "drinks to go retailer" to sell carry-out mixed drinks as well as beer and wine either from inside, a drive-thru or curbside.  Sales must abide by all local package alcohol laws; drinks cannot exceed 1,500 milliliters nor 20 percent alcohol (wine or distilled spirits) in volume; and this law sunsets on March 1, 2021.  A "drinks to go retailer" is defined as retailers that are authorized to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on the licensed premises.        
SB 0275 NegotiatingOccupation Tax and Regulatory Fees - Exemption for Veterans Lester Jackson
3/29/2019 Senate Read and Referred -Veterans, Military and Homeland Security -
Larry Ramsey Property Tax Revenue & Finance
 Under current law, businesses owned by disabled veterans (as certified by the state Commissioner of Veterans Affairs) are exempt from paying occupation taxes and regulatory fees associated with such businesses. This bill would extend that exemption to businesses owned by any veteran or the spouse of a veteran.
SB 0314 EvaluatingDisposition of Property Seized; law enforcement agencies; option to destroy or sell certain firearms; provide Lester Jackson
1/28/2020 Senate Read and Referred -Public Safety -
Debra Nesbit Firearms/Carry Laws Public Safety and Courts
SB 0361 Evaluating"Jay's Law"; establish protocols for the early recognition and treatment of sepsis; require hospitals; enact Lester Jackson
2/5/2020 Senate Read and Referred -Health and Human Services -
Debra Nesbit Health and Human Services
SB 0378 EvaluatingBrady Law Regulations; certain persons secure a license in order to manufacture a firearm in this state; require Lester Jackson
2/18/2020 Senate Read and Referred -Judiciary -
Firearms/Carry Laws General County Government Todd Edwards
SR 0088 NeutralOffshore Drilling and Seismic Testing Lester Jackson
2/6/2019 Senate Read and Referred -Natural Resources and the Environment -
Kathleen Bowen Nat. Res. & the Environment
This resolution expresses support of Georgia's coastal tourism and fisheries and opposes seismic testing and oil and gas drilling activities off of Georgia's coast. 
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