Legislation Sponsored by Michael Williams (9)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/10/2019

SB 0109 SupportAuthorize the Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact and Nurse Licensure Compact Michael Williams
7/1/2017 Effective Date Health & Human Services Public Safety -
Debra Nesbit Emergency Management/Preparedness EMS/Ambulance Health and Human Services Public Safety and Courts
This legislation enacts the Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact, and the Nurses Licensure Compact which allows reciprocity with other states licensure requirements for these two disciplines.
SB 0225 NeutralElections - Begin Tabulating Advance Voting Ballots on Election Day Michael Williams
1/8/2018 Senate Recommitted -Ethics -
2017/02/24 - Report Elections General County Government Todd Edwards
This legislation allows advance voting ballots that are cast on DRE voting equipment to be processed and tabulated beginning at 7:00 a.m. on election day.  Currently, only absentee ballots can begin to be tabulated at this time.    
SB 0247 EvaluatingAllowances to Cities Participating in Sewer Intergovernmental Agreements Michael Williams
1/8/2018 Senate Recommitted -State and Local Governmental Operations -
2017/02/24 - Report General County Government Health and Human Services Larry Ramsey Nat. Res. & the Environment
Service Delivery Sewer/Septage Utilities
As amended in Senate Committee, this legislation applies any "allowance" made to a city participating in an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) for sewer operation to all cities participating in the same IGA related to any metropolitan sewer operation. While that language is unclear, the bill originally only applied with respect to a city levying a Municipal Option Sales Tax (which presently is only Atlanta) and would allow other cities to levy a MOST if those cities are parties to an IGA with the city that currently levies a MOST.
SB 0254 EvaluatingMinimum Annual Salary for Sheriff's Deputies and Creation of the Local Law Enforcement Officer Compensation Commission Michael Williams
2/24/2017 Senate Read and Referred -Public Safety -
Auditing/Budget Compensation Debra Nesbit General County Government Law Enforcement
Mandate Personnel/Employment Preemption Public Safety and Courts Sheriff
This legislation requires counties to pay all deputies at the same level as the minimum annual salary for troopers of the Georgia State Patrol.  Each year, the deputies must recieve the same cost of living increase as state employees.  The legislation also creates a Local Law Enforcement Compensation Commission to study salaries and benefits of all local law enforcement officers.
SB 0265 InactiveForsyth County; compensation of the coroner and deputy coroner; provide Michael Williams
5/2/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Compensation Coroners/Medical Examiners General County Government Health and Human Services Local Legislation
Public Safety and Courts
SB 0277 Evaluating"Consumer Coverage for Emergency Medical Care Act" Michael Williams
3/13/2017 Senate Read and Referred -Insurance and Labor -
Debra Nesbit EMS/Ambulance Health and Human Services Insurance Insurance
This legislation enacts the Consumer Coverage for Emergency Medical Care Act. 
SB 0288 NeutralIncome Tax Credits for Law Enforcement Officers Michael Williams
3/16/2017 Senate Read and Referred -Finance -
Larry Ramsey Law Enforcement Revenue & Finance
This implementing bill provides a refundable income tax credit to law enforcement officers whose law enforcement income is less than $35,000.00. It is contingent on the adoption of an enabling constitutional amendment.
SR 0377 NeutralIncome Tax Credit - State and Local Law Enforcement Officers Michael Williams
3/6/2017 Senate Read and Referred -Finance -
Larry Ramsey Law Enforcement Revenue & Finance
This proposed constitutional amendment, if ratified in a statewide referendum, would allow the General Assembly to provide by general law for a refundable income tax credit for the compensation of a state, county, or municipal law enforcement officer. No companion implementing general bill has been introduced.
SR 0448 NeutralJoint Georgia-North Carolina and Georgia-Tennessee Boundary Line Commission Michael Williams
1/8/2018 Senate Recommitted -Rules -
Kathleen Bowen Nat. Res. & the Environment Water Quantity
This legislation creates the Joint Georgia-North Carolina and Georgia-Tennessee Boundary Line Commission. 
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