Legislation Sponsored by Tommy Benton (13)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 3/16/2020

HB 0161 NeutralJackson County; board of elections and registration; provide composition Tommy Benton
4/30/2019 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Intern 2 Local Legislation
HB 0162 NeutralCommerce, City of; independent school district ad valorem tax; change net income limitation Tommy Benton
4/30/2019 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Intern 2 Local Legislation
HB 0163 NeutralJefferson, City of; independent school district ad valorem tax; change net income limitation Tommy Benton
4/30/2019 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Intern 2 Local Legislation
HB 0164 NeutralJackson County; school district ad valorem tax; change net income limitation Tommy Benton
4/30/2019 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Intern 1 Local Legislation
HB 0195 SupportIncrease Benefit Amount Payable by the Georgia Firefighters' Pension Fund Tommy Benton
7/1/2020 Effective Date Retirement Retirement -
Debra Nesbit Fire Services Public Safety and Courts
This legislation increases the benefit amount payable to beneficiaries after a member of the Georgia Firefighters' Pension Fund upon death from $5,000 to $10,000.
HB 0196 NeutralPublic Retirement Systems - Board Member Training Tommy Benton
7/1/2019 Effective Date Retirement Retirement -
2019/03/01 Report 2019/03/08 Report 2019/03/22 Report General County Government Larry Ramsey
Retirement
This bill would require specific minimum training for board members of public retirement systems. 
HB 0298 NeutralPublic Retirement Systems - Payments to Beneficiaries Convicted of Certain Crimes Tommy Benton
2/26/2019 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Retirement --
2019/02/15 Report General County Government Larry Ramsey Retirement
Under current law, the benefits of public employees employed in 1985 or later may be reduced if he/she is convicted of certain public crimes (such as fraud) to reimburse the defrauded party. All benefit payments are completely withheld until that debt is fully reimbursed. Under this bill, retirement plans would have the option of withholding a percentage of monthly benefits until that debt is fully repaid.
HB 0593 NeutralTax Commissioners Retirement Fund Tommy Benton
3/12/2020 House Third Reading Lost Retirement --
General County Government Larry Ramsey Retirement
This bill would create a state retirement fund for Tax Commissioners. It would be funded by contributions from the tax commissioners individually, plus a $3 fee on delinquent tax bills. This retirement fund would be in addition to any other retirement fund in which a tax commissioner participates.
HB 0830 NeutralPublic Retirement Systems - Permissible Investments Tommy Benton
3/4/2020 Senate Read and Referred Retirement Retirement -
General County Government Larry Ramsey Retirement
This bill would increase, from 5% to 10%, the amount of assets that may be invested in certain alternative investments for large public retirement plans.
HB 1000 NeutralBraselton, Town of; levy an excise tax Tommy Benton
6/29/2020 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation
HB 1177 NeutralJefferson, City of; independent school district ad valorem tax homestead exemption; require yearly income statements to continue to receive exemption Tommy Benton
1/1/2021 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation
HB 1178 NeutralCommerce, City of; independent school district ad valorem tax homestead exemption; require yearly income statements to continue to receive exemption Tommy Benton
1/1/2021 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation
HB 1179 NeutralJackson County; school district ad valorem tax; require yearly income statements to tax commissioner to continue to receive exemption Tommy Benton
1/1/2021 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation
Green background on status indicates a bill has been acted on the last recorded legislative day.








Copyright @1996-2015 Association County Commissioners of Georgia