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Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/10/2019

HB 0446 Support9-1-1 Local Government Authority and Increased Revenue for 9-1-1 Centers Alan Powell
3/30/2017 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Energy, Utilities & Telecommunications --
2017/02/24 - Report 911 Debra Nesbit Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons General County Government
Law Enforcement Public Safety and Courts Revenue & Finance Sheriff
This legislation creates the Local Government 9-1-1 Authority which will provide coordination, planning, enforcement of statutory requirements for the payment of 9-1-1 fees, auditing, and development of best practices and standards for the operation of 9-1-1 Centers.  For a section by section summary click here.  For talking points click here.  Identical legislation dropped in Senate S.B. 222.
HB 0751 Support911 Legislation - Georgia Emergency Communications Authority Act Alan Powell
7/1/2018 Effective Date Public Safety and Homeland Security Public Safety -
2018/01/26 Report 2018/02/09 Report 2018/02/16 Report 2018/03/09 Report 2018/03/16 Report
911 Debra Nesbit Health and Human Services Public Safety and Courts Revenue & Finance
This legislation is similar to 911 legislation passed last year.  It increases the prepaid fee to $1.50, eliminates cost recovery, and reduces the administrative fee retained by the providers from 3 percent to 1 percent.  Please click here for a detailed summary by section.  Please click here for talking points.
HB 0826 NeutralAllows Alarm Companies to Contract for Alarm Verification Services Geoff Cauble
2/23/2018 Senate Read and Referred Regulated Industries Public Safety -
911 Debra Nesbit Law Enforcement Public Safety and Courts
This bill allows alarm companies to contract for verification services to provide a verification prior to law enforcement dispatch.
HB 0992 NeutralDeletion of Outdated Requirements for External Defibrillators Jodi Lott
3/29/2018 Senate Conference Committee Appointed 50th, 56th, 11th Public Safety and Homeland Security Public Safety -
911 Debra Nesbit EMS/Ambulance Fire Services Health and Human Services
Law Enforcement Public Safety and Courts
This legislation eliminates sections of the statute relating to external defibrillators that are no longer relavent.
SB 0222 Inactive9-1-1 Local Government Authority and Increased Revenue for 9-1-1 Centers John Kennedy
5/9/2017 Veto V9 Judiciary Regulated Industries and Utilities -
2017/02/24 - Report 2017/03/06 - Report 911 Debra Nesbit Law Enforcement
Public Safety and Courts Revenue & Finance Sheriff
This legislation creates the Local Government 9-1-1 Authority which will provide coordination, planning, enforcement of statutory requirements for the payment of 9-1-1 fees, auditing, and development of best practices and standards for the operation of 9-1-1 Centers.  This legislation also provides parity for 9-1-1 fees assessed on all devices and plans, all will be $1.50 per month or purchase, and eliminates the ability of telephone servcesuppliersi  to bill local governments for cost recovery.  For a section by section summary click here 
SB 0396 WatchTelephone System for Physically Impaired David Shafer
3/12/2018 House Committee Favorably Reported Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications Regulated Industries and Utilities -
911 Debra Nesbit Health and Human Services Public Safety and Courts Utilities
SR 1170 NeutralStudy Committee - Are Local Fees Going Toward Intended Purposes? Jack Hill
3/29/2018 Senate Read and Adopted ---
911 Alcohol/Tobacco Animal Control Broadband Business and Occupation Tax
Code Enforcement Econ. Dev. & Transportation EMS/Ambulance Fire Services Fireworks
Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons Franchise Fees General County Government Health and Human Services Impact Fees
Land Use/Zoning Nat. Res. & the Environment Open Records/Meetings Act Probate Court Public Safety and Courts
Revenue & Finance Roads Sewer/Septage Sheriff Solid Waste
State Court Superior Court Tax Commissioner Todd Edwards Traffic Enforcement
Water Quality
Following much discussion over the past several years regarding the redirection of state-collected fees from their intended purposes, this Senate study committee (consisting of 5 senators) will examine whether or not local government fees are fairly and equitably imposed and whether the monies collected from them are being appropriately used and directed for the purpose(s) for which they are intended.  Examples of fees cited by this resolution include: storm water management fees, fire service fees, and traffic add-on fees.            
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