Legislation Sponsored by Jesse Stone (5)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/13/2022

SB 0098 NeutralElections - Overseas Military Voters Could Rank Order of Preference Jesse Stone
2/14/2019 Senate Read and Referred -Ethics -
2019/02/15 Report Elections General County Government Todd Edwards
This bill requires the Secretary of State to prepare special absentee ballots for general primary runoffs and general election runoffs for those entitled to vote under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act.  The elector would be allowed to indicate his or her order of preference for each candidate.  This would allow the elector to only vote once, thus shortening the election season.     
SB 0110 NeutralCreation of State-wide Business Court Jesse Stone
3/5/2020 Senate Tabled Judiciary Judiciary -
2019/03/08 Report 2019/03/15 Report 2019/03/22 Report 2019/03/29 Report Debra Nesbit
Public Safety and Courts
This legislation sets forth the framework for the state-wide business court passed as a constitutional amendment by referendum in the 2018 election.  The bill provides that the court will be located in Macon-Bibb County and will commence operation January 1, 2020 and will begin accepting cases August 1, 2020.  The court may accept cases in controversy of at least $250,000 and the filing fee for cases shall be $1,000 to be remitted to the state general fund.
SB 0130 NeutralOffice of Probate Judge of Johnson County; future nonpartisan elections; provide Jesse Stone
1/1/2020 Effective Date Governmental Affairs State and Local Governmental Operations -
Intern 1 Local Legislation
SB 0222 NeutralCreation of Criminal Justice Reform Council Jesse Stone
4/2/2019 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Judiciary - Non-Civil Judiciary -
2019/03/15 Report Criminal Procedure Debra Nesbit Public Safety and Courts
This legislation re-creates the Criminal Justice Reform Council to provide ongoing comprehensive review of the criminal justice system.  The Council sunset date is June 30, 2022.
SB 0309 SupportLocal Government Infrastructure Finance Authority Act Jesse Stone
2/20/2020 Senate Read Second Time -State and Local Governmental Operations -
2020/01/31 2020/02/21 Report Financing Larry Ramsey Revenue & Finance
This bill would authorize the creation of two authorities with powers to provide financing for local government infrastructure and equipment: one administered by the Georgia Municipal Association and one administered by ACCG. These authorities could bundle purchases and financing for multiple local governments in one bond transaction.
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