07. Magistrate Courts (27)
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Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/12/2019

HB 0052 MonitorClay County; judge of Probate Court shall also serve as magistrate of the Magistrate Court; provide Gerald Greene
4/2/2019 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
06. Probate Courts 07. Magistrate Courts Local
HB 0095 MonitorJenkins County; appointment of deputy magistrates; provide Butch Parrish
4/30/2019 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
07. Magistrate Courts Local
HB 0207 MonitorKameron Dunmore Act; enact Billy Mitchell
2/11/2019 House - House Second Readers Motor Vehicles --
06. Probate Courts 07. Magistrate Courts 08. Municipal Courts Traffic Law
HB 0257 HotCouncil of Magistrate Court Judges; organization and provide for officers; increase authority Mitchell Scoggins
7/1/2019 Effective Date Judiciary Special Judiciary -
07. Magistrate Courts
HB 0284 MonitorCobb County; Magistrate Court chief judge; provide nonpartisan elections John Carson
4/2/2019 Effective Date Governmental Affairs State and Local Governmental Operations -
07. Magistrate Courts Local
HB 0304 MonitorPutnam County; Magistrate Court; revise number, manner of selection, and compensation of the judges Trey Rhodes
4/2/2019 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
07. Magistrate Courts Local
HB 0307 MonitorThe Abandoned Motor Vehicle Act; enact Alan Powell
5/7/2019 Effective Date Motor Vehicles Judiciary -
07. Magistrate Courts 09. All Courts Civil
HB 0334 MonitorCourts; compensation of various local government officials; modify David Knight
2/20/2019 House - House Second Readers Governmental Affairs --
06. Probate Courts 07. Magistrate Courts 11. Superior Court Clerks Retirement & Compensation
HB 0340 MonitorCriminal procedure; revise provisions regarding when and under what circumstances persons accused of crimes may be released on their own recognizance Micah Gravley
2/20/2019 House - House Second Readers Judiciary - Non-Civil --
03. Superior Courts 04. State Courts 06. Probate Courts 07. Magistrate Courts 08. Municipal Courts
Criminal Justice Reform
HB 0346 MonitorProperty; prohibit retaliation by a landlord against a tenant for taking certain actions Sharon Cooper
7/1/2019 Effective Date Judiciary Judiciary -
07. Magistrate Courts
HB 0364 MonitorCrimes and offenses; authorize second chances under conditional discharge for controlled substances violations under certain circumstances William Boddie
2/21/2019 House - House Second Readers Judiciary - Non-Civil --
03. Superior Courts 04. State Courts 06. Probate Courts 07. Magistrate Courts 08. Municipal Courts
Crimes Sentencing
HB 0371 MonitorUniform rules of the road; securing or containing of live animals in the back of motor vehicles operated on certain highways; require Karla Drenner
4/2/2019 House - House Withdrawn, Recommitted Agriculture and Consumer Affairs --
04. State Courts 06. Probate Courts 07. Magistrate Courts 08. Municipal Courts Civil
Traffic Law
HB 0492 MonitorProperty; dispossessory proceedings; require applications for execution of a writ of possession be made within 30 days of issuance of the writ unless good cause is shown Bonnie Rich
7/1/2019 Effective Date Judiciary Special Judiciary -
07. Magistrate Courts Civil
HB 0514 MonitorGeorgia Mental Health Reform and Innovation Commission; create Kevin Tanner
7/1/2019 Effective Date Health and Human Services Health and Human Services -
01. Supreme Court 02. Court of Appeals 03. Superior Courts 04. State Courts 05. Juvenile Courts
06. Probate Courts 07. Magistrate Courts 08. Municipal Courts 09. All Courts 13. Accountability Courts
HB 0520 MonitorElections; change date of nonpartisan general elections Houston Gaines
3/1/2019 House - House Second Readers Governmental Affairs --
01. Supreme Court 02. Court of Appeals 03. Superior Courts 04. State Courts 06. Probate Courts
07. Magistrate Courts Elections
HB 0571 MonitorBen Hill County; Magistrate Court chief judge; provide nonpartisan elections Clay Pirkle
4/30/2019 Effective Date Governmental Affairs State and Local Governmental Operations -
07. Magistrate Courts Local
HB 0610 MonitorCarroll County; Magistrate Court; authorize to charge a technology fee for each conviction of a traffic or ordinance violation J Collins
4/30/2019 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
07. Magistrate Courts Court Technology Fees, Fines and Forfeitures Local
HB 0663 MonitorGeorgia Judicial Retirement System; membership for certain persons employed in certain full time positions requiring admission to the State Bar of Georgia as a condition of employment; require Chuck Efstration
3/26/2019 House - House Second Readers Retirement --
01. Supreme Court 02. Court of Appeals 03. Superior Courts 04. State Courts 05. Juvenile Courts
06. Probate Courts 07. Magistrate Courts 08. Municipal Courts 09. All Courts Retirement & Compensation
HB 0664 MonitorGeorgia Judicial Retirement System; membership for certain persons employed in certain full time positions requiring admission to the State Bar of Georgia as a condition of employment; require Barry Fleming
3/26/2019 House - House Second Readers Retirement --
01. Supreme Court 02. Court of Appeals 03. Superior Courts 04. State Courts 05. Juvenile Courts
06. Probate Courts 07. Magistrate Courts 08. Municipal Courts 09. All Courts Retirement & Compensation
SB 0111 MonitorMagistrate Court of Dooly County; judge of the Probate Court of Dooly County shall also serve as the chief magistrate; provide Gregory Kirk
5/6/2019 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
06. Probate Courts 07. Magistrate Courts Local
SB 0136 MonitorMagistrate Courts; statutory requirements for officers and the executive committee of the Council of Magistrate Court Judges; remove Burt Jones
2/21/2019 Senate - Senate Withdrawn Bill/Res Consideration ---
07. Magistrate Courts
SB 0164 MonitorBonds and Recognizances; when and under what circumstances persons accused of crimes may be released on their own recognizance; provisions; revise Bill Cowsert
2/25/2019 Senate - Senate Read and Referred -Judiciary -
03. Superior Courts 04. State Courts 06. Probate Courts 07. Magistrate Courts 08. Municipal Courts
Criminal Justice Reform
SB 0180 MonitorMagistrate Courts; increase in the minimum compensation for chief magistrates; provide Burt Jones
2/26/2019 Senate - Senate Read and Referred -State and Local Governmental Operations -
07. Magistrate Courts Retirement & Compensation
SB 0222 MonitorCriminal Procedure; Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform; create Jesse Stone
4/2/2019 House - House Withdrawn, Recommitted Judiciary - Non-Civil Judiciary -
03. Superior Courts 04. State Courts 05. Juvenile Courts 06. Probate Courts 07. Magistrate Courts
08. Municipal Courts 09. All Courts 12. All Court Clerks 13. Accountability Courts Criminal Justice Reform
SB 0234 MonitorJudge of Probate Court; shall also serve as chief magistrate judge of the Magistrate Court of Atkinson County on and after January 1, 2021; provide Tyler Harper
5/6/2019 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
06. Probate Courts 07. Magistrate Courts Local
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