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GA HB 1104 - Clint Dixon
Quality Basic Education Act; address mental health risks for student athletes
03/26/2024 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., the "Quality Basic Education Act," so as to address mental health risks for student athletes; to provide for mental health screenings in addition to or in conjunction with preparticipation physical examinations for student athletes; to provide for guidelines and other relevant materials to inform and educate public school and participating private school student athletes, their parents or guardians, school personnel, and coaches about screening student athletes for mental health risks and raising awareness of mental health resources available to student athletes; to provide for definitions; to provide for informational meetings; to require annual review by coaches; to provide for limited liability; to encourage additional implementation; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 1135 - Matt Hatchett
Dexter, Town of; provide new charter
02/27/2024 - Senate Passed/Adopted
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a new charter for the Town of Dexter; to provide for other matters relative to the foregoing; to repeal a specific Act; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 1181 - John Albers
Income tax; limit carry-forward periods of certain income tax credits
03/11/2024 - Senate Passed/Adopted
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 7 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to income taxes, so as to limit the carry-forward periods of certain income tax credits; to provide for expirations of certain credits; to amend Code Sections 3-6-70, 33-8-13, 48-5C-1, 48-8-3, and 48-11-2 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to exemptions from excise tax on wine, exemption of certain insurance companies from taxes, definitions, exemption from taxation, allocation and disbursement of proceeds collected by tag agents, fair market value of vehicle appealable, and report relative to alternative ad valorem tax on motor vehicles, state sales and use tax exemptions, and excise tax imposed, rates for tobacco and vaping products, exemptions, collection and payment, and tax separately identified, respectively, so as to provide for sunset dates; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 1183 - Shawn Still
Education; local school systems to provide certain information to parents and guardians of students in grades six through 12 on Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes; require
07/01/2024 - Effective Date
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 16 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to student health in elementary and secondary education, so as to require local school systems to provide certain information to parents and guardians of students in grades six through 12 on Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes whenever other health information is provided; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 1229 - Steve Tarvin
Dalton, City of; provide new charter
03/21/2024 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Dalton in Whitfield County, Georgia; to provide for incorporation, boundaries, and powers of the city; to provide for a municipal court and the judge or judges thereof; to provide for practices and procedures; to provide for taxation and fees; to provide for franchises, service charges, and assessments; to provide for bonded and other indebtedness; to provide for accounting and budgeting; to provide for the sale of property; to provide for penalties; to provide for an independent school system; to provide for public utilities; to provide for definitions and construction; to provide for fire and police departments and chiefs thereof; to provide for related matters; to provide for prior ordinances and pending matters; to repeal specific Acts; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 1291 - Mike Cameron
Income tax credit; business enterprises for leased motor vehicles; repeal and reserve
02/16/2024 - House First Readers
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to revenue and taxation, so as repeal and reserve an income tax credit for business enterprises for leased motor vehicles; to exempt from sales and use taxation property used in construction, renovation, and rehabilitation of affordable housing by nonprofit organizations; to repeal sales and use tax exemptions for certain admissions to view film or videotapes and the sale of certain machinery and equipment used to improve air quality; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 1372 - Debbie G. Buckner
Pine Mountain, Town of; provide new charter
03/18/2024 - Senate Passed/Adopted
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a new charter for the Town of Pine Mountain; to provide for related matters; to repeal specific Acts; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 1377 - Dar'shun Kendrick
Health; use of state resources to advocate for citizens in support of Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act; repeal prohibition
02/27/2024 - House Second Readers
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to health, so as to repeal the prohibition on expenditure or use of state resources to advocate for or intend to influence citizens in support of Medicaid expansion under the federal Affordable Care Act; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 1399 - Matthew Gambill
White, City of; provide new charter
03/21/2024 - Senate Passed/Adopted
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a new charter for the City of White; to provide for incorporation, boundaries, and powers of the city; to provide for the exercise of powers and limitations on powers; to provide for a governing authority of such city and the powers, duties, authority, prohibitions, elections, terms, removal from office, method of filling vacancies, compensation, expenses, and qualifications; to provide for conflict of interest and holding other offices; to provide for sale of city property; to provide for bonds for officials; to provide for pending matters; to provide for definitions and construction; to provide for severability; to provide for related matters; to repeal specific Acts; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 1400 - Gerald E. Greene
Damascus, City of; provide new charter
03/18/2024 - Senate Passed/Adopted
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Damascus; to provide for related matters; to repeal specific Acts; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 1401 - Gerald E. Greene
Blakely, City of; provide new charter
03/18/2024 - Senate Passed/Adopted
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Blakely; to provide for incorporation, boundaries, and powers of the city; to provide for the exercise of powers and limitations on powers; to provide for a governing authority of such city and the powers, duties, authority, prohibitions, elections, terms, removal from office, method of filling vacancies, compensation, expenses, and qualifications; to provide for conflict of interest and holding other offices; to provide for pending matters; to provide for definitions and construction; to provide for severability; to provide for related matters; to repeal specific Acts; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 1414 - Pedro Marin
City of Peachtree Corners Community Improvement Districts Act; enact
03/13/2024 - Senate Passed/Adopted
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide for the creation of one or more community improvement districts to be wholly located within the City of Peachtree Corners; to provide for a short title; to provide for the purposes of said districts; to provide for definitions; to provide for boards to administer said districts; to provide for the appointment and election of members of said boards; to provide for taxes, fees, and assessments; to provide for the boundaries of said districts; to provide for debt of said districts other than bonded indebtedness; to provide for cooperation with local governments; to provide for powers of said boards; to provide for construction; to provide that no notice, proceeding, publication, or referendum shall be required; to provide for dissolutions; to provide the procedures connected with all of the foregoing; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 1418 - James Beverly
Community Affairs, Department of; create Office of Urban Affairs
02/29/2024 - House Second Readers
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Department of Community Affairs, so as to create the Office of Urban Affairs; to provide for definitions; to provide for the powers and duties of such office; to provide for the position of director of such office; to provide the duties of the director; to require agencies of state and local government to cooperate and assist the director in the performance of his or her duties; to provide for related matters; to provide legislative findings; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 1451 - Lehman Franklin
Brooklet, City of; provide new charter
03/20/2024 - Senate Passed/Adopted
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Brooklet; to provide for incorporation, boundaries, and powers of the city; to provide for the exercise of powers and limitations on powers; to provide for a governing authority of such city and the powers, duties, authority, prohibitions, elections, terms, removal from office, method of filling vacancies, compensation, expenses, and qualifications; to provide for a city attorney, city clerk, and other personnel; to provide for bonds for officials; to provide for pending matters; to provide for definitions and construction; to provide for severability; to provide for related matters; to repeal specific Acts; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 1473 - Patty Marie Stinson
Fort Valley, City of; provide new charter
03/21/2024 - Senate Read and Referred
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Fort Valley; to repeal specific Acts; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 174 - Penny Houston
Education, Department of; provide parents and guardians of students entering sixth grade information regarding adolescent vaccinations in print and electronic form
02/16/2024 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 16 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to student health in elementary and secondary education, so as to require the Department of Education to provide to parents and guardians of students entering the sixth grade information regarding recommended adolescent vaccinations in print and electronic form; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 213 - Darlene K. Taylor
Education; required information to parents of students regarding meningococcal meningitis and influenza and their vaccines; revise provisions
02/22/2023 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 16 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to student health in elementary and secondary education, so as to revise provisions relating to required information to parents of students regarding meningococcal meningitis and influenza and their respective vaccines; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 26 - Debbie G. Buckner
Right to Breath Act; enact
01/24/2023 - House Second Readers
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code section 8-2-23 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to amendment and revision of codes generally, so as to require the Department of Community affairs to include certain indoor air quality provisions in applicable state minimum standard codes; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 306 - Clint Dixon
Education; energy cost savings measures; revise definition
01/24/2024 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 20-2-506 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to definitions and authority to enter into multiyear lease, purchase, or lease purchase contracts, so as to revise the definition of "energy cost savings measures"; to provide that energy cost saving contracts need not be subject to competitive bidding; to amend Chapter 37 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to guaranteed energy savings performance contracting, so as to revise definitions; to revise limitations on improvement that is not causally connected to an energy conservation measure; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 318 - Shelly Echols
Education; reestablishment of Office of Charter School Compliance under State Charter Schools Commission
07/01/2024 - Effective Date
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to elementary and secondary education, so as to provide for the reestablishment of the Office of Charter School Compliance under the State Charter Schools Commission; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 38 - Michelle Au
Community Health, Department of; utilize appropriations for purposes of obtaining federal financial participation for medical assistance payments; provisions
01/24/2023 - House Second Readers
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 7 of Chapter 4 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to medical assistance generally, so as authorize the Department of Community Health to utilize appropriations for the purposes of obtaining federal financial participation for medical assistance payments to providers and for funding Medicaid expansion; to direct the department to use such funding and any available federal medical assistance payments to increase the income threshold for Medicaid eligibility up to a maximum of 138 percent of the federal poverty level; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 416 - Bo Hatchett
Pharmacies; authorize qualified pharmacy technicians to administer certain vaccines
03/20/2023 - Senate Read Second Time
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 4 of Title 26 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the practice of pharmacy, so as to authorize qualified pharmacy technicians to administer certain vaccines; to provide for a definition; to provide for conditions; to provide for requirements for qualification; to provide requirements for the supervising pharmacist; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for statutory construction; to amend Code Section 43-34-26.1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to vaccine protocol agreements, so as to revise a provision regarding delegation of authority by a pharmacist; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 475 - John F. Kennedy
Code Revision Commission; revise, modernize and correct errors in omissions
07/01/2023 - Effective Date
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, so as to revise, modernize, correct errors or omissions in, and reenact the statutory portion of said Code, as amended, in furtherance of the work of the Code Revision Commission; to repeal portions of said Code, or Acts in amendment thereof, which have become obsolete, have been declared to be unconstitutional, or have been preempted or superseded by subsequent laws; to codify principles of law derived from decisions of the state Supreme Court; to provide for other matters relating to revision, reenactment, and publication of said Code; to provide for effect in event of conflicts; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 491 - Mandisha Thomas
Conservation and natural resources; issues regarding environmental justice and permitting; address
02/23/2023 - House Second Readers
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding conservation and natural resources, so as to address issues regarding environmental justice and permitting; to provide for definitions; to provide for a list of overburdened communities; to provide environmental justice requirements for applicants for certain environmental permits; to provide for rules, regulations, and technical guidance; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 565 - Kim Schofield
Social services; temporary assistance for needy families; increase access to benefits
02/22/2024 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 9 of Chapter 4 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to temporary assistance for needy families, so as to increase access to benefits; to increase the lifetime maximum for benefits; to provide that assets are disregarded in determining eligibility; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 583 - Lee I Anderson
Food, drugs, and cosmetics; authorize production and sale of homemade food items with certain exemptions, requirements, and disclosures
03/20/2024 - Senate Read Second Time
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 26 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to standards, labeling, and adulteration of food, so as to authorize the production and sale of homemade food items with certain exemptions, requirements, and disclosures; to provide for definitions; to provide for licensing and inspections; to provide for a civil penalty; to provide for conforming changes; to amend Chapter 60 of Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions applicable to counties and municipal corporations, so as to prohibit local regulation of homemade food items; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 597 - Mike Cheokas
Andersonville, City of; provide new charter
03/20/2023 - Senate Read and Referred
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Andersonville; to provide for sale and lease of city property; to provide for prior ordinances; to provide for existing personnel; to provide for pending matters; to provide for construction; to provide for severability; to repeal specific Acts; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 62 - Michelle Au
Georgia Health and Economic Livelihood Partnership (HELP) Act; enact
01/26/2023 - House Second Readers
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 4 of Title 49 of the O.C.G.A., relating to public assistance, so as to enact the "Georgia Health and Economic Livelihood Partnership (HELP) Act"; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 666 - David Jenkins
Lone Oak, Town of; provide new charter
03/20/2023 - Senate Read and Referred
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a new charter for the Town of Lone Oak; to repeal specific Acts; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 695 - Beth Camp
Thomaston, City of; provide new charter
03/20/2023 - Senate Read and Referred
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Thomaston; to provide for related matters; to repeal a specific Act; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 71 - Lee Hawkins
Okefenokee Protection Act; enact
01/26/2023 - House Second Readers
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 2 of Chapter 4 of Title 12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to surface mining, so as to prohibit the director of the Environmental Protection Division of the Natural Resources Department from issuing, modifying, or renewing any permit or accepting any bond to conduct surface mining operations on Trail Ridge for future permit applications and amendments; to provide a definition; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 802 - Johnny Chastain
Morganton, City of; provide new charter
03/20/2023 - House First Readers
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Morganton; to provide for reincorporation, boundaries, and powers of the city; to provide for the exercise of powers and limitations on powers; to provide for a governing authority of such city and the powers, duties, authority, prohibitions, election, terms, removal from office, method of filling vacancies, compensation, expenses, and qualifications of such authority; to provide for conflicts of interest and holding other offices; to provide for inquiries and investigations; to provide for related matters; to repeal a specific Act; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 897 - Rick Jasperse
Medical Freedom Act; enact
01/12/2024 - House Second Readers
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 12 of Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to control of hazardous conditions, preventable diseases, and metabolic disorders, so as to repeal the authority of the Department of Public Health and all county boards of health to require persons to submit to vaccinations against or other measures to prevent contagious or infectious diseases; to provide for related matters; to provide a short title; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA HB 969 - Carl Wayne Gilliard
Georgia Indoor Air Quality Act; enact
01/24/2024 - House Second Readers
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 8 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to buildings and housing, so as to require indoor air quality assessments of all city, county, and state buildings; to provide for definitions; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA SB 24 - Tonya Anderson
Medical Assistance; authorization of appropriations for the purposes of obtaining federal financial participation for medical assistance payments to providers of Medicaid expansion; provide
01/30/2023 - Senate Read and Referred
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 7 of Chapter 4 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to medical assistance generally, so as to provide for the authorization of appropriations for the purposes of obtaining federal financial participation for medical assistance payments to providers of Medicaid expansion under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010; to provide for certain restrictions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA SB 250 - Sam Watson
Lease Purchase Contracts; definition of "energy cost savings measures"; revise
02/27/2023 - Senate Read and Referred
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 20-2-506 of the O.C.G.A., relating to definitions and authority to enter into multiyear lease, purchase, or lease purchase contracts, so as to revise the definition of "energy cost savings measures"; to amend Chapter 37 of Title 50 of the O.C.G.A., relating to guaranteed energy savings performance contracting, so as to revise definitions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA SB 294 - Othell Maxie Burns
Town of Camak; new charter; provide
03/20/2023 - House Second Readers
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a new charter for the Town of Camak; to provide for incorporation, boundaries, and powers of the municipality; to provide for a governing authority and structure of such municipality and the powers, duties, authority, election, terms, vacancies, compensation, expenses, qualifications, prohibitions, conflicts of interest, and suspension and removal from office relative to members of such governing authority; to provide for other matters relative to the foregoing; to repeal a specific Act; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA SB 296 - Sonya Halpern
Department of Public Health; appointment of a state surgeon general; provide
03/10/2023 - Senate Hopper
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2A of Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the Department of Public Health, so as to provide for the appointment of a state surgeon general; to provide for qualifications and duties; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA SB 34 - Sally Harrell
Food Service Establishments; third-party food delivery service from committing unfair, unsafe, and unhealthy practices in this state; prohibit
01/08/2024 - Senate Recommitted
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 13 of Chapter 2 of Title 26 of the O.C.G.A., relating to food service establishments, so as to prohibit a third-party food delivery service from committing unfair, unsafe, and unhealthy practices in this state; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA SB 365 - Bo Hatchett
Education; notification to parents and legal guardians of public school students of the right to receive email notification each time their child obtains school library materials; provide
02/22/2024 - Senate Read Second Time
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to education, so as to provide for notification to parents and legal guardians of public school students of the right to receive email notification each time their child obtains school library materials; to identify materials that are subject to the complaint resolution policy for materials "harmful to minors," as set forth in Code Section 20-2-324.6; to provide for definitions; to repeal Code Section 20-2-720, relating to inspection of students' records by parents, for purposes of conformity; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA SB 445 - Sam Watson
Department of Education; provide to parents and guardians of students entering the sixth grade information regarding recommended adolescent vaccinations in print and electronic form; require
02/06/2024 - Senate Read and Referred
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 16 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to student health in elementary and secondary education, so as to require the Department of Education to provide to parents and guardians of students entering the sixth grade information regarding recommended adolescent vaccinations in print and electronic form; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

GA SB 562 - Viola Davis
City of Pine Lake; restate the city's charter
04/03/2024 - Senate Sent to Governor
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Pine Lake, approved April 4, 1991 (Ga. L. 1991, p. 3935), as amended, so as to restate the city's charter; to change the corporate limits of such city; to transfer powers from the mayor to the city manager and vest additional powers in the city manager; to provide for the mayor to vote in case of a tie; to provide for appointment and removal of department directors; to provide for elections; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.