House first readers in Senate, 2024 March 11

HOUSE FIRST READERS IN SENATE MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2024
THIRTY-THIRD LEGISLATIVE DAY

HB 1373. HB 1441. HB 1442.

By Representatives Rhodes of the 124th and Crowe of the 118th:
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act creating the Board of Commissioners of Putnam County, approved September 8, 1879 (Ga. L. 1879, p. 334), as amended, particularly by an Act approved April 20, 2011 (Ga. L. 2011, p. 3619), so as to revise provisions relating to the compensation of the chairperson and commissioners; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
By Representatives Meeks of the 178th and Werkheiser of the 157th:
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a homestead exemption from Appling County school district ad valorem taxes for educational purposes in the amount of 100 percent of the assessed value of the homestead for residents of that school district who are 70 years of age or older and whose income, excluding certain retirement income, does not exceed $10,000.00; to provide for definitions; to specify the terms and conditions of the exemption and the procedures relating thereto; to provide for applicability; to provide for compliance with constitutional requirements; to provide for a referendum, effective dates, automatic repeal, mandatory execution of election, and judicial remedies regarding failure to comply; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
By Representative DeLoach of the 167th:
A BILL to be entitled an Act to authorize the City of Darien, Georgia, to exercise all redevelopment and other powers provided for under Article IX, Section II, Paragraph VII(b) of the Georgia Constitution and Chapter 44 of Title 36 of the O.C.G.A., the "Redevelopment Powers Law," as amended; to provide for a referendum; to provide for effective dates; to provide for automatic repeal under certain circumstances; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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HB 1444. HB 1446. HB 1447. HB 1448.

By Representatives Scott of the 76th, Neal of the 79th, Douglas of the 78th, Burnough of the 77th and Bell of the 75th:
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act creating the Clayton County Board of Commissioners, approved February 8, 1955 (Ga. L. 1955, p. 2064), as amended, so as to provide a code of ethics; to establish a board of ethics; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
By Representatives Persinger of the 119th, Efstration of the 104th and Gaines of the 120th:
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act re-creating and establishing a Board of Commissioners of Barrow County, approved April 2, 1976 (Ga. L. 1976, p. 4033), as amended, particularly by an Act approved September 7, 2011 (Ga. L. 2011 Ex. Sess., p. 260), so as to revise the power of the county manager in regard to employment decisions related to department directors; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
By Representatives Persinger of the 119th, Gaines of the 120th and Efstration of the 104th:
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Statham, Georgia; to repeal all prior charters for the City of Statham, Georgia, and enactments, local legislation or home rule amendments relating thereto made prior to the effective date of this enactment; to provide for definitions; to provide for related matters; to repeal a specific Act; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
By Representative Mathis of the 149th:
A BILL to be entitled an Act to create a board of elections and registration for Dodge County; to provide for its powers and duties; to provide for definitions; to provide for the composition of the board and the selection, qualifications, terms, and removal of members; to provide for vacancies; to provide for oaths and privileges; to provide for the conduct of primaries and elections; to provide for meetings; to provide duties of the chairperson; to allow for joint primaries; to authorize the conduct of municipal elections; to provide for the election supervisor; to provide compensation for board members and staff; to provide for offices, supplies, and other materials; to provide for required training; to provide for the transfer of powers, duties, facilities, and personal property; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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