House general calendar, 2024 March 18

HB 17 HB 98 HB 127
HB 149
HB 174
HB 267
HB 284 HB 363 HB 368
HB 389
HB 403
HB 424 HB 425
HB 426
HB 446 HB 447 HB 464 HB 473
HB 486 HB 549 HB 559
HB 565

HOUSE BILLS Elections; sealing of ballots in secure containers; provide Ad valorem tax; property; change certain definitions State Board of Education; establish rules and regulations for local school system outreach efforts regarding ESOL program; require Fair Business Practices Act of 1975; require cash overpayments to be remitted by merchants in the form of store credit under certain circumstances Education, Department of; provide parents and guardians of students entering sixth grade information regarding adolescent vaccinations in print and electronic form Income tax; failure of employers to comply with revenue provisions regarding employees; authorize private causes of action for equitable relief Insurance; health care sharing ministry; change definition; provisions Health; eligibility to receive tax credits; revise a definition; provisions Banks County; Superior Court; move from Piedmont Judicial Circuit to Mountain Judicial Circuit Property; condominiums; revise maximum amount of insurance deductibles payable by unit owners Revenue and taxation; tax credit for certain geothermal machinery installations at residential dwellings; provide Courts; office of sheriff; revise qualification requirements Penal institutions; state sexual offender registry; revise certain risk assessment classifications Elections; retention and preservation of ballots and other election documents; revise provisions Crimes and offenses; offense of drive-by shooting; provide Georgia Secure Automated Vehicle Enforcement (SAVE) Act; enact Income tax; revise rates of taxation on income Crimes and offenses; local governments operate bingo based games to offset reduced tax collections resulting from state-owned forest lands; authorize Burial Purchaser Protection Act; enact Georgia State-wide Music Office Act; enact Elections; preferential treatment during advance voting to voters accompanied by children five years of age or under; provide Social services; temporary assistance for needy families; increase access to benefits

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HB 590 HB 628 HB 656 HB 738 HB 745 HB 820 HB 822 HB 824 HB 840 HB 882 HB 928 HB 931 HB 939 HB 940 HB 941
HB 966 HB 978 HB 1005
HB 1036 HB 1038 HB 1050 HB 1079

Crimes and offenses; online menacing of a peace officer; provide for offense Property; revise exemption for a debtor's aggregate interest in real property or personal property; provisions Crimes and offenses; cruelty to children in the second and third degrees; revise offenses Task Force on Workforce and Safety Net Integration; create Health; provide requirements for nurse staffing in hospitals; provisions Board of Natural Resources; repeal a minimum and maximum allowable fee for motor vehicle emissions inspections Quality Basic Education Act; prescribed course of study in sex education and HIV prevention is age appropriate and medically accurate; provide State Law Enforcement Officers Plan; establish Torts; right of action against any person who knowingly or negligently engages in sexually explicit conduct in the presence of a minor; provide Law enforcement officers and agencies; prohibit posting of booking photograph until individual is convicted Courts; private attorney appointed to act as district attorney pro tempore; revise compensation State Ethics Commission; posting or publishing on the internet the personally identifying information of judges; prohibit Motor vehicles; submission of proof of completion of certain courses by certain applicants to obtain limited driving permits; require Fair Business Practices Act of 1975; require retail stores to accept cash for purchases Education; capital outlay funds may be used for educational facilities for voluntary pre-kindergarten programs provided by the school system; provide Braille American Flag Monument Honoring Blind Veterans Act of Georgia; enact Uniform rules of the road; operators of bicycles to treat stop signs as yield signs; authorize Insurance; every health benefit policy shall provide coverage for rabies immune globulin and vaccinations administered after potential exposure to rabies; require Quality Basic Education Act; course of instruction in pregnancy, health, and human development for students in grades nine through 12; require Crimes and offenses; offense of reproductive battery; provide Professions and businesses; licensure as a professional counselor or associate professional counselor; change certain education requirements Nuisances; provide for inclusion of claims against promoters and organizers for costs incurred by local governments due to unpermitted events in complaints filed on behalf of the public

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HB 1081 HB 1093 HB 1110 HB 1112 HB 1113 HB 1118 HB 1126 HB 1130 HB 1131 HB 1136 HB 1151 HB 1153 HB 1167
HB 1175 HB 1184 HB 1186 HB 1195 HB 1204
HB 1206 HB 1210 HB 1220 HB 1221 HB 1224

Health; provide mandatory preeclampsia biomarker testing for pregnant women during their first prenatal visit Agriculture; prohibit acquisition of possessory interest in certain land by certain foreign persons and entities Crimes and offenses; dating violence protective orders; provide Elections; remove Secretary of State from State Election Board; attach to State Accounting Office Personal Privacy Protection Act; enact Elections; increase penalty for use of violence to interfere with duties of poll or election workers or prevent electors from voting Motor vehicles; enforcement of speeding in school zones through automated traffic enforcement safety devices; repeal all law Crimes and offenses; criminal prosecution for offenses committed as a victim of human trafficking; provide for immunity Education; evidence based suicide awareness and training programs; provide Crimes and offenses; stalking and aggravated stalking can be committed both directly and indirectly; clarify Special license plates; Southern University Alumni; establish Homeowners Protection Act; enact Georgia Foundation for Public Education; prioritizing low-performing schools applicable to the award of grants to public schools by a nonprofit corporation; remove a provision Physical therapists; granting licenses and disciplining licensees; revise provisions Evidence; privilege for participation in victim centered programs; provide Education Coordinating Council; school and school system ratings; provisions Income tax; workforce-ready graduates employed in high-tech full-time jobs in rural counties; provide tax credit Insurance; medically necessary expenses for standard fertility preservation services when a medically necessary treatment for cancer, sickle cell disease, or lupus may directly or indirectly cause iatrogenic infertility; require coverage Commerce and trade; form executed via electronic signature; provisions Community Affairs, Department of; authorize creation of data base to make certain information available about multifamily complexes Public Service Commission; subject certain companies providing water service to regulation by the commission State Board of Education; procedures for student transfers between local school systems; provide Postsecondary education; revise definition of approved school; provisions

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HB 1225 HB 1232 HB 1234 HB 1259 HB 1266 HB 1284 HB 1286 HB 1288 HB 1293 HB 1296 HB 1297 HB 1302 HB 1323 HB 1329 HB 1336
HB 1338 HB 1340 HB 1358
HB 1359 HB 1360 HB 1366 HB 1367 HB 1370

Sales and use tax; joint county and municipal sales and use tax (LOST); negotiations for the distribution of tax proceeds; revise provisions Sunday Wine Bar and Wine Shop Act; enact Motor vehicles; conditions, procedures, and limitations for issuance of temporary operating permits; provide Trademarks; streaming services to comply with certain provisions of federal copyright law; provide Community Housing Options Increase Cost Efficiency Act; enact Education; establishment of school bus routes; provide suggested standards Georgia Hemp Farming Act; regulate hemp products Local government; prohibit municipal courts from holding proceedings on the Juneteenth state holiday Office of Planning and Budget; web-based applications for tax receipts and a state budget simulator; provide for creation Online internet safety; provide for social media age verification; provide for definitions; provide for parental permission State government; agencies buy American when procuring flags of the United States or state flags; provide Medical assistance; mandatory maternal mental health screening for perinatal mood and anxiety disorders for Medicaid recipients; provide Fair Business Practices Act; veterans and other eligible persons applying for military benefits; provide certain protections State government; regulation and taxation of fantasy contests; authorize and provide Insurance; plan sponsor of health benefit plan to consent on behalf of a covered person to the electronic transmittal or electronic posting of such plan; allow Georgia Surface Mining Act of 1968; three-year moratorium on acceptance of applications for new permits; provisions Professions and businesses; credentialing of qualified behavior analysts and qualified autism services practitioner-supervisors; provide Atlanta-Region Transit Link "ATL" Authority and Georgia Regional Transportation Authority; abolish and transfer all assets to State Road and Tollway Authority Ad valorem tax; refund for loss of property value or expenses due to failure of local governments to enforce certain laws; provisions Controlled substances; possession of four grams or more of fentanyl; provisions State holidays; month of April as Black Women's History Month; designate Criminal procedure; expand definition of forensic medical examination to include evidence of strangulation Elections; superintendents determine number of voting booths; provisions

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HB 1379 HB 1383 HB 1384 HB 1406 HB 1408 HB 1440
HR 303
HR 473 HR 565 HR 1041 HR 1066 HR 1115 HR 1135 HR 1166 HR 1229
HR 1283 HR 1419
SB 64 SB 76

State government; provide placement of Revolutionary War Patriots marker on state capitol building grounds Law enforcement officers; arrests without warrant; revise authority Education; number of accumulated sick leave days for teachers and other school personnel; increase from three to five Public utilities; certain electric suppliers to provide certain information on customer billing notices; require Low THC Oil Patient Registry; add ulcerative colitis as a condition for treatment Richard H. Smith Georgia CHIPS Advancement in Research and Economic Development Act; enact
HOUSE RESOLUTIONS General Assembly; authorize local boards of education to impose, levy, and collect development impact fees for educational facilities costs; provide CA House Study Committee on Safety and Consumer Protection in the Tree Care Industry; create House Study Committee on Motor Vehicle Dealer License Plates and Temporary Operating Permits; create Local government; adopt an alternative method of appraisal and assessment of real property located within the county for taxation; provide - CA Iranian people; desire for a democratic, secular, and non-nuclear Republic of Iran; express support Ad valorem tax; qualified low-income building projects may be classified as a separate class of property; provide - CA House Study Committee on Credit Card Fee on State Sales and Excise Tax and Their Impact on Georgia Merchants and Consumers; create House Study Committee on the Exchange, Storage, and Bond Coverage of Agricultural Products, Grain, and Livestock; create United States Department of Veterans Affairs; additional resources for elder care, nursing home access, and expanded disabled residential programs; urge; provide House Study Committee on Safety and Consumer Protection of Nicotine Vapor Products; create House Study Committee on Assistance Programs for Veterans Applying for Military Benefits; create
SENATE BILLS Birth Certificate; issuance of a copy of the original birth certificate to certain adult persons who were adopted; provide State Employees' Health Insurance Plan; state health benefit plans to cover insulin medication at a reduced rate; provide

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SB 112 SB 132 SB 137 SB 169 SB 212 SB 230 SB 254 SB 293 SB 307 SB 324 SB 328 SB 341
SB 358 SB 362
SB 366 SB 368 SB 376 SB 384 SB 385 SB 395 SB 398 SB 399
SB 401

"Workforce EXCELeration Act"; enact Agriculture; the acquisition of possessory interest in certain land by certain nonresident aliens; prohibit Tuition Equalization Grants at Private Colleges and Universities; definition of approved school; revise Public Schools; extension of hearing dates for student discipline tribunals; provide for limits Probate Court Judges; relating to elections; end activities and duties Programs and Protection for Children; foster parents bill of rights; revise provisions Selling and other Trade Practices; requirements for earned wage access services; provide County Boards of Health; operational policies and procedures of the Department of Public Health apply to local personnel; provide Private Review Agents; health insurers to implement and maintain a program that allows for the selective application of reductions; provide State Printing and Documents; a victim centered address confidentiality program; provide Peace Officers' Annuity and Benefit Fund; provisions; revise Official Code of Georgia Annotated; relating to inactive boards, panels, authorities, centers, commissions, committees, councils, task forces, and other such bodies and certain procedures of the General Assembly; repeal State Election Board; remove the Secretary of State; authorize the board to investigate State Government; employee representation by a labor organization for employers to receive certain economic development incentives from the state; provide requirements "Tax Expenditures Transparency Act of 2024"; enact Government Transparency and Campaign Finance; foreign nationals from contributing to candidates or campaign committees; prohibit Juvenile Code; improve timely permanent placement of a child removed from their home; clarify requirements Public Officers and Employees; development and administration of the State of Georgia as a Model Employer (GAME) Program; provide Georgia Military College; legislative intent language regarding certain postsecondary study beyond the second year level; revise Education; the possession of opioid antagonists in schools; authorize Georgia Joint Defense Commission; commission's operations; revise Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia; to enter into and amend existing agreements with the State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia; encourage and state expectations Senate Foster Care and Adoption Study Committee; implement recommendations

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SB 422
SB 424 SB 425 SB 426 SB 433
SB 437 SB 440 SB 451 SB 454 SB 455 SB 456 SB 464 SB 465 SB 469 SB 472 SB 479 SB 480
SB 493 SB 494 SB 497 SB 507 SB 508
SB 515 SB 520

Public Utilities and Public Transportation; percentage limitation as to the amount of the investments an electric membership corporation may make; modify West Georgia Judicial Circuit; create Notaries Public; modernization of certain legal, notarial, and court services using electronic means; provide Motor Vehicles and Traffic; requirements for joining of a motor carrier and motor carrier's insurer to a cause of action; revise Nonprofit Corporations; enact "Donor Intent Protection Act"; provide definitions; charitable organizations from violating the terms of charitable contributions; prohibit Department of Agriculture; enforce certain criminal laws; authorize 'Accelerated Career Diploma Program'; ACE Grants pilot program; establish and provide Veteran Benefits; place certain requirement on the Department of Veterans Service Alimony and Child Support; guidelines for child support award calculations; provide Medical Assistance; provisions to comply with federal law; revise Central Caregiver Registry; disabled persons to the registry; add School Supplies for Teachers Program; establish Homicide; the felony offense of aggravated involuntary manslaughter; provide "College Success 529 Expansion Act"; enact "Combating Organized Retail Crime Act"; enact Secondary Metals Recyclers; applicability of the definition of the term "used, detached catalytic converters" to said article; provide Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce; student loan repayment for mental health and substance use professionals serving in certain capacities; provide Sexual Offender Risk Review Board; additional penalties for registered sexual offenders; provide 'Georgia Hemp Farming Act'; hemp products; regulate Education; High-demand Career Initiatives Program as the High Demand Apprenticeship Program; redesignate Special License Plates; "America First" specialty license plate; establish Administrative Office of the Courts; accessibility of certain personal information of state and federal judges, justices, and spouses thereof; provide Emergency Medical Services; two-year pilot program to provide additional ambulances to certain areas of this state; provide Domestic Relations; provisions relating to income withholding orders; change and clarify

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SB 533 SB 534

Proceedings; jail-based competency restoration programs; provide "Fair Business Practices Act of 1975"; failure of a marketplace innkeeper to provide a consumer with an itemized receipt detailing certain taxes and fees is an unlawful business practice; provide

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