Senate first readers, 2024 March 18

SENATE FIRST READERS MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2024 THIRTY-SIXTH LEGISLATIVE DAY

SB 583.

By Senators Esteves of the 6th, Halpern of the 39th, McLaurin of the 14th, Parent of the 42nd, Harrell of the 40th and others:

A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide for operation of automated transit vehicle lane monitoring devices for the enforcement of traffic in transit vehicle lanes in the City of Atlanta; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Referred to State and Local Governmental Operations (General) Committee.

SB 584. By Senator Jones of the 10th:

A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide for new homestead exemptions from City of Stockbridge ad valorem taxes for municipal purposes for residents, certain seniors, and residents with septic systems; to provide for definitions; to specify the terms and conditions of the exemptions and the procedures relating thereto; to provide for related matters; 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 repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Referred to State and Local Governmental Operations Committee.

SR 791.

By Senators Brass of the 28th, Albers of the 56th, Dolezal of the 27th, Rhett of the 33rd, Echols of the 49th and others:

A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Georgia High School Association Student Athlete Advisory Council; and for other purposes.

Read and Adopted.

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SR 792.

By Senators Still of the 48th, Dolezal of the 27th, Dixon of the 45th, Harrell of the 40th, Albers of the 56th and others:

A RESOLUTION recognizing November 1, 2024, as Diwali Day; and for other purposes.

Read and Adopted.

SR 793.

By Senators Jones of the 10th, Seay of the 34th, Orrock of the 36th, Rhett of the 33rd, Anderson of the 43rd and others:

A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Wanique Khemi-Tehuti Shabazz; and for other purposes.

Referred to Rules Committee.

SR 794.

By Senators Jones of the 10th, Lucas of the 26th, Seay of the 34th, Orrock of the 36th, Rhett of the 33rd and others:

A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Balram J. Bheodari; and for other purposes.

Read and Adopted.

SR 795.

By Senators Jones of the 10th, Lucas of the 26th, Seay of the 34th, Orrock of the 36th, Rhett of the 33rd and others:

A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Dr. Yvonne L. Smith; and for other purposes.

Read and Adopted.

SR 796.

By Senators Jones of the 10th, Lucas of the 26th, Seay of the 34th, Orrock of the 36th, Rhett of the 33rd and others:

A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Glen Washington; and for other purposes.

Read and Adopted.

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SR 797.

By Senators Jones of the 10th, Lucas of the 26th, Seay of the 34th, Orrock of the 36th, Rhett of the 33rd and others:

A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Sandra Jean; and for other purposes.

Read and Adopted.

SR 798.

By Senators Jones of the 10th, Lucas of the 26th, Seay of the 34th, Orrock of the 36th, Rhett of the 33rd and others:

A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Delyno Brown; and for other purposes.

Read and Adopted.

SR 799.

By Senators Jones of the 10th, Lucas of the 26th, Seay of the 34th, Orrock of the 36th, Rhett of the 33rd and others:

A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Basil Barrington Watson; and for other purposes.

Read and Adopted.

SR 800.

By Senators Orrock of the 36th, Parent of the 42nd, Butler of the 55th, Harrell of the 40th, Anderson of the 43rd and others:

A RESOLUTION honoring the life and memory of Vern Edward McCarty; and for other purposes.

Read and Adopted.

SR 801.

By Senators Kennedy of the 18th, Watson of the 1st, Hodges of the 3rd, Strickland of the 17th, Harrell of the 40th and others:

A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and its members in observance of the chapter's 70th anniversary; and for other purposes.

Read and Adopted.

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SR 802.

By Senators Burns of the 23rd, Hickman of the 4th, Anderson of the 24th, Kirkpatrick of the 32nd and Williams of the 25th:

A RESOLUTION urging the State of Georgia to support the Vince Dooley Battlefield Preservation Fund as part of the Georgia US250 Committee's observance of the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution; and for other purposes.

Referred to Rules Committee.

SR 803.

By Senators Davenport of the 44th, Anderson of the 43rd, James of the 35th, Butler of the 55th, Jones of the 10th and others:

A RESOLUTION recognizing and commending Dr. Helene D. Gayle for her outstanding service as President of Spelman College; and for other purposes.

Read and Adopted.

SR 804. By Senator Halpern of the 39th:

A RESOLUTION recognizing March 14, 2024, as Pi Day; and for other purposes.

Read and Adopted.

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