First readers in House, 2024 March 14

FIRST READERS IN HOUSE THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2024 THIRTY-FIFTH LEGISLATIVE DAY
HB 1473. By Representative Stinson of the 150th: 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.
Referred to the Committee on INTRAGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION LOCAL
HB 1474. By Representatives Lupton of the 83rd, Holland of the 54th, Miller of the 62nd, Willis of the 55th, Schofield of the 63rd, and others: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Atlanta, approved April 15, 1996 (Ga. L. 1996, p. 4469), as amended, so as to change the corporate limits of such municipality; to provide a contingent effective date and automatic repeal; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on INTRAGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION LOCAL
HB 1475. By Representatives Fleming of the 114th, Henderson of the 113th, and Carter of the 93rd: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Covington, approved May 6, 2019 (Ga. L. 2019, p. 4011), so as to change the corporate limits of such municipality; to provide for related matters; to provide for a contingent effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on INTRAGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION LOCAL
HB 1476. By Representatives McDonald of the 26th, Cox of the 28th, Clark of the 100th, Jasperse of the 11th, Jones of the 25th, and others: A BILL to be entitled an Act to authorize the governing authority of Forsyth County to levy an excise tax pursuant to subsection (b) of Code Section 48-13-51 of the O.C.G.A.;
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to provide for procedures, conditions, and limitations; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on INTRAGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION LOCAL
HB 1477. By Representatives Fleming of the 114th, Henderson of the 113th, and Carter of the 93rd: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Oxford, approved April 13, 2001 (Ga. L. 2001, p. 4195), as amended, so as to change the corporate limits of such municipality; to provide for related matters; to provide for a contingent effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on INTRAGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION LOCAL
HB 1478. By Representatives Blackmon of the 146th, Beverly of the 143rd, Williams of the 148th, Dickey of the 145th, Hatchett of the 155th, and others: A BILL to be entitled an Act to create the Mid-State Energy Authority as an institution performing an essential governmental function; to provide for a short title; to provide for definitions; to provide for purpose; to provide for members of the Authority and meetings; to provide for powers of the Authority; to provide that the Authority replaces the Commission; to provide for tort immunity; to provide contracting requirements; to provide for supplemental powers; to deny taxing powers; to provide for construction and severability; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on INTRAGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION LOCAL
HB 1479. By Representatives Burchett of the 176th and Corbett of the 174th: A BILL to be entitled an Act to authorize the assessment and collection of a technology fee by the Probate Court of Ware County; to identify the authorized uses of such technology fee; to provide for the termination of such technology fee and dedication of residual funds to technology uses; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on INTRAGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION LOCAL
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HB 1480. By Representatives Silcox of the 53rd, Jones of the 47th, Thomas of the 65th, Miller of the 62nd, Willis of the 55th, and others: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act providing for the number of members and for the election of members of the Board of Education of Fulton County, approved February 10, 1984 (Ga. L. 1984, p. 3591), as amended, particularly by an Act approved May 29, 2007 (Ga. L. 2007, p. 4203), so as to provide for salaries for the members of such board; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on INTRAGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION LOCAL
HB 1481. By Representatives Cannon of the 58th, Schofield of the 63rd, Holland of the 54th, Evans of the 57th, Evans of the 89th, and others: A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a homestead exemption from City of Atlanta independent school district ad valorem taxes for educational purposes in an amount equal to the amount by which the current year assessed value of a homestead exceeds the base year assessed value of homesteads in certain designated zip codes; 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.
Referred to the Committee on INTRAGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION LOCAL
HB 1482. By Representatives Stephens of the 164th, Gilliard of the 162nd, Hitchens of the 161st, Jackson of the 165th, and Westbrook of the 163rd: A BILL to be entitled an Act to repeal an Act to provide for the establishment of fire protection districts in Chatham County, approved March 3, 1962 (Ga. L. 1962, p. 2835), so as to repeal such Act and all amendatory Acts thereto; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on INTRAGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION LOCAL
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HB 1484. By Representatives Anulewicz of the 42nd, Williams of the 37th, Lupton of the 83rd, Cummings of the 39th, and Cooper of the 45th: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 10 of Title 25 and Chapter 60 of Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to regulation of fireworks and general provisions regarding provisions applicable to counties and municipal corporations, respectively, so as to vest regulation of the dates and times for the lawful use or ignition of consumer fireworks exclusively with counties and municipal corporations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS
HB 1485. By Representatives Lupton of the 83rd, Tran of the 80th, Taylor of the 92nd, Barnes of the 86th, Bennett of the 94th, and others: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act to create and establish in DeKalb County, Georgia, districts from which the members of the County Board of Education of DeKalb County shall be elected, approved April 12, 1963 (Ga. L. 1963, p. 3424), as amended, particularly by an Act approved May 10, 2021 (Ga. L. 2021, p. 4256), so as to revise provisions related to changes in boundaries of the DeKalb County School District following certain annexations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on INTRAGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION LOCAL
HB 1486. By Representatives Lupton of the 83rd, Oliver of the 82nd, Tran of the 80th, Barnes of the 86th, Draper of the 90th, and others: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act to incorporate the City of Brookhaven in DeKalb County, approved April 16, 2012 (Ga. L. 2012, p. 5527), as amended, so as to change the corporate limits of the city; to provide a contingent effective date and automatic repeal; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on INTRAGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION LOCAL
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HR 1434. By Representative Martinez of the 111th: A RESOLUTION honoring Mrs. Ashley MacDonald Callahan and dedicating an intersection in her memory; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on TRANSPORTATION HR 1435. By Representative Stephens of the 164th: A RESOLUTION urging the State of Georgia and the Department of Economic Development 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 the Committee on ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & TOURISM HR 1477. By Representatives Evans of the 89th, Moore of the 91st, Tran of the 80th, and Lupton of the 83rd: A RESOLUTION creating the House Study Committee on Offshore Wind Energy; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on ENERGY, UTILITIES & TELECOMMUNICATIONS
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SENATE FIRST READERS IN HOUSE THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2024
THIRTY-FIFTH LEGISLATIVE DAY SB 575. By Senator Williams of the 25th: A BILL to be entitled an Act to create the Milledgeville Public Facilities Authority; to provide for a short title; to provide for definitions; to provide for purpose; to provide for severability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on INTRAGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION LOCAL
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