First readers in House, 2024 March 20

FIRST READERS IN HOUSE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2024 THIRTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATIVE DAY
*Rules Suspended
HB 1499. By Representatives Cannon of the 58th, Park of the 107th, Beverly of the 143rd, Roberts of the 52nd, Bennett of the 94th, and others: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2A of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Department of Public Health, so as to provide for a grant program to prevent maternal mortality by managing risk factors, conditions, and circumstances; to establish the Maternal Mortality Prevention Grant Program; to provide for the Department of Public Health to administer such program; to provide for grant criteria; to provide for certain services; to provide for an annual report; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on PUBLIC HEALTH
HR 1502. By Representative Jones of the 60th: A RESOLUTION urging the senior living industry to study and implement rent control measures; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS
HR 1503. By Representatives Bennett of the 94th, Cooper of the 45th, Roberts of the 52nd, Campbell of the 35th, Romman of the 97th, and others: A RESOLUTION designating February of each year as Cholesterol Screening Awareness Month in the State of Georgia in order to raise awareness about the need for cholesterol screening; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on SPECIAL RULES
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HR 1504. By Representatives Knight of the 134th, Anulewicz of the 42nd, Bonner of the 73rd, Mathiak of the 74th, Camp of the 135th, and others: A RESOLUTION urging the United States Department of Energy to ensure the feasibility of tankless water heaters; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on ENERGY, UTILITIES & TELECOMMUNICATIONS HR 1516. By Representatives Thomas of the 65th and Glaize of the 67th: A RESOLUTION honoring the life of Mr. Dominique Anthony Turner and dedicating an intersection in his memory; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on TRANSPORTATION *HR 1554. By Representatives Smith of the 70th, Dickey of the 145th, Corbett of the 174th, Rhodes of the 124th, and Smith of the 138th: A RESOLUTION creating the House Study Committee on Navigable Streams and Related Matters; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on NATURAL RESOURCES & ENVIRONMENT
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SENATE FIRST READERS IN HOUSE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 2024
THIRTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATIVE DAY
SB 571. By Senator Lucas of the 26th: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act providing for a new charter for the City of Sandersville, approved March 28, 1990 (Ga. L. 1990, p. 4823), as amended, particularly by an Act approved May 6, 2015 (Ga. L. 2015, p. 3733), so as to revise the powers of the mayor; to restate provisions related to the mayor pro tempore; to provide for a councilmanager form of government; to provide for the selection, qualifications, and duties of the city manager; to update and restate provisions related to the administration of the city government; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on INTRAGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION LOCAL
SB 572. By Senator Strickland of the 17th: A BILL to be entitled an Act to authorize the assessment and collection of a technology fee by the Probate Court of Morgan 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
SB 573. By Senator Strickland of the 17th: A BILL to be entitled an Act to authorize the assessment and collection of a technology fee by the Magistrate Court of Morgan 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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SB 574. By Senators Strickland of the 17th, Cowsert of the 46th, and Anderson of the 43rd: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act creating a new judicial circuit for the State of Georgia to be known as the Alcovy Judicial Circuit, approved March 9, 1972 (Ga. L. 1972, p. 152), as amended, particularly by an Act approved March 30, 1977 (Ga. L. 1977, p. 1217), so as to authorize the counties that make up said judicial circuit to provide additional investigators to the district attorney; to provide for appointment and qualifications of such investigators; to provide for the powers of such investigators; to provide that such investigators shall serve at the pleasure of the district attorney; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on INTRAGOVERNMENTAL COORDINATION LOCAL
SB 577. By Senators Jackson of the 41st, Butler of the 55th, Harrell of the 40th, Anderson of the 43rd, and Davenport of the 44th: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act creating the State Court of DeKalb County, formerly known as the Civil and Criminal Court of DeKalb County, approved February 14, 1951 (Ga. L. 1951, p. 2401), as amended, particularly by an Act approved April 11, 2012 (Ga. L. 2012, p. 5059), so as to provide for landlords to remove personal property following execution of writs of possession within seven days of such execution; to authorize the marshal to remove such property after 14 days; to authorize the marshal to appoint ex-officio assistants to the marshal; to provide for the collection of costs associated with such removal; 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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