Senate local consent calendar, 2024 March 18

SENATE LOCAL CONSENT CALENDAR

Monday, March 18, 2024 Thirty-sixth Legislative Day

(The names listed are the Senators whose districts are affected by the legislation.)

SB 571

Lucas of the 26th CITY OF SANDERSVILLE

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 council-manager 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.

SB 572

Strickland of the 17th MORGAN COUNTY

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.

SB 573

Strickland of the 17th MORGAN COUNTY

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.

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SB 574 SB 577

Strickland of the 17th Anderson of the 43rd Cowsert of the 46th ALCOVY JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
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.
Jones of the 10th Harrell of the 40th Jackson of the 41st Parent of the 42nd Anderson of the 43rd Davenport of the 44th Butler of the 55th DEKALB COUNTY
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.

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HB 779 HB 1280 HB 1298 HB 1372

Anavitarte of the 31st Bearden of the 30th PAULDING COUNTY
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act to provide for the election of the members of the Paulding County Board of Education, approved March 21, 1968 (Ga. L. 1968, p. 2381), as amended, particularly by an Act approved April 25, 2002 (Ga. L. 2002, p. 4151), so as to revise provisions related to filling vacancies on the board; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. SUBSTITUTE
Harbison of the 15th Robertson of the 29th MUSCOGEE COUNTY
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act creating the Muscogee County School District, approved February 25, 1949 (Ga. L. 1949, p. 1086), as amended, particularly by an Act approved April 20, 1992 (Ga. L. 1992, p. 6629), so as to revise how vacancies on said board are filled; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Watson of the 11th BROOKS COUNTY
A BILL to be entitled an Act to authorize the assessment and collection of a technology fee by the Probate Court of Brooks 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.
Robertson of the 29th TOWN OF PINE MOUNTAIN
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a new charter for the Town of Pine Mountain; to provide for related matters; to repeal specific Acts; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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HB 1373 HB 1400 HB 1401
HB 1411

Williams of the 25th PUTNAM COUNTY
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.
Sims of the 12th CITY OF DAMASCUS
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Damascus; to provide for related matters; to repeal specific Acts; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Sims of the 12th CITY OF BLAKELY
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Blakely; to provide for incorporation, boundaries, and powers of the city; to provide for the exercise of powers and limitations on powers; to provide for a governing authority of such city and the powers, duties, authority, prohibitions, elections, terms, removal from office, method of filling vacancies, compensation, expenses, and qualifications; to provide for conflict of interest and holding other offices; to provide for pending matters; to provide for definitions and construction; to provide for severability; to provide for related matters; to repeal specific Acts; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Tillery of the 19th WAYNE COUNTY
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Screven, approved March 9, 1959 (Ga. L. 1959, p. 2203), as amended, particularly by an Act approved June 30, 1964 (Ga. L. 1964 Ex. Sess., p. 2114), and an Act approved June 30, 2020 (Ga. L. 2020, p. 3949), so as to change the corporate limits of such city; to revise meeting dates for the city council; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
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HB 1412 HB 1442 HB 1445

Kennedy of the 18th Walker III of the 20th Lucas of the 26th CITY OF WARNER ROBINS
A BILL to be entitled an Act to create the Warner Robins Convention and Visitors Bureau Authority; to provide for a short title; to provide for members of the authority; to provide for officers; to provide for personnel; to provide for meetings and a quorum; to provide for duties; to provide for powers; to provide for authority property; to provide for no personal liability of authority members for executing notes or obligations on behalf of the authority; to provide for a budget; to provide for inspections by the governing authority of the City of Warner Robins; to provide that the authority shall not bind the City of Warner Robins; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Hodges of the 3rd CITY OF DARIEN
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.
Watson of the 11th CITY OF THOMASVILLE
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Thomasville, approved March 30, 1990 (Ga. L. 1990, p. 5051), as amended, so as to reapportion the board of education election districts; to provide for definitions and inclusions; to provide for continuation in office of current members; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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HB 1449

Brass of the 28th Bearden of the 30th CITY OF VILLA RICA

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act to provide a new charter for the City of Villa Rica, approved May 8, 2018 (Ga. L. 2018, p. 3869), so as to revise provisions regarding ineligibility of former elected officials to hold offices or employment or transact certain business with the city within a year of leaving office; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Pursuant to Article VII, Section II, Paragraph IV of the Constitution, the following four local bills relating to homestead exemptions require a two-thirds roll-call vote for passage:

HB 1422

Gooch of the 51st DAWSON COUNTY

A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a homestead exemption from Dawson County ad valorem taxes for county purposes for certain senior citizens; 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.

HB 1423

Gooch of the 51st DAWSON COUNTY

A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide homestead exemptions from Dawson County school district ad valorem taxes for educational purposes for certain senior citizens; to provide for definitions; to specify the terms and conditions of the exemption and the procedures relating thereto; to provide for applicability and eligibility; 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.

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HB 1441 HB 1455

Tillery of the 19th APPLING COUNTY
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.
Hodges of the 3rd CITY OF ST. MARY'S
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a homestead exemption from City of St. Mary's ad valorem taxes for municipal purposes in the amount of $25,000.00 of the assessed value of the homestead for residents of that city who are 65 years of age or older; 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 a specific repealer; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes. SUBSTITUTE

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