First readers in House, 2015 April 2

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Georgia Government Publications
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First readers in House, 2015 April 2
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Georgia. General Assembly. House of Representatives
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[Atlanta, Ga. : Georgia General Assembly, House of Representatives], 2015-04-02
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2015/04/02
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Bills, Legislative--Georgia
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FIRST READERS IN HOUSE THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2015 FORTIETH LEGISLATIVE DAY
HB 691. By Representatives Tanner of the 9th, Willard of the 51st, Welch of the 110th, Caldwell of the 131st, and Golick of the 40th: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 32 of Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to municipal courts generally, so as to provide the removal of appointed municipal court judges under certain circumstances; to provide for procedure; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on JUDICIARY
HB 692. By Representatives Carter of the 175th, Beverly of the 143rd, Maxwell of the 17th, Dickson of the 6th, and Smyre of the 135th: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 37 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to mental health, so as to authorize marriage and family therapists to perform certain acts which physicians, psychologists, and others are authorized to perform regarding emergency examinations of persons for involuntary evaluation and treatment for mental illness or alcohol or drug abuse; to define certain terms; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
HB 693. By Representatives Burns of the 159th, Roberts of the 155th, McCall of the 33rd, Williams of the 168th, and Knight of the 130th: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to conservation and natural resources, so as to repeal and reenact Chapter 6A, relating to land conservation; to create the Georgia Legacy Trust Fund; to create funding mechanisms for the protection and preservation of conservation land and provide for their operation; to provide for legislative intent; to provide for definitions; to establish procedural requirements for approval of project proposals; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to provide for contingent repeal; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on NATURAL RESOURCES & ENVIRONMENT
HB 694. By Representatives Brockway of the 102nd, Dudgeon of the 25th, and Raffensperger of the 50th: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 24 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia, relating to insurance generally, so as to provide for disclosure of health care fees; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for definitions; to provide for disclosures by health care providers; to provide for certain notices; to provide for penalties; to provide for prohibitions for filing credit reports and violation penalties; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on INSURANCE
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HB 695. By Representatives Randall of the 142nd, Dempsey of the 13th, Harbin of the 122nd, Hatchett of the 150th, Rogers of the 29th, and others: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to health, so as to provide for office based surgery procedures; to provide for definitions; to provide for exemptions; to provide for application of procedures; to provide for accreditation or certification requirements; to provide for competency standards; to provide for sedation assessment and management; to provide for separation of surgical and monitoring functions; to provide for emergency care and transfer protocols; to provide for medical record requirements; to provide for standards of practice; to provide for adverse events and advertising requirements; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
HB 696. By Representatives Welch of the 110th, Willard of the 51st, Oliver of the 82nd, Chandler of the 105th, and Houston of the 170th: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 2 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to the Department of Human Resources, so as to provide that the department shall, upon request, conduct criminal background investigations as required by the Department of Juvenile Justice and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities; to provide for the issuance and use of such certification; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on JUVENILE JUSTICE
HB 697. By Representatives Kirby of the 114th, Harden of the 148th, Caldwell of the 20th, Burns of the 159th, Jasperse of the 11th, and others: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 1 of Title 10 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to unsolicited merchandise, so as to require solicitors to receive from consumers affirmative assent to continued receipt of certain merchandise following a free trial before charging; to provide for remedies; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on AGRICULTURE & CONSUMER AFFAIRS
HB 698. By Representative Mitchell of the 88th: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 1 of Title 47 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to retirement and pensions, so as to provide that no public retirement system shall invest funds in companies producing songs using certain racist or obscene lyrics; to provide for divestiture of such investments; to provide for related matters; to provide conditions for an effective date and automatic repeal; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on RETIREMENT
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HB 699. By Representatives Welch of the 110th, Setzler of the 35th, Strickland of the 111th, and Tanner of the 9th: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 80 of Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to provisions applicable to counties, municipal corporations, and other governmental entities, so as to define a certain term; to provide that when a majority of an elected governing body is not elected to serve the next term of office, such body shall not have the authority to incur debt, execute contracts, or dispose of assets; to provide that such contracts or instruments of indebtedness shall be void ab initio; to provide for a cause of action to enforce such provisions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS
HB 700. By Representatives Epps of the 144th, Weldon of the 3rd, Hawkins of the 27th, Gardner of the 57th, and Bennett of the 94th: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 7C of Chapter 4 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to therapy services for children with disabilities, so as to revise provisions relating to therapy services under Medicaid for children with disabilities; to provide for requirements relating to the Children's Intervention Services Program; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
HR 863. By Representatives Stover of the 71st, Caldwell of the 20th, Cooke of the 18th, Tarvin of the 2nd, Spencer of the 180th, and others: A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Georgia so as to provide that all proceeds received by the state from title ad valorem taxes on motor vehicles shall be appropriated for providing and maintaining an adequate system of public roads and bridges in this state and for grants to counties for road construction and maintenance; to provide for related matters; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on TRANSPORTATION
HR 864. By Representatives Dudgeon of the 25th and Duncan of the 26th: A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to provide that the General Assembly may by general law authorize local boards of education to impose, levy, and collect development impact fees and use the proceeds to pay for a share of the cost of additional educational facilities; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on WAYS & MEANS
HR 900. By Representatives Barr of the 103rd, Welch of the 110th, Cooke of the 18th, Brockway of the 102nd, and Williamson of the 115th: A RESOLUTION providing for delegates from the General Assembly of Georgia to the Assembly of State Legislatures; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS
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HR 906. By Representatives Waites of the 60th, Williams of the 87th, Jones of the 53rd, Anderson of the 92nd, and Kidd of the 145th: A RESOLUTION urging the State of Georgia to consider the devastation caused by pit bull attacks when crafting legislation regulating dogs so as not to impose on local governments that choose to regulate those dogs for the safety of the community; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS HR 907. By Representatives Burns of the 159th, Roberts of the 155th, McCall of the 33rd, Williams of the 168th, and Knight of the 130th: A RESOLUTION proposing an amendment to the Constitution so as to authorize an annual allocation of 75 percent of the revenue derived from the state sales and use tax with respect to the sale of outdoor recreation equipment to a trust fund to be used for the protection and preservation of conservation land; to provide for related matters; to provide for the submission of this amendment for ratification or rejection; and for other purposes.
Referred to the Committee on WAYS & MEANS
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SENATE FIRST READERS IN HOUSE THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2015
FORTIETH LEGISLATIVE DAY SB 209. By Senator Jackson of the 2nd: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act completely revising the laws relative to the governing authority of Chatham County, approved March 29, 1984 (Ga. L. 1984, p. 5050), as amended, particularly by an Act approved April 4, 2012 (Ga. L. 2012, p. 4628), so as to change the description of the commissioner districts; to provide for definitions and inclusions; to provide for the continuance in office of current members; 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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