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2012 Bills Signed

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HB 39:           Education, unexcused absence notices made by United States mail, provide

HB 46:           Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act, enact

HB 48:            Ad valorem tax, freeport exemptions, revise and change certain provisions

HB 93:            Code enforcement boards, code enforcement officers, change definition

HB 100:          Georgia Tax Court, create

HB 110:         Mortgages and liens, vacant property registry, provisions

HB 175:         Online Clearinghouse Act, enact

HB 183:         General Assembly members, members of Georgia Legislative Retirement System, provisions

HB 198:          Superior court clerks, real estate or personal property filing fees, extend sunset dates

HB 208:         Employees' Retirement System of Georgia, define a certain term

HB 237:         Residential mortgage fraud, mortgage lending process, revise definition

HB 247:          Department of Community Health, fingerprint and investigate emergency medical services personnel require

HB 250:         Georgia Judicial Retirement System, revised survivor's benefit option, provisions

HB 253:          Sell or trade surplus vehicles, allow

HB 275:          Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, authorized to order not to resuscitate

HB 297:         Retirement and pensions, public systems prohibited from expending fund for certain purposes, provide

HB 332:         Universal Access Fund, eliminate unnecessary regulation, revise provisions

HB 337:         Sheriffs' Retirement Fund of Georgia, divorced member option to continue coverage, provisions

HB 347:          Applicant examination, Commissioner not exempt self from written exams, provide

HB 351:         Probate Courts Retirement Fund of Georgia, probate court fines and fees, provide

HB 386:          Revenue and taxation, revenue structure, comprehensive revision

HB 397:          State government, open meetings and records, revise provisions

HB 398:          Fulton County, Board of Education pension and retirement, correct typographical errors

HB 409:         Veterinarians, application for license, revise provisions

HB 434:          Social workers, requirements for licensure, revise provisions

HB 463:         Limited licenses, insurance coverage on self-service storage, provide

HB 472:         Brewpub distribution system, maximum barrels of beer manufactured and sold, increase

HB 481:           Braselton, Town of; initial terms of office for board members; correct

HB 477:           Insurance, transition from annual to biennial license renewal

HB 514:         Distilled spirits, free tastings on premises, authorize

HB 534:         Eligibility requirements, probate court clerks, modify provisions

HB 535:         War veterans homes, Veterans Service Board establish residency fee, authorize

HB 541:          Obstruction of public administration, threaten or intimidate officer or official, provide for offense

HB 548:         Workers' compensation, parties to franchise agreement not considered employees, provide

HB 571:           McIntyre, incorporate, grant new charter

HB 572:          Twiggs County, Board of Education membership compensation, change provisions

HB 604:          Lower Chattahoochee Regional Transportation Authority Act, enact

HB 614:          Polk County, ad valorem tax for county purposes, provide exemption

HB 615:          Polk County, ad valorem tax for county purposes, provide exemption

HB 616:          Polk County, ad valorem tax, educational purposes, provide exemption

HB 617:          Polk County, ad valorem tax, educational purposes, provide exemption

HB 628:          City of Coolidge, time of municipal elections

HB 634:         Ad valorem tax, population brackets and census, change provisions

HB 635:         Macon Water Commissioners - Pension Plan, change provisions

HB 636:          City of Brookhaven, provide a charter

HB 638:          Randolph County, create board of elections and registration

HB 642:         Georgia Services Administration, create, revise several Titles

HB 665:          Clerk of superior court offices, modernize provisions

HB 683:          Garnishment proceedings, filing of certain answers may be done by authorized officers or employees

HB 685:        Dogs, dangerous and vicious, extensively revise provisions

HB 690:          Coweta County, revise districts

HB 692:          Educational professionals, reduce salary if test scores were falsified, provide

HB 693:           Screven County, provide member elections

HB 694:           Coweta County, change description of districts

HB 700:           Effingham County, correct dates of certain elections

HB 701:           Troup County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 702:           Troup County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 706:           Elementary and secondary education, delete and clarify provisions

HB 708:           Jones County, change description of districts

HB 709:           Bryan County, change description of districts

HB 710:           Jones County, reapportion commissioner districts

HB 711:           Evidence, privileges, change provisions

HB 712:           Pickens County, clarify dates, change description of districts

HB 713:          Quality Basic Education Act, career and college readiness initiatives, delay implementation

HB 723:           Putnam County, change method of election members

HB 726:           Peach County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 727:           Peach County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 728:          Property, covenants, clarify provisions

HB 729:          Revenue and taxation, Internal Revenue and Internal Revenue Code of 1986, define terms

HB 732:          Special license plates, Purple Hearts, include persons serving in armed services

HB 733:          Family violence, holdover provisions for appointees, add

HB 737:           Walton County, change description of districts

HB 738:           Walton County, change provisions to districts

HB 740:           Carroll County, change description of districts

HB 741:           Supplemental appropriations, State Fiscal Year July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012

HB 742:           General appropriations, State Fiscal Year July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013

HB 743:          Motor fuel tax, expiration date for exemption for certain public transit and public campus transportation systems, extend

HB 744:           Uniform Partition of Heirs Property Act, enact

HB 746:          Commissioner of Agriculture, final decision and reconsideration, clarify timing

HB 749:           Calhoun County, provide new districts

HB 750:           Calhoun County, provide new commissioner districts

HB 751:          Jasper County, Probate Court judge, provide nonpartisan elections

HB 752:           Jasper County, provide staggered terms

HB 753:           Jasper County, change description of districts

HB 754:           Candler County, change description of districts

HB 755:           Candler County, revise districts

HB 756:           Putnam County State Court, law provisions updated and consolidates, provide

HB 758:           Glynn County, reapportion districts

HB 759:           Glynn County, provide description of districts

HB 760:           Elementary and secondary education, capital outlay funds replace exceptional growth program   

HB 764:           McIntosh County, change description of districts

HB 766:          Archives and History, Division of, law regarding Foundation of American Law and Government displays, revise provisions

HB 767:           Johnson County, describe new election districts

HB 768:           Johnson County, provide commissioner districts

HB 769:          Consumers' utility counsel division, not necessary to file copies of filings with Public Service Commission, provide

HB 770:           Harris County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 771:           Harris County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 772:           Newton County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts    

HB 773:           Newton County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 774:           Morgan County, change description of districts

HB 775:           Morgan County, change composition and description of districts

HB 777:           Terrell County, change description of districts

HB 779:           Pulaski County, change description of districts

HB 783:           Laurens County, change description of districts

HB 784:           Haralson County, change description of districts

HB 785:          Insurance, limitations on licensure requirements for certain health care providers, provide

HB 786:         Consumers' insurance advocate, not necessary to file insurance rate filings until appropriately funded, provide

HB 788:           Camden County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 789:           Camden County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 790:           Tift County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 791:           Tift County, Board of Commissioners, reapportion districts

HB 795:          All-terrain vehicles, make definitions consistent with industry standards

HB 797:          State chartered special schools, revise funding

HB 800:          Assistant adjutants general, certain qualifications, change

HB 803:           Gilmer County, change description of districts

HB 805:          State Personnel Administration, abolition, make conforming amendments and correct references

HB 808:          Taxation, exclusion to certain income of certain disabled veterans, provide

HB 812:           Douglas County, change description of districts

HB 813:           Douglas County, reapportion districts

HB 815:           Central State Hospital Redevelopment Authority Act, enact

HB 817:          Department of Transportation, power to contract, amend limitations

HB 822:           Georgia Taxpayer Protection False Claims Act, enact

HB 823:           Henry County,appointment of county surveyor, provide

HB 824:           Quality Basic Education Act, calculating equalization grants, revise method

HB 827:          Traffic offenses, fleeing or attempting to elude a pursuing police vehicle, modify provisions

HB 829:           Revise boundaries of certain state house districts

HB 832:          Vidalia onion trademark, royalty and license fee not exceed a certain amount, eliminate requirement

HB 833:           Terrell County, change description of districts

HB 835:          Vehicles, 5 percent variance of weight limitations for towing disabled commercial vehicles, provide

HB 838:           Paulding County, Board of Commissioners, revise districts

HB 839:           Paulding County, Board of Education, revise districts

HB 840:           Emanuel County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 841:           Emanuel County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 842:           City of Decatur, change description of districts  

HB 845:          Early care and education programs, influenza vaccine, provide information

HB 846:          Department of Revenue, various administrative and procedural requirements, change

HB 847:           Grady County, change description of districts

HB 848:           Whitfield County, change description of districts

HB 851:          Taxation of intangibles, rates charged by collecting officers, change certain requirements

HB 860:           Lowndes County, change description of districts

HB 861:           Law enforcement officers, report drug related arrests to Department of Human Services, require

HB 863:          State purchasing, purchases without competitive bidding, change certain provisions

HB 865:          Georgia Motor Common and Contract Carrier Act of 2012, enact

HB 868:         Income tax credits, business enterprises located in less developed areas designated by tiers, provide

HB 869:          Board of Natural Resources, rules and regulations, revise certain provisions

HB 872:          Commerce and trade, secondary metals recyclers, provide comprehensive revision of provisions

HB 877:           Fulton County, change description of districts

HB 879:          Elementary and secondary education, care of students with diabetes in school, provide

HB 882:           Lanier County, Board of Education, revise districts

HB 883:           Lanier County, Board of Commissioners, revise districts

HB 885:           Dodge County, change description of districts

HB 886:          Banking and finance, credit exposure as a counterparty in derivative transactions, limit certain obligations

HB 892:           Carroll County, change description of districts

HB 895:          Sexual Offender Registration Review Board, gathering information relating to sexual offenders, provide more effective methods

HB 897:          Georgia Workforce Investment Board, revise provisions

HB 898:           Georgia Merchant Acquirer Limited Purpose Bank Act, enact          

HB 900:          Motor vehicles, cancellation of a certificate of title for scrap metal, dismantled or demolished trailers, provide

HB 902:           Calhoun County, Board of Education, number of members and districts where elected, provide

HB 903:           Lower Chattahoochee Regional Airport Authority, remove Clay County and Quitman County from membership

HB 904:          Monroe County Probate Court, future elections for the office of the judge shall be nonpartisan, provide

HB 906:           Pike County, change description of districts

HB 907:           Jackson County, change description of districts

HB 908:           Commerce, Independent School District, change description of district

HB 909:           City of Jefferson public schools, change description of education districts

HB 910:           Upson County, change description of districts

HB 912:           Columbia County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 913:           Columbia County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 916:          Bona fide conservation use property, covenants, change certain qualifications and restrictions

HB 921:           Murray County, change description of districts

HB 922:           Chattooga County, revise districts

HB 925:           McDuffie County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 926:           McDuffie County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 927:           Thomson, change description of election districts

HB 928:          Peace Officer's Annuity and Benefit Fund, board of trustees authorized to employ a hearing officer, provide

HB 929:           Judicial circuits, assistant district attorney for certain populations, repeal office

HB 930:          Judicial circuits, superior court judge for certain populations, repeal supplemental expense allowance

HB 932:          Taxation, nonresident subcontractor withholding payments, change required percentage

HB 933:          Preneed escrow accounts, release funds when a monument is placed into a bonded memorial storage program, provide

HB 941:           Houston County, change description of districts

HB 942:          Official Code of Georgia, revise, modernize and correct errors or omissions

HB 944:          Official Code of Georgia, retirement and pensions, revise, modernize, and correct errors or omissions

HB 945:          Banks and trust companies, issuance of non-cash valued shares with approval, provide

HB 947:           Warren County, change description of districts

HB 954:          Abortion, criminal abortion, change certain provisions

HB 957:           City of Social Circle, change description of education districts

HB 958:           Crawford County, change description of districts     

HB 959:           Crawford County, revise districts

HB 962:           Bibb County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 963:           Bibb County, Board of Public Education, change description of districts

HB 965:          Income tax, allow certain fiduciaries an exception to the requirement of paying estimated taxes

HB 969:           White County, Board of Education, provide new districts

HB 970:           White County, Board of Commissioners, provide new districts

HB 971:          Workers' compensation, awards and benefits, change certain provisions

HB 973:           Bryan County, change description of districts

HB 976:           Hart County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 977:           Hart County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 978:           Cherokee County, Board of Education, revise districts

HB 980:           City of Gainesville, revise districts

HB 985:          Motor Vehicles, temporary license plates, modify provisions

HB 987:          Peace Officers' Annuity and Benefit Fund, member who ceases to be employed shall notify the retirement fund immediately, provide

HB 990:          Municipal corporations, control over parks and fire stations, change certain provisions

HB 991:          Sheriffs, how vacancies are filled, change provisions

HB 997:          Crimes and offenses, new crime of false lien statements against public officers, provide

HB 998:           Chatham County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 999:           Chatham County, Board of education, change description of districts

HB 1000:         Irwin County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1001:         Irwin County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1002:         Ben Hill County, change description of districts

HB 1003:         Telfair County, change description of districts

HB 1004:         Coffee County, change description of districts

HB 1005:         Coffee County, change description of districts

HB 1006:         City of Chamblee, corporate limits

HB 1007:         Liberty County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1008:         Liberty County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1009:         Worth County, Board of Commissioners, reapportion districts

HB 1010:         Worth County, Board of Education, reapportion districts

HB 1011:         Clarke County, City of Athens, change districts

HB 1012:         City of Commerce, change description of districts

HB 1013:         Jackson County, School System, change description of districts

HB 1015:         Jenkins County, Board of Commissioners, revise districts

HB 1016:         Franklin County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1017:         Franklin County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1018:         Grady County, change description of districts

HB 1019:        DeKalb County, filling vacancies in offices of mayor and councilmember, provide

HB 1020:         Evans County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1021:         Evans County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1022:         Lowndes County, change description of districts

HB 1023:         Polk County, Board of Education, revise districts

HB 1024:        Budget commission, certain counties, population and census application, revise and change

HB 1025:        DeKalb County State Court, change certain fees

HB 1026:        Municipalities, law enforcement contracts, population brackets and census, change provisions

HB 1027:       Revenue and taxation, tax credit for film or video production in Georgia, change certain provisions

HB 1028:         Laurens County, change description of districts

HB 1029:         Screven County, Board of Education, revise districts

HB 1031:        Green County, Board of Education, change compensation for chairperson and members of board

HB 1037:         Madison County, Board of Education, revise districts

HB 1038:         Madison County, Board of Commissioners, revise districts

HB 1039:         Montgomery County, change description of districts

HB 1040:         Glascock County, revise districts

HB 1041:         Bartow County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1048:        Civil practice, who may serve process, change provisions

HB 1049:        Georgia Emergency Telephone Number 9-1-1 Service Act of 1977, change applicability and requirements, change certain definitions

HB 1057:         Jenkins County, Board of Education, revise districts

HB 1059:         Burke County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1060:         Burke County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1063:        Troup County Airport Authority, change membership of authority

HB 1066:        Alcoholic beverages, licenses, change certain provisions

HB 1067:       Portable electronics insurance, issuance and regulation of limited licenses to sell, provide for comprehensive revision of provisions

HB 1070:        Brantley County, school district ad valorem tax, provide homestead exemption

HB 1071:        Excise tax, certain tobacco products, change certain provisions

HB 1074:         Long County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1075:         Long County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1076:         Talbot County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1077:         Talbot County, Board of Education, revise districts

HB 1082:        Cook County Magistrate Court, future elections for chief magistrate shall be nonpartisan elections

HB 1083:         Cook County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1084:         Cook County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1087:         Colquitt County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1088:         Colquitt County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1089:        Local government, zoning proposal review procedures, repeal section and reserve

HB 1091:        Pike County, school district ad valorem tax, provide homestead exemption

HB 1092:        Stillmore, staggered terms for members of city council, provide

HB 1093:       Crimes and offenses, removal of shopping carts and required posting of Code section in stores and markets, change provisions

HB 1095:         Brooks County, Board of Commissioners, provide new districts

HB 1096:         Brooks County, Board of Education, provide new districts

HB 1097:        City of Emerson Community Improvement Districts Act, enact

HB 1098:         Berrien County, Board of Commissioners, provide new districts

HB 1099:         Berrien County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1100:         Berrien County, airport authority, increase membership of board

HB 1101:         Rabun County, change description of districts

HB 1102:        Georgia hazardous site reuse and redevelopment, 30 day grace period for buyers of qualifying property to seek limitation of liability, provide

HB 1106:         Meriwether County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1107:         Meriwether County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1108:         Monroe County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1109:         Monroe County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1110:        Health, penalties relative to owning or operating of unlicensed personal care homes, revise provisions

HB 1111:         Atkinson County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1112:         Atkinson County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1118:         Trion, provide new charter

HB 1114:         Homicide, offering to assist in commission of suicide, repeal certain provisions

HB 1115:        Public utilities and public transportation, telecommunications, revise and update certain provisions

HB 1119:         Atkinson County, Probate Court judge, provide nonpartisan elections

HB 1120:         Atkinson County, chief magistrate judge, provide nonpartisan elections

HB 1121:         Coffee County, chief magistrate judge; provide nonpartisan elections

HB 1122:         Flowery Branch, establish corporate limits

HB 1126:         Mitchell County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1127:         Mitchell County, Board of Education, change districts

HB 1129:        Town of Braselton Community Improvement District; apply for, receive, administer or utilize grants from federal, state, county or municipal governments under certain conditions, allow

HB 1131:         Haralson County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1132:        Fair Business Practices Act of 1975, oversight by administrator of certain telemarketing practices, provide

HB 1142:         Gwinnett County Recorder's Court, clerk's compensation, change provisions

HB 1144:         Lamar County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1145:         Lamar County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1146:        Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Services Board, create

HB 1148:         Haralson County, office of treasurer, abolish

HB 1150:         Wayne County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1151:         Wayne County, Board of Education, revise districts

HB 1154:         Milton, Public Buildings and Facilities Authority, authorize city councilmembers to be appointed

HB 1158:         Ben Hill County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1166:        Insurance, individual health insurance coverage to children through child-only health plans, provide

HB 1167:        Columbia County, Board of Commissioners, provide term limits for chairperson and members

HB 1171:        Macon-Bibb County, create and incorporate new political body corporate

HB 1172:         City of Manchester, provide election districts

HB 1176:        2011 Special Council on Criminal Justice Reform for Georgians, enact recommended provisions

HB 1177:         Cobb County, Magistrate Court, provide for collection of law library fees

HB 1178:         Education, Department of, ten-year projection of costs for bills to create a program of funding category having impact on revenues or expenditures, require

HB 1179:         Lincoln County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1180:         Lincoln County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1183:         Montgomery County, change description of districts

HB 1184:        Moreland, change terms and dates of election of mayor and alderman

HB 1185:        Cochran, provide new charter

HB 1187:         City of Hiram, create the position of city manager

HB 1188:        Oak Grove Cemetery Authority, create

HB 1191:         Lavonia, levy an excise tax

HB 1193:        Monroe County Public Facilities Authority Act, limiting authority to issue revenue bonds to four years, repeal certain provisions

HB 1195:        Chattooga County, revise compensation of commissioner

HB 1196:         Macon Water Authority Act, change description of electoral districts

HB 1198:        Parent and child, grandparent visitation rights, modify provisions

HB 1202:         Clayton County, revise districts

HB 1203:        Augusta-Richmond County Coliseum Authority, appointed members may be reappointed to succeed themselves, provide

HB 1204:        Duluth, change corporate limits of city

HB 1205:        Lawrenceville, change term of office for mayor

HB 1206:        Macon-Bibb County Transit Authority Act of 1980, enter into contracts with counties and municipal corporations to provide public transportation services, provide power

HB 1208:       Cobb County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1213:        Pickens County Water and Sewer Authority, waiting period of two years for member reappointment, remove provision

HB 1215:        Echols County, provide for elections and terms of office

HB 1216:        Ball Ground, remove exception for certain property from jurisdiction of municipal court

HB 1217:        Habersham County State Court, provide that January 1, 2014, judge and solicitor shall be full-time positions

HB 1218:        Avondale Estates, change corporate limits of city

HB 1219:        Decatur, change corporate limits of city

HB 1225:        Moultrie, levy an excise tax

HB 1226:        Springfield, provide new charter

HB 1227:        Gainesville, provide new charter

HB 1230:        DeKalb County Recorder's Court, payment costs in such court, provide

HB 1231:        Muscogee County School District, change description of districts

HB 1232:       Muscogee County School District, superintendent may make public works construction contracts, change maximum amount

HB 1236:        Norcross, change corporate limits

HB 1238:        West Point, levy an excise tax

HB 1239:         Tattnall County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1240:         Tattnall County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1242:         Hall County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1243:        Glennville, change corporate limits

HB 1244:        Kennesaw, change provisions relating to the corporate limits

HB 1245:        Franklin County, board of elections, stagger terms of members

HB 1248:        Garden City, ad valorem tax, municipal purposes, provide homestead exemption

HB 1249:        Lyerly, provide new charter

HB 1250:        Murray County Board of Elections and Registration, create

HB 1251:        Dodge County-Eastman Development Authority, provide for membership

HB 1252:        Heart of Georgia Regional Airport Authority, change method of appointing members

HB 1253:         Jeff Davis County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1254:         Jeff Davis County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1255:        Eatonton-Putnam Water and Sewer Authority, composition, change certain provisions

HB 1256:        Western Area Regional Radio System Authority, remove city of Douglasville and add Coweta County as a member

HB 1257:        Effingham County, Board of Commissioners of Roads and Revenues, revise powers and duties of chairperson

HB 1259:        Milner, provide new charter

HB 1261:        Griffin-Spalding County Airport Authority Act, enact

HB 1262:         Catoosa County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1263:         Catoosa County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1264:         City of Douglasville, change description of election districts

HB 1265:        Macon-Bibb County Community Enhancement Authority Act, enact

HB 1266:        Acworth Lake Authority, change membership requirements

HB 1267:       Acworth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, change name to Acworth Tourism Bureau Authority

HB 1268:        Bacon County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1269:        Bacon County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1270:        Jefferson County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1271:       Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water and Sewer Commission, immunity for commission and its officers, agents and employees, provide

HB 1272:      Bacon County, Board of Commissioners, membership of chairperson and commissioners on boards and authorities

HB 1273:       Jefferson County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1275:       Chatham Area Transit Authority, board of membership and staggered terms, provide

HB 1276:       Richmond Hill, provide new charter

HB 1277:        City of Washington, change description of council districts

HB 1278:       Spalding County Magistrate Court, charge technology fee for each civil case filed and criminal fine imposed, authorize

HB 1279:       Spalding County Probate Court, charge technology fee for each civil case filed, authorize

HB 1280:       Spalding County State Court, charge technology fee for each civil case filed and criminal fine imposed, authorize

HB 1281:       Satilla Regional Water and Sewer Authority, members to be elected for unlimited consecutive terms, allow

HB 1283:       Charlton County, nonstaggered four-month vehicle registration period, repeal Act

HB 1284:        Appling County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1285:        Appling County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1286:        Treutlen County, Board of Commissioners, change description of districts

HB 1287:        Treutlen County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1288:       Hart County Water and Sewer Authority, enact

HB 1289:       DeKalb County, Board of Education, provide for certain terms of office

HB 1290:       DeKalb County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1291:       Sandy Springs, executive and judicial officials, modify provisions

HB 1294:       Williamson, terms of office of mayor and members of city council, change

HB 1295:        Stephens County, Board of Education, change description of districts

HB 1296:        Toccoa, levy an excise tax

HB 1297:       Jeff Davis County, nonbinding, advisory referendum by electors to ascertain if judge of Probate Court will also serve as chief magistrate judge, provide

HB 1299:       DeKalb County, nonbinding, advisory referendum by electors to ascertain if schools should place or operate a telecommunications on school property, provide

HB 1300:      Bleckley County, board of education and school superintendent, number of members and districts where elected, provide

HB 1304:       Southern Judicial Circuit, director of pretrial program and other staff members make arrests and certain other powers, provide

HR 1103:        Richmond County, Deputy James D. Paugh Memorial Highway, dedicate

HR 1161:       Cauley, Mr. James A., compensate and provide state income tax exclusion

HR 1162:       General Assembly, state-wide education policy, clarify authority - CA

HR 1177:        Oglethorpe County, Veterans Memorial Highway, dedicate

HR 1376:       Conveyance of certain property, Baldwin, Carroll, Clinch, Coffee, and other counties, authorize

SB 33:            Waste Reduction Act of 2011, Zero-Base Budgeting Act, application to the budget process, analysis of departmental/program objectives

SB 37:            State Properties Commission, multiyear lease agreements, provide for termination of certain rental/lease agreements

SB 50:            Courts, add certain fees for funding of local victim assistance programs

SB 92:            Elections, provide limitations on when in-person absentee balloting may be conducted, advance voting

SB 101:          Elections, poll officers, provide for the Student Teen Election Participant program

SB 113:          Local government, municipal corporations, contracts, does not change/conflict with any existing authority

SB 114:         Distilled Spirits, provide for issuance of a manufacturer's/distiller's license to a fruit grower, certain circumstances

SB 117:         Levy/Sale of property, increase the amount of certain exemptions

SB 136:         Property, provide for transfer of control of a condominium association in certain circumstances

SB 143:         Massage Therapy Practice, provide that an applicant for a license by endorsement shall provide certain information

SB 153:          Education, professional development plans for personnel who have deficiencies, provide certain requirements and rights

SB 181:          Attorney General, prohibit contingent compensation under certain circumstances

SB 183:          Education; school health nurse programs; revise provisions

SB 184:         Teachers/School Personnel, provide requirements for reduction in force policies, sanctions

SB 203:         Insurance, provide that certain individuals who collect/input data, automated claims adjudication system are exempt from licensure

SB 227:          Education, declarations of intent/attendance records for home study programs, submitted to Dept. of Education rather than local school superintendents

SB 231:          Probation, provide additional offenses for which first offender status shall not be granted

SB 236:          Drivers' Licenses, persons convicted under the influence, allow certain drivers with suspended licenses, limited driving permits

SB 246:          Retirement, provide an increase in the employee contribution, retirement benefit, conditions

SB 268:          Jones County, Board of Education, provide that future elections for members shall be conducted on a nonpartisan basis

SB 284:          Georgia Land Bank Act, governing creation/operation of land banks, provisions

SB 286:         Retirement, tax commissioner or an employee of any such officer, membership, Employees' Retirement System of Georgia

SB 289:          Education, require students, one course containing online learning

SB 293:          License Plates, require the nation's motto, "In God We Trust" printed on license plates, county name decal (PF)

SB 303:          Stewart County, reconstitute the board of education

SB 300:         Food Standards, to require proper labeling of bottles containing sugar cane or sorghum syrup

SB 302:         Georgia Higher Education Facilities Authority, increase the amount of bonding authority

SB 304:          Stewart County, change description of commissioner districts

SB 306:          Thomas County, change description of education districts

SB 309:           Taylor's Law, authorize issuance of special hunting privileges to persons with a terminal illness

SB 317:           Baldwin County, change the description of the education districts

SB 318:           Baldwin County, change the description of commissioner districts

SB 319:          State Parks, use of boats, revise certain provisions

SB 324:           Veterinary Medicine, clarify a certain definition

SB 331:           Insurance, closing protection letters, provide for premiums, authorize Commissioner of Insurance to promulgate rules and regulations

SB 332:           County Sales/Use Tax, expand the matters included in annual reporting of the expenditure of certain special purpose local option sales tax proceeds

SB 333:           Property, notices of sales made on foreclosure under power of sale shall be provided to all debtors

SB 337:           Insurance, limitations on licensure requirements for certain health care providers

SB 338:           "Georgia Volunteers in Dentistry and Dental Hygiene Act," provide for special licenses for dentists and dental hygienists licensed in other jurisdictions

SB 339:           Georgia Aviation Authority, provide transfer of certain personnel, aircraft to Dept. of Natural Resources and State Forestry Commission

SB 343:           State Accounting Office, designate as the Comptroller General, transfer the office

SB 346:           State Board of Pharmacy, prescription drugs by mail/other common carriers, provisions

SB 350:           Crimes and Offenses, disposition of firearms used in burglaries or armed robberies

SB 351:           Municipal Courts, require same training for all judges of courts exercising municipal court jurisdiction

SB 352:           Prosecuting Attorneys, provide, probate courts, municipal courts, and courts exercising municipal court jurisdiction, process of such employment

SB 354:           Tombs County, reconstitute the board of commissioners

SB 356:           Superior Courts, provide additional judge of the Bell-Forsyth Judicial Circuit, initial appointment, election and term of office

SB 357:           Agriculture, repeal the "Georgia Treated Timber Products Act of 1973"

SB 358:           State Government, require this state to reciprocate the preferences granted by out-of-state local governments, resident vendors

SB 361:           Healthcare Facilities, expand provisions, nationally recognized health care accreditation body

SB 363:           Thomas County, change description of commissioner districts

SB 365:           Property, collected funds; change prov., residential real property, provide form Acknowledgment and Waiver of Borrower's Rights

SB 366:          Juvenile Justice Dept., revise restrictions; possessions of contraband at juvenile detention centers

SB 367:           Agriculture Commissioner, authorized to require persons incurring civil penalties to obtain a surety bond

SB 370:           Controlled Substances, Schedule I and V controlled substance, "dangerous drug"

SB 371:          Aviation, provide for local governments' ability to accept community improvement district funds

SB 372:           "Disposition of Veterans' Cremated Remains Act", provide for a determination deceased veteran, certain notifications

SB 382:          Public Service Commission, change description of the election districts, manner of election and term of office

SB 383:         'Georgia International Commercial Arbitration Code', repeal Part 2, relating to international arbitration

SB 385:         Insurance Commissioner, provide for confidentiality of certain records, exceptions, premium taxes and rate, manner of collection

SB 388:           Decatur County, change description of commissioner districts

SB 389:           Decatur County, change description of the education districts

SB 390:           Agriculture, provide immunity from civil liability for the agency designated to provide for seed certification

SB 392:           Marion County, change description of education districts

SB 393:           Ware County, change description of education districts

SB 394:           Marion County, Board of Commissioners, change the description of the commissioner districts

SB 396:           Herty Advanced Materials Development Center, change prov., rename and transfer governance to Board of Regents

SB 397:           Hall County, change description of education districts

SB 402:          "Employees' Retirement System of Georgia Enhanced Investment Authority Act," define certain terms relating to certain types of investments

SB 403:          Education, school health nurse programs, revise provisions

SB 404:          Education, provide for development of category-level expenditure controls for staff development funds

SB 405:          Student Achievement Office of, private college submit confidential student data to Dept. of Education shall not be liable for breach

SB 407:         Health, repeal creation of the Health Strategies Council, Clinical Laboratory, Blood Bank, and Tissue Bank Committee

SB 410:          Education, provide annual indicators of the quality of learning by students, financial efficiency, and school climate for individual schools/school sys.

SB 412:          County Boards of Education, homestead option sales and use tax, county sales and use tax for educational purposes, delay effective date of Code section

SB 413:           Probate Court of Glascock County, provide elections, office of judge

SB 414:           Music Therapists, require licensure by the Secretary of State, establishment of Music Therapy Advisory Group

SB 416:          Insurance Dept, authorize to develop exchange standards regarding electronic prior authorization drug requests with health care providers

SB 427:          Administrative Procedure, require agency procedures for timely processing, applications for issuance/renewal of licenses

SB 428:          Administrative Procedure, provide for agency reports regarding federal government mandates and duplicate state/federal regulation

SB 430:           State Senate Districts, revise certain boundaries

SB 431:           Forgery and Fraudulent Practices, add medical identity fraud to the provisions relating to identity fraud, definitions

SB 432:          Crimes and Offenses, define a certain term, political subdivision shall not enact any ordinance more restrictive of sale/possession of knife than general law

SB 435:           Webster County, Board of Education, change description of education districts

SB 436:           Magistrate Court of Webster County, provide the terms of office of magistrates other than the chief magistrate

SB 441:          Obstruction of Public Administration, establish the offense of unlawful pointing of a laser device at a law enforcement officer, penalties

SB 446:          Fire Protection and Safety, buildings, transfer certain functions, Dept. of Labor and Commissioner of Labor to the Office of Safety Fire Commissioner and Safety Fire Commissioner

SB 462:           Board of Elections and Registration of Rockdale County, revise procedures, appointment of the at-large member

SB 464:          Fish and Fishing, limit the number of commercial crabbing licenses issued

SB 473:           License Plates, veterans awarded Purple Hearts, include persons still serving in the armed services

SB 480:           Chatham County, change description of commissioner districts

SB 481:           Chatham County, change description of education districts

SB 483:          Public Service Commission, chairperson, change the term/manner of election

SB 489:          Georgia Trauma Care Network Commission, report annually, House/Senate Committees on Health and Human Services, outcomes

SB 492:          State Purchasing, require state contracts awards for heavy equipment follow certain specific procedures

SB 494:           Athens-Clarke County, change the composition and description of the districts

SB 495:           Woodstock, change the corporate limits of the city

SB 514:           Cherokee County, homestead exemption, ad valorem taxes for county purposes

SB 515:          City of Americus, provide for a date of expiration of office for terms of councilmembers and the mayor

SB 518:           DeKalb County, change description of commissioner districts

SB 519:           Toombs County, change description of education districts

SB 520:           Troup County, create board of elections and registrations, powers and duties

SB 523:           Recorder's Court of Gwinnett County, provide for the appointment of the judges of such court

SB 525:          Walker County, Commissioner of Roads/Revenues, modernize, update, elections, runoffs, expenses, county attorney, revise provisions

SB 527:           Turner County, change description of education districts

SB 528:           Turner County, change description of commissioner districts

SB 529:           Cherokee County Development Authority, provide for expanded powers and duties

SB 530:           Mansfield, provide new charter

SB 532:           City of Doraville, change the corporate limits

SB 533:           Floyd County, provide nonpartisan elections

SB 534:           McDonough, provide for incorporation, boundaries, and powers of the city

SB 537:           McDonough, amend powers of mayor, provide for a city administrator

SR 84:            General Assembly, authorize state entities to enter into multiyear rental agreements, procedures, conditions, and limitations-CA         

SR 765:          Property Conveyance, grant nonexclusive easement to Bryan, Butts, and Liberty counties

SR 873:           Public Property, authorizing the granting of restrictive easements for facilities, utilities 14 counties