Deal signs local legislation, health care compact

April 20, 2011

Deal signs local legislation, health care compact

Gov. Nathan Deal today signed the following local government bills into law and also signed HB 461, the Health Care Compact bill.  To read a bill in its entirety, please click HERE to be directed to the General Assembly’s webpage and type in the appropriate bill number. 

HB 105: Amend St. Marys Charter so that City Council members are elected on even numbered years.

HB 106: Amend the City Charter of St. Marys to provide that City Council members are elected by simple majority vote for one of six city wide designated posts

HB 122: Provide a new charter for the City of Waynesboro

HB 207: Provide a new charter for the City of Grayson

HB 251: Allow Jackson County to create and manage CIDs

HB 300: Provide for compensation for Putnam County Commissioners

HB 335: Caps Doraville ad valorem tax at 10 mils; Provides staggered terms for city council members

HB 358: Provide staggered terms for Burke County Board of Commissioners

HB 375: Provide staggered terms for Montgomery County Board of Commissioners

HB 391: Provide new city council districts and provide for elections of Monticello City Council

HB 393: Create Hiawassee ad valorem tax homestead exemption

HB 418: Provide that the Oglethorpe County Surveyor is an appointed position

HB 442: Continue Hall County ESPLOST

HB 444: Change provisions for compensation of Heard County Water Authority board members

HB 482: Modify the salary structure of Fayette County Magistrate Judges

HB 483: Allow Bulloch County to exercise redevelopment powers

HB 508: Change City Limits of Kennesaw

HB 522: Create City of Oxford ad valorem tax homestead exemption

HB 523: Amend City Charter of Oxford to allow for a City Manager

HB 524: Create Towns County School District ad valorem tax homestead exemption

HB 537: Allow Johnson County Probate Judge to also serve as Chief Magistrate

HB 540: Create Young Harris ad valorem tax homestead exemption

HB 545: Create Doraville ad valorem tax homestead exemption

HB 551: Create Jackson County Board of Elections

HB 553: Create Habersham County Board of Elections

HB 554: Create Habersham County Airport Authority

HB 566: Create Jefferson County Board of Elections

HB 573: Create Brooks County Board of Elections

HB 575: Allow City of Tunnell Hill to use Redevelopment Powers

SB 173: Create Hancock County Board of Elections

SB 195: Have nonpartisan elections for Brantley County School Board

SB 200: Have Henry County Probate Judge as a nonpartisan office

SB 201: Provisions for the Henry County Charter regarding the county commission

SB 202: Amends the provisions regarding the Henry County Governmental Services Authority

Georgia General Assembly: http://www.legis.ga.gov/en-US/default.aspx