Legislation of 2017

House Bill

6

House Committee:

Transportation

Date Introduced:

Nov/15/2016

Georgia Rail Passenger and High-Speed Rail Facilities Authority Law

Waites, Keisha 60th | Sharper, Dexter 177th | Jones, Vernon 91st

Scott, Sandra 76th | Jones, Sheila 53rd

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 9 of Chapter 9 of Title 46 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the "Georgia Rail Passenger Authority Law," so as to amend the authority's name to the Georgia Rail Passenger and High Speed Rail Facilities Authority; to revise the short title; to revise the legislative purpose; to revise a definition; to revise certain general powers of the authority; to revise the statement of public purpose of the authority; to amend the Official Code of Georgia Annotated to change references to the authority; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

House Bill

16

House Committee:

Education

Date Introduced:

Dec/5/2016

Elementary and secondary education; bullying; revise provisions

Waites, Keisha 60th | Sharper, Dexter 177th | Thomas, Erica 39th
Scott, Sandra 76th | Jones, Sheila 53rd | Schofield, Kim 60th

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of Article 16 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to discipline of students in elementary and secondary education, so as to revise provisions relating to bullying; to prohibit bullying and harassment of students and school employees; to require annual reporting of bullying and harassment incidents; to provide for definitions; to provide for requirements for local boards of education and state charter schools; to provide for requirements for the Department of Education; to provide for statutory construction; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for an effective date; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

 

House Bill

20

Elections; automatic registration of voters who obtain, renew, or change their name or address on a driver's license or identification card issued by the Department of Driver Services; provide

House Committee:

Governmental Affairs

Date Introduced:

Dec/09/2016

Scott, Sandra 76th | Mitchell, Billy 88th | Waites, Keisha 60th
Beasley-Teague, Sharon 65th | Jones, Sheila 53rd

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 21 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to registration of voters, so as to provide for the automatic registration of voters who obtain, renew, or change their name or address on a driver's license or identification card issued by the Department of Driver Services; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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