Legislative Tracker

Votes in February 2018

Title Caldwell Yea Nay Did not vote Excused Date
HB 671 Special license plates; Georgia Beekeepers Association; establish Yea 168 0 0 0 2/1/2018
[AGREE SEN SUB AS AMENDED] HB 159 Domestic relations; adoption; substantially revise general provisions Yea 0 0 0 0 2/1/2018
HB 701 State employment; drug testing; allow testing for all forms of opioids Yea 159 1 0 0 2/5/2018
February 6th 2018 Local Legislation Calendar Yea 0 0 0 0 2/6/2018
HB 558 Employees’ Retirement System of Georgia; member may purchase annuity; revise method and manner Yea 168 0 0 0 2/6/2018
HB 398 Peace Officers’ Annuity and Benefit Fund; update a cross-reference; provisions Yea 167 4 0 0 2/6/2018
HB 729 Ad valorem tax; property; repeal certain provisions Yea 172 0 0 0 2/6/2018
HB 692 Deferred compensation plans; governing authority of a municipality may pay costs or fees associated with an employee’s participation in a plan; provide Yea 0 0 0 0 2/6/2018
HB 683 Supplemental appropriations; State Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018 Yea 167 8 0 0 2/6/2018
February 7th 2018 Local Legislation Calendar Yea 131 17 0 0 2/7/2018
HB 728 Public Education Innovation Fund Foundation; repeal an uncodified sunset provision Yea 153 1 0 0 2/7/2018
HB 700 Georgia Student Finance Authority; service cancelable educational loans; include graduate degree programs Yea 156 0 0 0 2/7/2018
HB 756 Sales and use tax; annual reporting requirements regarding projects using SPLOST funds; revise Yea 152 0 0 0 2/7/2018
HB 777 Historic Chattahoochee Compact; repeal Yea 160 0 0 0 2/7/2018
HB 571 Magistrates Retirement Fund; member in arrears for dues payments for 90 days shall be suspended; provisions Yea 159 0 0 0 2/7/2018
February 8th 2018 Local Legislation Calendar Yea 0 0 0 0 2/8/2018
HB 538 Fulton County; Board of Education; pension and retirement pay to teachers and employees; create system Yea 161 1 0 0 2/8/2018
HB 655 Quality Basic Education Act; post sign containing telephone number to receive reports of child abuse; require every public school Nay 0 0 0 0 2/8/2018
HB 618 Skidaway Island, City of; incorporate Yea 158 3 0 0 2/8/2018
HB 699 Firefighter certification; military firefighter training may be accepted as required basic training; provide Yea 164 0 0 0 2/8/2018
HB 626 Sharon Springs, City of; incorporate Yea 0 0 0 0 2/8/2018
HB 592 Insurance; compliance self-evaluative privilege; repeal applicability and sunset provisions Yea 156 1 0 0 2/12/2018
HB 734 Insurance; modernization and updates; provisions Yea 162 0 0 0 2/12/2018
HB 739 Tracy Rainey Act; enact Yea 162 0 0 0 2/12/2018
HB 487 Disaster Volunteer Relief Act; granted leave from work with pay in order to participate in specialized disaster relief services; authorize certain employees of state agencies Yea 161 1 0 0 2/12/2018
HB 678 Insurance; consumer protections regarding health insurance; provisions Yea 164 1 0 0 2/12/2018
HB 723 Sales and use tax; certain veterinary diagnostic and disease monitoring services; create exemption Yea 161 2 0 0 2/12/2018
HB 665 Abandoned vessels; revise notice requirements; provisions Yea 162 0 0 0 2/13/2018
HB 757 Local government; regulatory powers of cities and counties with certificate of public necessity and convenience; provisions Nay 150 15 0 0 2/13/2018
HB 654 Child support; reforms recommended by the Ga. Child Support Commission; enact Yea 0 0 0 0 2/13/2018
HB 79 Law enforcement; retaining license plate data obtained from automated license plate recognition systems beyond certain periods; prohibit Yea 0 0 0 0 2/13/2018
HB 751 Georgia Emergency Communications Authority Act; enact Nay 0 0 0 0 2/13/2018
HR 943 Joint Georgia-North Carolina and Georgia-Tennessee Boundary Line Commission; create Yea 159 3 0 0 2/13/2018
HB 668 Guardian and ward; petitions for appointment of a guardian under certain circumstances; provisions Yea 115 44 0 0 2/13/2018
February 14th 2018 Local Legislation Calendar Yea 107 50 0 0 2/14/2018
HR 158 General Assembly; provide for dedication of revenues derived from fees or other taxes to the public purpose for which such fees or other taxes were imposed; authorize – CA Yea 166 1 0 0 2/14/2018
HB 749 Income tax; retirement income is applicable as a retirement benefit from noncivilian service in the United States armed forces; clarify an exemption Yea 170 0 0 0 2/14/2018
HB 740 Education; local school system to conduct certain screenings, assessments, and reviews prior to expelling a student; require Yea 157 13 0 0 2/14/2018
HB 898 Joint Study Committee on the Establishment of a State Accreditation Process; create Yea 0 0 0 0 2/14/2018
HB 190 Domestic relations; marriage articles and antenuptial agreements; change provisions Yea 171 0 0 0 2/14/2018
HB 800 Workers’ compensation; eligibility for appointment as director emeritus and administrative law judge emeritus; change certain provisions Yea 0 0 0 0 2/14/2018
HB 789 Labor and industrial relations; marketplace contractors to be treated as independent contractors under state and local laws; provisions Nay 0 0 0 0 2/14/2018
HB 783 Administrative procedure; provisions creating inactive boards, panels, authorities and other such bodies; repeal Yea 159 0 0 0 2/15/2018
HB 635 Disabled Adults and Elder Persons Protection Act; at-risk adult protection investigative/coordinating teams; provide establishment Yea 158 0 0 0 2/15/2018
HB 381 Abandoned Mobile Home Act; enact Yea 164 0 0 0 2/15/2018
HB 763 Education; student attendance protocol committees to school climate; expand Yea 155 6 0 0 2/15/2018
HB 792 Waste management; sunset date for certain solid waste surcharges and hazardous waste fees; extend Nay 155 8 0 0 2/15/2018
HB 690 Revenue and taxation; fair market value of vehicles; change a certain definition Yea 158 2 0 0 2/15/2018
HB 657 Firearms; providing to person on probation as a felony first offender; make unlawful Yea 157 3 0 0 2/15/2018
HB 795 Labor, Department of; authorize Commissioner of Labor to perform certain functions; provisions Yea 165 0 0 0 2/15/2018
HB 767 State government; verification of lawful presence that may be utilized in conjunction with electronic filing of an application for unemployment insurance; provide Yea 167 1 0 0 2/15/2018
HR 1076 Federal government; provide port funding; urge Yea 0 0 0 0 2/20/2018
HB 780 Banking and finance; changes to provisions applicable to financial institutions; provide Yea 0 0 0 0 2/20/2018
HB 670 Georgia State Council for Interstate Juvenile Supervision; number of legislative branch representatives; revise Yea 167 0 0 0 2/20/2018
HB 717 Motor vehicles; applicability of certain consumer protection laws to autonomous vehicles; provide Yea 162 3 0 0 2/20/2018
HB 693 Solid waste management; authorization to enforce collection of taxes, fees, or assessments; repeal provisions Yea 98 64 0 0 2/20/2018
HB 816 Revenue, Department of; mandatory fingerprinting and criminal record checks for certain individuals; provide Yea 0 0 0 0 2/20/2018
HB 769 Health; recommendations from the House Rural Development Council; implement Yea 173 1 0 0 2/21/2018
HB 735 Income tax credit; expenditures on the maintenance of a railroad track owned or leased by a Class III railroad; create Yea 172 2 0 0 2/21/2018
HB 856 Board of Public Safety; add commissioner of community supervision Yea 150 1 0 0 2/21/2018
HR 744 Georgia Occupational Regulatory Review Council; perform periodic reviews of existing regulatory entities; encourage Yea 161 0 0 0 2/21/2018
HB 782 Crimes and offenses; provisions relating to permissible users with access to prescription drug monitoring program data base; revise Yea 166 0 0 0 2/21/2018
HB 646 Community Health, Department of; pilot program to provide coverage for bariatric surgical procedures; reinstate Nay 142 22 0 0 2/21/2018
HB 697 Sales and use tax; sale or use of tangible personal property to certain nonprofit health centers; extend exemption for five additional years Yea 168 3 0 0 2/21/2018
HB 161 Drug related objects; employees of harm reduction organizations are not subject to certain offenses; provide Yea 169 1 0 0 2/21/2018
HB 827 Income tax; increase value of rural hospital organization tax credit to 100 percent; provisions Yea 114 53 0 0 2/21/2018
HB 327 Alternative ad valorem tax; motor vehicles; change manner for determining fair market value Yea 125 41 0 0 2/21/2018
HB 840 Revenue and taxation; penalties and interest in the event of military service in a combat zone; provide exemption Yea 166 0 0 0 2/22/2018
HB 918 Revenue and taxation; Internal Revenue Code; provisions Yea 134 36 0 0 2/22/2018
HB 907 Public officers and employees; appointment and election of successor in event of vacancy in the office of district attorney; provide Yea 0 0 0 0 2/22/2018
HB 695 Special license plates; Georgia Forestry Foundation; establish Yea 169 1 0 0 2/22/2018
HB 835 Revenue and taxation; issuance of special event tobacco permits to licensed dealers; provisions Yea 0 0 0 0 2/22/2018
HB 714 Motor vehicles; reference date to federal regulations regarding the safe operation of motor carriers and commercial motor vehicles; update Yea 0 0 0 0 2/22/2018
HB 876 Buildings and housing; counties and municipalities proscribing the use of wood in the construction of certain buildings when state minimum standard codes are met; prohibit Yea 125 43 0 0 2/22/2018
HB 785 Solid waste management; certain definitions; modify and enact Yea 168 0 0 0 2/22/2018
HB 743 Jeremy Nelson and Nick Blakely Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Act; enact Yea 0 0 0 0 2/22/2018
HB 787 Education; certain provisions relative to charter schools; revise Yea 111 54 0 0 2/22/2018
HB 826 Law enforcement; alarm monitoring company may contract out certain requirement; provide Yea 0 0 0 0 2/22/2018
HB 853 Quality Basic Education Act; children placed in psychiatric residential treatment facilities may not be charged tuition; provide Yea 0 0 0 0 2/22/2018
HB 814 Coroners; county governing authority may establish salaries and benefits; provide Yea 162 0 0 0 2/22/2018
HB 732 Crimes and offenses; trafficking an individual for sexual servitude; provisions Yea 163 0 0 0 2/23/2018
HB 815 Special license plates; Georgia Masonic Charities; establish Yea 0 0 0 0 2/23/2018
HB 790 State government; recommendations of the Court Reform Council; implement Yea 162 0 0 0 2/23/2018
HB 809 Motor vehicles; Georgia State Patrol motor vehicles for traffic law enforcement may be a solid color; provide Yea 163 3 0 0 2/23/2018
HB 830 Controlled substances; Schedule I and II; change certain provisions Yea 161 5 0 0 2/23/2018
HB 849 Income tax; reporting of federal partnership adjustments; provisions Yea 170 0 0 0 2/23/2018
HB 847 Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact; enter into an interstate compact Yea 171 0 0 0 2/23/2018
HB 867 Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council; quorum for transaction of business; revise Yea 167 1 0 0 2/23/2018
HB 784 Specialty license plates; promote conservation of waterfowl populations and their habitats; establish Yea 166 1 0 0 2/23/2018
HB 825 Death investigations; chief medical examiner to inter and disinter unidentified human remains under certain circumstances; allow Yea 167 0 0 0 2/23/2018
HB 833 Professions and businesses; professional land surveyors; change provisions Yea 157 6 0 0 2/23/2018
HB 664 Income tax; deduction from income for contributions to savings trust accounts; revise Yea 111 51 0 0 2/23/2018
HB 760 Insurance; certain policies, definitions, and property insurance; revise Yea 161 0 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 886 Sales and use tax; exemption for agricultural machinery and equipment; provisions Yea 165 3 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 761 Motor vehicles; filing of certificates of title by dealers; provide Yea 160 5 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 392 Move on When Ready Act; students taking dual credit courses at certain eligible postsecondary institutions; allow funding Yea 168 0 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 906 Public records; public disclosure of personal information of certain foster parents; exclude Yea 172 0 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 871 Sales and use tax; 50 percent of the sales price of manufactured homes; create exemption Yea 168 3 0 0 2/26/2018
HR 1103 Property; conveyance of certain state owned real property; authorize Yea 169 0 0 0 2/26/2018
HR 1104 Property; granting of non-exclusive easements; authorize Yea 169 0 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 721 Motor vehicles; criteria by which the Department of Driver Services shall authorize licensed driver training schools to administer on-the-road driving skills testing; revise Nay 105 57 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 703 Governor’s Office of Public Safety Support; create Yea 172 0 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 121 Trusts; minor or unborn beneficiaries; change provisions Yea 170 4 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 890 Crimes and offenses; make it unlawful to use an emergency exit after having shoplifted Yea 114 46 0 0 2/26/2018
HR 1090 Jeff Davis County; Crisp County; change of use of certain property; authorize Yea 166 0 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 909 Health; designation of perinatal facilities; provisions Yea 168 1 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 866 Commerce and trade; charging fee for placing a security freeze on a consumer’s account; prohibit consumer credit reporting agencies Yea 168 1 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 898 Motor vehicles; fleet vehicles and fleet vehicle registration plans; revise provisions Yea 0 0 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 493 Open and public meetings; agency minutes and online videos; require public commentary be included Yea 170 0 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 888 Ad valorem tax; certain reporting requirements; change Yea 164 0 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 934 Thomas County; Magistrate Court chief judge; provide nonpartisan elections Yea 112 50 0 0 2/26/2018
HR 1016 Diabetes; necessity for education; recognize Yea 163 0 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 878 Insurance; cancellation of an insurance policy by an insured; change certain provisions Yea 73 88 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 636 Genetic Counselors Act; enact Nay 147 17 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 373 Ad valorem tax; property; change certain requirements for proof of bona fide conservation use Yea 165 0 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 647 Community Health, Department of; pilot program to provide coverage for treatment and management of obesity; provide Nay 134 29 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 885 Georgia Air Quality Act; limitations on powers of certain Boards and Departments; revise certain provisions Yea 167 1 0 0 2/26/2018
HB 803 Crimes and offenses; trafficking a disabled adult, elder person, or resident; prohibit Yea 165 1 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 818 Insurance; health care provider shall choose the method of reimbursement by insurer; provide Yea 168 0 0 0 2/28/2018
POSTPONED Legislative Day 26 Local Legislation Calendar Yea 168 0 0 0 2/28/2018
RECONSIDERED Local Legislation Calendar Yea 169 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 820 Revenue and taxation; procedure for counties following a rejection of a tax digest; establish Yea 0 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 929 Water and sewer projects and costs tax (MOST); additional renewals of tax; allow Yea 0 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 642 Local government; provide definitions; provisions Yea 163 7 0 0 2/28/2018
February 28th 2018 Local Legislation Calendar Yea 172 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 879 Water resources; notice to local governing authorities prior to the dewatering of coal combustion residual surface impoundments; provide Yea 169 3 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 718 Education; certain absences of students with parents in service of the armed forces of the United States; excuse Yea 171 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 887 Georgia Communications Services Tax Act; enact Yea 0 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 904 Torts; effect of a landowner charging an admission price or fee; clarify provisions Yea 0 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 765 C.J.’s Law; enact Yea 0 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 81 Income tax; certain health care facilities to receive tax refund setoffs for collection of medical debts; allow Nay 94 71 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 834 Landlord and tenant; termination of a rental or lease agreement under circumstances involving family violence; provide Yea 166 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 978 Motor vehicles; automated traffic enforcement safety devices in school zones; provisions Nay 94 76 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 996 Georgia Technology Authority; Strategic Integrated Data System; establish Yea 170 4 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 992 Health; use of automated external defibrillators; eliminate certain requirements Yea 173 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 519 Insurance; health benefit plans; utilize certain clinical review criteria to establish step therapy protocols; require Yea 172 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 444 Hiram, City of; ad valorem tax; residents 70 years of age or older; provide homestead exemption Yea 151 21 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 995 Local government; certain disclosures from consultants who enter into contracts to prepare requirements for bids; provide Yea 175 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 793 Sales and use tax; certain aquarium construction; provide exemption Nay 73 94 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 843 Revenue and taxation; tax credits; include any census tract in a county that contains a federal military installation and industrial park Yea 0 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HR 238 Sales and use tax; annual allocation of 75 percent of revenue from sale of outdoor recreation equipment for protection and preservation of conservation land; provide – CA Yea 164 2 0 0 2/28/2018
HR 993 Business court; state-wide jurisdiction; create – CA Yea 142 25 0 0 2/28/2018
HR 673 Motor vehicles; prohibit actions which distract a driver while operating a motor vehicle; provisions Nay 151 20 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 374 Ad valorem tax; property; allow electronic filing of returns in certain cases Yea 0 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 927 Courts; certain information be provided to caregiver upon placement of a child; require Yea 170 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 927 Courts; certain information be provided to caregiver upon placement of a child; require Yea 168 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 852 Quality Basic Education Act; student’s continued enrollment in a public school under certain circumstances; provide Yea 169 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 494 Early care and learning; safety of children in early care and education programs; revise certain provisions Yea 0 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 877 Revenue and taxation; tax rate on modified risk tobacco products; lessen Yea 59 109 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 793 Sales and use tax; certain aquarium construction; provide exemption Yea 107 62 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 624 Georgia Legislative Retirement System; define certain terms; change certain provisions Yea 117 42 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 951 Education; establish Center for Rural Prosperity and Innovation; provisions Yea 167 3 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 973 Ethics in government; lobbyists shall acknowledge and agree to abide by sexual harassment policy of General Assembly; provisions Yea 171 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 986 Waycross Judicial Circuit; judges of superior courts; increase supplements Yea 168 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 410 Condominiums; certain fees imposed on purchasers; provide for limits Yea 153 18 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 930 Georgia Regional Transportation Authority; creation of certain community improvement districts; provisions Nay 162 13 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 754 Insurance; division of a domestic insurer into two or more resulting domestic insurers; provisions Yea 173 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 489 Local government; use Georgia Procurement Registry in addition to official legal organ to advertise certain bid opportunities; provide Yea 172 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 775 Professions and businesses; real estate management companies; provisions Yea 172 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 791 State government; limited waiver of the state’s sovereign immunity for declaratory or injunctive relief under certain circumstance; provide Yea 177 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 878 Insurance; cancellation of an insurance policy by an insured; change certain provisions Yea 127 44 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 938 Insurance; limited credit insurance agency license; provide Yea 167 5 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 940 Driver Services, Department of; mark and return surrendered licenses and personal identification cards; allow Yea 171 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 831 Georgia’s Employment First Act; enact Yea 174 1 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 808 Courts; term of court in certain counties in the Waycross Circuit; change Yea 173 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 844 Georgia Commission on Hearing Impaired and Deaf Persons; revise provisions Yea 171 1 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 759 Professions and businesses; real estate management companies; provisions Yea 171 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 811 Revenue, Department of; authorized to share tax information that assists in the identification of noncompliant taxpayers; provide Yea 170 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 696 Sales and use tax; certain computer equipment sold or leased to certain entities for use in high-technology data centers; create exemption Nay 82 85 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 956 Georgia Veterinary Practice Act; enact Yea 162 4 0 0 2/28/2018
SB 2 “The FAST Act – Fairness, Accountability, Simplification, and Transparency – Empowering Our Small Businesses to Succeed” Yea 66 106 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 713 Postsecondary education; HOPE and Zell Miller eligibility requirements relative to students who graduated from an ineligible high school; provide Yea 146 25 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 332 Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Act; enact Yea 169 2 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 779 Emergency management; homeland security division; provisions Yea 169 1 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 764 Crimes and offenses; lawful possession of certain quantities of low THC oil and marijuana; provide Yea 145 17 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 513 Domestic relations; signs to be posted at certain medical facilities where a newborn child may be left; provide Yea 171 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 605 Hidden Predator Act of 2018; enact Yea 170 0 0 0 2/28/2018
HB 696 Sales and use tax; certain computer equipment sold or leased to certain entities for use in high-technology data centers; create exemption Nay 120 48 0 0 2/28/2018

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