Legislative Tracker

Votes in March 2018

Title Caldwell Yea Nay Did not vote Excused Date
HB 920 Domestic relations; department’s information concerning the parties to an adoption under certain circumstances; allow for the use Yea 167 0 0 0 3/1/2018
HB 999 Weapons; carry license; inpatient hospitalization; provisions Yea 0 0 0 0 3/1/2018
HB 972 Human Services, Department of; Division of Family and Children Services to offer extended care youth services under certain circumstances; allow Yea 0 0 0 0 3/1/2018
HB 897 Georgia Power of Attorney Act; revise Yea 169 0 0 0 3/1/2018
HB 623 Georgia Crime Information Center; retain fingerprints of certain individuals under certain circumstances and submit to the Federal Bureau of Investigation; allow Nay 82 84 0 0 3/1/2018
HB 623 Georgia Crime Information Center; retain fingerprints of certain individuals under certain circumstances and submit to the Federal Bureau of Investigation; allow Nay 84 85 0 0 3/1/2018
HB 917 Crimes and offenses; restitution; update terminology and change provisions Yea 165 0 0 0 3/1/2018
HB 899 Contracts; limitation on disqualification of bidders; change Yea 167 0 0 0 3/1/2018
HB 482 Georgia Educational Scholarship Act; enact Yea 0 0 0 0 3/1/2018
SB 131 Juvenile Code; adoption proceedings be stayed while an appeal to terminate parental rights is pending; provide Yea 162 0 0 0 3/1/2018
HR 655 Gold Star Father Day; November 9 annually in Georgia; recognize Yea 0 0 0 0 3/1/2018
[AGREE SEN SUB AS AMENDED] Supplemental appropriations; State Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018 Yea 0 0 0 0 3/1/2018
[AGREE SEN SUB] HB 918 Revenue and taxation; Internal Revenue Code; provisions Yea 135 24 0 0 3/1/2018
SB 262 Stockbridge, City of; corporate boundaries of the city; revise Yea 0 0 0 0 3/5/2018
HB 945 Macon-Bibb County; ad valorem tax; provide homestead exemption Yea 0 0 0 0 3/5/2018
March 5th 2018 Local Legislation Calendar Yea 0 0 0 0 3/5/2018
SB 2 “The FAST Act – Fairness, Accountability, Simplification, and Transparency – Empowering Our Small Businesses to Succeed” Yea 160 5 0 0 3/5/2018
March 07 2018 Local Legislation Calendar Yea 123 22 0 0 3/7/2018
HR 1089 United States Congress; pass the federal Marketplace Fairness Act; urge Nay 150 11 0 0 3/7/2018
HR 1225 Congress; pass the Building Rail Access for Customers and the Economy (BRACE) Act; urge Yea 164 1 0 0 3/7/2018
March 09 2018 Local Legislation Calendar Yea 142 0 0 0 3/9/2018
HR 1017 State and local educational agencies and schools; dyslexia has a profound educational impact that must be addressed; recognize Yea 161 0 0 0 3/9/2018
[ADOPT CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT] SB 3 “Creating Opportunities Needed Now to Expand Credentialed Training (CONNECT) Act”; enact Yea 0 0 0 0 3/9/2018
HB 684 General appropriations; State Fiscal Year July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019 Yea 155 14 0 0 3/9/2018
SB 356 Georgia Commission on the Holocaust; membership; change Yea 0 0 0 0 3/12/2018
SB 371 Taxes; furnishing of sales and use tax information to municipalities and counties; change provisions Yea 163 4 0 0 3/12/2018
SB 17 Alcoholic Beverages; provide governing authorities of counties in which the sale for consumption is lawful; authorize certain time on Sundays Yea 97 64 0 0 3/12/2018
March 14th 2018 Local Legislation Calendar Yea 156 0 0 0 3/14/2018
HR 1376 House Rural Development Council; solicit input from hospitals in the state on the financial conditions of such hospitals; urge Yea 0 0 0 0 3/14/2018
SB 382 Optometrists guidance and consultation by the Department of Public Health; provide Yea 170 0 0 0 3/14/2018
SB 333 Deferred Compensation Plans; governing authority of a municipality may pay costs/fees associated with employee’s participation; provide Yea 167 2 0 0 3/14/2018
SB 425 Professional Land Surveyors; provisions; change Nay 158 6 0 0 3/14/2018
SR 794 Joint Georgia-North Carolina and Georgia-Tennessee Boundary Line Commission; create Yea 0 0 0 0 3/14/2018
March 15th 2018 Local Legislation Calendar Yea 157 1 0 0 3/15/2018
HR 1260 House Study Committee on Juvenile Court Judges; create Yea 0 0 0 0 3/15/2018
SB 436 Probate Courts; general provisions; change and modernize Yea 164 0 0 0 3/15/2018
SB 406 “Georgia Long-term Care Background Check Program” enact; public safety; promote Yea 163 4 0 0 3/15/2018
SB 330 “Green Agricultural Education Act”; three-component model; provide Yea 0 0 0 0 3/15/2018
HR 1363 United States Congress; amend Controlled Substances Act of 1970 to reclassify marijuana as a Schedule II drug; urge Yea 158 5 0 0 3/15/2018
SB 118 Autism; age limit for coverage for autism spectrum disorders for an individual covered under a policy or contract; change Yea 0 0 0 0 3/15/2018
SB 395 Georgia Joint Defense Commission; create Yea 160 0 0 0 3/15/2018
SB 381 Surplus Line Insurance; nonadmitted insurer domiciled in this state will be deemed a domestic surplus lines insurer if certain criteria are met; provide Yea 158 0 0 0 3/15/2018
SB 357 Health Coordination and Innovation Council of the State of Georgia; create 0 0 0 0 3/15/2018
SB 82 HOPE; need based HOPE scholarship and grant; create Yea 158 0 0 0 3/15/2018
SB 321 Medicaid Claims; false or fraudulent; recover the maximum penalty authorized by federal law; increase the civil penalties Yea 152 5 0 0 3/15/2018
SB 301 “Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act”; enact Yea 0 0 0 0 3/19/2018
SB 377 State Workforce Development Board; transfer to Technical College System of Georgia; duties and obligations; revise Yea 164 1 0 0 3/19/2018
SB 444 Georgia Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias State Plan Advisory Council; create Yea 160 1 0 0 3/19/2018
SR 821 Cyber Security And Information Technology Innovation Corridor; recognize Augusta; Logistics Technology Innovation Corridor; recognize Savannah Yea 167 1 0 0 3/19/2018
HR 1414 House Study Committee on School Security; create Yea 169 0 0 0 3/19/2018
HR 1137 United State Congress; President of the United States; support members of the armed forces and repair mental and physical health; urge Yea 164 0 0 0 3/19/2018
HR 1470 President of the United States; relocate United States Embassy to Israel’s capital of Jerusalem; urge Yea 117 43 0 0 3/19/2018
HR 1469 Government of Israel; maintain Consulate General in Atlanta, Georgia; urge Yea 173 0 0 0 3/19/2018
HR 1292 Georgia Alzheimer’s and Related Dementia Advisory Council; study providing access to quality long-term care for individuals with Alzheimer’s; urge Yea 170 1 0 0 3/19/2018
SB 458 Ad Valorem Taxation; conditions; family owned farmed entities; discontinue a qualifying use of bona fide conservation use property; provide Yea 172 0 0 0 3/19/2018
SB 331 Georgia Lottery for Education Act; winner of lottery prize to remain anonymous under certain conditions; allow Yea 173 1 0 0 3/19/2018
HR 1471 House Study Committee on the Revitalization of the Atlanta State Farmers Market; create Yea 164 4 0 0 3/19/2018
SB 328 Income Tax; expiration of certain income tax credits; provide Yea 0 0 0 0 3/19/2018
SB 336 Georgia Bureau of Investigation; general provisions; subpoena issued for production of electronic communication; not provide notice to the subscriber Nay 113 59 0 0 3/19/2018
SB 370 Medical Assistance; commissioner of human services waives the first $25,000 of any estate; provide Yea 166 0 0 0 3/19/2018
March 21st 2018 Local Legislation Calendar Yea 0 0 0 0 3/21/2018
SB 202 Medical Assistance; increase in the personal needs allowance to be deducted from a nursing home resident’s income; provide Yea 170 0 0 0 3/21/2018
SB 139 Focused Programs of Study; pathway in leadership; provide Yea 171 0 0 0 3/21/2018
SB 350 Notice of Information Practices By Institution or Agent; policy renewal to comport with federal law; update notice practices requirements Yea 165 0 0 0 3/21/2018
HR 1053 United States Congress; create a reliable stream of resources to address deferred maintenance needs in America’s National Park System; urge Yea 159 0 0 0 3/21/2018
SB 409 Railroad Crossings; persons driving vehicles shall exercise due care and caution for other on-track equipment; require Yea 166 1 0 0 3/21/2018
SB 404 Public Water Systems; charging or assessing a separate fee for standby water service for fire sprinkler system connections; prohibit county, municipal and other public water systems Yea 116 52 0 0 3/21/2018
HR 1374 House Study Committee on Professional Licensing Boards Operations and Funding; create Yea 0 0 0 0 3/21/2018
SB 355 Nuclear Generating Plant; recovery of the costs of financing the construction; provisions; change 0 0 0 0 3/21/2018
SB 353 Boilers and Pressure Vessels; violations concerning the regulation; civil enforcement and penalty authority in the Safety Fire Commissioner; establish 0 0 0 0 3/21/2018
SB 342 Licensing of Motor Vehicles; owner with valid license plate without the required revalidation decal to retain custody of vehicle under certain conditions; permit Yea 167 2 0 0 3/21/2018
March 23rd 2018 Local Legislation Calendar Yea 0 0 0 0 3/23/2018
SB 397 Real and Personal Property; municipalities to hire state licensed real estate brokers to assist in sale; allow Yea 156 1 0 0 3/23/2018
SB 451 State Soil and Water Conservation Commission; formulate certain rules and regulations in consultation with Environmental Protection Division of the Dept. Of Natural Resources; remove authority Yea 167 1 0 0 3/23/2018
SB 402 “Achieving Connectivity Everywhere (ACE) Act” Nay 0 0 0 0 3/23/2018
SB 365 Code Revision Commission; statutory portion of said Code; revise, modernize, correct errors or omissions in and reenact Yea 154 1 0 0 3/23/2018
SB 194 Garnishment Proceedings; maximum part of disposable earnings subject to garnishment; change Yea 0 0 0 0 3/23/2018
HR 1473 House Study Committee on Industrial Hemp Production; create Yea 152 1 0 0 3/23/2018
SB 422 Clinical Laboratories; exempting pharmacists from provisions of said chapter when performing certain tests; provisions; change Yea 0 0 0 0 3/23/2018
SR 537 State Property; unauthorized vehicular traffic; provide closure Yea 106 59 0 0 3/23/2018
HR 913 House Study Committee on Incorporating Law Enforcement in the Pathway to Treatment and Social Services for Persons Having Challenges with Drug Use and Mental Health; create Yea 158 2 0 0 3/23/2018
HR 1398 House Study Committee on Short-Term Rental Providers; create Nay 0 0 0 0 3/23/2018
SB 8 “Surprise Billing and Consumer Protection Act”; health insurance; provide consumer protections; definitions Yea 92 63 0 0 3/23/2018
SB 319 “Consolidation of Fire Safety Services in Georgia Act”; enact; Department of Fire Safety; establish Yea 171 1 0 0 3/27/2018
SB 154 Assault and Battery; public safety officer while engaged in his or her official duties; provide for the offenses of aggravated assault and aggravated battery Yea 0 0 0 0 3/27/2018
SB 385 Solid Waste Disposal Facilities; surcharge imposed by host local governments; change Yea 172 0 0 0 3/27/2018
HR 1540 United States Congress; take immediate and significant action to invest in funding infrastructure construction, maintenance, and repair; request Yea 167 0 0 0 3/27/2018
SB 401 Individual Graduation Plans; guidance in career oriented aptitudes and career interests; provide Yea 167 2 0 0 3/27/2018
HR 1698 House Rural Development Council; investigate ways to streamline and make equitable use of public rights of way; urge Yea 167 1 0 0 3/27/2018
SB 367 Payment of Indemnification for Death or Disability; option of payment to an estate in the case of death; law enforcement officer; firefighter; emergency medical technician, emergency management specialist, state highway employee or prison guard; provide Yea 171 0 0 0 3/27/2018
March 27th 2018 Local Legislation Calendar Yea 0 0 0 0 3/27/2018
HR 1397 Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA); withdraw the Electronic Logging Device regulation on the agriculture industry; encourage Yea 162 2 0 0 3/27/2018
HR 1160 House Study Committee on Risks Associated with Kratom; create Nay 149 11 0 0 3/27/2018
SB 339 Board of Regents and University System; establishment of free speech policies for institutions of the university system; provide Yea 0 0 0 0 3/27/2018
SB 127 Failure to Provide Notice Not Rendering Responsible Person Liable; victim to file a motion in a criminal case to assert his or her rights; allow Yea 0 0 0 0 3/27/2018
SR 146 Certain Rights for Victims; suffered or harmed due to an act committed; in violation of the criminal or juvenile delinquency laws; provide-CA Yea 169 0 0 0 3/27/2018
SB 338 Administrative Procedure; agency rule making; modify requirements Yea 173 0 0 0 3/27/2018
SB 461 Barbers and Cosmetologists; provisions; change Yea 151 18 0 0 3/27/2018
SB 427 Child Support in Final Verdict or Decree; court’s discretion in making a final determination of support; provisions; change Yea 171 0 0 0 3/27/2018
HR 1612 Federal government; take extra measures to provide necessary health care and additional needs of our veterans and families affected by contaminated water at Camp Lejeune; urge Yea 164 1 0 0 3/27/2018
HR 1198 United States Congress; increase per diem rate for nursing care in state veteran homes to 75 percent of state private nursing rates; urge Yea 0 0 0 0 3/27/2018
HR 1257 House Study Committee on the Workforce Shortage and Crisis in Home and Community Based Settings; create Yea 167 1 0 0 3/27/2018
SR 745 Robert H. “Bob” Bell Interchanges; DeKalb County; dedicate Yea 170 1 0 0 3/27/2018
HR 1430 United States Air Force; deploy F-35 fighter jets to military air bases in Georgia; encourage Yea 169 0 0 0 3/27/2018
SB 445 Department of Transportation; standards for contracts; contract bidding process and award procedure; provide Yea 149 17 0 0 3/27/2018
HR 1317 House Study Committee on Reforming Real Property Taxation; create Yea 168 1 0 0 3/27/2018
SB 369 Revenues Collected from Fines and Fees; payments to Peace Officers’ Annuity and Benefit Fund; fees collected in criminal and quasi-criminal cases prior to adjudication of guilt; provide Yea 111 63 0 0 3/27/2018
SB 364 Delegation of Authority to Physician Assistants; higher supervisory ratio; completed a board approve anesthesiologist assistant program; authorize Yea 0 0 0 0 3/27/2018
SB 407 Criminal Justice System; comprehensive reform for offenders; provide Yea 170 0 0 0 3/27/2018
SB 432 ‘Georgia Tax Credit Business Case Act’ Yea 154 15 0 0 3/27/2018
SB 325 “Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Act”; Georgia Composite Medical Board to administer the compact in this state; authorize Yea 0 0 0 0 3/27/2018
SB 315 Computer Crimes; create a new crime of unauthorized computer access; penalties; provide Yea 107 63 0 0 3/27/2018
SB 324 Contracts with State Agencies and Adjoining Counties; municipalities may contract with abutting counties; provide Yea 171 0 0 0 3/27/2018
HR 1429 House Study Committee on County Governance; create Yea 158 10 0 0 3/27/2018
SB 263 City of Eagles Landing; incorporate; charter; provide Yea 102 67 0 0 3/28/2018
SB 430 Elections; compensation of various local government officials; modify Yea 159 7 0 0 3/29/2018
HR 1194 House Study Committee on Retrospective Emergency Room Policies; create Yea 0 0 0 0 3/29/2018
SB 332 Department of Natural Resources; hunter mentor program; provide Yea 174 0 0 0 3/29/2018
SB 403 Primaries and Elections; uniform election equipment in this state; provide Yea 112 60 0 0 3/29/2018
March 29th 2018 Local Legislation Calendar Yea 167 0 0 0 3/29/2018
SB 362 Education; establishment of an innovative assessment pilot program; provide Yea 171 0 0 0 3/29/2018
SB 368 Criminal Justice Coordinating Council; functions and authority; add Yea 165 0 0 0 3/29/2018
SB 391 State Road and Tollway Authority; requirements relating to identification and regulation of motor vehicles; exempt transit service buses, motor vehicles, and rapid rail systems Yea 160 9 0 0 3/29/2018
Georgia Coast; bed of tidewater known as “Runaway Negro Creek”; rename to “Freedom Creek” Yea 174 0 0 0 3/29/2018
HR 1107 Economic Development, Department of; construct the emerging commercial space industry in Georgia; urge Yea 111 59 0 0 3/29/2018
SB 376 Identity Theft; consumer credit reporting agencies charging a fee for placing/removing a security freeze; prohibit Yea 168 1 0 0 3/29/2018
SB 426 “Broadband Infrastructure Leads to Development (BILD) Act” Yea 0 0 0 0 3/29/2018

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