Legislative Tracker

Votes in March 2019

Title Caldwell Yea Nay Did not vote Excused Date
HB 279 Revenue and taxation; certain law enforcement officers may use department vehicles relative to certain approved off-duty jobs; provide Yea 149 3 0 0 3/1/2019
HB 290 Health; pilot program to provide preexposure assistance to persons at risk of HIV infection; establish Yea 129 19 0 0 3/1/2019
HB 396 Crimes and offenses; unlawful for a person with intent to defraud a creditor’s rights to deed or otherwise transfer title to real property to another person without the knowledge or consent of such other person; provide Yea 151 1 0 0 3/1/2019
HB 193 Banking and finance; banks and credit unions to offer savings promotion raffle accounts in which deposits to a savings account enter a depositor in a raffle; allow Yea 152 0 0 0 3/1/2019
HB 281 Crimes and offenses; pimping and pandering; increase penalty provisions Yea 147 4 0 0 3/1/2019
HB 39 Physical Therapy Licensure Compact Act; enter into an interstate compact Yea 154 1 0 0 3/1/2019
HB 234 Anti-Human Trafficking Protective Response Act; enact Yea 167 0 0 0 3/4/2019
HB 374 Health; administer medications to residents under hospice care pursuant to a physician’s written orders; authorize certified medication aides Yea 165 0 0 0 3/4/2019
HB 76 Alcoholic beverages; counties and municipalities may regulate alcohol licenses as to certain distances in a manner that is less but not more restrictive than those distances specified by the state; provisions Yea 129 34 0 0 3/4/2019
HB 233 Pharmacy Anti-Steering and Transparency Act; enact Yea 170 1 0 0 3/4/2019
HB 257 Council of Magistrate Court Judges; organization and provide for officers; increase authority Yea 158 11 0 0 3/4/2019
HB 419 Revenue and taxation; Internal Revenue Code and Internal Revenue Code of 1986; define terms and incorporate certain provisions of federal law into Georgia law Yea 171 0 0 0 3/4/2019
HB 352 Sales and use tax; exemption for competitive projects of regional significance; change sunset provision Yea 161 10 0 0 3/4/2019
HB 212 Banking and finance; retail brokers of manufactured homes or mobile homes and residential contractors from the requirement to obtain a license as a mortgage loan originator, broker, or lender under certain circumstances; exempt Yea 170 1 0 0 3/4/2019
HB 300 Health; redesignate continuing care retirement communities as life plan communities Yea 167 1 0 0 3/4/2019
HB 323 Insurance; administration of claims by pharmacy benefit managers; revise provisions Yea 170 0 0 0 3/4/2019
HB 242 Professions and businesses; regulation of massage therapy educational programs; provide Yea 156 13 0 0 3/4/2019
SB 52 Code Revision Commission; statutory portion of said Code; revise, modernize, correct errors or omissions in and reenact Did not vote 148 0 0 0 3/4/2019
HB 132 Income tax; permit affiliated entities to apply certain transferable tax credits against payroll withholding Yea 156 4 0 0 3/4/2019
HB 201 Board of Natural Resources; promulgate rules and regulations regarding anchoring certain vessels within estuarine areas; authorize Yea 162 1 0 0 3/4/2019
HB 276 Sales and use tax; certain persons that facilitate certain retail sales; require collection of tax Yea 158 6 0 0 3/4/2019
HB 344 Sales and use tax; mission to advance arts shall not be required to be an organization’s primary mission in order to obtain an exemption for certain sales of tickets for admission to fine arts performances; provide Yea 164 1 0 0 3/4/2019
HB 182 Sales and use tax; lower threshold amount for certain dealers Yea 0 0 0 0 3/4/2019
HB 224 Income tax; credit for new purchases and acquisitions of qualified investment property shall be earnable for mining and mining facilities and allowed against a taxpayer’s payroll withholding; provide Yea 160 2 0 0 3/4/2019
HB 266 Revenue and taxation; income for contributions to savings trust accounts; revise deduction Yea 95 64 0 0 3/4/2019
March 5th 2019 Local Legislation Calendar Yea 167 0 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 491 Insurance; regulation of insurance company holding systems; update Yea 154 3 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 239 Georgia Business Court; establish Yea 156 8 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 456 Local government; elect an annual report in lieu of a biennial audit; increase expenditure amount Yea 163 5 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 314 Georgia Uniform Certificate of Title for Vessels Act; enact Nay 154 10 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 365 Alternative ad valorem tax; motor vehicles; lower tax rate imposed Yea 168 0 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 367 Corporate Governance Annual Disclosure Act; enact Yea 165 3 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 253 Professions and businesses; occupational therapists; update and revise various provisions Yea 158 9 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 368 Insurance; division of a domestic insurer into two or more resulting domestic insurers; provide Yea 165 3 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 455 Georgia Agricultural Marketing Authority Act; enact Nay 162 8 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 447 Sales and use tax; jet fuel; exempt for a period of time and levy an excise tax during such period Nay 140 25 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 406 Local government; joint authorities to furnish certain information necessary for the state auditor to determine the net impact of their activities on associated tax digests; require Yea 168 0 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 346 Property; prohibit retaliation by a landlord against a tenant for taking certain actions Nay 131 25 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 472 Juvenile Code; procedures concerning removal considerations; revise Yea 166 0 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 471 Motor vehicles; implied consent notices; revise Yea 158 5 0 0 3/5/2019
March 5th 2019 Supplemental Local Legislation Calendar Yea 155 0 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 445 Conservation and natural resources; shore protection; revise various provisions Yea 113 54 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 12 Quality Basic Education Act; post sign containing telephone number to receive reports of child abuse; require every public school Yea 166 0 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 223 Conservation and natural resources; provide for an exception to notification of spills or releases; provide for definitions Yea 162 5 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 342 Motor vehicles; issuance of a traffic citation to a vehicle owner in lieu of the individual operating the motor vehicle in certain instances; provide Yea 131 32 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 499 Public utilities and public transportation; use of electric easements for broadband services; permit Yea 166 0 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 218 Education; eligibility requirements to receive the HOPE Scholarship as a Zell Miller Scholarship Scholar; provide Yea 164 0 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 196 Retirement and pensions; each public retirement system trustee to complete appropriate education applicable to his or her fiduciary duties; require Yea 152 13 0 0 3/5/2019
HR 346 Georgia Southern Nursing Angels Memorial Bridge; Bryan County; dedicate Yea 165 0 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 101 Ad valorem tax; all-terrain vehicles; revise definitions Yea 168 0 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 324 Georgia’s Hope Act; enact Yea 123 40 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 446 Revenue and taxation; timber producers incurring losses from Hurricane Michael; clarify that certain credits that have been transferred shall not be refundable Yea 162 0 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 387 Property; liens in favor of private, nonprofit, volunteer fire departments for instances of fire services that are requested by property owners; provide Yea 163 1 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 345 Penal institutions; pregnant female inmates or a female inmate who is in the immediate postpartum period; provide prohibited practices Yea 162 0 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 79 Blind persons; child custody matters; provisions Yea 167 0 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 230 Business corporations; provide for benefit corporations Yea 165 2 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 227 Insurance; discrimination against victims of family violence to include victims of sexual assault; expand prohibitions Yea 164 1 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 492 Property; dispossessory proceedings; require applications for execution of a writ of possession be made within 30 days of issuance of the writ unless good cause is shown Yea 164 0 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 501 Game and fish; provide for mariculture development Yea 102 60 0 0 3/5/2019
HB 543 Domestic relations; equitable caregivers; provide Yea 142 15 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 493 Private Permitting Review and Inspection Act; enact Yea 142 20 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 339 Special license plates; Alabama A&M University; establish Yea 142 20 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 339 Special license plates; Alabama A&M University; establish Yea 142 20 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 315 Local government; certain agreements from consultants who enter into contracts or arrangements to prepare or develop requirements for bids; provide Yea 161 0 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 349 Local government; counties to exercise powers in incorporated areas; authorize Yea 165 0 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 553 State Victim Services Commission; bill of rights for foster parents; delete references to an obsolete entity Yea 162 0 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 514 Georgia Mental Health Reform and Innovation Commission; create Yea 152 10 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 540 Housing tax credit; add to the list of tax categories eligible for an offset Yea 149 10 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 483 Controlled substances; Schedules I, IV, and V; change certain provisions Yea 161 2 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 551 Controlled substances; kratom; provisions Yea 164 1 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 530 Education; prohibit parents or guardians from withdrawing or removing a child from a public school for the purpose of avoiding compliance with laws relating to mandatory attendance, school discipline, parental involvement, or parental responsibilities Yea 135 28 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 470 Law enforcement officers and agencies; analysis and collection of DNA for individuals charged with a felony offense but sentenced as a first offender or under conditional discharge; provide Yea 143 15 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 478 Social services; improvements to the operation of the child abuse registry; provide Yea 151 2 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 296 Superior Court of Hall County in the Northeastern Circuit; revise term of court Yea 161 0 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 512 Agricultural Commodity Commission for Propane; provide Nay 150 9 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 373 Labor, Department of; employment security; change certain provisions Yea 156 7 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 337 Georgia Peer-to-Peer Car-Sharing Program Act; enact Yea 159 7 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 198 Health; eliminate certificate of need requirements for all health care facilities except certain long-term care facilities and services Yea 72 94 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 502 Civil practice; continuances for members of the Board of Regents and the Attorney General; revise Nay 154 15 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 525 Georgia International and Maritime Trade Center; rename to Savannah Convention Center Yea 165 3 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 288 Superior courts; revise the sums that the clerks are entitled to charge and collect for filing documents and instruments pertaining to real estate or personal property Yea 170 0 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 325 Law enforcement officers and agencies; records of investigation of an officer by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council shall be retained for 30 years; provide Yea 147 24 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 168 Sales and use tax; tangible personal property to certain non-profit health centers; extend exemption for five additional years Yea 164 1 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 332 Agriculture; service of the Commissioner of Agriculture and the president of the Georgia Farm Bureau Federation as ex officio members; revise provisions Yea 172 1 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 118 Crimes and offenses; transmitting a false alarm; revise offense Yea 151 20 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 311 State government; waiver of sovereign immunity as to actions ex contractu and state tort claims; provisions Yea 168 4 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 91 Hospitals and health care facilities; Federal Bureau of Investigation to retain fingerprints when an agency or entity is participating in the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s program; allow Yea 168 3 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 353 Insurance; create the crime of staging a motor vehicle collision Nay 93 76 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 444 Dual Enrollment Act; enact Yea 99 72 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 458 Fire protection and safety; use of class B fire-fighting foam for testing purposes if such foam contains a certain class of fluorinated organic chemicals; prohibit Yea 170 2 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 307 Abandoned Motor Vehicle Act; enact Yea 167 4 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 507 Ad valorem tax; criteria used by tax assessors to determine the fair market value of real property; revise Yea 164 4 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 83 Quality Basic Education Act; recess for students in kindergarten and grades one through five; provide Nay 160 11 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 511 Highways, bridges, and ferries; funding sources and a consolidated state entity for the planning and implementation of mobility and transit services; provisions Yea 159 11 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 382 Outdoor stewardship; eligible applicants for and recipients of the grants; redefine Yea 169 1 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 392 Board of Public Safety; expense allowance and travel cost reimbursement for members in like fashion as other state boards and commissions; provide Yea 160 3 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 545 Nuisances; treatment of agricultural facilities and operations and forest land; provisions Yea 107 58 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 516 Professions and businesses; profession of professional structural engineer; provide Yea 164 4 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 247 Crimes and offenses; battery against a person 65 years of age or older; repeal an enhanced penalty Yea 170 1 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 282 Criminal procedure; increase amount of time that law enforcement agencies are required to preserve certain evidence of sexual assault Yea 173 0 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 405 Revenue and taxation; Level 1 Freeport Exemption; modify provisions Yea 166 1 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 490 Banking and finance; payment of large deposits of deceased intestate depositors and the deposit of sums held for deceased intestate residents; make changes Yea 165 1 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 424 Crimes and offenses; include certain sex crimes into the definition of criminal gang activity Yea 171 0 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 56 State highway system; alternative fueled vehicles; provide logo for manufacturer’s license plates to allow travel in exclusive lanes Nay 151 17 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 220 Solid waste management; certain solid waste disposal surcharges; extend sunset date Yea 164 4 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 379 Revenue and taxation; projects and purposes using SPLOST funds; revise annual reporting requirements Yea 164 4 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 527 Quality Basic Education Formula; change program weights for funding purposes Yea 170 0 0 0 3/7/2019
HB 459 Education; driver’s license verification system for school bus drivers; provide Yea 159 11 0 0 3/7/2019
March 11th 2019 Local Legislation Calendar Yea 152 0 0 0 3/11/2019
March 13th 2019 Local Legislation Calendar Yea 159 0 0 0 3/13/2019
HR 135 Congress; eliminate five-month waiting period for disability insurance benefits for individuals living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS); urge Yea 166 0 0 0 3/13/2019
SB 99 Department of Natural Resources’ Online Licensing System; allow applicants to make an anatomical gift; provide Yea 164 0 0 0 3/13/2019
March 14th 2019 Local Legislation Calendar Yea 154 0 0 0 3/14/2019
HR 403 Owners and Operators of convenience stores; easy access to disabled customers desiring to refuel their vehicles; urge Yea 166 0 0 0 3/14/2019
SB 8 Specialty License Plate; benefit the Atlanta United Foundation; establish Yea 163 0 0 0 3/14/2019
SB 73 Peace Officers’ Annuity and Benefit Fund; fees collected in criminal and quasi-criminal cases prior to adjudication of guilt; provide Yea 159 2 0 0 3/14/2019
SB 18 “Direct Primary Care Act” Yea 155 4 0 0 3/14/2019
SB 16 “Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Act” Yea 164 1 0 0 3/14/2019
SB 80 Georgia Music Hall of Fame Authority; expired provisions; issuance and review of requests for proposals for a new location, ownership; remove Yea 158 7 0 0 3/14/2019
March 18th 2019 Local Legislation Calendar Yea 157 0 0 0 3/18/2019
SB 67 Capital Outlay Funds; eligibility for regular funding, advance funding for educational facilities; destroyed by fire or natural disaster; provide Yea 162 0 0 0 3/18/2019
SB 154 Georgia Coroner’s Training Council; hearing complaints from outside parties regarding coroners; provide Yea 130 36 0 0 3/18/2019
HB 571 Ben Hill County; Magistrate Court chief judge; provide nonpartisan elections Yea 106 60 0 0 3/18/2019
HB 572 Ben Hill County; probate judge; provide nonpartisan elections Yea 104 59 0 0 3/18/2019
HB 595 Jenkins County; Probate Court judge; provide nonpartisan elections Yea 107 57 0 0 3/18/2019
SB 170 State and Other Flags; Honor and Remember flag as the state’s emblem of the service and sacrifice of the members of the armed forces; designate Yea 165 0 0 0 3/18/2019
SB 130 Office of Probate Judge of Johnson County; future nonpartisan elections; provide Yea 110 59 0 0 3/18/2019
SB 122 Motor Vehicle Franchise Practices; protection of certain consumer data in motor vehicle sales or lease transactions; provide Nay 158 9 0 0 3/18/2019
HR 259 Johnny Tolbert III House Study Committee on Heat-Related Injuries, Cardiac Injuries, and other Sports-Related Injuries; create Yea 165 5 0 0 3/18/2019
SB 156 Insurance; division of a domestic insurer into two or more resulting domestic insurers; provide Yea 169 0 0 0 3/18/2019
SB 202 Title Insurance; lender’s security interest; personal property taken by the lender as collateral for a commercial loan; allow Yea 166 0 0 0 3/18/2019
SB 177 General Assembly; requirements for consideration of local legislation revising existing districts or creating new districts; provide Yea 143 20 0 0 3/18/2019

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