Legislative Tracker

March 13th 2017 Local Legislation Calendar

Voted on Monday March 13, 2017

Michael Caldwell's thoughts

This was a single vote that encompassed nine local bills. Local bills are bills sponsored by a county delegation, typically on behalf of local government, and are rarely opposed as long as the delegation presenting is in agreement.

This calendar included:
HB 551 - Candler County; Act to create a board of elections and registration; repeal
HB 553 - Cobb County; State Court; change salary of chief deputy clerk and clerk; provisions
HB 556 - Athens, City of; Clarke County; superintendent to make certain purchases; provide authority
HB 557 - Clayton County; Probate Court; change compensation of judge
HB 558 - Clayton County; Superior Court; compensation of sheriff; change provisions
HB 559 - Lamar County Public Facilities Authority Act; enact
SB 205 - Perry Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Authority; requirements for appointment of members of authority; change
HB 547 - Villa Rica, City of; ad valorem tax; residents 65 years or older; provide homestead exemption
SB 143 - DeKalb County Ad Valorem Taxes; homestead exemption; county purposes; tolling provision regarding exemption; remove


Vote Totals

The table below breaks down the total number of votes, and marks the majority vote.

Voted Total % Majority Vote?
Yea 146 81.1% Majority Vote
Nay 0 0%
Did not vote 21 11.7%
Excused 13 7.2%

Important: Information presented in the “Legislative Tracker” should not be considered as official data. For official records, please see the House Votes List on legis.ga.gov. Please report any errors found by contacting Michael@CaldwellForHouse.com.