Legislative Tracker

March 15th 2017 Local Legislation Calendar

Voted on Wednesday March 15, 2017

Michael Caldwell's thoughts

This was a single vote that encompassed seven 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 546 - Sugar Hill Building Authority Act; enact
HB 572 - Chatham County; Recorder's Court; revise responsibilities of chief judge; provisions
HB 573 - Cook County; Probate Court; judge shall have jurisdiction to try misdemeanor cases where defendant waives jury trial and pleads guilty; provide
HB 567 - Euharlee, City of; ad valorem tax; residents 65 years of age or older; provide homestead exemption
HB 568 - Euharlee, City of; ad valorem tax; $10,000 of assessed value for residents; provide homestead exemption
HB 569 - Euharlee, City of; ad valorem tax; disabled residents whose household income does not exceed $20,000; provide homestead exemption
HB 570 - Euharlee, City of; ad valorem tax; certain residents 62 years of age or older; provide homestead exemption

Yea

Vote Totals

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

Voted Total % Majority Vote?
Yea 155 86.1% Majority Vote
Nay 0 0%
Did not vote 16 8.9%
Excused 9 5%

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