Legislative Tracker

March 20th 2017 Local Legislation Calendar

Voted on Monday March 20, 2017

Michael Caldwell's thoughts

This was a single vote that encompassed eight 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 555 - Carrollton, City of; levy an excise tax
HB 580 - Putnam County; abolish office of elected county surveyor; provide for appointment
HB 581 - Taliaferro County; Board of Education; change compensation of members
HB 582 - Monroe County; Joint Board of Elections and Registration; create
HB 585 - Ocilla-Irwin County Industrial Development Authority; provide for members, terms, vacancies and a quorum
HB 586 - Reynolds, City of; provide a new charter; provisions
HB 587 - Jonesboro, City of; provide nonbinding advisory referendum to lower homestead exemption
HB 589 - Walton County; change compensation of coroner

Yea

Vote Totals

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

Voted Total % Majority Vote?
Yea 153 85% Majority Vote
Nay 0 0%
Did not vote 16 8.9%
Excused 11 6.1%

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.