Sponsored Legislation

House Bill 146

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 25-3-23 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general requirements for legally organized fire departments, so as to require such fire departments to purchase and maintain certain insurance coverage for firefighters; to provide methods for funding; to provide for rules and regulations; to amend Code Section 48-7-27 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to computation of Georgia taxable net income, so as to provide an exemption for benefits received under said insurance coverage for firefighters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

House Bill 152

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 8 of Chapter 9 of Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to compensation for occupational disease, so as to allow a firefighter to show certain evidence as to the ordinary disease of life of cancer; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

House Bill 795

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Department of Labor, so as to authorize the Commissioner of Labor to perform certain functions; to authorize the Commissioner of Labor to prescribe certain rules and regulations; to provide for definitions; to authorize the Commissioner of Labor to conduct fingerprint based criminal background checks for individuals employed by the Department of Labor; to provide a process for conducting such criminal background checks; to limit the use, dissemination, and liability relating to information obtained from the criminal background checks; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

House Bill 816

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 2 of Title 48 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state administrative organization of the Department of Revenue, so as to provide for mandatory fingerprinting and criminal record checks for certain individuals; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

House Bill 889

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 5 of Chapter 9 of Title 45 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Georgia State Indemnification Fund, so as revise when indemnification shall be paid in instances of a heart attack, stroke, or vascular rupture suffered by a law enforcement officer, firefighter, emergency medical technician, emergency management rescue specialist, state highway employee, or prison guard resulting in certain disabilities or death; to provide for definitions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

House Bill 65

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 31-2A-18 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the establishment of the Low THC Oil Patient Registry, definitions, purpose, registration cards, quarterly reports, and waiver forms, so as to change provisions relating to conditions and eligibility; to provide a definition; to remove certain reporting requirements; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

House Bill 156 

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 3 of Title 12 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions regarding parks, historic areas, memorials, and recreation, so as to revise provisions of law regarding the use or possession of any handgun in a park, historic site, or recreational area; to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to carrying and possession of firearms, so as to provide a definition; to amend Part 2 of Article 4 of Chapter 12 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to transportation passenger safety; to amend Title 27 of the O.C.G.A., relating to game and fish; to amend Part 2 of Article 10 of Chapter 6 of Title 40 of the O.C.G.A., relating to parking for persons with disabilities; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

House Bill 169

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 40-2-20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to registration and license requirements, so as to provide for a temporary operating permit when a vehicle fails to pass federal emissions standards and certain conditions have been satisfied; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

House Bill 216

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 8 of Chapter 9 of Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to compensation for occupational diseases, so as to define certain terms; to provide for a rebuttable presumption that certain medical conditions suffered by firefighters are occupational diseases; to provide for applicability; to provide for benefits; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

House Bill 242

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 2 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to prestige license plates and special plates for certain persons and vehicles, so as to provide for a special and distinctive motor vehicle license plate for public safety first responders who have received a major injury in the line of duty; to provide for standards for the issuance of such license plates; to provide for applicable fees; to provide for authority to establish rules and regulations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.