For your reference, we have a tracking document that can be accessed at any time on our website that will show the bills we are tracking/monitoring. They are highlighted in different colors of importance for your convenience and are sorted from the top of the sheet by bill/resolution number. We are keeping everything up to date as much as possible, given the circumstances surrounding the Pandemic.
New Bills that CBA is Tracking
H.B. 828 was introduced in the House by Rep. Boddie Williams (D), East Point. The bill relates to wages generally by providing for payment of compensation to transitory employees upon separation within a certain time frame. The bill was assigned to the Industry & Labor committee.
H.B. 837 was introduced in the House by Rep. Marvin Lim (D), Norcross. The bill relates to ad valorem taxation of property by providing a homestead exemption based on federal adjusted gross income. The bill was assigned to the Ways & Means committee.
H.B. 844 was introduced in the House by Rep. Jason Ridley (R), Chatsworth. The bill prohibits certain restrictions on long-term rentals of single-family detached dwellings. The bill was assigned to the Judiciary committee.
Here is a bill we are tracking that did NOT cross over this session. However, it was presented in committee after Crossover Day:
H.B. 618 Elder Abuse Protection for Wills sponsored by Rep. Bert Reeves (R), Marietta.
The bill was presented to the House Judiciary committee for a hearing only. There was a discussion over the protections elders need when it comes to Trusts, Wills, and Estates. There was agreeance on the recognition of the problems and issues that we are experiencing in the state. The committee is looking forward to working on this issue throughout the next year towards passage.