HB 1437 was introduced in the House by Ways and Means Chairman Shaw Blackmon (R), Bonaire. The bill creates a flat income tax with a 5.25% rate and increases the standard exemption. The bill was assigned to the House Ways and Means Committee and received its first subcommittee hearing on Mar-3.
HB 1458 was introduced in the House by Rep. Spencer Frye (D), Athens. It prohibits housing discrimination based on source of income, which would include Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers. The bill was assigned to the House Judiciary Committee.
HB 1478 was introduced in the House by Rep. Jason Ridley (R), Chastworth. It provides for the electronic submission of certificates of title to the Department of Revenue by motor vehicle dealers. The bill was assigned to the House Motor Vehicles Committee.
HB 1480 was introduced in the House by Rep. Matthew Gambill (R), Cartersville. It allows individuals to seek unemployment benefits for voluntary separation from employment if they are immunocompromised or have opted not to comply with employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of continued employment. It was assigned to the House Industry and Labor Committee.
SB 582 was introduced in the Senate by Sen. Horacena Tate (D), Atlanta. It requires certain language on unsolicited written inquiries or mailings relating to the sale of real estate and allows for class action suits and for damages for violating these requirements. It was assigned to the Senate Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee.
SB 593 was introduced in the Senate by Sen. Randy Robertson (R), Cataula. It requires the Department of Banking and Finance to license and regulate motor vehicle title lenders. It further removes provisions relating to liens of pawnbrokers regarding motor vehicles or their titles. It was assigned to the Senate Finance Committee.
EVP, Chief of Staff, Government & Regulatory Relations