Behind the Scenes Look at Georgia's Legislative Process

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On the surface, the legislative process sounds relatively simple: identify a need, introduce legislation, debate it, and call the vote, then send it to the Governor for enactment.


While this is the foundation of how ideas morph into laws, the actual process is nuanced, complex, and riddled with opportunities for derailment. In the latest issue of Georgia Communities First magazine, Lori Godrey, EVP, Government and Regulatory Relations at CBA, explores Georgia’s unique legislative process, underscored by a key example from the 2023 session, which concluded on March 29. With the 2024 Georgia Legislative Session in full swing, take a moment to read about the many facets involved in Georgia’s legislative process.