Updates on Legislation CBA is Tracking 7

Posted By: Lori Godfrey Advocacy Update,

Floor Updates
S.B. 331 Employee Work Hours by Sen. John Albers (R), Roswell.  The bill was passed by the Senate with a vote of 31-21. 
 
Committee Actions
H.B. 389 Change Definition of Employment by Rep. Todd Jones (R), Cumming.  The bill was passed as a substitute by the Industry and Labor Committee. 
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H.B. 500 Agribusiness and Rural Jobs Act by Rep. James Burchette (R), Waycross.  The bill was passed as a substitute by the Ways & Means Committee.  

H.B. 891 Department’s Housekeeping Bill sponsored by Rep. Bruce Williamson (R), Monroe.  The bill was passed by the Senate Banking and Financial Institutions Committee.    
 
H.B. 899 LIBOR sponsored by Rep. Bruce Williamson (R). Monroe.  The bill was passed by the Senate Banking and Financial Institutions Committee.    
 
H.B. 916 Superior and State Court Appellate Practice Act by Rep. Rob Leverett (R), Elberton.  The bill was presented in the Gunter Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee as a substitute.
 
H.B. 960 Office of the Inspector General by Rep. Rob Leverett (R), Elberton.  The bill was presented in the Gunter Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee as a substitute.
 
H.B. 974 Deeds Requiring Electronic Filing by Rep. Joseph Gullett (R), Dallas.  The bill was withdrawn from the General Calendar and returned to the Judiciary Committee.  The bill was passed as a substitute.    
 
H.B. 1088 Nonjudicial Foreclosure of Time-Share Estates by Rep. Stan Gunter (R), Blairsville.  The bill was passed as a substitute by the Judiciary Committee.  This bill is similar to S.B. 493 Nonjudicial Foreclosure of Time-Share Estates by Sen. Jeff Mullis (R), Chickamauga. 
 
H.B. 1294 Dereliction Notices for Abandoned Mobile Homes by Rep. John Corbitt (R), Lake Park.  The bill was passed by the Judiciary Committee.
 
S.B. 470 Felony Convictions by Mortgage Lenders and Brokers by Sen. Randy Robertson (R), Cataula.  The bill was passed by the Senate Banking and Financial Institutions Committee as a substitute.
 
 
Hearings Only
H.B 997 Ad Valorem Timber Exemption by Rep. Sam Watson (R), Moultrie.  The bill was presented to the Ways & Means Committee.
 
H.B. 1093 Use Restrictions on Residential Dwellings by Rep. Dale Washburn (R), Macon.  The bill was presented to the Judiciary Committee.
 
S.B. 439 Property Owner Appearance in Dispossessory Proceedings by Sen. Lindsey Tippins (R), Marietta.  The bill was presented to the Judiciary Committee.