Vol # 11, Issue 9

*Click on the title of each bill to access more information from the ACCG Legislative Tracking Database.

March 13, 2020

Immediate Action Needed
Progressing Legislation
EvaluatingHB 0105 - Sales Tax Exemption - Ridesharing
SupportHB 0244 - EMCs - Public Service Commission to Determine Pole Attachment Fees
SupportHB 0378 - Rental Car Excise Taxes - Collection by Marketplace Facilitators
SupportHB 0448 - Hotel/Motel Taxes - Collection by Online Facilitators
EvaluatingHB 0542 - Creation of a Charity Care Exchange for Purchase and Sell of Charity Care Credits
OpposeHB 0690 - Building Permits - Locals Can't Charge More than $500 for Inspecting "Agricultural Structures"
SupportHB 0779 - Title Ad Valorem Tax - Change Local Distribution Formula
NegotiatingHB 0792 - Supplemental appropriations; State Fiscal Year July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020
NeutralHB 0807 - Occupation Tax - Financial Information for Businesses in Multiple Jurisdictions
NeutralHB 0854 - Battery-Charged Electric Fences
NeutralHB 0857 - Prohibition - Burning Chemically Treated Wood Products
NeutralHB 0879 - Alcohol - Authorize Home Delivery
NeutralHB 0881 - Addition of Ambulance Services to Locations Required to Become a Safe Place for Newborns
NeutralHB 0886 - Animals - Vets Must Scan for Microchip to Verify Proper Owner
SupportHB 0901 - GEFA Loans for Land and Water Conservation Projects
NeutralHB 0903 - Issuance of Traffic Citation to Vehicle Owner in Lieu of Person Operating Vehicle In Certain Situations
SupportHB 0906 - Heritage Trust Program
NeutralHB 0911 - Creates Offense of Improper Sexual Conduct by a Foster Parent
NeutralHB 0927 - Reporting Requirement For Any Spill or Release of Ethylene Oxide
NeutralHB 0929 - Coal Ash Pond Regulations
NegotiatingHB 0958 - The Maternity Supportive Housing Act
SupportHB 0959 - Private Landfills: Host Fee Increase for Coal Ash
SupportHB 0983 - Revise Reporting Requirements for Sexual Offender Registration
NeutralHB 0994 - Gang Legislation
NeutralHB 1008 - Residential Industrial Buildings - Allow to Have Permanent Metal Chassis
SupportHB 1035 - Sales Tax Exemptions - Food Banks and Non-Profit Health Centers
SupportHB 1045 - Insurance Premium Taxes - Use for Flood Reduction Projects
SupportHB 1057 - Regulation of Soil Amendments - Increasing County Authority
SupportHB 1073 - Creation of Regional Development Authorities
NeutralHB 1082 - Mandatory Notification for Retrieving Motor Vehicle Held by Towing and Storage Firm
NeutralHB 1102 - Homestead Option Sales Tax - Alternative Version
EvaluatingHB 1122 - Regional Commissions - Change Make Up of Council and Establish Executive Committee
SupportHR 0164 - Dedication of Trust Funds (Constitutional Amendment)
EvaluatingSB 0248 - Georgia Firefighters' Pension Fund; monthly dues, tax on premiums and maximum monthly benefit amount payable; increase
SupportSB 0249 - Peace Officers' Annuity and Benefit Fund Increase Monthly Dues and Amount Collected from Fines
NeutralSB 0295 - Constitutional Officer Pay Raise Clarification
SupportSB 0338 - Animal Dealers - Change License Requirements
SupportSB 0344 - Allow Certain Criminal Proceedings to be Conducted by Video Conference
SupportSB 0362 - Livestock Running at Large - Change Fees for Impounding
NeutralSB 0375 - Penalties for For Selling Vapor Products to Person 21 & Under
SupportSB 0384 - Solid Waste Facility - Restrictions If Close to Satilla River
NeutralSB 0393 - Expand Jurisdiction of GBI
NeutralSB 0394 - Authorize Attorney General to Investigate and Prosecute Certain Crimes
SupportSB 0395 - County and Municipal Hospital Authorities Sale or Lease of Property by Authority, Use of Funds
NeutralSB 0410 - Property Tax Appeals - Payment of Attorney's Fees
NeutralSB 0413 - Zoning Actions - Expand Disclosure of Conflict of Interest
NeutralSB 0426 - Reporting Requirement For Any Spill or Release of Ethylene Oxide
NeutralSB 0442 - Homeowner Associations - Conditions by which to Limit Rental Units
SupportSB 0445 - Extending Local Authority for Land Disturbance Permitting
NeutralSB 0463 - Elections - Several Changes to State Law
NeutralSB 0468 - Disabled Vets May Register Service Dogs with Animal Shelters
SupportSB 0480 - Sales Tax Collections - Contingency Contracts
SupportSB 0493 - Cybersecurity/Data Breaches
NeutralSR 0793 - Joint Private Financing of Infrastructure Study Committee
NeutralSR 0841 - Sovereign Immunity - Waiver for Certain Non-Monetary Claims
SupportSR 0885 - Constitutional Amendment: Allowing State to Bond Airport Projects
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Policy Center Resources



Policy Staff

Clint Mueller

Legislative Director

Policy Areas: Revenue and Finance and Economic Development and Transportation

Phone: 404.522.5022

Email: cmueller@accg.org

Todd Edwards

Deputy Legislative Director

Policy Areas: General County Government

Phone: 404.522.5022

Email: tedwards@accg.org

Debra Nesbit

Associate Legislative Director

Policy Areas: Health and Human Services, Public Safety and the Courts

Phone: 404.522.5022

Email: dnesbit@accg.org

Kathleen Bowen

Legislative Associate

Policy Areas: Federal, Natural Resources and the Environment

Phone: 404.522.5022

Email: kbowen@accg.org

Monique Jackson

Policy Meetings & Communications Coordinator

Phone: 404.522.5022

Email: mjackson@accg.org

Larry Ramsey

Deputy General Counsel

Deputy General Counsel

Phone: 404.522.5022

Email: lramsey@accg.org