Vol #10, Issue 4

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

February 8, 2019

Immediate Action Needed
Progressing Legislation
SupportHB 0030 - Amended State Fiscal Year 2019 Budget
SupportSB 0002 - Authorize EMCs to Provide Broadband Service and Utilize Electric Easements
SupportSB 0025 - Passing Stopped School Bus
SupportSB 0038 - Exemptions from Electronic Filing Fees in State and Superior Court
SupportSR 0019 - Georgia Commission on Freight and Logistics
What's New
NeutralHB 0123 - Workforce Development Boards
NeutralHB 0134 - Repeal of Population Cap for Disposition of Law Library Funds
OpposeHB 0136 - Animal Shelters - Must Post Picture of Impounded Animal on Website
EvaluatingHB 0165 - Require Probate Court to Submit Fingerprints for All Weapons Carry License and Renewal License
NeutralHB 0168 - Sales Tax Exemptions - Nonprofit Health Centers
SupportHB 0174 - Requirement that License Plates on Vehicles Be Fully Displayed Including all Renewal Stickers
EvaluatingHB 0176 - Elections - All Offices Which Utilize Applications for Services are to be Voter Registration Agencies
WatchHB 0178 - Creation of "Assisted Outpatient Treatment" Pilot Programs
SupportHB 0182 - Sales Tax on Out of State Vendors
NeutralHB 0183 - Ad Valorem Taxation - Right to Appeal when no Property Tax Return filed
SupportHB 0184 - Small Cell (5G) Legislation - ACCG Compromise Language
NeutralHB 0189 - State Sales Tax Exemption on Locomotive Fuel
NeutralHB 0200 - Innkeeper Fee ($5 Per Night) Sales Tax Exemption for Non-Profits
OpposeHB 0204 - Sales Tax Exemption - Veterinary Medicines
SupportHR 0164 - Dedication of Trust Funds (Constitutional Amendment)
NeutralSB 0045 - Pari-mutuel Wagering on Horse Races Authorized in Georgia
SupportSB 0051 - Confederate Monuments - Authorize Local Governments to Remove
NegotiatingSB 0058 - Private Civil Actions Regarding False Claims
EvaluatingSB 0059 - All Parties Must Consent Prior to Interception of Electronic Communications
EvaluatingSB 0063 - Standard for Law Enforcement Engagement Vehicular Pursuits
NegotiatingSB 0065 - Title Ad Valorem Tax - Used Car Valuation and Lowering of Tax Rate
SupportSB 0066 - Small Cell (5G) Legislation - ACCG Compromise Language
SupportSR 0044 - Resolution Supporting the Proposed Interstate 14 through GA

News & Notes


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