Vol #10, Issue 9

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

March 15, 2019

Immediate Action Needed
Progressing Legislation
SupportHB 0031 - State Fiscal Year 2020 Budget
NeutralHB 0035 - Sales Tax Exemption on Poultry Diagnostic and Disease Monitoring Services
NeutralHB 0085 - Organ Procurement Organizations Sales Tax Exemption
NeutralHB 0168 - Sales Tax Exemptions - Nonprofit Health Centers
SupportHB 0182 - Sales Tax on Out of State Vendors
SupportHB 0184 - Small Cell (5G) Legislation - ACCG Compromise Language
SupportHB 0220 - Reauthorize Hazardous and Solid Waste Trust Funds
NeutralHB 0242 - Framework for the Regulation of Massage Therapy
NeutralHB 0246 - Removes the Prosecuting Attorney's Council from Paying for Depositions
NegotiatingHB 0264 - EMSC Transparency Bill
NeutralHB 0307 - Abandoned Motor Vehicle Act
SupportHB 0314 - Boat Titles
NeutralHB 0315 - Local Bids - Consultants Who Help Draft Must Disclose any Conflict of Interest
SupportHB 0316 - Elections - Voting Machine Replacement and Elections Bill of 2019
NeutralHB 0344 - Ad Valorem Tax Exemption - Habitat for Humanity
NeutralHB 0345 - Prohibition of Shackling Female Inmates in Labor or Postpartum
NegotiatingHB 0365 - Title Ad Valorem Tax - Used Cars and Tax Rate
SupportHB 0379 - Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax - Revise Reporting Requirement
SupportHB 0382 - GA Outdoor Stewardship Act - Clean Up Bill
NeutralHB 0405 - Level 1 Freeport Exemption - Remanufacture of Goods
NeutralHB 0406 - Joint Development Authorities - Annual Reporting for Tax Digest Purposes
SupportHB 0507 - Ad Valorem Taxes - Criteria for Determination of Value
SupportHB 0514 - Creation of the Georgia Behavioral Health Reform and Innovation Commission
SupportHB 0551 - Prohibit Access to Kratom by Persons Under the Age 18
SupportSB 0017 - Authorization for Telephone Coops to Provide Broadband Service
SupportSB 0029 - Clarification of Waiver of Immunity for Sheriff's Deputies and Employees in Motor Vehicle Claims
SupportSB 0031 - No Liability for Law Enforcement Officers Performing Duty at the Scene of an Emergency
NeutralSB 0032 - Civil Immunity for Individuals Rescuing Persons or Animals in Distress in Locked Cars
NegotiatingSB 0065 - Title Ad Valorem Tax - Used Car Valuation and Lowering of Tax Rate
SupportSB 0066 - Small Cell (5G) Legislation - ACCG Compromise Language
NeutralSB 0077 - Military Monuments - Prohibit their Removal and Increase Penalties for Damaging, Removing
NeutralSB 0110 - Creation of State-wide Business Court
NeutralSB 0119 - Tax Incentives - Require Economic Analysis
NeutralSB 0153 - Registration and Regulation of Companies Providing Trauma Scene Cleanup Services
OpposeSB 0171 - Constitutional Officers - An Additional 5 percent Pay Raise to All
SupportSB 0177 - Reapportionment - Conditions on County Submission
NeutralSB 0222 - Creation of Criminal Justice Reform Council
SupportSR 0019 - Georgia Commission on Freight and Logistics
NeutralSR 0264 - Creation of a Joint Emergency Medical Services Study Committee
What's New

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