Legislative Tracker

Votes in March 2017

Title Pezold Yea Nay Did not vote Excused Date
HB 331: The Caregiver Educational Consent Act; enact Yea 164 0 6 10 3/1/2017
HB 486: Georgia Registered Professional Nurse Practice Act; training of proxy caregivers; provisions Yea 166 1 5 8 3/1/2017
HB 275: Game and fish; rules and regulations used to establish criminal violations; change provisions Nay 146 23 4 7 3/1/2017
HB 266: Guardian and ward; personal property value guardian may receive without becoming legal conservator of minor; provisions Yea 170 0 3 7 3/1/2017
HB 341: Crimes and offenses; mandatory terms for trafficking individuals for sexual servitude; provisions Yea 168 1 4 7 3/1/2017
HB 329: Income tax; rate of tax imposed on the taxable net income of individuals; modify Yea 126 40 9 5 3/1/2017
HR 362: Joint Study Committee on Stream Buffers in Georgia; create Yea 164 0 11 5 3/1/2017
HB 437: Agricultural Education Advisory Commission; recreate Yea 165 1 9 5 3/1/2017
HB 344: Paternity; parties beyond movants in a child support case request a genetic test; allow Yea 173 0 3 4 3/1/2017
HB 5: Courts; compensation of juvenile court judges; change provisions Yea 166 4 5 5 3/1/2017
HB 337: State Tax Execution Modernization Act; enact Yea 174 0 2 4 3/1/2017
HB 338: Education; system of supports and assistance for low-performing schools in the greatest need; provisions Nay 138 37 2 3 3/1/2017
HB 165: Medical practice; maintenance of certification shall not be required; provide Yea 171 2 3 4 3/1/2017
HB 314: Georgia Agribusiness and Rural Jobs Act; enact Yea 173 1 3 3 3/1/2017
HB 118: Fantasy Contests Act; enact Yea 126 32 17 5 3/1/2017
HB 114: Move on When Ready Act; prohibit school systems from excluding students in dual credit courses from valedictorian or salutatorian determinations Yea 161 5 8 6 3/1/2017
HR 51: Forest land fair market value; prescribed methodology; remove – CA Yea 162 2 6 10 3/1/2017
HB 85: Ad valorem tax; methodology used to establish forest land fair market value; revise Yea 162 2 6 10 3/1/2017
HB 51: Postsecondary institutions; reporting and investigation of certain crimes by officials and employees; provide manner Yea 115 55 1 9 3/1/2017
HB 328: Highways; uniform rules of the road; provisions Yea 165 0 6 9 3/1/2017
HB 208: Game and fish; boat registration fees and additional methods for reporting the sale of boats; revise Sponsored By Nay 150 14 7 9 3/1/2017
HB 357: Georgia Uniform Certificate of Title for Vessels Act; enact Yea 164 0 6 10 3/1/2017
HB 245: Professional Standards Commission; establish process by which military spouses may qualify for temporary certificates; provide Yea 161 0 6 13 3/1/2017
HB 65: Low THC Oil Patient Registry; conditions and eligibility; change provisions Yea 156 6 7 11 3/1/2017
HB 202: Public officers and employees; annual salary for the Governor; change provisions Nay 141 22 7 10 3/1/2017
HB 330: Human Services, Department of; certain individuals identified in a diligent search conducted as part of a dependency proceeding; specify additional information Yea 165 0 5 10 3/1/2017
HB 406: Weapons; reciprocity of recognizing and giving effect to licenses to carry from other states; revise requirements Yea 164 7 3 6 3/3/2017
HB 155: Georgia Musical Investment Act; enact Nay 157 11 5 7 3/3/2017
HB 196: Income tax; exemption for royalties paid to musical artists; provide Nay 56 105 12 7 3/3/2017
HB 354: Georgia International and Maritime Trade Center; reconstitute and authorize Department of Economic Development to contract for certain projects Nay 157 11 8 4 3/3/2017
HB 196 [Motion to Reconsider] Income tax; exemption for royalties paid to musical artists; provide Yea 126 37 11 6 3/3/2017
HB 515: State house districts; revise boundaries of a certain district Yea 108 59 4 9 3/3/2017
HB 448: Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission; require certain postsecondary institutions to qualify for exemptions; provisions Yea 172 0 4 4 3/3/2017
HB 325: Ad valorem tax; property; change a definition Yea 169 0 3 8 3/3/2017
HB 271: Water resources; shore protection; revise various provisions Yea 174 0 3 3 3/3/2017
HR 279 [ADOPT] Single Parent Day; March 21; designate each year Yea 166 0 6 8 3/3/2017
HB 391: Safe Place for Newborns Act of 2002; revise provisions Yea 173 0 3 4 3/3/2017
HB 375: Revenue and taxation; tax executions; modify certain provisions Yea 173 0 4 3 3/3/2017
HB 197: Fair Business Practices Act; requirements for solicitations of services for obtaining a copy of an instrument conveying real estate; provide Yea 170 0 6 4 3/3/2017
HB 225 [Motion to Reconsider] Ride share networks; licensing and sales tax exemption; repeal inoperable provisions Sponsored By Yea 142 25 6 7 3/3/2017
HB 71: Insurance; consumer protections regarding health insurance; provisions Yea 160 12 5 3 3/3/2017
HB 67: Crimes and offenses; entering a motor vehicle with the intent to commit a theft or felony; provide for increased punishment Nay 151 18 4 7 3/3/2017
HB 441: Trusts; establish qualified self-settled spendthrift trusts; provisions Nay 125 37 10 8 3/3/2017
HB 292: Firearms; laws relating to the carrying of weapons and safety; revise and clarify Yea 127 48 3 2 3/3/2017
HB 413: Public utilities; regulation of certain matters pertaining to rural telephone cooperatives; provisions Nay 167 5 4 4 3/3/2017
HB 342: Enterprise zones; certain urban redevelopment zones; provide designation Nay 149 19 5 7 3/3/2017
HB 434: Eminent domain; requirement that condemnations not be converted to any use other than public use for 20 years; provide exception Yea 158 6 9 7 3/3/2017
HB 15: Courts; certain civil pleadings to be filed electronically; require Yea 168 5 3 4 3/3/2017
HB 370: Council of Municipal Court Judges of Georgia; create and administer savings and deferred compensation plans for members; authorize Yea 167 0 5 8 3/3/2017
HB 280: Firearms; license holders; carrying and possession of certain weapons in certain buildings or real property owned or leased to public institutions of postsecondary education; authorize Yea 108 63 4 5 3/3/2017
HB 470: Economic Development, Department of; grants to certain organizations supporting military communities; create program Yea 169 1 5 5 3/3/2017
HB 258: Crimes and offenses; sentencing for persons who knowingly commit aggravated assault upon a peace officer; provisions Nay 120 51 5 4 3/3/2017
HB 249: Controlled substances; collect more information regarding dispensing and use; provisions Yea 167 1 8 4 3/3/2017
HB 225: Ride share networks; licensing and sales tax exemption; repeal inoperable provisions Nay 82 88 3 7 3/3/2017
HB 209: Ad valorem tax; certain disabled veterans shall be issued refunds of certain taxes paid during certain periods of time; provide Yea 167 0 5 8 3/3/2017
HB 353: Pawnbrokers; fixed term pawn transactions for loans involving the pledge of a motor vehicle as security; provide Nay 57 107 8 8 3/3/2017
HB 59: Revenue and taxation; tax credits for rehabilitation of historic structures; revise procedures, conditions, and limitations Nay 139 27 7 7 3/3/2017
HB 181: Revenue and taxation; furnishing of certain tax information in all municipalities having a population of 350,000 or more; change certain provisions Yea 161 1 11 7 3/3/2017
HB 253: Special license plates; dog and cat reproductive sterilization support program; increase the proportion of moneys derived from the sale Yea 167 0 6 7 3/3/2017
HB 221: Commerce and trade; powers of attorney to a uniform Act; update and conform provisions Yea 170 0 3 7 3/3/2017
HB 261: Penal institutions; certain individuals sentenced between March 18, 1968 and October 31, 1982; allow to petition court for first offender status Yea 173 0 3 4 3/3/2017
HB 285: Ad valorem tax; criteria used by tax assessors to determine fair market value of real property; revise Yea 168 2 5 5 3/3/2017
HB 428: Downtown development authorities; authorize assessments Yea 171 0 3 6 3/3/2017
HB 192: Banks, trust companies, and corporations; responsibilities and standard of care of directors and officers; change provisions Yea 128 40 6 6 3/3/2017
HB 273: Quality Basic Education Act; daily recess for students in kindergarten and grades one through five; provide Yea 147 17 8 8 3/3/2017
HB 452: Georgia Bureau of Investigation; publicly post certain information to extent permitted by federal law; require Yea 144 26 3 7 3/3/2017
HB 458: Nay 142 29 2 7 3/3/2017
HB 474: Driver Services, Department of; drivers’ manual include best practices during traffic stop by law enforcement; require Sponsored By Nay 145 26 2 7 3/3/2017
HB 309: State liability; activities of organized militia engaged in training or duty; provide exception Yea 147 23 3 7 3/3/2017
HB 485: Distilled spirits; referendum election be held prior to issuance of licenses to manufacture; remove requirement Yea 147 23 3 7 3/3/2017
HB 425: Elementary and secondary education; administration of standardized assessments in paper-and-pencil format upon parental request; provide Yea 151 18 4 7 3/3/2017
HB 189: Contract Cancellation Act; enact Yea 156 13 3 8 3/3/2017
HB 137: Crimes and offenses; restrictions on contingency fee compensation of an attorney appointed in forfeiture actions; change provisions Yea 166 0 6 8 3/3/2017
SB 78: Adulteration and Misbranding of Food; Commissioner of Agriculture to issue a variance to certain rules and regulations; authorize Yea 166 3 4 7 3/9/2017
SB 69: Packaging, Labeling and Registration of Organic Products and Certifying Entities; registration requirement; eliminate Yea 167 2 4 7 3/9/2017
HR 281 [ADOPT] Water trails in Georgia; proliferation and use; recognize and encourage Yea 168 0 5 7 3/9/2017
HR 361 [ADOPT] United States Congress; enactment of a Regulation Freedom Amendment to the Constitution of the United States; encourage Yea 118 44 11 7 3/9/2017
HR 170 [ADOPT] State agencies; work toward increasing research, clinical care, and medical education for myalgic encephalomyelitis; urge Yea 165 0 8 7 3/9/2017
SB 102: Emergency Medical Services; emergency cardiac care centers; designation; Office of Cardiac Care within Department of Public Health; establishment Yea 156 1 8 15 3/10/2017
HR 389 [ADOPT]: House Rural Development Council; create Yea 162 0 5 13 3/10/2017
SB 85: Malt Beverages; provide for limited sale at retail by manufacturers Did not vote 147 14 10 9 3/13/2017
SB 96: Health; pronouncement of death by registered professional nurses; nursing homes and hospice care; authorize; county medical examiner’s duties after notice of suspicious death; make a conforming change Yea 174 0 4 2 3/14/2017
SB 47: Physicians; visiting sports teams’ physicians; provide for licensure exemption; requirements; limitations; agreements with other states Yea 169 0 3 8 3/15/2017
SB 169: Specialty License Plate; honoring law enforcement; establish Yea 165 1 6 8 3/16/2017
[ADOPT] SR 152: Joint Study Committee on Stream Buffers in Georgia; create Yea 165 0 6 9 3/16/2017
SB 109: “Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact” (“REPLICA”); provide for the enactment Yea 122 43 8 7 3/16/2017
SB 103: ‘The Pharmacy Patient Fair Practices Act’; pharmacy benefits managers; Commissioner of Insurance to promulgate certain rules and regulations; authorize Yea 170 0 2 8 3/16/2017
[ADOPT] SR 224: Joint Study Committee on Storm-Water Management Fees; create Nay 162 4 5 9 3/16/2017
[Motion to Agree] HB 146: Fire departments; purchase and maintain certain insurance coverage for firefighters; require Yea 166 1 7 6 3/16/2017
SB 200: Insurance; synchronizing patients’ chronic medications; provide Yea 157 0 13 10 3/20/2017
SB 206: ‘Hearing Aid Coverage for Children Act’ Nay 155 5 10 10 3/20/2017
SB 128: Drivers’ Licenses; Department of Natural Resources; limited purposes; allow for the sharing of personal data Yea 162 1 8 9 3/20/2017
SB 147: Cemetery and Funeral Services; unitrust distribution method provisions; permit a cemetery to request a trustee Yea 166 0 6 8 3/20/2017
SB 242: Advanced Practice Registered Nurses; delegating physician can enter into a protocol agreement at any one time for nurses; provide Yea 163 0 8 9 3/20/2017
SB 18: Georgia Public Safety Training Center; any member of security police force; retain his/her weapon and badge under certain conditions Yea 148 15 8 9 3/20/2017
SB 173: Captive Insurance Companies; provisions; extensively revise Yea 164 2 4 10 3/20/2017
SB 52: Mental Health; authorizing licensed professional counselor; sunset provision; repeal Nay 140 23 10 7 3/22/2017
[ADOPT] SR 95: Sales and Use Tax; net proceeds; educational purposes; county school system; independent school systems; provide for distribution-CA Nay 128 44 3 5 3/22/2017
[Conference Committee Report] HB 44: General appropriations; State Fiscal Year July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018 Yea 172 1 2 5 3/22/2017
SB 201: Labor and Industrial Relations; employees to use sick leave for the care of immediate family members; allow Nay 114 51 5 10 3/22/2017
[Motion to Agree] HB 268: Elections; time period for certification of election officials; provide Yea 102 48 8 22 3/24/2017
[Motion to Agree] HB 238: Ad valorem tax; use of property for solar power generation; provide exception to a breach of covenants Yea 146 0 11 23 3/24/2017
SB 4: “Enhancing Mental Health Treatment in Georgia Act”; Georgia Mental Health Treatment Task Force; establish Nay 138 5 9 28 3/24/2017
HB 603: Fulton County; State Court; modify compensation of judges Yea 131 19 22 8 3/24/2017
SB 117: Georgia Technology Authority; definition of the term “agency”; change; establishment of certain policies and standards used by all agencies; provide Yea 164 0 8 8 3/24/2017
[Motion to Agree] HB 199: Income tax credit; interactive entertainment companies; change certain provisions Nay 159 4 9 8 3/24/2017
HR 462: House of Representatives; commitment to strengthening military installations located within state; reaffirm Yea 164 0 6 10 3/24/2017
SR 229: Public Property; granting of non-exclusive easements for the construction, operation, and maintenance of facilities, utilities, roads; authorize 10 counties Yea 166 0 4 10 3/24/2017
SB 219: Motor Vehicles; definitions; operation of motor vehicles with automated driving systems on certain public roads; provide Yea 151 17 2 10 3/24/2017
SB 153: Hearing Aid Dealers and Dispensers; exempt certain activities Yea 121 36 10 13 3/24/2017
SB 108: Veterans Service; maintenance of a women veterans’ office by the commissioner of veteran services; require Yea 163 0 4 13 3/24/2017
[ADOPT] SR 228: Property Conveyance; authorize 18 counties Yea 161 0 5 14 3/24/2017
SB 226: Alcoholic Beverages; regulations; provisions; annual production requirements for Georgia farm wineries; change Yea 155 5 5 15 3/24/2017
SB 121: “Jeffrey Dallas Gay, Jr., Act” Yea 163 0 3 14 3/24/2017
SB 186: Education; HOPE; students who earned high school diploma through dual coursework are eligible; associate degree; clarify Yea 155 0 3 22 3/24/2017
SB 174: Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform; reform for individuals supervised under accountability courts; provide Yea 156 0 2 22 3/24/2017
SB 175: Juvenile Code; juvenile court proceedings; enact reforms Yea 155 2 2 21 3/24/2017
SB 176: Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform; driving privileges; enact reforms Yea 154 1 4 21 3/24/2017
[ADOPT] SR 130: Joint Transparency and Open Access in Government Study Committee; create Yea 153 0 5 22 3/24/2017
SB 149: School Resource Officers; training requirements; provide Yea 148 7 3 22 3/24/2017
SB 258: Eligibility and Qualifications for Office; ineligibility for office for holders of public money of municipalities who refuse; pay over such funds to proper office; provide Yea 151 1 6 22 3/24/2017
SB 168: Child Abuse; permitted to access child abuse records by department, or county, or other state or local agency; extend; Central Child Abuse Registry; permit access Yea 151 0 7 22 3/24/2017
SB 15: Crimes and Offenses; weapons carry license; add to the category of former law enforcement officers Yea 149 2 7 22 3/24/2017
SB 16: Low THC Oil; definition; provisions relating to conditions eligible for use; change Yea 167 4 5 4 3/28/2017
SB 41: Pharmacists and Pharmacies; durable medical equipment suppliers; provide for the licensure; definition; requirements; discipline and revocation Nay 127 43 7 3 3/28/2017
SB 183: State Road and Tollway Authority; definition; powers of the authority; provide Nay 142 27 7 4 3/28/2017
[ADOPT] SR 204: Kyle Gilbert Memorial Highway; Gwinnett County; dedicate Yea 174 0 3 3 3/28/2017
SB 106: Pain Management Clinics; health care professionals who must be on-site; revise a provision Yea 173 0 3 4 3/28/2017
SB 125: Physician Assistants; authority to prescribe hydrocodone compound products; authorize a physician to delegate to a physician assistant Yea 164 10 4 2 3/28/2017
SB 14: State Income Taxes; rural hospitals income tax credit; clarify the amount of an exemption for certain entities under the contributions Yea 171 1 4 4 3/28/2017
SB 88: ‘Narcotic Treatment Programs Enforcement Act’ Nay 152 20 4 4 3/28/2017
SB 180: Hospital Care for the Indigent; additional reporting requirement for rural hospitals; provide Yea 170 0 6 4 3/28/2017
SB 133: Corporate Net Worth Tax; less than a certain amount; make such tax inapplicable to corporations Nay 168 4 3 5 3/28/2017
SB 137: Child Support Recovery Act; federal Deficit Reduction Act of 2005; require the obligor to pay the full fee Yea 159 14 2 5 3/28/2017
SB 141: Carnival Ride Safety; engineering evaluation with a carnival ride permit application; require Yea 158 8 9 5 3/28/2017
SB 250: State Sexual Offender Registry; individual is convicted in another country; require registration Yea 170 0 3 5 3/28/2017
[Motion to Agree Sen. Sub] HB 221: Commerce and trade; powers of attorney to a uniform Act; update and conform provisions Yea 171 0 5 4 3/28/2017
[Motion to Agree Sen. Sub] HB 338: Education; system of supports and assistance for low-performing schools in the greatest need; provisions Nay 133 36 6 5 3/28/2017
[Motion to Agree Sen. Sub] HB 341: Crimes and offenses; mandatory terms for trafficking individuals for sexual servitude; provisions Yea 169 0 7 4 3/28/2017
[Motion to Agree Sen. Sub] HB 88: Superior courts; qualifications for judges; revise Yea 169 0 6 5 3/28/2017
[Amendment] to HB 202: Public officers and employees; annual salary for the Governor; change provisions Nay 144 22 6 7 3/28/2017
[Motion to Agree Sen. Sub] HB 202:Public officers and employees; annual salary for the Governor; change provisions Nay 140 27 6 7 3/28/2017
[Motion to Agree Sen. Sub] HB 222: HOPE; members of Georgia National Guard and reservists meet residency requirement; provide Yea 171 0 4 5 3/28/2017
[Motion to Agree Sen. Sub] HB 249: Controlled substances; collect more information regarding dispensing and use; provisions Nay 164 9 3 4 3/28/2017
[Amendment] SB 3: “Creating Opportunities Needed Now to Expand Credentialed Training (CONNECT) Act”; enact Nay 129 38 6 7 3/28/2017
SB 3: “Creating Opportunities Needed Now to Expand Credentialed Training (CONNECT) Act”; enact Nay 152 18 3 7 3/28/2017
SB 211: Student Assessments;consideration of local reading programs; research based formative assessments; summative component; provide Yea 166 4 2 7 3/28/2017
[Amendment] SB 211: Student Assessments;consideration of local reading programs; research based formative assessments; summative component; provide Yea 166 5 2 7 3/28/2017
SB 193: Positive Alternatives for Pregnancy and Parenting Grant Program; program mission and practice; revise Nay 107 61 6 6 3/28/2017
[Motion to Agree Sen. Sub] HB 205: Mining and drilling; regulate exploration and extraction of gas and oil; provisions Yea 168 1 5 6 3/28/2017
SB 126: State Tort Claims; venue of actions; provisions; change Excused 163 0 8 9 3/28/2017
SB 104: Kidnapping, False Imprisonment and Related Offenses; human trafficking hotline model notice in government buildings; require posting Excused 161 3 6 10 3/28/2017
SB 156: Sales and Use Taxes; equalized homestead option sales and use taxes; provide certain restrictions Yea 160 6 4 10 3/28/2017
SB 71: Bankruptcy; list of property that is exempt; add assets in health savings accounts and medical savings accounts Yea 102 56 12 10 3/28/2017
SB 1: “The Protect Act- Protecting Georgians Against Terrorism”; revise the definition of domestic terrorism Nay 85 83 2 10 3/28/2017