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HB 422: Veterans Service, Department of; nonprofit corporation as a public foundation; authorize incorporation

Voted on Tuesday February 28, 2017

John Pezold's thoughts

This bill does the following:
--Allows Veteran Service board to create a 501c(3) - Georgia Veterans Service Foundation, Inc
--The purpose is to seek supplemental funds and in-kind goods, services, and property for Georgia veterans
--Money can be given directly to the board or through a grant process
--Board members to the 501c3 will serve for 7 years
--Requires the 501c3 to adhere to open meetings and records laws
--If the 501c3 incurs debt, it is not the debt of the state

More information on legis.ga.gov
John Pezold's Vote

Vote Totals

The table below breaks down the total number of votes, and marks the majority vote.

Voted Total % Majority Vote?
Yea 150 83.3% Majority Vote
Nay 0 0%
Did not vote 24 13.3%
Excused 6 3.3%