GA HB1231 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on July 29 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-07-29 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend an Act to create the Chehaw Park Authority, approved April 11, 1979 (Ga. L. 1979, p. 4515), as amended, particularly by an Act approved May 13, 2002 (Ga. L. 2002, p. 5755), so as to change the name of the park; to expand the purpose of the authority to include the acquisition of zoological specimens; to change procedures for the appointment of authority members; to change provisions regarding a quorum and majority of the authority; to make the city manager of the City of Albany a voting member of the authority; to revise definitions; to remove certain duties of the City of Albany regarding the authority; to extend the existence of the authority; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Chehaw Park Authority; change name of park; provisions


Roll Calls

2020-06-25 - Senate - Senate Vote #774 (Y: 43 N: 1 NV: 8 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2020-06-23 - House - House Vote #692 (Y: 151 N: 0 NV: 11 Abs: 18) [PASS]


2020-07-29 Effective Date
2020-07-29 Act 536
2020-07-29HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2020-07-01HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2020-06-25SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2020-06-25SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2020-06-24SenateSenate Read and Referred
2020-06-23HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2020-06-23HouseHouse Third Readers
2020-06-23HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2020-06-20HouseHouse Second Readers
2020-06-19HouseHouse First Readers
2020-06-18HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments