GA HB1243 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)
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 revising, superseding, and consolidating the laws relating to the governing authority of DeKalb County and creating a chairman and board of commissioners of said county, approved March 8, 1956 (Ga. L. 1956, p. 3237), as amended, particularly by an Act approved April 9, 1981 (Ga. L. 1981, p. 4304), an Act approved March 20, 1990 (Ga. L. 1990, p. 3900), an Act approved April 13, 1992 (Ga. L. 1992, p. 6137), and an Act approved May 12, 2015 (Ga. L. 2015, p. 3811); to provide for related matters; to provide for a referendum, effective dates, and automatic repeal; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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DeKalb County; board of commissioners; change manner of appointment and terms of office of members


Roll Calls

2020-06-25 - Senate - Senate Vote #774 (Y: 43 N: 1 NV: 8 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2020-06-24 - House - House Vote #704 (Y: 155 N: 1 NV: 6 Abs: 18) [PASS]


2020-07-29 Effective Date
2020-07-29 Act 538
2020-07-29HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2020-07-02HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2020-06-26HouseHouse Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
2020-06-25SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2020-06-25SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2020-06-25SenateSenate Read and Referred
2020-06-24HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2020-06-24HouseHouse Third Readers
2020-06-24HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2020-06-22HouseHouse Second Readers
2020-06-20HouseHouse First Readers
2020-06-20HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments