The 2019 General Assembly Session for the state of Georgia opened on January 14th.
We will be adding more information on the bills below in the coming weeks, and of course adding more bills as legislators introduce them.
HB 302: Local government; adopting or enforcing ordinances or regulations relating to or...
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 8 and Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to buildings and housing and local government, respectively, so as to prohibit local governments from adopting or enforcing ordinances or regulations relating to or regulating building design elements as applied to one or two-family dwellings; to provide for definitions; to provide for exceptions; to revise the term "zoning" as it relates to zoning procedures; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Committee: HC Agriculture & Consumer Affairs
House Bill 42: Professional licensing boards; refuse to issue a license of a person who is a borrower...
This bill prohibits professional licensing boards from refusing to issue a license or revoking the license of a person who is in default under an educational loan issued through the Georgia Higher Education Assistance Corporation or through a federal program.
Passed House Committee – is now in the House Rules Committee
Check back for the final report at the end of the 2019 Legislative Session.