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HB244

HB244 was passed by the house on March 12, 2020 and read and referred by the Senate on March 13, 2020. It passed the House 116 – 44. It relates to electric membership corporations. It requires electric membership corporations to comply with certain requirements in determining the rates for attachments to utility poles by communications service providers.

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HB761

HB761 was passed by the House on March 12, 2020, and it was read and referred by the Senate on March 13, 2020. It passed the House 158 – 7. It is related to public utilities and transportation. It is to eliminate the percentage limitation as to the amount of the investments an electric membership corporation may make and maintain in a gas affiliate.

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HB1071

HB1071 was passed by the House on March 9, 2020. It was read and referred by the Senate on March 10, 2020. It passed the House 162 – 1. It relates to public utilities. It relates to utilizing text messages as a method of making unwanted telephone solicitations

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HR935

HR935 was passed by the House on February 5, 2020. As of February 24, 2020, it was in the Senate finishing a second reading. It passed the House 169 – 0. It created the Georgia Commission on Freight and Logistics

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SB159

SB159 was passed by the Senate on February 4, 2020. As of February 18, 2020, it was in the House finishing a second reading. It passed the Senate 47 – 0. It is regarding motor vehicles and traffic. It provides for the operation of motorized mobility devices.

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SB337

SB337 was passed by the Senate on March 10, 2020. As of March 13, 2020, it was in the House finishing a second reading. It passed the Senate 51 – 0. It is regarding invasion of privacy. Its purpose is to include falsely created videographic or still images of other persons within the prohibition against the transmission of photography or videos depicting nudity or sexually explicit conduct of another person under certain circumstances.

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SB493

SB493 was passed by the Senate on March 12, 2020. As of March 13, 2020, it was in the House finishing a first reading. It passed the Senate 49 – 5. It is regarding selling and other trade practices. It is to provide standards for cybersecurity programs to protect businesses from liability.

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SR833

SB833 was passed by the Senate on March 10, 2020. As of March 13, 2020, it was in the House finishing a second reading. It passed the Senate 48 – 1. It created the Joint Study Committee on Preparing Our Future Workforce.

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