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Proposed Georgia Firearm Legislation HB247

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Crimes and offenses; battery against a person 65 years of age or older; repeal an enhanced penalty

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to crimes against the person, so as to repeal an enhanced penalty relating to battery against a person 65 years of age or older; to amend Code Section 30-5-4 of the O.C.G.A., relating to reporting of need for protective services, manner and contents of report, immunity from civil or criminal liability, and privileged communications; to amend Code Section 31-7-12.1 of the O.C.G.A., relating to unlicensed personal care homes; to amend Code Section 45-17-8 of the O.C.G.A., relating to powers and duties of notaries public generally, so as to require notaries to report abuse of disabled adults or elder persons; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Session: 2019-2020 Regular Session

Last Action: Senate Recommitted

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020


Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

5 sponsors: Deborah Silcox (R); Sharon Cooper (R); Trey Kelley (R); Barry Fleming (R); John Kennedy (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (5 of 180)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Jan 13, 2020 Senate Recommitted
Senate Mar 22, 2019 Senate Read Second Time
Senate Mar 21, 2019 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Senate Mar 8, 2019 Senate Read and Referred
House Mar 7, 2019 House Third Readers
House Mar 7, 2019 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
House Mar 1, 2019 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
House Feb 13, 2019 House Second Readers
House Feb 12, 2019 House First Readers
House Feb 11, 2019 House Hopper
Type Date State Link Text
Comm Sub Mar 21, 2019 state link bill text
Comm Sub Mar 7, 2019 state link bill text
Comm Sub Mar 1, 2019 state link bill text
Introduced Feb 11, 2019 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call
Description Vote Date Yea Votes Nay Votes No Votes Absent Passed
03/7/2019 170 1 2 5 Yes
  • Alexander, Kimberly (D) Yea
  • Allen, Erick (D) Yea
  • Anulewicz, Teri (D) Yea
  • Ballinger, Mandi (R) Yea
  • Barr, Timothy (R) Absent
  • Barton, Matt (R) Yea
  • Bazemore, Debra (D) Yea
  • Beasley-Teague, Sharon (D) Yea
  • Belton, DC (R) Yea
  • Bennett, Karen (D) Yea
  • Bentley, Patty (D) Absent
  • Benton, Tommy (R) Yea
  • Beverly, James (D) Yea
  • Blackmon, Shaw (R) Yea
  • Boddie, William (D) Yea
  • Bonner, Josh (R) Yea
  • Bruce, Roger (D) Yea
  • Buckner, Debbie (D) Yea
  • Burnough, Rhonda (D) Yea
  • Burns, Jon (R) Yea
  • Caldwell, Michael (R) Yea
  • Cannon, Park (D) Yea
  • Cantrell, Wesley (R) Yea
  • Carpenter, Kasey (R) Yea
  • Carson, John (R) Yea
  • Carter, Doreen (D) Yea
  • Cheokas, Mike (R) Yea
  • Clark, David (R) Yea
  • Clark, Heath (R) Yea
  • Clark, Jasmine (D) Yea
  • Collins, J (R) Yea
  • Cooke, Kevin (R) Yea
  • Cooper, Sharon (R) Yea
  • Corbett, John (R) Yea
  • Davis, Viola (D) Yea
  • Dempsey, Katie (R) Yea
  • Dickerson, Pam (D) Yea
  • Dickey, Robert (R) Yea
  • Dollar, Matt (R) Yea
  • Douglas, Demetrius (D) Yea
  • Drenner, Karla (D) Yea
  • Dreyer, David (D) Yea
  • Dubnik, Matt (R) Yea
  • Dukes, Winfred (D) Yea
  • Dunahoo, Emory (R) Yea
  • Efstration, Chuck (R) Absent
  • Ehrhart, Ginny (R) Yea
  • England, Terry (R) Yea
  • Evans, Becky (D) Yea
  • Fleming, Barry (R) Yea
  • Frazier, Gloria (D) Yea
  • Frye, Spencer (D) Yea
  • Gaines, Houston (R) Yea
  • Gambill, Matthew (R) Yea
  • Gardner, Patricia (D) Yea
  • Gilliard, Carl (D) Yea
  • Gilligan, Sheri (R) Yea
  • Glanton, Mike (D) Yea
  • Gordon, J. Craig (D) Yea
  • Gravley, Micah (R) Yea
  • Greene, Gerald (R) Yea
  • Gullett, Joseph (R) Yea
  • Gurtler, Matt (R) Nay
  • Harrell, Brett (R) Yea
  • Hatchett, James (R) Yea
  • Hawkins, Lee (R) Yea
  • Henson, Michele (D) Yea
  • Hill, Dewayne (R) Yea
  • Hitchens, Bill (R) Yea
  • Hogan, Don (R) Yea
  • Holcomb, Scott (D) Yea
  • Holland, Betsy (D) Yea
  • Holly, El-Mahdi (D) Yea
  • Holmes, Susan (R) Absent
  • Hopson, CaMia (D) Yea
  • Houston, Penny (R) Yea
  • Howard, Henry (D) Yea
  • Hugley, Carolyn (D) Yea
  • Hutchinson, Shelly (D) Yea
  • Jackson, Derrick (D) Yea
  • Jackson, Mack (D) Yea
  • Jasperse, Rick (R) Yea
  • Jones, Jan (R) Yea
  • Jones, Jeff (R) Yea
  • Jones, Sheila (D) Yea
  • Jones, Todd (R) Yea
  • Jones, Vernon (D) Yea
  • Kausche, Angelika (D) Yea
  • Kelley, Trey (R) Yea
  • Kendrick, Dar'shun (D) Yea
  • Kennard, Gregg (D) Yea
  • Kirby, Tom (R) Yea
  • Knight, David (R) Yea
  • LaHood, John (R) Yea
  • Lariccia, Dominic (R) Yea
  • Lopez, Brenda (D) Yea
  • Lott, Jodi (R) Yea
  • Lumsden, Eddie (R) Yea
  • Marin, Pedro (D) Yea
  • Martin, Charles (R) Yea
  • Mathiak, Karen (R) Yea
  • Mathis, Danny (R) Yea
  • McCall, Tom (R) Yea
  • McClain, Dewey (D) Yea
  • McLaurin, Josh (D) Yea
  • McLeod, Donna (D) Yea
  • Meeks, Steven (R) Yea
  • Metze, Marie (D) Yea
  • Mitchell, Billy (D) Yea
  • Momtahan, Martin (R) Yea
  • Moore, Beth (D) Yea
  • Moore, Colton (R) Yea
  • Morris, Greg (R) Yea
  • Morris, Marc (R) Yea
  • Nelson, Sheila (D) Yea
  • Newton, Mark (R) Yea
  • Nguyen, Bee (D) Yea
  • Nix, Randy (R) Yea
  • Oliver, Mary (D) Yea
  • Paris, Miriam (D) Yea
  • Park, Samuel (D) Yea
  • Parrish, Butch (R) Yea
  • Parsons, Don (R) Yea
  • Petrea, Jesse (R) Yea
  • Pirkle, Clay (R) Yea
  • Powell, Alan (R) Yea
  • Powell, Jay (R) Yea
  • Prince, Brian (D) Yea
  • Pruett, Jimmy (R) Yea
  • Pullin, Ken (R) Yea
  • Ralston, David (R) NV
  • Reeves, Albert (R) Yea
  • Rhodes, Trey (R) Yea
  • Rich, Bonnie (R) Yea
  • Ridley, Jason (R) Yea
  • Robichaux, Mary (D) Yea
  • Rogers, Terry (R) Yea
  • Rutledge, Dale (R) Yea
  • Rynders, Ed (R) Yea
  • Sainz, Steven (R) Yea
  • Schofield, Kim (D) Yea
  • Scoggins, Mitchell (R) Yea
  • Scott, Sandra (D) Yea
  • Setzler, Ed (R) Yea
  • Shannon, Renitta (D) Yea
  • Sharper, Dexter (D) Yea
  • Silcox, Deborah (R) Yea
  • Smith, Lynn (R) Yea
  • Smith, Michael (D) Yea
  • Smith, Richard (R) Yea
  • Smith, Vance (R) Yea
  • Smyre, Calvin (D) Yea
  • Stephens, Edward (D) Absent
  • Stephens, Ron (R) Yea
  • Stephenson, Pam (D) Yea
  • Stovall, Valencia (D) Yea
  • Stover, David (R) NV
  • Tankersley, Jan (R) Yea
  • Tanner, Kevin (R) Yea
  • Tarvin, Steve (R) Yea
  • Taylor, Darlene (R) Yea
  • Thomas, Erica (D) Yea
  • Thomas, Mable (D) Yea
  • Trammell, Robert (D) Yea
  • Turner, Scot (R) Yea
  • Washburn, Dale (R) Yea
  • Watson, Sam (R) Yea
  • Welch, Andrew (R) Yea
  • Werkheiser, William (R) Yea
  • Wiedower, Marcus (R) Yea
  • Wilensky, Michael (D) Yea
  • Wilkerson, David (D) Yea
  • Williams, Al (D) Yea
  • Williams, Mary (D) Yea
  • Williams, Noel (R) Yea
  • Williams, Ricky (R) Yea
  • Williamson, Hugh (R) Yea
  • Wilson, Matthew (D) Yea
resort votes by: party yeas nays name

Link: link to state bill page

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