Legislative Updates

See all previous legislative updates from the current session below:

1.13.17 Legislative Update

1.20.17 Legislative Update

FROM Georgia News, Legislative Updates · Apr 2, 2018

GBAN Legislative Update- April 2, 2018

Legislative Calendar Last week, the Georgia General Assembly convened for legislative days 39 and 40 on Tuesday, March 27, and Thursday, March 29, completing the 2018 legislative session. Chamber Scorecard Legislation House Bill 696: Sales and use tax; certain computer equipment sold or leased to certain entities for use in high-technology data centers; create exemption Chamber… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Legislative Updates · Mar 23, 2018

Georgia Business Action Network Legislative Update- March 23, 2018

Georgia Chamber Announces “8 for 18” Launch On Wednesday, March 21, the Georgia Chamber launched its “8for18” website. In anticipation of the upcoming 2018 elections, the Chamber issued its eight-question statewide candidate assessment to Gubernatorial and Lieutenant Governor candidates. Candidate responses and additional information about the “8 for 18” initiative can be found on the… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Legislative Updates · Mar 9, 2018

GBAN Legislative Update- March 9, 2018

Legislative Calendar   This week, the Georgia General Assembly convened Monday, Wednesday, Friday completing 32 legislative days of the 40-day session. Next week, the Georgia General Assembly will reconvene on Monday, March 12 and also work Wednesday and Thursday. Action Alert: House Resolution 993: Constitutional Amendment to create business court with statewide jurisdiction Chamber Position: SUPPORT; SCORECARD… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Legislative Updates · Mar 2, 2018

GBAN Legislative Update- March 2, 2018

Legislative Calendar This week, the Georgia General Assembly convened Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday completing 29 legislative days of the 40-day session. Wednesday marked “crossover day”, the last day a bill can pass its chamber of origin in order to be considered by the other legislative body. Next week, the Georgia General Assembly will reconvene on… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Legislative Updates · Feb 23, 2018

GBAN Legislative Update February 23, 2018

Action Alert: House Resolution 993: Constitutional Amendment to create business court with statewide jurisdiction Chamber Position: SUPPORT Bill Author: Representative Chuck Efstration (Dacula) HR 993 proposes an amendment to the Georgia Constitution that would establish a business court with statewide jurisdiction. If enacted and approved by voters in November, this court would provide specialized resolution of… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Legislative Updates · Feb 16, 2018

GBAN Legislative Update – February 16, 2018

Action Alert: House Resolution 993: Constitutional Amendment to create business court with statewide jurisdiction Chamber Position: SUPPORT Bill Author: Representative Chuck Efstration (Dacula) HR 993 proposes an amendment to the Georgia Constitution that would establish a business court with statewide jurisdiction. If enacted and approved by voters in November, this court would provide specialized resolution of… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Legislative Updates · Feb 9, 2018

GBAN Legislative Update – February 9, 2018

Legislative Calendar This week, the Georgia General Assembly convened Monday through Thursday completing eighteen legislative days of the 40-day session.The General Assembly will reconvene on Monday, February 12, and work through Thursday. Chamber Scorecard Legislation House Resolution 993: Constitutional Amendment to create business court with statewide jurisdiction Chamber Position: SUPPORT Bill Author: Representative Chuck Efstration… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Legislative Updates · Jan 26, 2018

GBAN Legislative Update – January 26, 2018

Legislative Calendar This week, the Georgia General Assembly convened Monday through Thursday completing the 10th legislative day of 40. Next week, the General Assembly will reconvene on Monday, January 29, and work through Thursday.  Also this week, the House and Senate adopted an adjournment resolution setting the calendar for the remainder of the Session.  Currently,… Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Legislative Updates · Jan 19, 2018

GBAN Legislative Update – January 19, 2018

Legislative Calendar This week, the Georgia General Assembly convened on Thursday and Friday for the 5th and 6th legislative days. Next week, the General Assembly will reconvene on Monday, January 22, 2018 and work through Thursday. Political Affairs Update On Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Senator-elect Brian Strickland and Representative-elect Geoffrey Cauble were sworn into office…. Continue Reading


FROM Georgia News, Legislative Updates · Jan 16, 2018

GBAN Legislative Update – January 12, 2018

Legislative Calendar Monday, the Georgia General Assembly convened for the start of the 2018 Legislative Session. The General Assembly worked Monday through Thursday completing four legislative days of the 40-day Session. Next week, the General Assembly will be adjourned as both chambers conduct budget hearings and will reconvene Thursday, January 18th. Political Affairs Update The… Continue Reading


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