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 · 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


FROM Legislative Updates · Apr 4, 2017

GBAN Legislative Update – April 3, 2017

Sine Die Update Thursday, March 30 was the last legislative day of the 2017 session of the Georgia General Assembly. Both chambers went well past midnight as they continued to consider legislation. Below are a few highlighted bills that moved through the state legislature this session. Chamber Scorecard Legislation House Bill 192: Banks, trust companies, and… Continue Reading


FROM Legislative Updates · Mar 28, 2017

GBAN Legislative Update – March 27, 2017

Scorecard Alert House Bill 192, sponsored by Rep. Beth Beskin (R – Atlanta) and carried by Senator John Kennedy (R – Macon), passed the Senate on Friday by a vote of 41-10. We thank the bill sponsors and members of the General Assembly for their hard work to pass HB 192 and keep Georgia the… Continue Reading


FROM Legislative Updates · Mar 20, 2017

GBAN Legislative Update – March 17, 2017

Legislative Calendar Monday, March 20 will be legislative day 36. The General Assembly will be in session Wednesday, March 22, for legislative day 37, and Friday, March 24, for legislative day 38. Legislation of Interest House Bill 192: Banks, trust companies, and corporations; responsibilities and standard of care of directors and officers; change provisions Status:… Continue Reading


FROM Legislative Updates · Mar 13, 2017

GBAN Legislative Update – March 10, 2017

Legislative Calendar Monday, March 13th will be legislative day 32. The legislature will be in session through Thursday, March 16th for legislative day 35. Legislation of Interest House Bill 192: Banks, trust companies, and corporations; responsibilities and standard of care of directors and officers; change provisions Status: Chamber Scorecard – Support Bill Author: Representative Beth… Continue Reading


FROM Legislative Updates · Mar 7, 2017

GBAN Legislative Update – March 6, 2017

Crossover Day Friday, March 3, legislative day 28, was Crossover Day under the Gold Dome. Georgia Public Broadcasting has the archived footage of all the action, here. Legislative Calendar Today, Monday, March 6rd was legislative day 29. Thursday, March 9th will be legislative day 30 with legislative day 31 occurring this Friday, March 10th. Legislation… Continue Reading


FROM Legislative Updates · Feb 27, 2017

GBAN Legislative Update – February 24, 2017

Action Alert House Bill 192, sponsored by Rep. Beth Beskin (R – Atlanta) is a Chamber scorecard measure aimed at protecting fair, reasonable decision making by corporate boards and directors from frivolous lawsuits. This legislation is vital for businesses across Georgia. Without passage of this measure, Georgia’s legal and business climate will be severely diminished;… Continue Reading


FROM Legislative Updates · Feb 24, 2017

GBAN Legislative Update – February 17, 2017

Action Alert House Bill 192, sponsored by Rep. Beth Beskin (R – Atlanta) is a Chamber scorecard measure aimed at protecting fair, reasonable decision making by corporate boards and directors from frivolous lawsuits. This legislation is vital for businesses across Georgia. Without passage of this measure, Georgia’s legal and business climate will be severely diminished;… Continue Reading


FROM Legislative Updates · Feb 13, 2017

GBAN Legislative Update – February 10, 2017

Legislative Calendar Tuesday, February 14th will be legislative day 17. The calendar will run through Friday, February 17th for legislative day 20. Legislation of Interest House Bill 73: Income tax credit; incentives to promote the revitalization of rural Georgia downtowns; provide Status: Support Bill Author: Representative Penny Houston (R – Nashville)  HB 73 is a tax credit aimed at revitalizing… Continue Reading


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