2019 LEGISLATION


 SB 32 - Good Samaritan/Pets in Hot Cars bill: SUPPORT

http://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/en-US/Display/20192020/SB/32

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to torts, so as to provide for conditions upon immunity from civil liability in instances of rendering emergency care; to limit liability for property damage caused by the rescue or attempted rescue of animals locked in motor vehicles; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.


SB 69 - General Animal Protection: SUPPORT 

http://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/en-US/Display/20192020/SB/69

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 11 of Title 4 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding animal protection, so as to prohibit persons convicted of cruelty to animals after July 1, 2019, from obtaining pet animals; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History


SB 45 - Horse Racing bill with a clever name - "Rural Georgia Jobs and Growth Act":

WAITING for more language to be added/WATCH FOR UPDATES

http://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/en-US/Display/20192020/SB/45

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state government, so as to provide for pari-mutuel horse racing in this state at a limited number of licensed equestrian centers; to create the Georgia Horse Racing Commission; to provide for the comprehensive regulation of pari-mutuel and related activities; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for definitions; to enter into the Interstate Compact on Licensure of Participants in Live Racing with Pari-mutuel Wagering; to provide a short title; to provide for related matters; to provide for a contingent effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

SB 72 - Removes more prohibitions on hunting - OPPOSE but watch for updates!

http://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/en-US/Display/20192020/SB/72

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 27 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions relative to game and fish, so as to remove a prohibition on hunting on wildlife management areas; to change the date of effective rules and regulations of the Board of Natural Resources; to amend Part 1 of Article 1 of Chapter 3 of Title 27 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions relative to hunting, so as to provide for regulation of hunting with air guns of not less than 0.30 caliber; to modify seasons and bag limits for deer, opossum, and raccoon; to modify certain prohibitions relating to restrictions on hunting feral hogs; to amend various provisions of the O.C.G.A., so as to make conforming changes; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.



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