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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Laws

5 Signed Bills Explained: Tax Credits and Prison/Veteran Reforms

April 17, 2014

From tax credits on food banks to helping ex-offenders find jobs to specializing courts for veterans, Governor Deal has been busy these last few weeks making Georgia a leaner and more responsive state government.

American Indian Burial Site Laws: If I find it, can I keep it?

April 14, 2014

If you find a historical artifact regarding American Indians on your property, is it legally yours?

The 2014 Legislative Session in Review: What Passed and What Didn't

March 27, 2014

On March 20, Georgia concluded the shortest session for the state legislature in recent memory. Take a look at what bills made it through both chambers, now awaiting a signature from the Governor.

Juvenile Justice Reforms Spotlighted in 2014

January 21, 2014

HB 242, also known as the Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2013, went into affect on January 1, 2014. See how this bill's implementation will help improve the future of young offenders and save Georgia taxpayers significant amounts of money.

Quitclaim Deeds

August 20, 2013

Transferring titles and property can be a tricky process. Be sure to do your research and consult a professional when in doubt.

Getting Building Permits

July 10, 2013

Whether you're renovating your home or building a new commercial structure, you'll need to apply for a building permit with your city or county.

Reading Georgia Law

May 28, 2013

Addressing issues that range from observing safe hunting practices to writing advance directives, the Official Code of Georgia compiles all state law.

Understanding Window Tint Laws

May 21, 2013

In the past year, several GeorgiaGov visitors have stopped by to ask about Georgia's window tint law. Here's what you should know.

Governor Finishes Signing 2013 Bills

May 14, 2013

Last Tuesday, Governor Nathan Deal finished signing all bills from the 2013 legislative session. He approved 340 measures, many of which aim to protect children, reform the justice system and spur economic development.

The Legislative Process: SB 136 Signed By Governor Deal

April 30, 2013

At the start of the legislative session, Governor Deal addressed the need for increased attention to public safety on Georgia’s waterways. Senate Bill 136 does exactly that.

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