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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Laws

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.

SB 70 Authorizes Georgia DOT To Use 'Design-Build'

April 26, 2013

Signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal on April 18, Senate Bill 70 will authorize the Georgia Department of Transportation to utilize a procedure known as “design-build” for certain types of projects.

Governor Reviews 2013 Legislation

April 9, 2013

Yesterday, Governor Nathan Deal extended support to both businesses and veterans by signing House Bill 188 into law. The bill speeds professional licensing for veterans and their spouses.

State Charter Schools Commission Votes on School Recommendations

March 27, 2013

Today, in its first set of decisions, the State Charter Schools Commission will vote on recommendations for a number of new charters.

The Legislative Process: SB 136 Passes the House

March 25, 2013

In a 146-17 vote the Georgia House of Representatives passed SB 136, a measure to lower the legal intoxication limit for boaters and hunters.

The Legislative Process: SB 136 Goes to the House

March 8, 2013

The Senate unanimously approved a bill that would make it a crime to pilot a boat with a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher and increase penalties for those caught boating drunk.

The Legislative Process: Boating Safety in Georgia

February 22, 2013

To combat several incidences of boating while intoxicated on Lake Lanier recently, Governor Nathan Deal and several state legislators are working to strengthen public safety on the waterways.

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