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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Legislative Action

2019 Mid-Session Legislative Update

March 6, 2019

The 2019 legislative year is in full swing, and members of the 155th Georgia General Assembly are at work.

Hands-Free Law and Others Taking Effect July 1

June 25, 2018

The legislative session is over and done, and all that’s left to do is obey the new laws, most of which take effect July 1.

While many of this year’s new laws will have little or minor impact on Georgians’ day-to-day lives, there is one big act that could have a drastic effect on highway safety.

2018 Legislative Update

March 15, 2018

In two weeks, the 154th Georgia General Assembly will wrap up its work for the year, concluding the two-year legislative cycle. 

First Priority Act Plans to Turnaround Schools through Collaboration

January 29, 2018

Industry experts, schools, and communities are coming together under the First Priority Act to address problems in Georgia’s lowest-performing schools.

What’s this Sine Die Business About, Anyway?

March 30, 2017

Today, March 30, is Sine Die. That means it's the last day of the 2017 Legislative Session! Find out what else it means and get an inside look into this past session from a Senate Press Office aide.

2017 Legislative Session Has Begun

January 10, 2017

We're back in session! See what to expect this Legislative Session and how to keep up with your top-priority bills.