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2019 Legislative Session – Week 9

We are fast approaching "Sine Die," the last day of the 2019 legislative session. The House will adjourn on March 29th. In the last 32 legislative days, the House has passed over 160 pieces of legislation! As we draw near to the end of session, I encourage you to reach out to me with any questions. Keep reading to learn what the House passed in week 9. House Bill 316: Paper Ballots House Bill 316, sponsored by Rep. Barry Fleming ...
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2019 Legislative Session – Week 8

Last Wednesday, March 6th, was Crossover Day at the Capitol. Crossover Day is the last day for bills to pass from one chamber to the other and still have a chance to become a law. In this blog post, I'll share highlights from 4 key bills the House passed during week 8 of the 2019 Legislative session. House Bill 324 - Georgia's Hope Act  HB 324, sponsored by Rep. Micah Gravley (district 67), is known as Georgia's Hope Act. This ...
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2019 Legislative Session – Week 7

Last week, the House passed the Fiscal Year 2020 budget. The General Assembly spends a considerable amount of time in committee meetings, discussing the needs of our state to pass a budget that will help Georgia prosper.  Keep reading for more details on this measure and feel free to email me about any budget questions you may have: dale.rutledge@house.ga.gov Passing the FY 2020 Budget House Bill 31 is set by a revenue estimate of $27.5 billion—a 3.95% increase over the FY 2019 ...
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Dale Rutledge Session Update Week 6

2019 Legislative Session – Week 6

In this blog post, I share highlights from week 6 of the 2019 legislative session. You can find out about more bills the House is working on by following the Georgia House of Representatives on Facebook and Twitter. House Bill 59: Supporting Service Members and their Families - Education Committee HB 59, sponsored by Rep. Dave Belton (district 112), would allow parents or guardians on active military duty to pre-enroll children into school when official military orders require them to transfer ...
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2019 Legislative Session – Week 5

In week 5 of this year's legislative session, the General Assembly passed House Bill 25, House Bill 184, and Senate Bill 25. Did you know that Video broadcasts of the 2019 session are available to you? Visit the Georgia House of Representatives website for more information about pending legislation, session photos, committee appointments, and several more resources. Keep reading for more details on these measures. House Bill 25 - Contractual Relief for Service Members  - Committee: Judiciary House Bill 25, sponsored by Representative ...
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2019 Legislative Session – Week 4

In week 4 of the 2019 legislative session, the House passed the Amended Fiscal Year 2019 Budget. Passing a balanced Amended Fiscal Year budget has been one of the top priorities for the General Assembly as it guides our state's spending for the remainder of 2019. A big focus for this amended budget is student well-being with funds allocated for school security grants and mental health services. Below are just a few highlights from the budget. House Bill 30: Passing the ...
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