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Dale Rutledge Legislative Session W9

Session Update: Week Nine

On Monday, March 9, 2020, the General Assembly began Week Nine of the 2020 Legislative Session. Every year, my colleagues and I meet for 40 days to work for the betterment of Georgia. On Thursday, March 12, we reached Legislative Day 28, or "Cross Over Day." Cross Over Day is a critical deadline in the General Assembly, as it is the last day a piece of legislation can pass out of its original chamber and remain eligible for consideration by ...
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Session Update: Week Eight

On Monday, March 2, 2020, the General Assembly began Week Eight of the 2020 Legislative Session. Every year, my colleagues and I meet for 40 days to work for the betterment of Georgia. We kicked off the week by unanimously passing legislation to aid in the fight against human trafficking in Georgia. House Bill 823 would allow the Georgia Department of Driver Services to revoke a person’s commercial driver’s license (CDL) and impose a lifetime CDL ban in Georgia for ...
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Session Update: Week Seven

On Monday, February 24, 2020, the General Assembly began Week Seven of the 2020 Legislative Session. Every year, my colleagues and I meet for 40 days to work for the betterment of Georgia. This week we convened with the Senate for a joint session to hear Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold D. Melton deliver the annual State of the Judiciary address, and we conducted the people's business in various meetings. At the beginning of the week, the House passed ...
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Dale Rutledge Session Update Week 6

Session Update: Week Six

On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, the General Assembly began Week Six of the 2020 Legislative Session. Every year, my colleagues and I meet for 40 days to work for the betterment of Georgia. I will update you weekly on what is happening at the Capitol. On Wednesday, February 19, we passed one of the most important bills of the legislative session, House Bill 792, to amend the state budget for the current fiscal year. The House Appropriations Committee and its ...
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Session Update: Week Five

Week five of the 2020 session was postponed to allow us more time to scrutinize the budget cuts Governor Kemp has recommended. Every year, my colleagues and I meet for 40 days to work for the betterment of Georgia and numerous other days go toward committee meetings and constituent work.  Governor Kemp instructed state agencies to reduce spending by four percent in AFY 2020 and six percent in FY 2021 budgets. Many of you may have read reports regarding our ...
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Session Update: Week Four

On Monday, February 3, 2020, the General Assembly began Week Four of the 2020 Legislative Session. Every year, my colleagues and I meet for 40 days to work for the betterment of Georgia. I will update you weekly on what is happening at the Capitol.     On Wednesday, the House adopted House Resolution 935, a bipartisan measure that reauthorizes the Georgia Commission on Freight and Logistics for the 2020 calendar year. The commission, created in 2019, would continue its work ...
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