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Dale Rutledge Sine Die 2019 Georgia

2019 Legislative Session – Week 12

The House adjourned the 2019 Legislative Session on Tuesday, April 2nd. Passed legislation is headed to the governor's desk for his signature. Thank you for contacting me with your comments & questions throughout this process. Please continue to email me at dale.rutledge@house.ga.gov with your concerns for Georgia and any further questions about legislation passed during the 2019 session. Below are the top 5 bills that passed on Day 40. House Bill 233 - Protecting & increasing GA patients' access to quality healthcare ...
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GA 2019 Session - Update from Rep. Dale Rutledge

2019 Legislative Session – Week 10

The House is currently working through the last week of the 2019 legislative session. We officially adjourn session on April 2nd which we refer to as "Sine Die." In this post, I'll share information on 2 bills that the House passed in week 10 of session. Also, remember that you can watch live broadcasts of session here:  http://www.house.ga.gov/mediaServices/en-US/VideoBroadcasts.aspx Senate Bill 167 - Preferential Treatment for Foster Parents Senate Bill 167, sponsored by Sen. Matt Brass (district 28), gives foster parents ...
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Dale Rutledge Legislative Session W9

2019 Legislative Session – Week 9

We are fast approaching "Sine Die," the last day of the 2019 legislative session. The House will adjourn on April 2nd. 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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Dale Rutledge 2019 session week 7

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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