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Rep Harrell passes HB 204 No Fees on Property Tax Bills

Mar 19, 2017 No Comments ›› Brett

[embed][/embed] Rep. Brett Harrell passed HB 204 in the Georgia House this Session and it is now pending before the Senate Finance Committee. HB 204 would prohibit local governments from using your home as leverage to collect tack-on fees.

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Capitol Update Week 10 – 5 Voting Days to Go!

Mar 18, 2017 No Comments ›› Brett

Rep. Alan Powell and me after passage of SB 85. In addition to serving as Alan's Vice Chair of the Alcohol and Tobacco Subcommittee of the House Regulated Industries Committee, we are suite-mates in 613 Coverdell. Come see us! Five voting days remain in the 2016 Session . . . The 2016 Session of the Georgia General Assembly ...

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Capitol Update Week 9 – House Now Open for Senate Bills

Mar 11, 2017 No Comments ›› Brett

[caption id="attachment_6368" align="aligncenter" width="573"] I am honored to serve as Vice Chair to House Rules Chairman John Meadows.[/caption]   House now evaluating Senate bills . . . Now that Crossover Day is passed, the House is evaluating Senate Bills in various committees. Several Senate measures have already reached the House floor and on Monday, the House will vote ...

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Capitol Update Week 8 – 7 Years Fighting for You

Mar 6, 2017 No Comments ›› Brett

Rep Harrell passes HB 204 in Georgia House prohibiting fees on property tax bills.   House passes significant bills this week . . . House Bill 65, by┬áRep Allen Peake, expands Georgia's medical cannabis law by adding eight qualifying medical conditions including Tourette's syndrome, autism spectrum disorder, Alzheimer's disease, and AIDS to those already in existence. HB 65 ...

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