Bill Summary

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 7 of Title 44 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions concerning landlord and tenant, so as to provide for the termination of a rental or lease agreement for residential real estate under circumstances involving family violence; to provide for definitions; to provide for notice and terms of termination; to provide for applicability; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Became Law


Date Action Vote Document
2018-02-28House Vote #637Yea: 166 No: 0 Other: 5Document
2018-03-27Senate Vote #696Yea: 53 No: 0 Other: 0Document
2018-03-29House Vote #830Yea: 166 No: 0 Other: 3Document


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Bill History

Date Action
2018-07-01Effective Date
2018-05-08Act 482
2018-05-08House Date Signed by Governor
2018-04-05House Sent to Governor
2018-03-29House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
2018-03-27Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2018-03-27Senate Third Read
2018-03-19Senate Read Second Time
2018-03-15Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2018-03-01Senate Read and Referred
2018-02-28House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2018-02-28House Third Readers
2018-02-22House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2018-02-07House Second Readers
2018-02-06House First Readers
2018-02-05House Hopper


Name District
Mandi BallingerHD-023
Beth BeskinHD-054
Shaw BlackmonHD-146
Scott HiltonHD-095
John CorbettHD-174
Katie DempseyHD-013
Jesse StoneSD-023