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 landlord and tenant generally, so as to prohibit retaliation by a landlord against a tenant for taking certain actions; to provide for circumstances that are not considered retaliation; to provide for remedies; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Became Law


Date Action Vote Document
2019-03-05House Vote #139Yea: 131 No: 25 Other: 6Document
2019-03-28Senate Vote #312Yea: 34 No: 16 Other: 5Document
2019-03-28Senate Vote #311Yea: 42 No: 4 Other: 5Document
2019-03-29House Vote #348Yea: 125 No: 28 Other: 15Document


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Bill History

Date Action
2019-07-01Effective Date
2019-05-08Act 311
2019-05-08House Date Signed by Governor
2019-04-04House Sent to Governor
2019-03-29House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
2019-03-28Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2019-03-28Senate Third Read
2019-03-28Senate Taken from Table
2019-03-26Senate Tabled
2019-03-26Senate Third Read
2019-03-22Senate Read Second Time
2019-03-21Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2019-03-07Senate Read and Referred
2019-03-05House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2019-03-05House Third Readers
2019-03-01House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2019-02-20House Second Readers
2019-02-19House First Readers
2019-02-15House Hopper


Name District
Sharon CooperHD-043
Houston GainesHD-117
Jan JonesHD-047
Deborah SilcoxHD-052
Jesse StoneSD-023