Legislative Package Aimed at Greater Transparency in DeKalb Signed by the Governor

ATLANTA (May 13, 2015) | On May 12, 2015, Gov. Nathan Deal signed three bills, House Bill 597, House Bill 598 and House Bill 599, into law that encourage greater transparency in the DeKalb County Government. Sen. Elena Parent (D – Atlanta) was at the Georgia State Capitol for the bill signing ceremony.

Digital Classroom Act Signed into Law

ATLANTA (May 12, 2015) | On May 6, 2015, Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill into law that encourages all instructional material purchased by a local board of education to be in a digital or electronic format by July 1, 2020. Sen. John Albers (R-Roswell), the bill’s sponsor, was on hand for the signing ceremony held at […]

Child Welfare Reform Bill Becomes Georgia Law

ATLANTA (May 7, 2015)  |  On May 5, 2015, Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill into Georgia law that will reform the Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) and provide greater accountability for child abuse records. The bill also creates DFCS advisory boards and establishes specific measures related to case records. Sen. Butch Miller […]

Gladys Knight Highway Resolution Signed into Law

ATLANTA (May 6, 2015) | This week, Sen. Donzella James (D – Atlanta) joined Gov. Nathan Deal as he signed Senate Resolution 441 into law.  SR 441, sponsored by Sen. James, honors Georgia legend and world renowned vocalist Ms. Gladys Knight by dedicating a portion of Peachtree Street in her name.

P.K. Martin Joins Gov. Deal for Signing of SB 108

ATLANTA (May 6, 2015)  |  Sen. P.K. Martin (R – Lawrenceville) joined Gov. Nathan Deal Tuesday for the signing of Senate Bill 108 into law. SB 108 requires insurers to maintain a risk management agenda by completing an Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (ORSA), and provides guidance for filling out the ORSA Summary report with […]