Posts Tagged ‘#gapol’

Rural Hospital Tax Credit Becomes Law

SB 180ATLANTA (May 9, 2017) | On Monday, Governor Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 180 into law which will increase the cap and credit amount for donations made to rural hospitals. Senator Dean Burke (R – Bainbridge) sponsored SB 180 to continue Georgia’s efforts to ensure rural hospitals around the state receive monetary assistance. (more…)

Senate Bill 109 Signed into Georgia Law

SB 109ATLANTA (May 9, 2017) – On Monday, May 8, Governor Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 109 into Georgia law. Sen. Michael Williams (R – Cumming) sponsored SB 109 to ensure Georgia’s EMS personnel are able to perform lifesaving duties across state lines. (more…)

Sex Trafficking Laws Strengthened in Georgia

ATLANTA (May 9, 2017) | Yesterday, Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 341 into Georgia law which was carried by Sen. Renee Unterman (R – Buford) in the Senate. (more…)

Sen. Bruce Thompson Commends Signing of Senate Bill 141

4Q8A9458ATLANTA (May 9, 2017) | Governor Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 141 into Georgia law on Monday, May 8, 2017. Senator Bruce Thompson (R – White), the sponsor of SB 141, is a vocal advocate for better standards to improve user safety in entertainment industries in Georgia. SB 141 would require carnival rides to go through certain evaluations before being given a permit in the state of Georgia.  (more…)

House Bill 1 is Signed Into Georgia Law

ATLANTA (May 9, 2017) | On Monday, May 8, 2017, Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 1, the Georgia Space Flight Act, into Georgia law. Sen. Bruce Thompson (R – White) carried the bill and is a long-time supporter of science based industries in Georgia, as signified by his Chairmanship of the Senate Science and Technology Committee. (more…)