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Summary:
This bill creates requirements for any service contract that a state government authority in Georgia is party to. The contract must contain performance and cost parameters and the contractor must submit...
Subject:
Government Contracts and Procurement
Year:
2014
Source:
Georgia Legislature
Summary:
This bill prevents electric utility companies from interfering with the financing, purchase, and installation of retail solar energy panels. The bill allows a retail electric customer to install solar...
Subject:
Renewable Energy, Utilities
Year:
2014
Source:
Georgia Legislature
Summary:
This bill limits the stand-your-ground law by requiring an individual to attempt to retreat before using self-defense tactics, unless that individual is threatened in their habitation, vehicle, or place of...
Subject:
Guns / Firearms
Year:
2014
Source:
Georgia Legislature
Summary:
This bill allows individuals with no taxable income to claim a low income state tax credit, extending the tax credit already in place for other workers. The bill specifies that if the tax credit exceeds...
Subject:
Taxation - Individual Income
Year:
2014
Source:
Georgia Legislature
Summary:
This bill requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or a related condition. A reasonable accommodation may include, but is not...
Subject:
Contraception, Abortion, Pregnancy, Work-Family Balance, Job and Workplace Standards, Women
Year:
2014
Source:
Georgia Legislature
Summary:
This bill prohibits lobbyists from providing gifts to a public officer when the aggregate value of such gifts exceeds $100.00 per calendar year. Violations of this bill are classified as a misdemeanor...
Subject:
Lobbying, Lobbying
Year:
2014
Source:
Georgia Legislature
Summary:
Georgia’s Pre-K Program is a state-funded universal pre-kindergarten program for 4-year-olds, which currently serves over 81,000 children each year in a variety of settings across the state, including local...
Subject:
Early Childhood Education
Year:
2014
Source:
The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG), University of North Carolina
Summary:
This bill prohibits prospective employers from requesting or requiring a prospective employee to provide access to the prospective employee's social networking accounts. Violations of this bill result in a...
Subject:
Civil Liberties, Hiring Practices, Job and Workplace Standards
Year:
2013
Source:
Georgia Legislature
Summary:
This bill amends state code to specify that a hate crime includes offenses carried out because of a victim’s race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin.
Subject:
Courts, LGBTQ, Race and Ethnicity
Year:
2013
Source:
Georgia Legislature
Summary:
This bill prohibits law officers from using a person’s race or ethnicity to form probable cause to stop a vehicle and requires law enforcement agencies to implement an annual training program on racial...
Subject:
Race and Ethnicity, Policing
Year:
2013
Source:
Georgia Legislature