Georgia Gold Dome Report Legislative Day 38

Betty Q. Hixson

Related Practices & Jurisdictions Wednesday, March 30, 2022 Day 38 began early with a Senate Rules Committee Meeting to add HB 1013, Speaker Ralston’s Mental Health Parity Bill, to the calendar. It was not until the third House Rules Committee meeting that action in both chambers picked up with the passage […]

Georgia Gold Dome Legislation Report Day 37

Betty Q. Hixson

Related Practices & Jurisdictions Wednesday, March 30, 2022 In the final week of a legislative session, committee meetings under the Gold Dome are a lot like magic shows. Bills and resolutions, including some thought to be long dead, come before a committee and, presto chango, emerge moments later very much […]

Georgia Gold Dome Report Legislative Day 36

Betty Q. Hixson

Related Practices & Jurisdictions Spirits were high on Monday as weary lawmakers and lobbyists embraced the fact that only one week remains in the 2022 Legislative Session. The State Capitol has a bit of a “last week of school” feel as retiring legislators continue their fareWELL speeches to their colleagues […]

Georgia Gold Dome Report Legislative Day 19

Betty Q. Hixson

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 The General Assembly returned to the State Capitol for Legislative Day 19 on Twos-day (2/22/22) with multiple measures up for consideration in each chamber. The House approved a number of health-related propositions, including a bill to allow hospitals to offer flu vaccines to discharging patients over […]

Georgia Gold Dome Report: New Georgia Legislation

Betty Q. Hixson

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 The Georgia Bulldogs’ victory on Monday bringing the CFP National Championship trophy home to the Peach State also ushered an upbeat tone into the State Capitol as the General Assembly convened for Legislative Day 2. Red and black attire was in season as legislators and lobbyists […]