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ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Senate has overwhelmingly passed a sweeping medical marijuana bill that now goes back to the House for tweaking.
Republican Rep. Allen Peake of Macon wrote the House bill that led to a substitute from the Senate Health and Human Services Committee. 111 more words
The Senate Budget and Tax Committee has concurred with the House Appropriations Committee to continue to require county governments to pay any cost-overruns for appointed attorneys providing representation to indigent defendants at an initial appearance before a District Court Commissioner. 96 more words
As the unofficial deadline for passing legislation out of its original chamber approaches, both the Senate and House are awash with lengthy agendas and long floor sessions. 101 more words
A bill that places liability for the cost of care of an animal seized for cruelty or neglect on the owner of the animal while in the shelter has passed third reading with amendments in the House. 62 more words