2020 Georgia Code
Title 47 - Retirement and Pensions
Chapter 20 - Public Retirement Systems Standards
Article 4 - Retirement Bills in General Assembly
Part 2 - Nonfiscal Retirement Bills
§ 47-20-32. Prerequisites to Introduction of Nonfiscal Retirement Bill

Universal Citation: GA Code § 47-20-32 (2020)

As a condition precedent to the introduction of any retirement bill, the member of the General Assembly who intends to be the primary sponsor of the bill must present an exact copy of the proposed bill, which must bear an LC number, to the state auditor.The state auditor shall determine whether the proposed bill is a retirement bill having a fiscal impact or a nonfiscal retirement bill and provide a written certification of that determination to the member of the General Assembly who intends to be the primary sponsor of the bill.Such certification shall specifically identify the proposed bill by reference to the LC number.If the proposed bill is introduced into the General Assembly, it shall have attached thereto the original of the certification of the state auditor.If the LC number on the bill as offered for introduction is different from the LC number shown on the state auditor's certification or if the bill as offered for introduction does not bear an LC number on each page of the bill, the bill may not be accepted for introduction by the Secretary of the Senate or the Clerk of the House of Representatives, and the bill may not be considered by any committee of the House or Senate or by the House or Senate. If the bill is certified as a retirement bill having a fiscal impact, its introduction shall also be limited by the provisions of subsection (a) of Code Section 47-20-34.

(Code 1981, §47-20-32, enacted by Ga. L. 1983, p. 1368, § 1; Ga. L. 1985, p. 146, § 2; Ga. L. 1991, p. 353, § 1.)

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