Apr 11, 2019

2019 Georgia Legislative Recap

Georgia State Capital - Georgia Legislative Recap

The 2019 Georgia Legislative Session adjourned minutes before midnight Tuesday, April 2.  The Smith Gambrell & Russell (“SGR”) governmental affairs team worked tirelessly with the Georgia General Assembly from January to April to advocate for matters on behalf of SGR clients.  Please find the 2019 Legislative Recap below. SGR led an effort to allow seat belt nonuse evidence to be used in cases involving motor vehicle accidents.  It was the most widely supported issue for industry during this legislative session with 40 organizations participating in our coalition.  Originally introduced as SB 148, sponsored by Senator Randy Robertson, our legislation was… Read more