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SR 822 - Reassessing Georgia's Northern Border - Key Vote

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Legislation-Resolution - Resolution Sent To Committee (House) -
Legislation-Resolution - Resolution Passed (Senate) (52-0) - (Key vote)

Title: Reassessing Georgia's Northern Border

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a resolution that proposes establishing a commission to resurvey Georgia's northern border and mark its legitimate boundary.

Highlights:
- Expresses the opinion that a flawed survey in 1818 erroneously marked the boundary [page 1, lines 6-7]. - Requires the surveying commission to meet with similar commissions established by the General Assembly's of North Carolina and Tennessee to determine the legitimate boundary line [page 3, lines 9-16]. - Requires the Governor of Georgia to communicate with the Governors of North Carolina and Tennessee concerning joint surveys and settlements of disputes [page 3, lines 5-8]. - Requires the commission to report its findings and recommendations to the General Assembly of Georgia sometime during the 2009 legislative session [page 4, lines 3-7].
Legislation-Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Reassessing Georgia's Northern Border

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