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HB 781 - Prohibits Undocumented Immigrants from Serving on Local Governing Bodies - Georgia Key Vote

Joyce Chandler voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (93-50) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Undocumented Immigrants from Serving on Local Governing Bodies

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits undocumented immigrants or non-permanent residents from serving in a local governing body, effective July 1, 2016.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an individual who is not a citizen or “lawful permanent resident” of the United States or Georgia from serving on a state authority, school, commission, county or municipal boards (Secs. 1-3).
  • Defines “lawful permanent resident” as an individual who is not a United States citizen, but has been authorized to live permanently in the United States (Secs. 1-3).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Undocumented Immigrants from Serving on Local Governing Bodies

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