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SB 89, Georgia Right Track Act

Municipal Impact Position Contact
Neutral Justin Kirnon, (678) 686-6255

Last Updated: 1/31/2017
Subject Area: Transportation |
Resources: bill text
The purpose of the proposed legislation is to develop a statewide Georgia Freight Rail Program in anticipation of additional freight rail capacity needed to relieve highway traffic. Oversight will be administered by The Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner, subject to appropriations. The program consists of three sub programs.
The commissioner, or an appointee must submit an annual report on program to the: Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives and make it available to the members of the General Assembly. 


3/29/2018 House Vote #862 Yea - 149 Nay - 13 Not Voting - 15 Excused - 3
2/15/2017 Senate Vote #57 Yea - 49 Nay - 0 Not Voting - 2 Excused - 4

3/29/2018 - Passed House


Sen. David Shafer
District 48
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