State Session Information for Georgia

Session
2019-2020

House/Assembly Pre-filing Deadline

House/Assembly Bill Introduction Deadline
TBD

House/Assembly Committee Reporting Deadline
NONE

House/Assembly Crossover Deadline
30th day of session

Begin Date
1/14/2019

Adjournment Date
4/3/2020

Senate Pre-filing Deadline

Senate Bill Introduction Deadline
TBD

Senate Committee Reporting Deadline
NONE

Senate Crossover Deadline
30th day of session

Effective Date
Legislation takes effect on July 1 unless otherwise specified within an enactment clause in the bill.

Comments
Generally, the Georgia General Assembly convenes each year of its biennium in January and adjourns in April or May.

Leadership

Governor
Brian Kemp (R)

House/Assembly Control
105R/74D/1V

Highest Ranking House/Assembly Majority Legislator
Speaker David Ralston (R); Majority Leader Jon Burns (R)

Highest Ranking Senate Majority Legislator
President Pro Tempore Butch Miller (R); Majority Leader Mike Dugan [R]

Lieutenant Governor
Geoff Duncan [R]

Presides Over Senate?
Yes

Senate Control
35R/21D

Highest Ranking House/Assembly Minority Legislator
Minority Leader Bob Trammel (D)

Highest Ranking Senate Minority Legislator
Minority Leader Steve Henson (D)