The 2013 legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly convened Jan. 14 and adjourned “sine die” on March 28. Overall, it was a good session that primarily looked after the interests of Georgia taxpayers.
On Thursday, March 28, the 2013 legislative session came to an end when your House of Representatives and Senate completed the 40th and final legislative day. Several of the General Assembly’s key legislative accomplishments took place during the final week of the session.
The 40th and final legislative day of the 2013 session of the Georgia General Assembly will be Thursday, March 28. Between now and then, the House and Senate will attempt to reconcile differences between the two chambers on legislation addressing a number of major issues.
On March 7, members of your House of Representatives voted to approve legislation to allow licensed weapons holders who have gone through the process of fingerprinting, a background check, and a mental health inquiry to obtain a Georgia Weapons License (GWL) to exercise their 2nd Amendment rights and carry firearms in more places than currently allowed by state law.