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ATLANTA, GA – The Georgia General Assembly will suspend the 2020 legislative session indefinitely after Friday, March 13, the 29th Legislative Day. The suspension is out of an abundance of caution and in the interest of health and safety of members, staff and the public given the prevalence of the Coronavirus. Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan and Speaker of the House David Ralston have mutually agreed to suspend the session and resume at a future date to be determined.
ATLANTA (March 10, 2020) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan expressed his support for the passage of Senate Bill 386 – which allows additional access to education and learning opportunities for students with special needs through the expansion of the Special Needs Scholarship program.
ATLANTA (March 10, 2020) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced the Senate will continue to allow access to the Senate chamber by pastors of the day, Senate pages and guests.
ATLANTA (March 4, 2020) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan praised the committee passage of Senate Bill 386, which broadens the Special Needs Scholarship – allowing more eligible families to utilize the scholarship.
ATLANTA (March 3, 2020) | Today, Lt. Governor Duncan highlighted Governor Kemp’s state-wide cooperative response and the creation of Georgia’s coronavirus task force, which is charged with ensuring Georgia is able to prevent and identify cases of the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.
ATLANTA (February 24, 2020) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan praised the efforts of Senator William Ligon and Senator John F. Kennedy for the passage of SB 123, which will protect Georgians by making it more difficult to dispose of coal ash in Georgia.
ATLANTA (February 24, 2020) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan praised the Senate’s passage of the Surprise Billing Consumer Protection Act (SB 359).
ATLANTA (February 20, 2020) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan expressed his support for Senate Bill 345, also known as the Save Our Sandwiches, or “S.O.S Bill.”
ATLANTA (February 20, 2020) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan and Sen. Matt Brass (R – Newnan) praised the passage of Senate Bill 335 in the Senate. SB 335, sponsored by Sen. Brass, would make changes to Georgia’s foster care system and strengthen support for foster families.
Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced his support for Fort Benning as the new home for the U.S. Army’s Fourth Corps Headquarters.