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ATLANTA (July 27, 2022) | Pursuant to House Bill (HB) 918, today Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced his appointments to the Rare Disease Advisory Council. A result of the 2022 legislative session, the Georgia Rare Disease Advisory Council is a 16-member council tasked with advising the General Assembly, as well as state agencies and departments, on the needs of individuals with rare diseases living in Georgia.
ATLANTA (June 28, 2022) | Pursuant to Senate Bill (SB) 220, today Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced his appointments to the Commission on Civics Education. A result of the 2022 legislative session, the Georgia Commission on Civics Education establishes a 17-member commission tasked with promoting civic engagement and enhancing Georgia's K-12 curriculum surrounding public service.
ATLANTA (June 23, 2022) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced the members of three Senate Study Committees: the Senate Study Committee on Economic Development and International Relations, Senate Development Authorities and Downtown Development Authorities Study Committee and the Senate Study Committee on People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Waiver Plan Access.
ATLANTA (June 9, 2022) | Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan and Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens, along with key Georgia business leaders, traveled to California this week to promote Atlanta’s strong partnership with state leaders and attract potential investors to the Peach State. The trip coincided with the 2022 RSA Conference in San Francisco, the premier event for cybersecurity industry leaders.
ATLANTA (June 1, 2022) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced the formation of the Interim Legislative Study Committee on Excellence, Innovation, and Technology at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
ATLANTA (May 27, 2022) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced the members of six Senate Study Committees: Senate Food Delivery App Study Committee (SR 428), Joint Georgia Music Heritage Study Committee (SR 477), Senate Study Committee to Review Education Funding Mechanisms (SR 650), Senate Study Committee on Unsheltered Homelessness (SR 659), Senate Study Committee on the Creation of a Georgia Cybersecurity Force (SR 741), and Senate Study Committee on Transparency in High School Athletic Associations (SR 802).
ATLANTA (May 26, 2022) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced the appointment of Senate members to the Joint Study Committee on the Electrification of Transportation. The study committee was established pursuant to SR 463, which the Senate adopted during the 2022 legislative session.
ATLANTA (May 16, 2022) | Representing Georgia, today Lt. Governor Duncan hosted the Deputy Ambassadors and Chiefs of Mission for countries of the European Union (EU) at the State Capitol for an official visit, further emphasizing Georgia’s influence as a global economic leader.
ATLANTA (May 9, 2022) | Today Governor Brian P. Kemp signed Lt. Governor Duncan’s top legislative priorities for the 2022 Legislative Session into law, furthering the Lt. Governor’s commitment to enhance local public safety initiatives, promote mental health collaboration with law enforcement and increase resources for aged-out foster youth.
Lawmakers and key supporters gathered at the State Capitol to celebrate the bipartisan “LESS” Crime Act, “Georgia Behavioral Health and Peace Officer Co-Responder Act” and the “Fostering Success Act” receiving final approval. Lt. Governor Duncan praised Governor Kemp for signing these important measures into law and working to strengthen communities in each corner of the state.
ATLANTA (April 4, 2022) | Today, the General Assembly gave final passage to Lt. Governor Duncan’s “Criminal Record Responsibility Act,” reaffirming Georgia's commitment to enhancing public safety by modernizing the current criminal data reporting system. Carried as Senate Bill (SB) 441, the measure addresses alarming gaps currently complicating the state’s judicial system with inaccurate and incomplete criminal records.