General Assembly to Suspend Legislative Session

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.

Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan Praises Passage of Senate Bill 386

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.

Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan Continues to Monitor Coronavirus Situation

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.

Senate Committee Passes SB 386 – Expansion of the Special Needs Scholarship

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.

Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan Highlights State-Wide Cooperative Response to Coronavirus Disease

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.

Lt. Governor Duncan Commends Senators Ligon and Kennedy for Passage of SB 123

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.  

Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan Lauds Senate Passage of the Surprise Billing Consumer Protection Act

ATLANTA (February 24, 2020) | Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan praised the Senate’s passage of the Surprise Billing Consumer Protection Act (SB 359).

Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan Praises Sen. Kay Kirkpatrick for Unanimous Passage of SB 345 – the Save Our Sandwiches Bill

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.”

Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan and Sen. Matt Brass Praise Passage of Bill to Improve Georgia’s Foster Care

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.

Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan Encourages U.S. Army to Select Fort Benning as New Army Corps Headquarters

Today, Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan announced his support for Fort Benning as the new home for the U.S. Army’s Fourth Corps Headquarters.