Representative Jesse Petrea

2015-2016 Regular Session Authored Legislation

HB 306

Medical assistance; provide for conversion of life insurance policies for funding for long-term care services to delay medical assistance; provisions

(1) Petrea, Jesse 166th(2) Stephens, Ron 164th(3) Shaw, Jason 176th

(4) Carter, Amy 175th(5) Hitchens, Bill 161st(6) Strickland, Brian 111th

HC: InsSC:

Status: Feb/17/2015 - House Second Readers



HB 340

Alcoholic beverages; sales on Sunday during Saint Patrick's Day holiday period; change certain provisions

(1) Petrea, Jesse 166th(2) Stephens, Ron 164th(3) Hitchens, Bill 161st

(4) Bryant, Bob 162nd(5) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd

HC: RegISC: RI&Util

Status: Mar/03/2015 - Senate Read and Referred'

HB 509

Georgia Palliative Care and Quality of Life Advisory Council; create; provisions

(1) Petrea, Jesse 166th(2) Stephens, Ron 164th(3) Tankersley, Jan 160th

(4) Hitchens, Bill 161st(5) Williams, Chuck 119th

HC: H&HSSC: H&HS

Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor

HB 569

Pharmacists and pharmacies; licensure of durable medical equipment suppliers; provide

(1) Petrea, Jesse 166th(2) Stephens, Ron 164th(3) Harbin, Ben 122nd

(4) Nix, Randy 69th

HC: H&HSSC:

Status: Mar/09/2015 - House Second Readers



HB 714

Revenue and taxation; retirement income received as retirement benefits from military service shall not be subject to state income tax; provide

(1) Petrea, Jesse 166th(2) Stephens, Ron 164th(3) Hawkins, Lee 27th

(4) Yates, John 73rd(5) Hitchens, Bill 161st(6) Smith, Earnest 125th

HC: W&MSC:

Status: Jan/14/2016 - House Second Readers



HB 724

Pardons and parole; "Crime Victims' Bill of Rights"; revisions

(1) Petrea, Jesse 166th(2) Hitchens, Bill 161st(3) Bryant, Bob 162nd

(4) Stephens, Mickey 165th

HC: JudyNCSC:

Status: Jan/20/2016 - House Second Readers



HB 1119

Chatham County; elected county surveyor; abolish the office

(1) Petrea, Jesse 166th(2) Stephens, Ron 164th(3) Hitchens, Bill 161st

(4) Stephens, Mickey 165th(5) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd

HC: IGCSC: SLGO

Status: Apr/28/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor



HB 1151

Income tax credit; employers who hire certain veterans for full-time jobs; provide

(1) Petrea, Jesse 166th(2) Kelley, Trey 16th(3) Dollar, Matt 45th

(4) Powell, Alan 32nd(5) Stephens, Ron 164th(6) Blackmon, Shaw 146th

HC: W&MSC:

Status: Mar/16/2016 - House Second Readers



HR 736

Benedictine High School Cadets football team; winner 2014 Class AA State Championship; congratulate

(1) Petrea, Jesse 166th(2) Stephens, Ron 164th(3) Hitchens, Bill 161st

(4) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd(5) Stephens, Mickey 165th(6) Bryant, Bob 162nd

HC: SC:

Status: Mar/20/2015 - House Read and Adopted



HR 1259

Members of the St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee, Chairman Jerry Hogan, Jr., and the Grand Marshal of the 2016 St. Patrick's Day Parade; commend; 2016 St. Patrick's Day Parade in Savannah, Georgia; recognize

(1) Petrea, Jesse 166th(2) Stephens, Ron 164th(3) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd

(4) Hitchens, Bill 161st(5) Stephens, Mickey 165th

HC: SC:

Status: Feb/03/2016 - House Read and Adopted



HR 1758

House Study Committee on Proxy Caregiving and Medication Administration in Community Based Service Settings; create

(1) Petrea, Jesse 166th(2) Dempsey, Katie 13th(3) Hawkins, Lee 27th

(4) Oliver, Mary Margaret 82nd(5) Abrams, Stacey 89th

HC: SRulesSC:

Status: Mar/24/2016 - House Second Readers



HB 183

Home Care Patient Protection Act; enact

(1) Knight, David 130th(2) Petrea, Jesse 166th(3) Peake, Allen 141st

(4) Dempsey, Katie 13th(5) Randall, Nikki 142nd(6) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd

HC: H&HSSC: H&HS

Status: May/05/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor

HB 205Drivers' licenses; require driver who refused blood alcohol concentration testing to install and maintain ignition interlock devices on vehicle; provisions

(1) Rice, Tom 95th(2) Petrea, Jesse 166th

HC: JudyNCSC: JUDYNC

Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor



HB 982

Ad valorem tax; property; change certain definitions

(1) Stephens, Ron 164th(2) Petrea, Jesse 166th(3) Hitchens, Bill 161st

(4) Stephens, Mickey 165th(5) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd

HC: W&MSC: FIN

Status: Mar/02/2016 - Senate Read and Referred


HR 489

St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee; recognize and invite to House

(1) Stephens, Ron 164th(2) Petrea, Jesse 166th

HC: RulesSC:

Status: Feb/26/2015 - House Passed/Adopted

HR 1646

Members of the St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee; Chairman Jerry Hogan, Jr. and Grand Marshal of the 2016 St. Patrick's Day Parade, Michael A. Foran; honor; 2016 St. Patrick's Day Parade in Savannah, Georgia; recognize

(1) Stephens, Ron 164th(2) Petrea, Jesse 166th(3) Hitchens, Bill 161st

(4) Stephens, Mickey 165th(5) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd

HC: SC:

Status: Mar/08/2016 - House Read and Adopted


HB 669

Chatham County; provide for compensation of certain officials

(1) Stephens, Ron 164th(2) Bryant, Bob 162nd(3) Petrea, Jesse 166th

(4) Stephens, Mickey 165th(5) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd(6) Hitchens, Bill 161st

HC: IGCSC: SLGO

Status: May/12/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor


HB 736

Special license plates; marine habitat conservation; provide

(1) Atwood, Alex 179th(2) Jones, Jeff 167th(3) Petrea, Jesse 166th

(4) Stephens, Ron 164th(5) Wilkinson, Joe 52nd(6) Williams, Al 168th

HC: MotVSC: PUB SAF

Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor


HB 767

Motor vehicles; add utility service vehicles to the "Spencer Pass Law"; provisions

(1) Powell, Alan 32nd(2) Hitchens, Bill 161st(3) Petrea, Jesse 166th

(4) Waites, Keisha 60th(5) Taylor, Darlene 173rd(6) Frazier, Gloria 126th

HC: MotVSC: PUB SAF

Status: Apr/19/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor

HB 944

Health; pronouncement of death of patients in nursing homes who are organ donors by a physician assistant or registered professional nurse; provide

(1) Gilligan, Sheri 24th(2) Cooper, Sharon 43rd(3) Petrea, Jesse 166th

(4) Jasperse, Rick 11th

HC: H&HSSC: H&HS

Status: Mar/22/2016 - Senate Tabled



HB 1036Eminent domain; construction of petroleum pipelines and the environmental permitting requirements; change certain provisions

(1) Hitchens, Bill 161st(2) Stephens, Ron 164th(3) Petrea, Jesse 166th

(4) Williams, Al 168th(5) Abrams, Stacey 89th(6) Hugley, Carolyn 136th

HC: EU&TSC: RI&Util

Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor

HR 46

Crosby, Mike; commend and invite to House

(1) Stephens, Mickey 165th(2) Bryant, Bob 162nd(3) Petrea, Jesse 166th

(4) Mosby, Howard 83rd

HC: RulesSC:

Status: Jan/27/2015 - House Passed/Adopted

HR 51Barnes-Pelote, Representative Dorothy Mae; condolences

(1) Stephens, Mickey 165th(2) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd(3) Petrea, Jesse 166th

(4) Bryant, Bob 162nd(5) Mosby, Howard 83rd(6) Hugley, Carolyn 136th

HC: SC:

Status: Jan/26/2015 - House Read and Adopted



HR 415

Police Chiefs and Heads of Law Enforcement Agencies Recognition Day at the capitol; February 24, 2015; commend

(1) Powell, Alan 32nd(2) Jasperse, Rick 11th(3) Petrea, Jesse 166th

(4) Clark, Heath 147th(5) Glanton, Mike 75th(6) Taylor, Darlene 173rd

HC: SC:

Status: Feb/17/2015 - House Read and Adopted

HR 601

House Study Committee on Saltwater Intrusion into Coastal Aquifers; create

(1) Smith, Lynn 70th(2) Stephens, Ron 164th(3) Petrea, Jesse 166th

(4) Bryant, Bob 162nd

HC: NR&ESC:

Status: Mar/23/2015 - House Passed/Adopted


HR 618

House Study Committee on Adult Day Services; create

(1) Clark, Valerie 101st(2) Benton, Tommy 31st(3) Petrea, Jesse 166th

(4) Dempsey, Katie 13th(5) Chandler, Joyce 105th(6) Kirby, Tom 114th

HC: HumRSC:

Status: Mar/31/2015 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute

HR 841Lamar Smith Signature Homes; commend

(1) Werkheiser, Bill 157th(2) Yates, John 73rd(3) Petrea, Jesse 166th

(4) Hitchens, Bill 161st(5) Bryant, Bob 162nd(6) Stephens, Mickey 165th

HC: SC:

Status: Mar/27/2015 - House Read and Adopted



HR 1254Medicaid care management organizations; cover certain attention deficit hyperactivity disorder medications; encourage

(1) Stephens, Mickey 165th(2) Stephens, Ron 164th(3) Petrea, Jesse 166th

(4) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd(5) Parrish, Butch 158th(6) Hitchens, Bill 161st

HC: H&HSSC:

Status: Mar/22/2016 - House Passed/Adopted

HB 540Interstate cooperation; Senate Interstate Cooperation Committee and House Committee on Interstate Cooperation; clarify number of members

(1) Dollar, Matt 45th(2) Ramsey, Matt 72nd(3) Kelley, Trey 16th

(4) Petrea, Jesse 166th

HC: IntCSC: I COOP

Status: Feb/11/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported

HB 920Health; hospitals and related institutions; restrict civil actions against passive investors in nursing homes and intermediate care homes

(1) Kelley, Trey 16th(2) Powell, Jay 171st(3) Fleming, Barry 121st

(4) Petrea, Jesse 166th(5) Cooper, Sharon 43rd

HC: JudySC: H&HS

Status: Apr/27/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor

HR 45

Ganem, Mr. Albert Paul; commend and invite to House

(1) Stephens, Mickey 165th(2) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd(3) Bryant, Bob 162nd

(4) Petrea, Jesse 166th(5) Mosby, Howard 83rd

HC: RulesSC:

Status: Jan/26/2015 - House Read and Referred

HR 52

King, Ms. Patricia S.; commend

(1) Cooper, Sharon 43rd(2) Willard, Wendell 51st(3) Benton, Tommy 31st

(4) Petrea, Jesse 166th(5) Powell, Alan 32nd

HC: SC:

Status: Jan/26/2015 - House Read and Adopted


HR 71

House Study Committee on the HOPE Scholarship Program Award Amount for Critical Fields of Study; create

(1) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd(2) Stephens, Mickey 165th(3) Stephens, Ron 164th

(4) Petrea, Jesse 166th(5) Bryant, Bob 162nd(6) Hitchens, Bill 161st

HC: HEdSC:

Status: Mar/31/2015 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute


HR 113

Savannah State University; 125th anniversary; recognize

(1) Stephens, Mickey 165th(2) Bryant, Bob 162nd(3) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd

(4) Petrea, Jesse 166th(5) Stephens, Ron 164th(6) Hitchens, Bill 161st

HC: SC:

Status: Jan/28/2015 - House Read and Adopted

HR 391

Weaver, Blair; University System of Georgia Outstanding Scholar; commend

(1) Rogers, Carl 29th(2) Williams, Chuck 119th(3) Carter, Amy 175th

(4) Petrea, Jesse 166th(5) Stephens, Ron 164th(6) Hitchens, Bill 161st

HC: SC:

Status: Feb/12/2015 - House Read and Adopted


HR 686

United States Congress; enact broad and permanent tax reform in 2015 to create a tax system that is simpler, flatter, and fairer; encourage

(1) Kelley, Trey 16th(2) Barr, Timothy 103rd(3) Turner, Scot 21st

(4) Petrea, Jesse 166th(5) Rutledge, Dale 109th(6) Duncan, Geoff 26th

HC: W&MSC:

Status: Apr/02/2015 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted

HR 1198

Natural Resources, Department of; Environmental Protection Division; review its regulations providing for the protection of underground drinking water; encourage

(1) Smith, Lynn 70th(2) Stephens, Ron 164th(3) Bryant, Bob 162nd

(4) Petrea, Jesse 166th(5) Nimmer, Chad 178th(6) Atwood, Alex 179th

HC: NR&ESC:

Status: Feb/11/2016 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute



HR 1788

Chatham County Child Fatality Review Committee; receiving 2014 Child Fatality Review Committee of the Year Award; commend

(1) Ballinger, Mandi 23rd(2) Stephens, Ron 164th(3) Hitchens, Bill 161st

(4) Petrea, Jesse 166th(5) Stephens, Mickey 165th(6) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd

HC: SC:

Status: Mar/16/2016 - House Read and Adopted



HB 916

"The Pharmacy Audit Bill of Rights"; certain audits conducted by the Department of Community Health; remove exception; provisions

(1) Hightower, Dustin 68th(2) Welch, Andrew 110th(3) McCall, Tom 33rd

(4) Knight, David 130th(5) Petrea, Jesse 166th(6) Dempsey, Katie 13th

HC: H&HSSC: H&HS

Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor - Vetoed



HR 141

Bethesda Academy; 275th anniversary; commend

(1) Stephens, Mickey 165th(2) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd(3) Stephens, Ron 164th

(4) Bryant, Bob 162nd(5) Petrea, Jesse 166th(6) Williams, Al 168th

HC: SC:

Status: Jan/29/2015 - House Read and Adopted



HR 598

Tyson, Pastor Gregory A., Sr.; condolences

(1) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd(2) Stephens, Mickey 165th(3) Williams, Al 168th

(4) Stephens, Ron 164th(5) Petrea, Jesse 166th(6) Bryant, Bob 162nd

HC: SC:

Status: Mar/05/2015 - House Read and Adopted



HR 654

United States Congress; repeal a tax on health insurance; encourage

(1) Kelley, Trey 16th(2) Allison, Stephen 8th(3) Raffensperger, Brad 50th

(4) Caldwell, Michael 20th(5) Petrea, Jesse 166th(6) Pak, B.J. 108th

HC: InsSC:

Status: Mar/19/2015 - House Second Readers



HR 667

Lloyd, Henry Willie Lee; dedicated service to the young people of his community; commend

(1) Stephens, Mickey 165th(2) Stephens, Ron 164th(3) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd

(4) Bryant, Bob 162nd(5) Petrea, Jesse 166th

HC: SC:

Status: Mar/13/2015 - House Read and Adopted

HR 668Ganem, Mr. Albert Paul; commend

(1) Stephens, Mickey 165th(2) Stephens, Ron 164th(3) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd

(4) Bryant, Bob 162nd(5) Petrea, Jesse 166th

HC: SC:

Status: Mar/13/2015 - House Read and Adopted



HR 851H. V. Jenkins High School basketball team; winner 2015 GHSA Class 1-AAA State Championship; congratulate

(1) Stephens, Mickey 165th(2) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd(3) Hitchens, Bill 161st

(4) Stephens, Ron 164th(5) Petrea, Jesse 166th(6) Bryant, Bob 162nd

HC: SC:

Status: Mar/27/2015 - House Read and Adopted



HR 1225

Savannah State University; 125th anniversary; January 28, 2015; commend

(1) Stephens, Mickey 165th(2) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd(3) Stephens, Ron 164th

(4) Bryant, Bob 162nd(5) Petrea, Jesse 166th(6) Hitchens, Bill 161st

HC: SC:

Status: Feb/01/2016 - House Read and Adopted



HR 1263School Social Workers Association of Georgia, Inc. Week; March 6-12, 2016; recognize

(1) Stephens, Mickey 165th(2) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd(3) Hitchens, Bill 161st

(4) Bryant, Bob 162nd(5) Petrea, Jesse 166th

HC: SC:

Status: Feb/03/2016 - House Read and Adopted



HR 1468

Benson, Mrs. Dorothy C.; Distinguished Older Georgian for 2016; commend

(1) Martin, Chuck 49th(2) Willard, Wendell 51st(3) Jones, Jan 47th

(4) Benton, Tommy 31st(5) Petrea, Jesse 166th(6) Gardner, Pat 57th

HC: SC:

Status: Feb/22/2016 - House Read and Adopted



HB 228

Sheriffs; collect and deposit certain fees; provide

(1) Jones, Jeff 167th(2) Atwood, Alex 179th(3) Werkheiser, Bill 157th

(4) Allison, Stephen 8th(5) Kelley, Trey 16th(6) Petrea, Jesse 166th

HC: JudySC: PUB SAF

Status: Mar/11/2016 - Senate Read Second Time



HB 693

Conservation and natural resources; Georgia Legacy Trust Fund; create

(1) Burns, Jon 159th(2) Roberts, Jay 155th(3) McCall, Tom 33rd

(4) Williams, Al 168th(5) Knight, David 130th(6) Petrea, Jesse 166th

HC: NR&ESC:

Status: Jan/11/2016 - House Second Readers



HB 1049

Savannah, City of; Board of Public Education; authorize to censure its members

(1) Stephens, Ron 164th(2) Stephens, Mickey 165th(3) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd

(4) Hitchens, Bill 161st(5) Bryant, Bob 162nd(6) Petrea, Jesse 166th

HC: IGCSC: SLGO

Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor



HB 1050

Savannah, City of; mayor and aldermen; authorize to censure its members

(1) Stephens, Ron 164th(2) Stephens, Mickey 165th(3) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd

(4) Hitchens, Bill 161st(5) Bryant, Bob 162nd(6) Petrea, Jesse 166th

HC: IGCSC: SLGO

Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor



HB 1051

Chatham County; governing authority; provide additional power of the board to censure members

(1) Stephens, Ron 164th(2) Stephens, Mickey 165th(3) Gordon, J. Craig 163rd

(4) Hitchens, Bill 161st(5) Bryant, Bob 162nd(6) Petrea, Jesse 166th

HC: IGCSC: SLGO

Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor



HR 304

Georgia's technical schools, colleges and universities; expand gerontology and dementia education and training; encourage

(1) Cooper, Sharon 43rd(2) Beskin, Beth 54th(3) England, Terry 116th

(4) Broadrick, Bruce 4th(5) Benton, Tommy 31st(6) Petrea, Jesse 166th

HC: HEdSC: H ED

Status: Mar/31/2015 - Senate Passed/Adopted

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