THE GEORGIA GENERAL ASSEMBLY completed its 2018 legislative session late in the night on Thursday, March 29. When Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) opened their chamber doors to simultaneously gavel out on Sine Die, the lawmakers of Georgia did not just end this year's session, they also concluded the biennial legislative session.
After Sine Die, Governor Nathan Deal had some decisions to make. The Governor has 40 calendar days (which ended this year on May 8) to sign or veto all legislation passed by the General Assembly. This year saw some very important pieces of legislation passed into law...