HB 717

  • Georgia House Bill
  • 2023-2024 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Mar 13, 2023
  • Passed House Mar 23, 2023
  • Passed Senate Mar 29, 2023
  • Signed by Governor May 01, 2023

Forsyth County; ad valorem tax for educational purposes; provide homestead exemption


A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide for a homestead exemption from Forsyth County school district ad valorem taxes for educational purposes, through tax year 2035, in an amount equal to the amount by which the current year assessed value of a homestead exceeds the adjusted base year assessed value of such homestead; to provide for definitions; to specify the terms and conditions of the exemption and the procedures relating thereto; to provide for related matters; to provide for applicability; to provide for compliance with constitutional requirements; to provide for a referendum, effective dates, automatic repeal, mandatory execution of election, and judicial remedies regarding failure to comply; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Bill Sponsors (6)



May 01, 2023


House Date Signed by Governor


Act 194

Georgia General Assembly

Effective Date

Apr 05, 2023


House Sent to Governor

Mar 29, 2023


Senate Committee Favorably Reported

  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
State and Local Governmental Operations


Senate Passed/Adopted

Mar 23, 2023


Senate Read and Referred

  • Referral-Committee
State and Local Governmental Operations


House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute

  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Intragovernmental Coordination


House Third Readers


House Passed/Adopted By Substitute

Mar 14, 2023


House Second Readers

Mar 13, 2023


House Hopper


House First Readers

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
HB 717/AP* PDF
LC 47 2478S/hcs PDF
LC 47 2478S/hs PDF
LC 47 2426/a PDF
Local Ad PDF

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