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12:56 p.m. — The jury that is in it’s 11th day of deliberations in the corruption trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis took it’s hour-long break of lunch, still unable to agree on verdicts for any of the 13 charges against him.
House starts at 10 a.m. today, while the Senate frontloads its day with committee meetings and gavels in at 1 p.m.
With just three full days to go, lawmakers have shifted into overdrive. Strategery is the word of the day.
Maneuvering continues on bills related to abortion, guns, citihood for Lakeside/Tucker, autism, foster care and more.
Fireworks will begin with an 8 a.m. Senate Health and Human Services committee meeting, where lawmakers are expected to try to add the substance of the original foster care privatization bill (made a shadow of its former self by a House committee) to HB 990, which would require Legislative approval to expand Medicaid.
At 8:30 a.m., the Senate Regulated Industries Committee will take up HB 291, sponsored by state Rep. David Knight, R-Griffin, which would strip Secretary of State Brian Kemp of yet another portion of his licensing duties – the state Board of Accountancy.
Among the bills expected to be voted up or down in the Senate today s HB 965, which would provide amnesty for people who seek help for drug overdoses. The bill was amended in a Senate committee to include a provision that would allow consumers to buy prescription medications from big online pharmacies not based in Georgia.