Battle between chambers will determine fate of sweeping changes
Partly in an effort to get the ball rolling on immigration reform, a committee in the Georgia House of Representatives Monday voted to replace the Senate’s immigration reform bill with the version passed by the House.
The House bill’s sponsor, Matt Ramsey of Peachtree City, said the legislation will now go to the House Rules committee and hopefully soon before the full House of Representatives for a vote.
If approved by the House, the Senate could then approve the changes or insist on its original bill, which would trigger a conference committee, Ramsey said. Read More»