Posts Tagged ‘Representative Rick Jasperse’

House Speaker David Ralston Appoints Members to Career and Technical Education Advisory Commission

ATLANTA- House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) today announced the following appointments to the Career and Technical Education Advisory Commission:

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House Passes Safe Carry Protection Act

ATLANTA— The Georgia House of Representatives today passed the Safe Carry Protection Act, House Bill 512, by a vote of 117-56. Introduced by state Representative Rick Jasperse (R-Jasper), this legislation would allow licensed weapons holders who have gone through the process of finger printing, a background check, and a mental health inquiry to obtain a Georgia Weapons License to carry their firearms in more places in Georgia than currently allowed by state law.

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Rep. Rick Jasperse Named to Southern Legislative Conference Agriculture & Rural Development Committee

ATLANTA— House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) today announced the appointment of state Representative Rick Jasperse (R-Jasper) to the Southern Legislative Conference (SLC) Agriculture & Rural Development Committee. As the presiding officer of the Georgia House of Representatives, Speaker Ralston is charged with selecting members to represent Georgia within SLC.

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“Health Care Compact” Bill Signed by Governor

ATLANTA– House Bill 461, the interstate “Health Care Compact” bill, was signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal on Wednesday, April 20, 2011. Introduced by State Representative Rick Jasperse (R-Jasper), this legislation is aimed at protecting Georgia’s 10th Amendment right to regulate healthcare within the state. (more…)

House Speaker David Ralston Announces Committee Assignments for Newly-Elected Rep. Rick Jasperse

ATLANTA- House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) announced today committee assignments for newly-elected Rep. Rick Jasperse (R-Jasper).  Rep. Jasperse was sworn into office after winning the May 11th special election to fill the remainder of the 2009-2010 term for the 12th district in the Georgia House of Representatives. (more…)