Press Release 5/13/13
Bill Signings Conclude Successful Legislative Session for Rep. Welch
ATLANTA-State Representative Andy Welch (R-Locust Grove) wrapped up a successful 2013 legislative session after Governor Deal signed into law eight bills that Rep. Welch sponsored, cosponsored, or amended.
“I want to thank Governor Deal for his support in signing all of these bills into law,” said Rep. Andy Welch. “It was a highly successful legislative session, and I look forward to continue to be of service to the citizens of Henry, Butts and Newton Counties.”
Governor Deal signed into law House Bills 94, 160, 179, 182, 187, 276, and 499, as well as Senate Bill 158. Rep. Welch sponsored House Bills 94 and 179. He cosponsored House Bills 160,182, 187 and 499. While Rep. Welch did not sponsor House Bill 276, he did sponsor significant amendments to the bill prior to its passage. Rep. Welch also carried Senate Bill 158 in the House.