Bill Cowsert


Bill Cowsert voted for an immigrant registry, for gerrymandering, against LGBTQ adoption and bail reform.

District 46 Senator, Majority Leader (R)billcow
404-463-1366
Office: 236 Capitol
bill.cowsert@senate.ga.gov
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Committee Membership

 

Voting Record

  • 2018
    HB 65 – Expand Use of Medical Marijuana: NO
    HB 205 – Restrict Fracking: YES
    HB 217 – Public Dollars for Private Scholarships: YES
    HB 787 – Funding Boost for Charter Schools: YES
    HB 834 – No Penalty for Lease Breaking: YES
    HB 918 – Top Rate Tax Cuts: YES
    SB 309 – Voter Suppression: YES
    SB 315 – Cyber-snooping: did not vote
    SB 262 – Eagle’s Landing: YES
    SB 355 – Restrict Georgia Power’s Profits: NO
    SB 375 – Anti-LGBTQ Adoption: YES
    SB 452 – Cooperation with ICE: YES
    SB 407 – Cash Bail Reform: NO
    SR 587 – Make English the Official Language: co-sponsor

    (More information about 2018 votes)

    Bill voted with Athens for Everyone 15.4% of the time in 2018 (2/13).

  • 2017
    HB 37 – Banning Sanctuary Campuses: YES
    HB 51 – Preventing Universities from Investigating Sexual Assault: YES
    HB 160 – Commission on Mass Transit Funding: YES
    HB 280 – Campus Carry: NO
    HB 338 – Education Turnaround Advisory Council: YES
    HB 452 – Immigrant Registration: YES
    HB 515 – Gerrymandering and Voter Suppression: YES
    SB 1 – Equate Political Expression with Terrorism: YES
    SB 85 – Beer Sales at Breweries: YES
    SB 160 – Criminalizing Protest: YES
    SB 233 – Religious Freedom Restoration Act: NO

    (More information about 2017 votes)

    Bill voted with Athens for Everyone 36.4% of the time in 2017 (4/11).

  • 2016
    HB 859 – Campus Carry: YES
    HB 757 – First Amendment Defense Act: YES
    HB 764 – Crosswalks: did not vote
    HB 827 / SB 304 – Justice for Rape Victims: YES
    SB 369 – MARTA Expansion: did not vote
    (More information about 2016 votes)

    Bill voted with Athens for Everyone 33.3% of the time in 2016 (1/3).

  • 2015
    SB 133 – Opportunity School District: YES
    HB 85 – Redefine “Grocery Store”: NO
    SB 139 – Bans Local Regulation of Plastic Bags: YES
    HB 170 – Transportation Funding Bill: YES
    HB 106 – Allows for T-SPLOST: YES
    SB 76 – Pedestrian and Cyclist Intersection changes: YES
    SB 129 – Religious Freedom Restoration Act: YES
    (More information about 2015 votes)

    Bill voted with Athens for Everyone 42.9% of the time in 2015 (3/7).

  • Questionnaire Responses

    Bill has not yet responded to our questionnaire. Let him know you’re interested in his responses! E-mail him at bill.cowsert@senate.ga.gov and ask him to respond to the Athens for Everyone 2018 Questionnaire. Thanks!

    Bill’s Open States page