It’s Crossover Day under the Gold Dome, the final day a bill can make it out of one chamber in order to be considered by the other before the legislative session ends.
Several key issues still hang in the balance including a constitutional amendment to legalize casino gambling. Up to four casinos would be allowed if voters approve it in November.
House Speaker David Ralston postponed the vote Friday urging legislators to first talk with people they go to church with on Sunday.
“(The) chair believes that it’s important that members of this body hear from their constituents before we take up matters of this importance,” he said.
The House is also set to take up an expansion of the state’s medical marijuana law that would expand the number of medical conditions that could legally use cannabis oil including PTSD and autism but without allowing a cultivation model in Georgia.
The Senate is expected to take up a constitutional amendment to make English the official language of Georgia as well as another bill by Sen. Josh McKoon (R-Columbus) requiring a…