Georgia state flag's Confederate 'Stars and Bars' design avoids controversy

...Prince, a Democratic member of the House Special Rules Committee.Prince, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, said...national controversy.Fleming is a member of the House Rules Committee, which in 2003 was assigned House Bill 380, legislation...

NCAA approves changes to shot clock, timeouts in basketball

...On Monday, the NCAA's Playing Rules Oversight Panel officially approved both recommendations from the basketball rules committee. PROP also approved extending the arc inside the lane from 3 feet to 4 feet in hopes of reducing collisions.PROP...

Batters pay for not being in box on time

...at Principal Park.Cubs president and general manager Sam Bernabe, a member of the Professional Baseball Playing Rules Committee, said he doesn't care for clocks in baseball. But if that's what it takes to keep the game moving, he can live...

NCAA looking for ways to pick up pace, scoring in college basketball

...reduced scoring and longer games, rules committee members told a small group of...Belmont coach Rick Byrd, the rules committee chairman, also acknowledged...timeouts to sell product."The rules committee will evaluate the proposals when...

House panel OKs Deal's school takeover plan

...of this state to take those and try to help those children."The amendment and bill now go to the powerful House Rules Committee to determine when the full House will consider the proposal. Lawmakers have planned to wrap up the 40-day working...

Key bills fail to make crossover deadline

...of vehicle tags recorded by car-mounted cameras. This bill was approved by a House committee but died when the Rules Committee never scheduled it for a vote.HB 111: School districts could have raised extra funds by selling ads on school buses...

NCAA rules committee wants to reduce shot clock to 30 seconds

The NCAA made a series of changes to men's college basketball three years ago in an attempt to boost scoring and reduce physical play under the basket. Those changes barely moved the needle, so now the NCAA is taking more drastic steps.

Georgia Senate OKs medical marijuana bill, House backs earlier restaurant alcohol sales on Sundays

...changes to the constitution.Two contentious bills from Rep. Mark Hamilton, R-Cum ming, were left in the House Rules committee. Hamilton had proposed a program allowing public-school funding to be used toward private-school tuition or other...

Ga. legislative deadline looms this week

...bill early this session shortening the early voting period from 21 days to 12.It has remained in the powerful House Rules committee, which sets the daily floor calendar, since mid-February.The proposal makes Sunday voting optional for all counties...

Cannabis oil bill clears hurdle in Georgia House

...step in the right direction. This is a good thing for our citizens."Peake predicted the bill would pass the House Rules Committee and the full House this week.Earlier, he had discussed a bill allowing in-state growth of marijuana to manufacture...