Georgia General Assembly Adjourns 2018 Legislative Session

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The Georgia General Assembly adjourned its 2018 legislative session.

Lawmakers worked through midnight, a few minutes beyond the March 29 adjournment deadline.

In the session, lawmakers passed a $26 billion budget, expanded public transportation, expanded the state’s medical cannabis oil program, and passed a hands-free driving law preventing drivers from holding their cellphones while behind the wheel.

Gov. Nathan Deal could sign, veto, or allow the bills to become law without his signature.