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Legislative Day 35 - 2011

Late this afternoon on the special joint council on Georgia revenue structure passed an extensive tax overhaul bill. Generally speaking, the bill increases sales taxes and lowers income tax. The tax bill has undergone major changes just this week, leading House democrats to withdraw their support. The measure could come to a vote in the House as early as tomorrow.

And the Senate gave final passage today to a bill cracking down on human trafficking and child prostitution. House bill 200 allows tougher penalties for those who coerce minors into prostitution.

We check in on the progress of the Sunday sales legislation with Representative Roger Williams, who is carrying the bill in the House, and Amy Henderson of the Georgia Municipal Association, to take a look at how the first local votes on Sunday Sales might work.

You can watch Prime Time Lawmakers every night the Georgia General Assembly is in session at 7 pm, and at 5:30 am the following morning.