Guide to the Georgia Legislature

Guide to the Georgia Legislature 2018-12-19T11:35:50-04:00

Getting into the Capitol. Everyone coming through any of the  Capitol entrances will be required to pass through metal detectors.  Visitors will be asked to furnish one piece of photo identification and sign a guest book.

When to Go. Check the Georgia General Assembly web site for the legislative calendars for the House and Senate: http://www.legis.ga.gov/en-US/default.aspx

Food. There are several places to eat, including the cafeteria of the Twin Towers building and a cafeteria (Cafe 244) on the 1st floor of the 244 Washington Street building.

  • Cafe 244 serves legislators, state employees and guests. The cafe includes restaurant concepts such as: Chicken Coop: local chicken joint; Butcher-Baker: sandwiches and soups; 2mato: pizza, calzones, and more; Taco Cantina: Tex-Mex favorites; Starbucks and Seattle’s Best Coffees; and an Exhibition station with rotating live-action chef specials.
  • Hours of operation are: Monday – Friday: Breakfast 7 a.m. to 10 a.m.; Lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m

Parking. The following parking facilities are open to the general public:

  • Capitol Lot Daily
    218 Capitol Avenue, Atlanta, GA
    Operated by Elite Parking.
    Located on Capitol Avenue near the State Capitol.
  • Memorial Lot
    Operated by Elite Parking.
    80 Memorial Dr, S.W., Atlanta, GA
    Located at the corner of Memorial Drive and Capitol Avenue.
    No height restriction.
  • Pete Hackney
    162 Jesse Hill Jr., Drive, Atlanta, GA
    Operated by the Georgia Building Authority.
    Located at the corner of Jesse Hill Jr. Drive and Decatur Street.
    In lane pay stations accept credit cards only 6 AM-7 PM.
    Maximum height: 8′ 2″.
  • Steve Polk Plaza
    65 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Atlanta, GA
    Operated by Elite Parking.
    Located near Underground Atlanta & Georgia Railroad Freight Depot.
    No height restriction.

Legislation. Legislation can be found on the Georgia Assembly web site: http://www.legis.ga.gov/en-US/default.aspx