GA HB1046 | 2015-2016 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on February 18 2016 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2016-02-22 - House Second Readers
Pending: House Judiciary - Non-Civil Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-13-2 of the O.C.G.A., relating to possession of marijuana and conditional discharge for possession of controlled substances as first offense and certain nonviolent property crimes, so as to provide that possession of one ounce or less of marijuana is not punishable by imprisonment; to amend Titles 15 and 16 and Code Section 17-7-72 of the O.C.G.A., relating to courts, crimes and offenses, and jurisdiction of probate courts to try certain drug and alcohol offenses; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Title

Crimes and offenses; possession of one ounce or less of marijuana is not punishable by imprisonment; provide

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History

DateChamberAction
2016-02-22HouseHouse Second Readers
2016-02-19HouseHouse First Readers
2016-02-18HouseHouse Hopper

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Bill Comments

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