GA HB1255 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Introduced on June 24 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-06-26 - House Second Readers
Pending: House Judiciary - Non-Civil Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 17-4-20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to authorization of arrests, use of deadly force, adoption or promulgation of conflicting regulations, policies, ordinances, and resolutions, and authority of nuclear power facility security officer, so as to provide for standards for use of force by law enforcement; to prohibit the use of chokeholds by law enforcement officers; to provide for a definition; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Criminal procedure; standards for use of force by law enforcement; provide



2020-06-26HouseHouse Second Readers
2020-06-25HouseHouse First Readers
2020-06-24HouseHouse Hopper

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