GA HB21 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on November 16 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-11-16 - House Prefiled
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to offenses against public order, so as to revise the offense of unlawful conduct during 9-1-1 call to include bias motivations in calling or otherwise contacting 9-1-1; to provide for a criminal penalty; to amend Chapter 1 of Title 51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding torts, so as to provide for a cause of action against persons who knowingly cause a peace officer to arrive at a location, owing to false reporting or bias purposes; to provide for definitions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Title

Crimes and offenses; unlawful conduct during 9-1-1 call to include bias motivations in calling or otherwise contacting 9-1-1; revise

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-11-16HouseHouse Prefiled

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