GA HB218 | 2023-2024 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Passed on April 24 2024 - 100% progression
Action: 2024-04-24 - Effective Date 2024-07-01
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 8 of Title 24 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to admissions and confessions, so as to provide for sexual assault hearsay for disabled adults and 17 year olds; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Evidence; sexual assault hearsay for disabled adults and 17 year olds; provide


Roll Calls

2024-03-28 - Senate - Passage: Senate Vote #825 (Y: 53 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2024-02-29 - House - Passage: House Vote #635 (Y: 164 N: 1 NV: 4 Abs: 9) [PASS]


2024-04-24 Effective Date 2024-07-01
2024-04-24 Act 482
2024-04-24HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2024-04-02HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2024-03-28SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2024-03-28SenateSenate Third Read
2024-03-28SenateSenate Taken from Table
2024-03-26SenateSenate Tabled
2024-03-14SenateSenate Read Second Time
2024-03-13SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2024-03-04SenateSenate Read and Referred
2024-02-29HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2024-02-29HouseHouse Third Readers
2024-02-27HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2023-03-29HouseHouse Withdrawn, Recommitted
2023-03-02HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2023-02-07HouseHouse Second Readers
2023-02-06HouseHouse First Readers
2023-02-02HouseHouse Hopper

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