GA HB475 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Introduced on February 16 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-02-18 - House Second Readers
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 28 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding the General Assembly, so as to provide that committees of the General Assembly shall have the ability to subpoena persons to testify before such committees or for the production of documents for examination by the committees; to provide for procedures for the issuance of such subpoenas; to specify certain applications for subpoenas must meet additional requirements; to provide for the enforcement of such subpoenas; to provide that committees may swear witnesses who appear before such committees; to provide penalties for false testimony before such committees; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Title

General Assembly; committees have ability to subpoena persons to testify for production of documents for examination by committees; provide

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-18HouseHouse Second Readers
2021-02-17HouseHouse First Readers
2021-02-16HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources


Bill Comments 750

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