GA HB478 | 2023-2024 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on February 16 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-02-22 - 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 16-13-30 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to purchase, possession, manufacture, distribution, or sale of controlled substances or marijuana and penalties, so as to codify the proclamation by the Office of the President of the United States, that would grant a pardon and restore full political, civil, and other rights regarding the offense of simple possession of marijuana; to provide for limitations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Crimes and offenses; codify proclamation that would grant a pardon regarding offense of simple possession of marijuana



2023-02-22HouseHouse Second Readers
2023-02-21HouseHouse First Readers
2023-02-16HouseHouse Hopper

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