GA HB509 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Introduced on February 27 2017 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2017-03-01 - House Second Readers
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to enact the "Human Trafficking Prevention Act"; to amend Title 10 of the O.C.G.A., relating to commerce and trade, so as to require that certain products sold or leased by retailers contain a digital blocking capability that renders obscene material inaccessible; to amend Title 37 of the O.C.G.A., relating to mental health, so as to create the Georgia Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Trust Fund which shall be funded by the moneys derived from fees charged for the deactivation of digital blocking capability; to create funding mechanisms for nonpermanent long-term residential mental health and addiction treatment, holistic mental health and addiction counseling, and treatment alternatives to psychiatric drug therapy; to provide for related matters; to provide for a contingent effective date and automatic repeal; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Human Trafficking Prevention Act; enact



2017-03-01HouseHouse Second Readers
2017-02-28HouseHouse First Readers
2017-02-27HouseHouse Hopper

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