GA HB663 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-01-10 - House Second Readers
Pending: House Judiciary - Non-Civil Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 16 and Article 1 of Chapter 10 of Title 17 of the O.C.G.A., relating to crimes and offenses and the procedure for sentencing and imposition of punishment, respectively, so as to repeal certain provisions regarding sentencing of defendants guilty of crimes involving bias or prejudice, notices for enhanced sentencing, and enhanced sentencing; to provide for sentencing of defendants who are convicted of certain crimes which target an individual due to such individual's race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or physical disability; to amend Code Section 15-11-2 of the O.C.G.A., relating to definitions for the Juvenile Code, so as to provide for a cross-reference; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Title

Crimes and offenses; sentencing of defendants guilty of crimes involving bias or prejudice; repeal certain provisions

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2018-01-10HouseHouse Second Readers
2018-01-09HouseHouse First Readers
2018-01-08HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources


Bill Comments

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