GA HB724 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Introduced on March 29 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-04-02 - House First Readers
Pending: House Judiciary - Non-Civil Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-13-2 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to conditional discharge for possession of controlled substances as first offense and certain nonviolent property crimes, dismissal of charges, and restitution to victims, so as to authorize counties to adopt ordinances governing and punishing the possession of one ounce or less of marijuana in the unincorporated areas of a county; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Title

Crimes and offenses; counties to adopt ordinances governing and punishing the possession of one ounce or less of marijuana in the unincorporated areas of a county; authorize

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-04-02HouseHouse First Readers
2019-03-29HouseHouse Hopper

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Bill Comments

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