GA HB838 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Passed on August 5 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-01-01 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 24-5-510 and Article 8 of Chapter 2 of Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to privileged communications between law enforcement officers and peer counselors and Office of Public Safety Officer Support, respectively, so as to change the name of the Office of Public Safety Officer Support; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Law enforcement officers and agencies; Office of Public Safety Officer Support; change the name


Roll Calls

2020-06-23 - Senate - Senate Vote #698 (Y: 33 N: 20 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-06-23 - House - House Vote #701 (Y: 92 N: 74 NV: 2 Abs: 12) [PASS]
2020-02-27 - House - House Vote #488 (Y: 147 N: 0 NV: 14 Abs: 19) [PASS]


2021-01-01 Effective Date
2020-08-05 Act 569
2020-08-05HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2020-06-25HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2020-06-23HouseHouse Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
2020-06-23SenateSenate Transmitted House
2020-06-23SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2020-06-23SenateSenate Third Read
2020-06-23SenateSenate Read Second Time
2020-06-23SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2020-06-19SenateSenate Read Second Time
2020-06-18SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2020-02-28SenateSenate Read and Referred
2020-02-27HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2020-02-27HouseHouse Third Readers
2020-02-25HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2020-01-30HouseHouse Second Readers
2020-01-29HouseHouse First Readers
2020-01-28HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments