GA HB86 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on May 8 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-05-08 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 19-7-5 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to reporting of child abuse, so as to expand the definition of sexual abuse to include acts involving trafficking a person for sexual servitude; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Domestic relations; definition of sexual abuse; expand


Roll Calls

2017-03-14 - Senate - Senate Vote #184 (Y: 50 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2017-02-22 - House - House Vote #90 (Y: 168 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 8) [PASS]


2017-05-08 Effective Date
2017-05-08 Act 168
2017-05-08HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2017-04-03HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2017-03-14SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2017-03-14SenateSenate Third Read
2017-03-13SenateSenate Read Second Time
2017-03-10SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2017-02-23SenateSenate Read and Referred
2017-02-22HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2017-02-22HouseHouse Third Readers
2017-02-09HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2017-01-25HouseHouse Second Readers
2017-01-24HouseHouse First Readers
2017-01-23HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments 750