GA HB865 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-0)
Status: Introduced on February 7 2018 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2018-02-12 - 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 Chapter 13 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to controlled substances, so as to provide that possession of certain quantities of marijuana constitute a misdemeanor; to change provisions relating to punishment; to amend Title 15, Title 16, Chapter 7 of Title 17, and Code Section 36-32-6 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to courts, crimes and offenses, pretrial proceedings, and municipal court jurisdiction in marijuana possession cases, respectively, so as to provide for conforming cross-references; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Title

Crimes and offenses; possession of certain quantities of marijuana constitute a misdemeanor; provide

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2018-02-12HouseHouse Second Readers
2018-02-08HouseHouse First Readers
2018-02-07HouseHouse Hopper

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Bill Comments

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