GA SB1 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Introduced on January 10 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-01-11 - Senate Read and Referred
Pending: Senate Public Safety Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to crimes and offenses, so as to revise the definition of domestic terrorism to more inclusively capture situational violations commonly used by persons who desire to commit acts of terror; to revise the offenses of a terroristic threat and a terroristic act; to amend Article 9 of Chapter 3 of Title 35 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the Georgia Information Sharing and Analysis Center, so as to revise the definition of homeland security activity to enable the center's work in the state's effective prevention or discovery of, response to, and recovery from domestic terrorism; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Title

"The Protect Act- Protecting Georgians Against Terrorism"; revise the definition of domestic terrorism

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2017-01-11SenateSenate Read and Referred
2017-01-10SenateSenate Hopper

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