GA SB174 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on May 9 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-07-01 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide for reform for individuals supervised under accountability courts, the Department of Community Supervision, and the State Board of Pardons and Paroles and enact reforms recommended by the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform; to amend Title 15 and Code Section 49-3-6 of the O.C.G.A., relating to courts and functions of a county or district department of family and children services; to amend Article 1 of Chapter 10 of Title 17, Title 42, and Code Section 51-1-54 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the procedure for sentencing and the imposition of punishment, penal institutions, and the Program and Treatment Completion Certificate; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform; reform for individuals supervised under accountability courts; provide


Roll Calls

2017-03-30 - Senate - Senate Vote #330 (Y: 50 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2017-03-24 - House - House Vote #314 (Y: 156 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 22) [PASS]
2017-03-01 - Senate - Senate Vote #118 (Y: 55 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-07-01 Effective Date
2017-05-09 Act 226
2017-05-09SenateSenate Date Signed by Governor
2017-04-10SenateSenate Sent to Governor
2017-03-30SenateSenate Agreed House Amend or Sub
2017-03-24HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2017-03-24HouseHouse Third Readers
2017-03-20HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-03-06HouseHouse Second Readers
2017-03-03HouseHouse First Readers
2017-03-01SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2017-03-01SenateSenate Third Read
2017-02-27SenateSenate Read Second Time
2017-02-24SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-02-15SenateSenate Read and Referred
2017-02-14SenateSenate Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments