GA HB56 | 2015-2016 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 5-1)
Status: Introduced on January 14 2015 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2015-01-26 - House Second Readers
Pending: House Judiciary - Non-Civil Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to searches with warrants, so as to provide for the use of no-knock search warrants; to provide for definitions; to change provisions relating to the issuance of search warrants; to provide for written policies relating to no-knock search warrants; to change provisions relating to when search warrants may be executed; to change provisions relating to the use of force in executing a search warrant; to change provisions relating to quashing a search warrant or suppressing evidence due to technical deficiencies; to provide for annual reporting of search warrant information; to provide for related matters; to provide for effective dates and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Searches; use of no-knock search warrants; provisions



2015-01-26HouseHouse Second Readers
2015-01-15HouseHouse First Readers
2015-01-14HouseHouse Hopper

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