Bills Pending Georgia Senate Judiciary Committee

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GASB312Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 10 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to sentence and punishment, so as to enact the ''Georgia Restoring Justice Act''; to provide a short title; to provide for definitions; t...
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2021-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GAHB109Engross

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide greater protections for individuals who have suffered from childhood sexual abuse; to amend Code Section 9-3-33.1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to actions for childhood sexual abuse, so as...
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2021-03-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GAHB554Engross

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 9 of Chapter 14 of Title 44 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to lis pendens, so as to revise when an action may operate as a lis pendens; to require issuance by a court; to provide for ...
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2021-03-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB268Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to dangerous instrumentalities and practices, so as to provide for protections against the infringements on the right to kee...
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2021-02-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GAHB442Engross

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to domestic relations, so as to provide for the management of social media in parenting plans; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting la...
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2021-02-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB248Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 10 of Title 17 and Chapter 8 of Title 42 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to procedure for sentencing and imposition of punishment and probation, respectively, so as to pro...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB249Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to create a new judicial circuit for the State of Georgia, to be known as the Newton Judicial Circuit and to be composed of Newton County; to amend Article 1 of Chapter 6 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annota...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB257Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 3 of Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to Georgia Crime Information Center, so as to provide for criminal history record restrictions for certain persons cited with...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB254Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to crimes and offenses, so as to provide for comprehensive revisions regarding justification and the use of force; to provide for certain investigation...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB243Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-6-5.1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to improper sexual contact by employee, agent, or foster parent, consent not a defense, and penalty, so as to revise the offense of improp...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB244Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Titles 16 and 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to crimes and offenses and to domestic relations, respectively, so as to prohibit persons convicted of misdemeanor crimes of family violence fr...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB242Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 12 of Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to grand juries, so as to provide for a state grand jury; to provide for its creation, selection, composition, compensation, procedures, and term; to ...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB227Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 22 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding eminent domain, so as to provide for an alternative process for a county, municipality, or consolidated go...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB206Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 7 of Title 44 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding landlord and tenant, so as to provide that a prospective tenant shall not be refused a rental...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB196Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 6 of Title 16, Article 1 of Chapter 10 of Title 17, Article 2 of Chapter 3 of Title 35, Title 42, and Article 1 of Chapter 2 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to sexual offen...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB189Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 9 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to civil practice, so as to provide for separate trials for issues of liability and damages under certain circumstances; to provide considerations for m...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB194Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-8-12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to penalties for theft in violation of Code Sections 16-8-2 through 16-8-9, so as to revise the monetary value of certain stolen property; ...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB190Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to torts, so as to provide for the recovery and admissibility of special damages for medical and health care expenses; to provide for related matters; ...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB171Intro

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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 provide for enhanced penalties for certain offenses committed during an unlawful assembly; to revise the offense of unlawful assembly; to amend ...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB155Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 4 of Article 1 of Chapter 8 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to horns, exhaust systems, mirrors, windshields, tires, safety belts, and energy absorption systems, so as to provi...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB160Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend to amend Title 9 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to civil practice, so as to change certain provisions relating to the tolling of limitations for tort actions while criminal prosecution is pen...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB154Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 6 of Chapter 3 of Title 44 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to property owners' associations, so as to provide for a cap on assessments by property owners' associations for certain lots...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB151Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to prevent organized retail crime; to amend Chapter 1 of Title 10 of the O.C.G.A., relating to selling and other trade practices, so as to provide for definitions; to provide for certain record-keeping and reporting requi...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB121Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 10 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to perjury and related offenses, so as to expand the offense of perjury to include false statements made in police reports b...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB131Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 18 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions for prosecuting attorneys, so as to provide for the appointment of a prosecuting attorney when the acc...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB133Intro

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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 prohibit the use of no-knock search warrants in certain circumstances; to provide for a d...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB136Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 4 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to arrest by private persons, so as to repeal the article in its entirety; to amend Titles 17, 35, and 43 of the Official Cod...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB126Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 21 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state tort claims, so as to remove certain immunities from the actions of certain law enforcement officers; to provide th...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB139Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 16 of Title 9 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Uniform Civil Forfeiture Procedure Act, so as to authorize the seizure of property subject to civil forfeiture only upon a criminal...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB135Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 15-12-71, Title 16, and Code Section 17-7-52 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to duties of grand jury, crimes and offenses, and procedure for indictment or special presentment of p...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB101Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 35-3-34 of the O.C.G.A., relating to disclosure and dissemination of criminal records to private persons and businesses, resulting responsibility and liability of the Georgia Crime Information Center...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB77Intro

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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 constitutes a misdemeanor; to revise provis...
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2021-02-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB79Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 21 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to registration of voters, so as to enumerate the felonies involving moral turpitude whereby a person being convicted of such...
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2021-02-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB54Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 9 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding child custody proceedings, so as to provide judicial discretion in determining the right of a...
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2021-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB18Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 3 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to limitations on prosecution, so as to revise the statute of limitations on the offenses of rape, aggravated sodomy, and aggravated sexua...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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