Bills Pending Georgia Senate Judiciary Committee

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GASB634Intro

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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 Muscogee Judicial Circuit and to be composed of Muscogee County; to amend Article 1 of Chapter 6 of Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to gener...
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2022-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GAHB1354Engross

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 5 of Title 28 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Claims Advisory Board, so as to create the Wrongful Conviction Compensation Review Panel; to provide for a short title...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GAHB274Engross

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to juvenile court administration, so as to provide for a salary supplement for certain juvenile court judges; to provide for...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB606Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 5 of Chapter 4 of Title 10 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to self-service storage facilities, so as to shorten the time between advertisement and sale of abandoned property; to provid...
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2022-03-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB590Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 9-13-142 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the requirements of an official legal organ, so as to allow for the designation of a website as the official legal organ; to provide fo...
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2022-03-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB579Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 2 of Chapter 13 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to schedules, offenses, and penalties under the regulation of controlled substances, so as to provide that minimum...
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2022-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB551Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 6 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to superior courts, so as to provide for a penalty for the failure of clerks of the superior court to timely transmit certain required inf...
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2022-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB533Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 50-18-72 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to when public disclosure not required, so as to remove an exemption relating to public disclosure of certain public records pertaining to...
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2022-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB531Intro

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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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2022-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB521Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 31 of Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to incorporation of municipal corporations, so as to provide for the transition of services and facilities from an existing municipality ...
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2022-02-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB501Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 10 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to procedure for sentencing and imposition of punishment, so as to authorize a sentencing court to resentence a defendant, u...
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2022-02-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB506Intro

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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 enact the "PROTECT Children Act of 2022"; to amend Code Section 17-3-1 of the O.C.G.A., relating to limitations on prosecution generally; to ame...
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2022-02-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB485Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 13 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to statute of frauds, so as to provide that agreements with a value in excess of $10,000.00 shall be in writing; to provide f...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB478Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 3 of Title 12 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions relative to parks, historic areas, memorials, and recreation, so as to revise provisions of law regarding the use or possession o...
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2022-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB471Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Sections 9-13-161 and 48-4-1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to where and when sales under execution held and change of place of public sales by court order, and procedures for sales unde...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB439Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 7 of Title 44 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to dispossessory proceedings, so as to provide that the owner of a property or tenement at issue in a dispossessory proceedin...
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2022-02-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB448Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding law enforcement officers and agencies, so as to provide that each peace officer in this state who lawfully...
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2022-02-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB380Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to imputable negligence, so as to remove the vicious or dangerous requirement before an animal owner may be liable for injuries caused by ...
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2022-01-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB372Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 12 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to control of hazardous conditions, preventable diseases, and metabolic disorders, so as to provide that certain requirements or actions ...
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2022-01-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB329Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 12 of Title 51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to joint tort-feasors, so as to provide for apportionment of awards of damages among one or more persons in certain actions;...
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2022-01-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
GASB320Intro

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 15-6-2 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the number of judges of superior courts, so as to provide for an additional judge of the superior court of the Tallapoosa Judicial Circuit; to provide for the appo...
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2022-01-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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
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
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
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
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
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