SB 630 - Libraries Used by Minors - crim. penalty, exhibiting harmful mater.

Georgia Senate - 1995/1996 Sessions

SB 630 - Libraries Used by Minors - crim. penalty, exhibiting harmful mater.

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Code Sections - 20-5-80
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1. Day  48th              2. Balfour  9th            3. Dean  31st
4. Gillis  20th

Senate Comm: S Judy / House Comm: Judy / Senate Vote: Yeas 44 Nays 8 --------------------------------------------- Senate Action House --------------------------------------------- 1/25/96 Read 1st time 2/20/96 2/7/96 Favorably Reported Sub Committee Amend/Sub 2/8/96 Read 2nd Time 2/21/96 2/19/96 Read 3rd Time 2/19/96 Passed/Adopted CS Comm/Floor Amend/Sub --------------------------------------------- Code Sections amended: 20-5-80
SB 630 96 LC 10 1627S (SCS) SENATE BILL 630 By: Senators Day of the 48th, Balfour of the 9th, Dean of the 31st and Gillis of the 20th A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT 1- 1 To amend Chapter 5 of Title 20 of the Official Code of 1- 2 Georgia Annotated, relating to libraries, so as to provide 1- 3 that certain libraries shall adopt and implement policies 1- 4 which reasonably restrict the access of minors to materials 1- 5 which are harmful to minors and which are physically stored 1- 6 at any such library; to define a certain term; to repeal 1- 7 conflicting laws; and for other purposes. 1- 8 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA: SECTION 1. 1- 9 Chapter 5 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia 1-10 Annotated, relating to libraries, is amended by adding 1-11 following Article 3 a new Article 4 to read as follows: "ARTICLE 4 1-12 20-5-80. (Index) 1-13 (a) As used in this Code section, the term 'harmful to 1-14 minors' shall have the meaning set forth in Code Section 1-15 16-12-102. 1-16 (b) All city public libraries, county public libraries, 1-17 and regional public libraries established pursuant to 1-18 Article 2 of this chapter and all libraries located in any 1-19 public elementary, middle, or high school shall adopt and 1-20 implement policies which reasonably restrict the access of 1-21 minors to materials which are harmful to minors and which 1-22 are physically stored at any such library." SECTION 2. 1-23 All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are 1-24 repealed. S. B. 630 -1- (Index)

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