Georgia House of Representatives
HB1400 - Telemarketing/internet activi- ties; criminal theft; penalties

Sponsor and CoSponsors
Watson, Jr., Roy H
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Summary / Full Text HC: Ind SC: F&PU
F/R: 01/24/96 L/A: 04/01/96 Signed by Governor
Titles Amended: 10/ 16
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First Reader Summary

A BILL to amend Part 2 of Article 15 of Chapter 1 of Title 10 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, known as the "Fair Business Practices Act of 1975," so as to make the definition of "telemarketing" consistent with federal law; to provide for civil penalties in addition to existing criminal penalties in cases of intentional criminal theft while engaged in telemarketing or internet activities; and for other purposes.

Actions Taken

               HOUSE                          SENATE
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              1/24/96  Read 1st Time         2/19/96        
              1/25/96  Read 2nd Time         2/27/96        
              2/8/96   Favorably Reported    2/26/96        
              2/15/96  Read 3rd Time         2/29/96        
              2/15/96  Passed/Adopted        2/29/96        
              FS       Comm/Floor Amend/Sub                 
              3/20/96  Sent to Governor                     
              4/1/96   Signed by Governor                   
              611      Act/Veto Number                      
              4/1/96   Effective Date                       

Code Sections

Code Sections amended: 10-1-393.5, 16-8-12


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