Georgia House of Representatives
HB1479 - Bonds and recognizances; failure to appear; liability of surety

Sponsor and CoSponsors
Randall, William (Billy) C
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F/R: 01/29/96 L/A: 04/15/96 Signed by Governor
Titles Amended: 17/ 24
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First Reader Summary

A BILL to amend Chapter 6 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to bonds and recognizances, so as to change the provisions relating to surrender of principal by surety and forfeiture of bond; to provide conditions under which a surety shall be released of liability on a bond; and for other purposes.

Actions Taken

               HOUSE                          SENATE
              1/29/96  Read 1st Time         2/27/96        
              1/30/96  Read 2nd Time         3/12/96        
              2/15/96  Favorably Reported    3/8/96         
              Sub      Committee Amend/Sub   Am             
              2/26/96  Read 3rd Time         3/14/96        
              2/26/96  Passed/Adopted        3/14/96        
              CSFA     Comm/Floor Amend/Sub  CAFA           
              3/15/96  Amend/Sub Agreed To   3/18/96        
              4/4/96   Sent to Governor                     
              4/15/96  Signed by Governor                   
              983      Act/Veto Number                      
              4/15/96  Effective Date                       
House Agrees to Senate Amendment #1 as Amended by House and 
Amendment #2                                                
Senate Agrees to House Amendment to Senate Amendment #1     

Code Sections

Code Sections amended: 17-6-1, 17-6-54, 17-6-72, 17-7-50, 24-10-130

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