Georgia House of Representatives
HB1647 - Retail installment/home solicita- tion; clerical errors; penalties

Sponsor and CoSponsors
Watson, Jr., Roy H
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F/R: 02/09/96 L/A: 04/18/96 Signed by Governor
Titles Amended: 10
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First Reader Summary

A BILL to amend Code Section 10-1-15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to criminal and civil penalties under "The Retail Installment and Home Solicitation Sales Act," so as to provide that a seller or holder shall not be liable under said Act if the seller or holder can show by a preponderance of the evidence that the violation was not intentional and resulted from a bona fide clerical or typographical error; and for other purposes.

Actions Taken

               HOUSE                          SENATE
              2/9/96   Read 1st Time         3/5/96         
              2/12/96  Read 2nd Time         3/8/96         
              2/26/96  Favorably Reported    3/7/96         
                       Committee Amend/Sub   Sub            
              2/29/96  Read 3rd Time         3/14/96        
              2/29/96  Passed/Adopted        3/14/96        
              FA       Comm/Floor Amend/Sub  CS             
              3/15/96  Amend/Sub Agreed To                  
                       Amend/Sub Disagreed To3/15/96        
              3/15/96  Insists                              
              3/15/96  Conf Comm Appointed   3/18/96        
              3/18/96  Conf Comm Rep Adopted 3/18/96        
              4/1/96   Sent to Governor                     
              4/18/96  Signed by Governor                   
              1030     Act/Veto Number                      
              4/18/96  Effective Date                       
House Agrees to Senate Substitute as Amended by House       
Senate Disagrees to House Amendment to Senate Substitute    
House Rejects Conference Committee Report #1 and Adopts Conf
Report #2                                                   

Code Sections

Code Sections amended: 10-1-15

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