Georgia House of Representatives
HB 308 - Dangerous weapons used in certain offenses; enhanced penalties

Sponsor and CoSponsors
Campbell, Jr, Thomas R
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Summary / Full Text HC: SJudy SC: PubS
F/R: 01/23/95 L/A: 04/01/96 Signed by Governor
Titles Amended: 16
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First Reader Summary

A BILL 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 enhanced criminal penalties for the use of dangerous weapons, machine guns, sawed-off rifles, sawed-off shotguns, or firearms equipped with silencers during the commission of certain offenses; and for other purposes.

Actions Taken

               HOUSE                          SENATE
              1/23/95  Read 1st Time         3/7/95         
              1/24/95  Read 2nd Time         2/2/96         
              2/17/95  Favorably Reported    2/1/96         
              Am       Committee Amend/Sub                  
              3/7/95   Read 3rd Time         2/7/96         
              3/7/95   Passed/Adopted        2/7/96         
              CA       Comm/Floor Amend/Sub  FA             
              2/13/96  Amend/Sub Agreed To                  
              3/19/96  Sent to Governor                     
              4/1/96   Signed by Governor                   
              651      Act/Veto Number                      
              7/1/96   Effective Date                       
Immediately Transmitted to the Senate                       

Code Sections

Code Sections amended: 16-11-160, 16-11-161, 16-11-162

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