Georgia House of Representatives
HB 580 - Magist court; judgments exceeding $3500; discovery procedures

Sponsor and CoSponsors
Wiles, John J Barnes, Roy E Parsons, Don L
Cox, Lera Catherine Towery, Matt A Ehrhart, Earl
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Summary / Full Text HC: Judy SC: SJudy
F/R: 02/03/95 L/A: 04/01/96 Signed by Governor
Titles Amended: 15
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First Reader Summary

A BILL to amend Code Section 15-10-50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to propounding of interrogatories to a judgment debtor in magistrate court proceedings, so as to provide that when the judgment exceeds a specified amount the judgment creditor may utilize certain discovery procedures under the Civil Practice Act; and for other purposes.

Actions Taken

               HOUSE                          SENATE
              2/3/95   Read 1st Time         1/25/96        
              2/6/95   Read 2nd Time         2/12/96        
              2/28/95* Favorably Reported    2/9/96         
              Sub      Committee Amend/Sub                  
              3/17/95  Recommitted                          
              1/24/96  Read 3rd Time         2/29/96        
              1/24/96  Passed/Adopted        2/29/96        
              CS       Comm/Floor Amend/Sub                 
              3/19/96  Sent to Governor                     
              4/1/96   Signed by Governor                   
              654      Act/Veto Number                      
              7/1/96   Effective Date                       
Favorably Reported by Substitute 1/22/96                    

Code Sections

Code Sections amended: 15-10-50

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