Georgia House of Representatives
HB 736 - Habeas corpus petition; death sentence; priority

Sponsor and CoSponsors
Wiles, John J
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F/R: 02/15/95 L/A: 02/16/95 H - Read 2nd Time
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A BILL to amend Code Section 9-14-47 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the time for answer and a hearing on a petition for habeas corpus by a person under sentence of court, so as to provide that a court shall give absolute priority to any habeas corpus petition submitted for a person sentenced to the penalty of death; and for other purposes.

Actions Taken

               HOUSE                          SENATE
              2/15/95  Read 1st Time                        
              2/16/95  Read 2nd Time                        

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