HB 954 - Univ Sys; law schools; allow certain recruiting

First Reader Summary

A BILL to amend Part 2 of Article 2 of Chapter 3 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the University System of Georgia, so as to provide that no law school of any university within the University System of Georgia shall adopt or enforce any policy the result of which would prohibit the State Department of Law or any branch or component of the armed forces of the United States from recruiting graduates on the campus of the law school; and for other purposes.

Wiles, John J (34th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
Evans, Mike A (28th) Pinholster, Garland (15th) Stancil, Steve (16th)
Status Summary HC: USys SC: LA: 03/13/97 H - Read 2nd Time
Page Numbers - 1/ 2
Code Sections - 20-3-69
House Action Senate
3/11/97 Read 1st Time
3/13/97 Read 2nd Time

HB 954                                             LC 10 2057 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                        A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 
                               AN ACT 
 
 
  1- 1  To amend Part 2 of Article 2 of Chapter 3 of Title 20 of the 
  1- 2  Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the 
  1- 3  University System of Georgia, so as to provide that no law 
  1- 4  school of any university within the University System of 
  1- 5  Georgia shall adopt or enforce any policy the result of 
  1- 6  which would prohibit the State Department of Law or any 
  1- 7  branch or component of the armed forces of the United States 
  1- 8  from recruiting graduates on the campus of the law school or 
  1- 9  from participating in any graduate placement program or 
  1-10  service provided by the law school; to provide that any 
  1-11  dean, professor, assistant professor, instructor, or staff 
  1-12  person of any law school violating the provisions of this 
  1-13  Act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor; to repeal conflicting 
  1-14  laws; and for other purposes. 
 
  1-15       BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA: 
 
  1-16                          SECTION  1. 
 
  1-17  Part 2 of Article 2 of Chapter 3 of Title 20 of the Official 
  1-18  Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the University System 
  1-19  of Georgia, is amended by adding between Code Sections 
  1-20  20-3-68 and 20-3-70 a new Code Section 20-3-69 to read as 
  1-21  follows: 
 
  1-22    "20-3-69. 
 
  1-23    No law school of any university within the University 
  1-24    System of Georgia shall adopt or enforce any policy the 
  1-25    result of which would prohibit the State Department of Law 
  1-26    or any branch or component of the armed forces of the 
  1-27    United States from recruiting graduates on the campus of 
  1-28    the law school or from participating in any graduate 
  1-29    placement program or service provided by the law school. 
  1-30    Any dean, professor, assistant professor, instructor, or 
  1-31    staff person of any law school violating the provisions of 
  1-32    this Code section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor." 
 
 
 
 
 
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  2- 1                           SECTION 2. 
 
  2- 2  All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are 
  2- 3  repealed. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/20/98

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