SB 142 - Sheriffs - qualifications, drug tests (6)

First Reader Summary

A bill to amend Article 1 of Chapter 16 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions applicable to sheriffs, so as to change certain provisions relating to qualifications of sheriffs; to require candidates for the office of sheriff to submit to drug tests; to repeal certain provisions relating to training requirements; to provide certain exemptions; to change provisions relating to how vacancies in the office of sheriff are filled.

Broun, Paul C (46th) Bowen, Rooney L (13th)
Full Text SC: PUBS HC: PubS
F/R: 01/28/97 L/A: 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
Code Sections Amended: 15 / 21
Senate Action House
1/28/97 Read 1st time 1/27/98
1/15/98* Favorably Reported 3/5/98
Sub Committee Amend/Sub Sub
2/28/97 Read 2nd Time 1/28/98
1/12/98* Committed
1/12/98 Read 3rd Time 3/16/98
1/26/98 Passed/Adopted 3/16/98
CS/FA Comm/Floor Amend/Sub FS/FA
3/18/98 Amend/Sub Agreed To
3/24/98 Sent To Governor
3/27/98 Signed by Governor
654 Act/Veto Number

Code Sections

Code Sections amended: 15-16-1, 35-8-2

Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/28/98