SB 159 - Abuse of Vulnerable Adult - warrantless arrests (2)

First Reader Summary

A bill to amend Article 2 of Chapter 4 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to arrests by law enforcement officers generally, so as to provide for warrantless arrests in cases involving abuse of a vulnerable adult; to define the term vulnerable adult; to provide for education of officers about elder abuse and abuse of vulnerable adults.

Land, Clay (16th) Harbison, Ed (15th) Clay, Charles C (37th)
Full Text SC: Judy HC: SJudy
F/R: 01/30/97 L/A: 03/28/97 H - Committed (CA/FA )
Code Sections Amended: 17
Senate Action House
1/30/97 Read 1st time 2/17/97
2/11/97 Favorably Reported 3/25/97
Am Committee Amend/Sub
2/13/97 Read 2nd Time 2/18/97
Committed 3/28/97
2/14/97 Read 3rd Time
2/14/97 Passed/Adopted
CA/FA Comm/Floor Amend/Sub

Code Sections

Code Sections amended: 17-4-20

Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/20/98

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