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2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 116
Juvenile Code; provide superior court with exclusive original jurisdiction for cases involving aggravated assault; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Juvenile Code, so as to provide the superior court with exclusive original jurisdiction for cases involving aggravated assault involving the use of a firearm and aggravated battery upon certain individuals; to allow a superior court the discretion to transfer such cases back to juvenile court; to clarify the definitions of a class A or class B designated felony act in light of the jurisdictional changes; to add aggravated assault upon an emergency health worker as a class A designated felony; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/08/2018 - Senate Recommitted
Mar/22/2017 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/22/2017 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/09/2017 - Senate Withdrawn & Recommitted
Feb/28/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/27/2017 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/27/2017 - House Third Readers
Feb/22/2017 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/26/2017 - House Second Readers
Jan/25/2017 - House First Readers
Jan/24/2017 - House Hopper
2/27/2017 Modified Structured Rule; 3/09/2017 Withdrawn from the Senate committee on Judiciary and committed to the committee on Public Safety
Feb/27/2017 - House Vote #123Yea(130)Nay(36)NV(4)
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