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2019-2020 Regular Session - SB 31
Law Enforcement Officers and Agencies; performing any duty at the scene of an emergency; law enforcement officers shall not be liable; clarify
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding law enforcement officers and agencies, so as to clarify that law enforcement officers shall not be liable at law for any action or actions done while performing any duty at the scene of an emergency under certain circumstances; to provide for definitions; to provide for no liability of law enforcement officers for rescuing persons or pets out of certain vehicles; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2019 - Effective Date
Apr/28/2019 - Act 66
Apr/28/2019 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/09/2019 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/02/2019 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/29/2019 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/29/2019 - House Third Readers
Mar/26/2019 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/07/2019 - House Second Readers
Mar/05/2019 - House First Readers
Mar/04/2019 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/04/2019 - Senate Third Read
Mar/01/2019 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/28/2019 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/26/2019 - Senate Withdrawn & Recommitted
Jan/28/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/17/2019 - Senate Hopper
2/26/2019 Withdrawn from SJUDY and referred to PUBSAF; 03/29/2019 Modified Structured Rule
Apr/02/2019 - Senate Vote #377Yea(53)Nay(2)NV(0)
Mar/29/2019 - House Vote #350Yea(134)Nay(23)NV(8)
Mar/04/2019 - Senate Vote #94Yea(54)Nay(0)NV(1)
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