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2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 711
Evidence; privileges; change provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of the Title 24 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to privileges, so as to change provisions relating to spousal privilege in criminal proceedings; to provide certain exceptions to the general rule of privilege; to provide for confidentiality of communications between a family violence or sexual assault victim and agents providing services to such victims at family violence shelters and rape crisis centers; to provide for definitions; to provide for a waiver of confidentiality; to provide for admissibility of certain information; to provide for exceptions; to provide for procedure; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/01/2013 - Effective Date
Apr/16/2012 - Act 586
Apr/16/2012 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/02/2012 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/21/2012 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/21/2012 - Senate Third Read
Mar/14/2012 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/13/2012 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/08/2012 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/07/2012 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/07/2012 - House Third Readers
Feb/02/2012 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/12/2012 - House Second Readers
Jan/11/2012 - House First Readers
Jan/10/2012 - House Hopper
Mar/21/2012 - Senate Vote #663Yea(52)Nay(1)NV(1)
Mar/21/2012 - Senate Vote #662Yea(13)Nay(39)NV(2)
Feb/07/2012 - House Vote #470Yea(162)Nay(1)NV(9)
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