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2013-2014 Regular Session - HB 349
Criminal cases; provide state with more direct appeal rights; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 7 of Title 5 of the O.C.G.A., relating to appeal or certiorari by the state in criminal cases, so as to provide the state with more direct appeal rights; to amend Part 1 of Article 2 of Chapter 13 of Title 16, Title 17, Article 3A of Chapter 5 of Title 40, and Title 42 of the O.C.G.A., relating to schedules, offenses, and penalties for controlled substances, criminal procedure, suspension of driver's license for certain drug offenses, and penal institutions, respectively, so as to enact provisions recommended by the Governor's Special Council on Criminal Justice Reform in Georgia; to amend Article 2 of Chapter 8 of Title 24 of the O.C.G.A., relating to admissions and confessions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2013 - Effective Date
Apr/25/2013 - Act 84
Apr/25/2013 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/08/2013 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/25/2013 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/21/2013 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/21/2013 - Senate Third Read
Mar/20/2013 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/14/2013 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/04/2013 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/01/2013 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/01/2013 - House Third Readers
Feb/21/2013 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/19/2013 - House Second Readers
Feb/14/2013 - House First Readers
Feb/13/2013 - House Hopper
03/01/2013 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/25/2013 - House Vote #377Yea(166)Nay(1)NV(8)
Mar/21/2013 - Senate Vote #211Yea(46)Nay(1)NV(5)
Mar/01/2013 - House Vote #138Yea(163)Nay(0)NV(6)
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