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2013-2014 Regular Session - HB 78
Crimes and offenses; protection of disabled adults and elder persons; change provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 16, Code Section 24-13-130, Chapter 5 of Title 30, and Article 4 of Chapter 8 of Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to crimes and offenses, when depositions to preserve testimony in criminal proceedings may be taken, protection of disabled adults and elder persons, and reporting abuse or exploitation of residents in long-term care facilities; to change provisions relating to cruelty to a person 65 years of age or older; to prohibit exploitation of disabled adults, elder persons, and residents; to move relevant criminal penalties from Title 30 into Title 16; to amend Code Section 17-17-3, Title 31, Chapter 3 of Title 35, and Code Sections 42-8-63.1 and 49-2-14.1 of the O.C.G.A., so as to provide for conforming cross-references; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2013 - Effective Date
May/03/2013 - Act 132
May/03/2013 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/04/2013 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/28/2013 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/26/2013 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/26/2013 - Senate Third Read
Mar/21/2013 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/21/2013 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/11/2013 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/07/2013 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/07/2013 - House Third Readers
Mar/05/2013 - House Postponed
Feb/26/2013 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/28/2013 - House Second Readers
Jan/17/2013 - House First Readers
Jan/16/2013 - House Hopper
03/05/2013 Postponed until 03/07/2013
Mar/28/2013 - House Vote #409Yea(167)Nay(1)NV(9)
Mar/26/2013 - Senate Vote #301Yea(53)Nay(0)NV(1)
Mar/07/2013 - House Vote #218Yea(166)Nay(0)NV(8)
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