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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 361
Juvenile Code; enact reforms as recommended by Georgia Council on Criminal Justice reforms; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the Juvenile Code, so as to enact reforms as recommended by the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform with respect to juveniles; to revise defined terms; to clarify and harmonize statutory language; to clarify transfer criteria; to amend Code Section 17-10-14 of the O.C.G.A., relating to committal of person under 17 convicted of felony, so as to correct a cross-reference; to amend Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to courts, so as to provide for prosecuting attorneys to be involved in and prosecute cases wherein a child is alleged to be in need of services; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and contingent effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/05/2015 - Effective Date
May/05/2015 - Act 75
May/05/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/08/2015 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/02/2015 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Apr/02/2015 - Senate Third Read
Apr/02/2015 - Senate Taken from Table
Mar/31/2015 - Senate Tabled
Mar/25/2015 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/24/2015 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/13/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/11/2015 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/11/2015 - House Third Readers
Mar/05/2015 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/19/2015 - House Second Readers
Feb/18/2015 - House First Readers
Feb/17/2015 - House Hopper
3/31/2015 Tabled in Senate; 4/2/2015 Removed from table in Senate
Apr/02/2015 - Senate Vote #334Yea(51)Nay(0)NV(2)
Mar/11/2015 - House Vote #178Yea(169)Nay(0)NV(2)
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