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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 725
"Child Abuse Records Protection Act"; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to child abuse and deprivation records, so as to provide for greater confidentiality of child abuse records; to provide for and revise definitions; to change provisions relating to persons and agencies permitted access to records of child abuse; to provide for contents of a protective order; to provide for immunity for child advocacy centers in releasing child abuse records under certain circumstances; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2016 - Effective Date
Apr/26/2016 - Act 344
Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
Mar/28/2016 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/14/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/14/2016 - Senate Third Read
Mar/10/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/08/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/02/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/29/2016 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/29/2016 - House Third Readers
Feb/24/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/15/2016 - House Second Readers
Jan/14/2016 - House First Readers
Jan/13/2016 - House Hopper
Jan/07/2016 - House Prefiled
02/29/2016 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/14/2016 - Senate Vote #589Yea(54)Nay(0)NV(1)
Feb/29/2016 - House Vote #693Yea(170)Nay(0)NV(5)
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