2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 258
Crimes and offenses; sentencing for persons who knowingly commit aggravated assault upon a peace officer; provisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to crimes and offenses, so as to provide for sentencing to minimum terms of imprisonment for persons who knowingly commit the offense of aggravated assault upon a peace officer through the discharge of a firearm while the peace officer is engaged in, or on account of the performance of, his or her official duties; to prohibit such persons from eligibility for sentence-reducing measures under programs administered by the Department of Corrections; to provide for definitions; to prohibit persons so convicted from eligibility for sentence-reducing measures under programs administered by the Department of Corrections; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/09/2017 - House Second Readers
Feb/08/2017 - House First Readers
Feb/07/2017 - House Hopper