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2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 391
Safe Place for Newborns Act of 2002; revise provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to domestic relations, so as to revise provisions relating to safe place for newborns; to expand the locations where a newborn child can be left to include fire stations and police stations; to provide for definitions; to allow the mother to decline to provide her name and address when a child is left in the physical custody of certain facilities; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2017 - Effective Date
May/08/2017 - Act 202
May/08/2017 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/04/2017 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/20/2017 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/20/2017 - Senate Third Read
Mar/15/2017 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/14/2017 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/03/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/03/2017 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/03/2017 - House Third Readers
Mar/01/2017 - House Postponed
Feb/24/2017 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/17/2017 - House Second Readers
Feb/16/2017 - House First Readers
Feb/15/2017 - House Hopper
3/01/2017 Postponed until 3/03/2017
Mar/20/2017 - Senate Vote #206Yea(53)Nay(0)NV(2)
Mar/03/2017 - House Vote #176Yea(173)Nay(0)NV(4)
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