2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 154
Assault and Battery; public safety officer while engaged in his or her official duties; provide for the offenses of aggravated assault and aggravated battery
First Reader Summary
A BILL To be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to assault and battery, so as to provide for the offenses of aggravated assault and aggravated battery upon a public safety officer while the public safety officer is engaged in, or on account of the performance of, his or her official duties; to amend Code Section 45-9-85 of the O.C.G.A., relating to payment of indemnification for death or disability; to amend Chapter 2 of Title 51 of the O.C.G.A., relating to imputable negligence, so as to provide that tort liability shall be unlimited for parents and guardians having custody and control over a minor child or children under the age of 18 for willful or malicious acts against a public safety officer under certain circumstances; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/22/2017 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/14/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/10/2017 - Senate Hopper