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2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 1230
State tort claims; certain immunities from actions of certain state officers or employees; remove
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 21 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state tort claims, so as to remove certain immunities from the actions of certain state officers or employees; to provide that certain state officers or employees shall be liable when causing the deprivation of certain rights; to provide for questions of fact; to waive sovereign immunity; to revise limitations on amounts of damages; to amend Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to local government, so as to provide that certain local law enforcement officers may be subject to lawsuit or liability; to provide for related matters; to provide for applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jun/20/2020 - House Second Readers
Jun/19/2020 - House First Readers
Jun/18/2020 - House Hopper