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2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 1255
Criminal procedure; standards for use of force by law enforcement; provide
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 17-4-20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to authorization of arrests, use of deadly force, adoption or promulgation of conflicting regulations, policies, ordinances, and resolutions, and authority of nuclear power facility security officer, so as to provide for standards for use of force by law enforcement; to prohibit the use of chokeholds by law enforcement officers; to provide for a definition; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jun/26/2020 - House Second Readers
Jun/25/2020 - House First Readers
Jun/24/2020 - House Hopper