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2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 247
Crimes and offenses; battery against a person 65 years of age or older; repeal an enhanced penalty
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 5 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to crimes against the person, so as to repeal an enhanced penalty relating to battery against a person 65 years of age or older; to amend Code Section 30-5-4 of the O.C.G.A., relating to reporting of need for protective services, manner and contents of report, immunity from civil or criminal liability, and privileged communications; to amend Code Section 31-7-12.1 of the O.C.G.A., relating to unlicensed personal care homes; to amend Code Section 45-17-8 of the O.C.G.A., relating to powers and duties of notaries public generally, so as to require notaries to report abuse of disabled adults or elder persons; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/13/2020 - Senate Recommitted
Mar/22/2019 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/21/2019 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/08/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/07/2019 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/07/2019 - House Third Readers
Mar/01/2019 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/13/2019 - House Second Readers
Feb/12/2019 - House First Readers
Feb/11/2019 - House Hopper
03/07/2019 Modified Structured Rule; 1/13/2020 Recommitted to SJUDY
Mar/07/2019 - House Vote #191Yea(170)Nay(1)NV(4)
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