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2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 714
Penal institutions; punishment; revise provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 5 of Title 42 of the O.C.G.A., relating to conditions of detention generally, so as to revise provisions relating to punishment; to provide definitions; to provide for a schedule of penalties for administrative infractions; to provide for a schedule of penalties for substantive infractions; to provide maximum periods of consecutive and total time an incarcerated person can be subject to restrictive housing; to provide limitations for the use of restrictive housing; to provide that incarcerated persons subject to restrictive housings receive certain services; to limit the release of incarcerated persons directly from restrictive housing to the community; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/02/2019 - House Second Readers
Mar/29/2019 - House First Readers
Mar/28/2019 - House Hopper