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2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 951
Criminal procedure; no court shall impose a period of probation that exceeds 24 months; provide
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 10 of Title 17 and Chapter 8 of Title 42 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to procedure for sentencing and imposition of punishment and probation, respectively, so as to provide that no court shall impose a period of probation that exceeds 24 months; to provide for conforming changes; to revise requirements for active probation supervision; to eliminate probation for life for persons convicted of certain serious violent felonies; to eliminate certain special terms of probation; to revise certain probation requirements; to provide for related matters; to provide for applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/21/2020 - House Second Readers
Feb/20/2020 - House First Readers
Feb/19/2020 - House Hopper