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2019-2020 Regular Session - SB 402
Bonds and Recognizances; conditions for unsecured judicial release on a person's own recognizance; provide
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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 6 of Title 17, Part 3 of Article 6 of Chapter 11 of Title 15, Chapter 10 of Title 16, Article 4 of Chapter 3 of Title 42, and Article 1 of Chapter 7 of Title 52 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding bonds and recognizances, custody and release of child, offenses against public administration, pretrial release and diversion programs, and general provisions regarding registration, operation, and sale of watercraft, respectively, so as to provide for conditions for unsecured judicial release on a person's own recognizance; to revise and provide for definitions; to provide for full-face bond requirements; to revise cross-references; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/01/2021 - Effective Date
Aug/03/2020 - Act 547
Aug/03/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Jun/29/2020 - Senate Sent to Governor
Jun/26/2020 - House Passed/Adopted
Jun/26/2020 - House Third Readers
Jun/25/2020 - House Postponed
Jun/24/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Jun/23/2020 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/05/2020 - House Second Readers
Mar/04/2020 - House First Readers
Mar/03/2020 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/03/2020 - Senate Third Read
Feb/27/2020 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/26/2020 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/21/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/20/2020 - Senate Hopper
06/23/2020 Withdrawn from Judiciary Non-Civil and recommitted to Judiciary; 06/25/2020 Postponed until 06/26/2020; 06/26/2020 Modified Structured Rule
Jun/26/2020 - House Vote #767Yea(99)Nay(68)NV(2)
Mar/03/2020 - Senate Vote #523Yea(46)Nay(8)NV(2)
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