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2019-2020 Regular Session - SB 435
"The Debbie Vance Act"; court imposing sentence may grant the relief of vacatur for convictions and sentences of defendants; 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 Article 2 of Chapter 3 of Title 35 of the O.C.G.A., relating to procedure for sentencing and imposition of punishment and the Georgia Crime Information Center, respectively, so as to provide that the court imposing sentence may grant the relief of vacatur for convictions and sentences of defendants who obtained such convictions and sentences as a direct result of being victims of trafficking for labor or sexual servitude; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jun/29/2020 - Effective Date
Jun/29/2020 - Act 392
Jun/29/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Jun/25/2020 - Senate Sent to Governor
Jun/23/2020 - House Passed/Adopted
Jun/23/2020 - House Third Readers
Jun/22/2020 - House Postponed
Jun/18/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/04/2020 - House Second Readers
Mar/03/2020 - House First Readers
Mar/02/2020 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/02/2020 - Senate Third Read
Feb/28/2020 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/27/2020 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/25/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/24/2020 - Senate Hopper
06/22/2020 Postponed until 06/23/2020; 06/23/2020 Modified Structured Rule
Jun/23/2020 - House Vote #696Yea(161)Nay(0)NV(4)
Mar/02/2020 - Senate Vote #515Yea(55)Nay(0)NV(1)
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