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2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 685
Dogs; dangerous and vicious; extensively revise provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 4 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to animals, so as to extensively revise provisions relating to dogs and especially provisions relating to dangerous and vicious dogs; to define and redefine terms; to provide for liability for injuries and damage caused by dogs; to amend Chapter 2 of Title 51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to imputable negligence, so as to provide for a conforming amendment; to state legislative intent; to provide for other related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2012 - Effective Date
May/03/2012 - Act 765
May/03/2012 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/05/2012 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/29/2012 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/26/2012 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/26/2012 - Senate Third Read
Mar/22/2012 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/22/2012 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/07/2012 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/07/2012 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/07/2012 - House Third Readers
Mar/07/2012 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/05/2012 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/11/2012 - House Second Readers
Jan/10/2012 - House First Readers
Jan/09/2012 - House Hopper
Dec/22/2011 - House Prefiled
3/7/2012 Withdrawn from the Rules Calendar and recommitted to the Rules Committee; 3/7/2012 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/29/2012 - House Vote #848Yea(157)Nay(0)NV(18)
Mar/26/2012 - Senate Vote #690Yea(50)Nay(1)NV(2)
Mar/07/2012 - House Vote #669Yea(170)Nay(0)NV(5)
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