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2013-2014 Regular Session - HB 150
Law enforcement officers; the reproduction of arrest booking photographs; enact provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 10, Chapter 1 of Title 35, Article 4 of Chapter 18 of Title 50, and Title 51 of the O.C.G.A., relating to selling and other trade practices, general provisions for law enforcement officers and agencies, inspection of public records, and torts, respectively, so as to enact provisions relating to the reproduction of arrest booking photographs; to require law enforcement agencies to copyright or watermark certain photographs; to authorize copyrighting of public records; to provide for the right of publicity in an individual's persona; to prohibit the use of an individual's persona for commercial purposes without authorization; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/06/2013 - Effective Date
May/06/2013 - Act 188
May/06/2013 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/03/2013 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/28/2013 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/25/2013 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
Mar/25/2013 - Senate Third Read
Mar/22/2013 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/22/2013 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/11/2013 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/07/2013 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/07/2013 - House Third Readers
Feb/26/2013 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/01/2013 - House Second Readers
Jan/31/2013 - House First Readers
Jan/30/2013 - House Hopper
Mar/28/2013 - House Vote #411Yea(165)Nay(3)NV(9)
Mar/25/2013 - Senate Vote #274Yea(53)Nay(0)NV(0)
Mar/07/2013 - House Vote #254Yea(165)Nay(3)NV(8)
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