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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 17
Hidden Predator Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 3 of Title 9 and Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to limitations of actions and child abuse and deprivation records, respectively, so as to extend the statute of limitations for actions for childhood sexual abuse; to provide for a short title; to provide for limitations of liability for certain legal entities; to change provisions relating to tolling of limitations for a minor's cause of action; to change provisions relating to the tolling of limitations for tort actions while criminal prosecution is pending; to change provisions relating to the confidentiality and use of certain records; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2015 - Effective Date
May/05/2015 - Act 97
May/05/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/09/2015 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/02/2015 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/31/2015 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/31/2015 - Senate Third Read
Mar/25/2015 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/25/2015 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/18/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/13/2015 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/13/2015 - House Third Readers
Mar/09/2015 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/27/2015 - House Second Readers
Jan/26/2015 - House First Readers
Jan/15/2015 - House Hopper
Dec/03/2014 - House Prefiled
03/13/2015 Modified Structured Rule
Apr/02/2015 - House Vote #446Yea(162)Nay(0)NV(9)
Mar/31/2015 - Senate Vote #316Yea(54)Nay(0)NV(2)
Mar/13/2015 - House Vote #242Yea(169)Nay(2)NV(4)
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