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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 207
Courts; judge, judicial officer, grand juror, or trial lawyer may be disqualified for presiding or serving due to being related by consanguinity or affinity to a party; change provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to courts, so as to change provisions relating to when a judge, judicial officer, grand juror, or trial juror may be disqualified from presiding or serving, as applicable, due to being related by consanguinity or affinity to a party; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/11/2016 - Senate Recommitted
Mar/25/2015 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/25/2015 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/03/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/02/2015 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/02/2015 - House Third Readers
Feb/26/2015 - House Postponed
Feb/19/2015 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/09/2015 - House Second Readers
Feb/04/2015 - House First Readers
Feb/03/2015 - House Hopper
02/26/2015 Postponed until 03/02/2015; 1/11/2016 recommitted to Senate Committee on Judiciary
Mar/02/2015 - House Vote #100Yea(155)Nay(3)NV(2)