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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 513
Pleadings and motions; procedure for claims asserted against a person or entity arising from an act which could be construed as an act in furtherance of the right of free speech or right to petition government for redress of grievances; revise provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 11 of Title 9 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to pleadings and motions, so as to revise provisions regarding the procedure for claims asserted against a person or entity arising from an act by that person or entity which could reasonably be construed as an act in furtherance of the right of free speech or the right to petition government for a redress of grievances; to revise definitions; to amend Chapter 5 of Title 51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to libel and slander, so as to revise a cross-reference; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2016 - Effective Date
Apr/26/2016 - Act 420
Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
Mar/29/2016 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/22/2016 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/16/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/16/2016 - Senate Third Read
Mar/14/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/11/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/02/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/29/2016 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/29/2016 - House Third Readers
Feb/25/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/03/2015 - House Second Readers
Mar/02/2015 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/02/2015 - House First Readers
Mar/02/2015 - House Hopper
Footnotes
03/02/2015 Withdrawn from State Planning and Community Affairs and recommitted to Judicial Non-Civil
Votes
Mar/22/2016 - House Vote #827Yea(117)Nay(45)NV(9)
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Mar/16/2016 - Senate Vote #630Yea(50)Nay(2)NV(4)
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Feb/29/2016 - House Vote #680Yea(131)Nay(41)NV(3)
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Feb/29/2016 - House Vote #679Yea(71)Nay(98)NV(6)
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