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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 56
Searches; use of no-knock search warrants; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to searches with warrants, so as to provide for the use of no-knock search warrants; to provide for definitions; to change provisions relating to the issuance of search warrants; to provide for written policies relating to no-knock search warrants; to change provisions relating to when search warrants may be executed; to change provisions relating to the use of force in executing a search warrant; to change provisions relating to quashing a search warrant or suppressing evidence due to technical deficiencies; to provide for annual reporting of search warrant information; to provide for related matters; to provide for effective dates and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/26/2015 - House Second Readers
Jan/15/2015 - House First Readers
Jan/14/2015 - House Hopper