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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 71
Pardons and paroles; provide input and transparency relative to granting a parole or commutation of a death sentence to a life sentence; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 17 of Title 17 and Chapter 9 of Title 42 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the Crime Victims' Bill of Rights and pardons and paroles, respectively, so as to provide for input and transparency relative to the granting of a pardon or commutation of a death sentence to a life sentence; to change provisions relating to notifications by the State Board of Pardons and Paroles; to change provisions relating to the State Board of Pardons and Paroles procedure and information gathering when considering the grant of pardon, clemency, or commutation of a death sentence; to provide for exemptions from disclosure; to amend Code Section 50-13-9.1 of the O.C.G.A., relating to variance or waiver to rules, so as to correct an incorrect reference; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2015 - Effective Date
May/01/2015 - Act 43
May/01/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/09/2015 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/02/2015 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Apr/02/2015 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/02/2015 - Senate Third Read
Apr/02/2015 - Senate Taken from Table
Mar/31/2015 - Senate Tabled
Mar/25/2015 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/24/2015 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/04/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/03/2015 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/03/2015 - House Third Readers
Mar/02/2015 - House Postponed
Feb/26/2015 - House Postponed
Feb/24/2015 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/27/2015 - House Second Readers
Jan/26/2015 - House First Readers
Jan/15/2015 - House Hopper
Footnotes
02/26/2015 Postponed until 03/02/2015; 03/02/2015 Postponed until 03/03/2015; 03/03/2015 Modified Structured Rule; 3/31/2015 Tabled in Senate; 4/2/2015 Removed from table in Senate
Votes
Apr/02/2015 - House Vote #422Yea(170)Nay(3)NV(3)
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Apr/02/2015 - Senate Vote #331Yea(55)Nay(0)NV(1)
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Mar/03/2015 - House Vote #111Yea(162)Nay(8)NV(2)
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