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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 779
Crimes and offenses; regulate use of unmanned aircraft systems and images; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to crimes and offenses, so as to regulate the use of unmanned aircraft systems and images captured by such systems; to provide for definitions; to provide for exceptions; to provide for penalties and a civil right of action; to provide for venue; to amend Code Section 27-3-151 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to activity prohibited in the taking of wildlife, so as to regulate the use of unmanned aircraft systems in connection to hunting and fishing; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/03/2016 - Veto V8
May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/04/2016 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/24/2016 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/22/2016 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub As Amended
Mar/16/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/16/2016 - Senate Third Read
Mar/15/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/15/2016 - 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
Jan/21/2016 - House Second Readers
Jan/20/2016 - House First Readers
Jan/15/2016 - House Hopper
02/29/2016 Modified Structured Rule; 03/22/2016 House agreed to Senate Substitute as House amended; 3/24/2016 Senate Agreed to House Amendment to Senate Substitute
Mar/24/2016 - Senate Vote #751Yea(49)Nay(2)NV(4)
Mar/22/2016 - House Vote #815Yea(136)Nay(27)NV(10)
Mar/16/2016 - Senate Vote #636Yea(51)Nay(3)NV(1)
Feb/29/2016 - House Vote #682Yea(171)Nay(0)NV(5)
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