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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 847
Crimes and offenses; fraud in obtaining public assistance; redesignate and revise Code Sections
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 9 of Title 16 and Article 1 of Chapter 4 of Title 49 of the O.C.G.A., relating to fraud and related offenses and general provisions relative to public assistance, respectively, so as to redesignate Code Section 49-4-15, relating to fraud in obtaining public assistance, food stamps, or Medicaid, penalties, and recovery of overpayments, as new Code Section 16-9-63; to revise terminology in said Code Section 16-9-63; to reserve the Code Section 49-4-15 designation; to revise Article 7 of Chapter 8 of Title 34 and Chapter 7A of Title 48 of the O.C.G.A., relating to benefits relative to employment security and tax credits; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/19/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/18/2016 - House Passed/Adopted
Feb/18/2016 - House Third Readers
Feb/11/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Jan/28/2016 - House Second Readers
Jan/27/2016 - House First Readers
Jan/26/2016 - House Hopper
02/18/2016 Modified Structured Rule
Feb/18/2016 - House Vote #559Yea(140)Nay(26)NV(7)