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2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 175
Juvenile Code; juvenile court proceedings; enact reforms
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the Juvenile Code, so as to enact reforms relating to juvenile court proceedings recommended by the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform; to allow juvenile courts to impose certain conditions on parents, guardians, and legal custodians of children who are in need of services, delinquent, or involved in a court's community based risk reduction program; to provide for procedure; to change provisions relating to the detention of a delinquent child who has been determined to be incompetent to proceed in juvenile court proceedings; to provide for professional input as to the detention of a child who has been determined to be incompetent to proceed; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2017 - Effective Date
May/09/2017 - Act 227
May/09/2017 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/03/2017 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/24/2017 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/24/2017 - House Third Readers
Mar/16/2017 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/06/2017 - House Second Readers
Mar/03/2017 - House First Readers
Mar/01/2017 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/01/2017 - Senate Third Read
Feb/27/2017 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/24/2017 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/15/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/14/2017 - Senate Hopper
3/24/2017 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/24/2017 - House Vote #315Yea(155)Nay(2)NV(2)
Mar/01/2017 - Senate Vote #119Yea(53)Nay(0)NV(1)
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