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2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 176
Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform; driving privileges; enact reforms
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 17 and Chapter 5 of Title 40 of the O.C.G.A., relating to criminal procedure and drivers' licenses, respectively, so as to enact reforms relating to driving privileges recommended by the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform; to change and provide for the procedure of issuing bench warrants for individuals charged with certain traffic, motorist, and road violations; to remove a barrier to obtaining a habitual violator probationary license; to change provisions relating to third and subsequent convictions under Code Section 40-6-391 involving controlled substances or marijuana; to change provisions relating to reinstatement of certain licenses under certain conditions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2017 - Effective Date
May/09/2017 - Act 228
May/09/2017 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/06/2017 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/30/2017 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/24/2017 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/24/2017 - House Third Readers
Mar/20/2017 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/06/2017 - House Second Readers
Mar/03/2017 - House First Readers
Mar/01/2017 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/01/2017 - Senate Third Read
Feb/27/2017 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/24/2017 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/15/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/14/2017 - Senate Hopper
3/24/2017 Modified Structured Rule; 3/30/2017 Senate agreed to House Substitute
Mar/30/2017 - Senate Vote #331Yea(50)Nay(0)NV(4)
Mar/24/2017 - House Vote #316Yea(154)Nay(1)NV(4)
Mar/01/2017 - Senate Vote #120Yea(52)Nay(0)NV(2)
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