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2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 488
Commerce and trade; prevent organized retail crime
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to prevent organized retail crime; to amend Chapter 1 of Title 10 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to selling and other trade practices, so as to provide for a definition; to provide for certain recordkeeping and reporting requirements for the sale and purchase of stored value cards; to provide for penalties for failure to comply; to provide for confidentiality; to amend Article 1 of Chapter 8 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to theft, so as to provide for the crimes of organized retail theft and retail merchandise fraud; to provide for penalties for violations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/13/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/12/2020 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/12/2020 - House Third Readers
Mar/05/2020 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Feb/28/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/28/2019 - House Second Readers
Feb/27/2019 - House First Readers
Feb/26/2019 - House Hopper
03/05/2020 Withdrawn from the Rules Calendar and recommitted to Rules; 03/12/2020 Passed House by Rules Committee Substitute; 03/12/2020 Modified Structured Rule; 3/13/2020 Temporary Committee Assignment
Mar/12/2020 - House Vote #625Yea(144)Nay(15)NV(4)
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