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2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 913
Domestic relations; protection of children; strengthen, clarify, and update provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to domestic relations, so as to strengthen, clarify, and update provisions relating to the protection of children, including foster children and adopted children; to allow for notice by certified mail in certain adoption proceedings; to revise a provision relating to the results of a search of the putative father registry; to revise provisions relating to appointment of an agent for a petitioner; to revise provisions relating to required criminal history records checks of petitioners; to revise provisions relating to petitioners who are nonresidents of Georgia; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/12/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/10/2020 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/10/2020 - House Third Readers
Feb/27/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/19/2020 - House Second Readers
Feb/18/2020 - House First Readers
Feb/05/2020 - House Hopper
03/10/2020 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/10/2020 - House Vote #565Yea(153)Nay(7)NV(8)
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