2019-2020 Regular Session - SB 452
Appellate Practice and Arraignment and Pleas; judgments of conviction entered upon a plea of guilty; withdraw the right of appeal
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 6 of Title 5 and Article 5 of Chapter 7 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to appellate practice and arraignment and pleas generally, respectively, so as to withdraw the right of appeal on judgments of conviction entered upon a plea of guilty; to provide for the direct appeal of all judgments or orders granting or refusing motions to recuse or disqualify a judge from presiding in a particular case or proceeding; to provide limitations on when a trial court shall consider motions to withdraw the plea of "guilty"; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/27/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/26/2020 - Senate Hopper