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2001-2002 Regular Session - HB 1070
Death penalty cases; appeals; Attorney General notify victim's family
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to amend Code Section 17-17-12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to notification to victim of accused's motion for new trial or appeal, release on bail or recognizance, appellate proceedings, and outcome of appeal, so as to provide that, in cases in which the accused is convicted of a capital offense and receives the death penalty, it shall be the duty of the Attorney General to notify the victim's family of the filing and disposition of appeals from and other legal proceedings regarding such conviction and to provide the family with periodic reports on the status of such matters; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/15/2002 - Effective Date
May/15/2002 - Act 910
May/15/2002 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/24/2002 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/09/2002 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Apr/02/2002 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
Apr/02/2002 - Senate Third Read
Apr/01/2002 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/27/2002 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported As Amended
Feb/11/2002 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/08/2002 - House Passed/Adopted
Feb/08/2002 - House Third Readers
Feb/06/2002 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Jan/28/2002 - House Second Readers
Jan/18/2002 - House First Readers
Jan/17/2002 - House Hopper
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