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2001-2002 Regular Session - HB 1169
Municipal courts; misdemeanors; trials; accusation or citation
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to amend Article 1 of Chapter 32 of Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to municipal courts generally, so as to provide that misdemeanor offenses or ordinance violations tried in municipal courts may be tried upon a citation or an accusation; to amend Code Section 17-7-71, relating to trial of misdemeanors upon accusations, trial of misdemeanor motor vehicle violations upon citations, form and contents of accusations, amendment and service of accusations, and continuances, so as to change certain provisions relating to use of accusations in misdemeanor cases; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/10/2002 - Act 775
May/10/2002 - House Date Signed by Governor
May/09/2002 - Effective Date
Apr/24/2002 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/12/2002 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Apr/10/2002 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/10/2002 - Senate Third Read
Mar/08/2002 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/07/2002 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/13/2002 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/12/2002 - House Passed/Adopted
Feb/12/2002 - House Third Readers
Feb/06/2002 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/01/2002 - House Second Readers
Jan/31/2002 - House First Readers
Jan/30/2002 - House Hopper
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