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2001-2002 Regular Session - HB 973
Georgia Tort Claims Act; state liability; amend provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to amend Article 2 of Chapter 21 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, known as "The Georgia Tort Claims Act," so as to change certain provisions relating to exceptions to state liability; to provide that the state may be liable for a tort committed in the form of an assault or battery against a person less than 18 years of age or mentally retarded or legally incompetent who is in the custody of the state and a resident of a state institution or facility operated by the state if such tort is committed as a result of negligent performance of duties by a state employee or officer in providing care or protection to such person; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/14/2002 - House Second Readers
Mar/21/2001 - House First Readers
Mar/21/2001 - House Hopper