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2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 160
Defense of Self or Habitation When Forcible Entry Occurs; justification in use of force
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First Reader Summary
A bill to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 3 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to justification and excuse as defenses to criminal prosecution, so as to change the provisions relating to the use of force in the defense of habitations or residences; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2001 - Effective Date
Apr/30/2001 - Act 385
Apr/30/2001 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/05/2001 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/19/2001 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/19/2001 - House Third Readers
Mar/14/2001 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/08/2001 - House Second Readers
Mar/07/2001 - House First Readers
Mar/07/2001 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/07/2001 - Senate Third Read
Mar/06/2001 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/05/2001 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/13/2001 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/12/2001 - Senate Hopper
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