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2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 187
Cruelty to Children; sexual abuse of a minor under age 16; criminal penalties
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to crimes and offenses, so as to amend Code Section 16-5-70, relating to cruelty to children, so as to eliminate degrees of the offense of cruelty to children; to amend Code Section 16-12-1, relating to contributing to the delinquency, unruliness, or deprivation of a minor, so as to redefine the term "serious injury" to include sexual abuse of a minor under the age of 16 years; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/27/2002 - House Second Readers
Mar/26/2002 - House First Readers
Mar/25/2002 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/25/2002 - Senate Third Read
Mar/19/2002 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/18/2002 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/14/2001 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/13/2001 - Senate Hopper
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