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2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 206
Habeas Corpus Procedure; persons under sentence; filing petitions; statute of limitations; interstate transfer of prisoners
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 14 of Title 9 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to habeas corpus procedure for persons under sentence of a state court of record, so as to provide for a statute of limitations for bringing such actions; to designate where a petition must be filed when the petitioner is being held by federal or other authorities; to provide for service; to limit the authority of Georgia courts to order interstate transfers of prisoners; to provide that a court may consider whether delay by the petitioner in filing the petition prejudiced the state´s ability to respond; to provide for other matters relative to the foregoing; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/27/2002 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/14/2002 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/14/2001 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/07/2001 - House Second Readers
Mar/06/2001 - House First Readers
Mar/05/2001 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/05/2001 - Senate Third Read
Mar/02/2001 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/01/2001 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/16/2001 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/15/2001 - Senate Hopper
3/14/01 Favorably Reported by Substitute in House
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