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2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 320
Georgia's Homeland Defense Act; define, prohibit and punish domestic terrorism; provide law enforcement tools
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to enact "Georgia´s Homeland Defense Act"; to enact and revise provisions of law to guard against, deter, and punish acts of domestic terrorism and related offenses and to provide law enforcement investigatory tools for such purposes; to amend Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to crimes and offenses, so as to define the activity of domestic terrorism; to revise provisions relating to interception of electronic or oral communications for law enforcement purposes so as to provide for the applicability of such provisions in the case of terroristic acts and terroristic threats and so as to clarify the permissible scope of interception warrants; to amend Title 17 of the O.C.G.A., relating to criminal procedure; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/16/2002 - Effective Date
May/16/2002 - Act 956
May/16/2002 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/23/2002 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/12/2002 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Apr/09/2002 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/09/2002 - House Third Readers
Apr/02/2002 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/19/2002 - House Second Readers
Mar/18/2002 - House First Readers
Mar/08/2002 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/08/2002 - Senate Third Read
Mar/07/2002 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/01/2002 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/15/2002 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/14/2002 - Senate Hopper
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