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2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 474
Offense of Abuse of a Dead Body Prior to Interment; felony penalty
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 21 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to offenses relative to the treatment of dead bodies, so as to provide that it shall be abuse of a dead body to treat a dead body in a manner inconsistent with community or professional standards or in a manner known to outrage ordinary family sensibilities or to disinter a body which had been legally interred; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/09/2002 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/19/2002 - House Second Readers
Mar/18/2002 - House First Readers
Mar/08/2002 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/07/2002 - Senate Rule 143
Mar/07/2002 - Senate Third Read
Feb/27/2002 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/26/2002 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/19/2002 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/18/2002 - Senate Hopper
3/07/02 Pursuant to Senate Rule 143, action suspended
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