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2003-2004 Regular Session - HB 1739
Juries; peremptory challenges; equal number of strikes
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to amend Article 5 of Chapter 12 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to trial juries, so as to provide the state and the accused with same number of peremptory challenges in misdemeanor and felony cases, and in challenging alternate jurors; to provide the manner in which peremptory challenges are made; to change provisions relating to the challenges for cause; to amend Code Section 17-8-4 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/09/2004 - House 2nd Read Engrossed Failed
Mar/09/2004 - House Second Readers
Mar/04/2004 - House Notice of Motion to Engross
Mar/04/2004 - House First Readers
Mar/04/2004 - House Hopper