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2003-2004 Regular Session - HB 299
Trial juries; state and defense; equal peremptory 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, felony, and death penalty cases, and in challenging alternate jurors; to amend Code Section 17-8-4 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the procedure for trial of jointly indicated defendants, so as to provide the state with an equal number of additional peremptory challenges; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/11/2003 - House Second Readers
Feb/10/2003 - House First Readers
Feb/04/2003 - House Hopper