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2003-2004 Regular Session - SB 147
Family Violence Shelter Confidentiality Act; requirement of telephone companies not to disclose location
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 13 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to family violence, so as to provide for penalties for disclosing, publishing, or disseminating the location of a family violence shelter; to amend Chapter 5 of Title 46 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to telephone and telegraph service, so as to require telephone companies to file plans with the Georgia Public Service Commission to provide for the confidentiality of family violence shelter locations; to provide for review of such plans; to provide for sanctions for the failure to file such plans; to provide a short title; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/14/2004 - Effective Date
May/14/2004 - Act 589
May/14/2004 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/19/2004 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/07/2004 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Apr/07/2004 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/07/2004 - House Third Readers
Apr/01/2004 - House Postponed
Mar/25/2004 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Apr/25/2003 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Apr/09/2003 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/28/2003 - House Second Readers
Mar/27/2003 - House First Readers
Mar/26/2003 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/26/2003 - Senate Third Read
Mar/25/2003 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/24/2003 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/14/2003 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/13/2003 - Senate Hopper
4/09/03 Favorably Reported in House; 4/01/04 Postponed in House until 4/07/04
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