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2003-2004 Regular Session - SB 345
State Fire Marshal and Staff; investigatory powers; arrests; search warrants
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 25-2-9 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the power of the state fire marshal and staff to make arrests and carry weapons, so as to revise the authority of the state fire marshal and staff to make arrests and carry weapons; to require that such personnel be certified peace officers; to provide for the power to execute certain arrest and search warrants; to provide a prohibition on resisting arrest by and interfering with the duties of such persons; to amend Code Section 35-8-10 of the O.C.G.A., relating to applicability of peace officer certification requirements generally, so as to include persons employed by the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/29/2003 - Effective Date
May/29/2003 - Act 70
May/29/2003 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
May/08/2003 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/25/2003 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Apr/25/2003 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/25/2003 - House Third Readers
Apr/17/2003 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Apr/09/2003 - House Second Readers
Apr/08/2003 - House First Readers
Apr/08/2003 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Apr/08/2003 - Senate Third Read
Apr/07/2003 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/28/2003 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/27/2003 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/26/2003 - Senate Hopper
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