2003-2004 Regular Session - SB 413
Criminal defendant testimony; admit prior convictions alleged in indictment
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 24-9-20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the testimony of a criminal defendant, so as to provide that evidence of a defendant´s general bad character or prior convictions shall be admissible even if the defendant has not first put his character in issue; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Jan/13/2004 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/12/2004 - Senate Hopper