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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 1093
Arresting officers; nontraffic misdemeanor citation; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 17 of the O.C.G.A., relating to criminal procedure, so as to provide that arresting officers in certain cases may issue a nontraffic misdemeanor citation and release the person arrested on his or her recognizance; to provide for the development, form, contents, and use of a nontraffic misdemeanor citation form; to authorize the use of such citation for the purposes of prosecuting such offense as the summons and accusation; to provide that a person cited shall submit to post-arrest processing as required by law; to amend Code Section 16-10-51 of the O.C.G.A., relating to bail jumping, so as to include individuals who were released on their own recognizance pursuant to the issuance of a nontraffic misdemeanor citation; to provide for other related matters; to provide for effective dates and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/25/2006 - House Second Readers
Jan/24/2006 - House First Readers
Jan/23/2006 - House Hopper