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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 1421
Demand for trial; defendant present in court; require
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 7 of Chapter 7 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to demand for trial and announcement of readiness for trial, so as to require that a defendant be present in court and announce ready for trial if a demand for trial is filed; to require that a demand for trial be filed and served as a separate document and labeled as a demand for trial; to change provisions relating to demand for trial and service of the demand; to provide for other related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2006 - Effective Date
May/05/2006 - Act 879
May/05/2006 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/05/2006 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/30/2006 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/27/2006 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/23/2006 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/23/2006 - Senate Third Read
Mar/16/2006 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/15/2006 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/13/2006 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/09/2006 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/09/2006 - House Third Readers
Mar/08/2006 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/23/2006 - House Second Readers
Feb/22/2006 - House First Readers
Feb/21/2006 - House Hopper
3/09/06 Modified Structured Rule; 3/27/06 House Agrees to Senate Substitute as Amended by House; 3/30/06 Senate agreed to the House amendment to the Senate Substitute.
Mar/30/2006 - Senate Vote #1168Yea(31)Nay(22)NV(3)
Mar/27/2006 - House Vote #1008Yea(153)Nay(2)NV(22)
Mar/23/2006 - Senate Vote #943Yea(30)Nay(24)NV(0)
Mar/09/2006 - House Vote #792Yea(157)Nay(0)NV(19)
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