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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 172
Crime Victims Restitution Act of 2005; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to enact the "Crime Victims Restitution Act of 2005" so as to substantially revise the laws of this state relating to the conduct of criminal trials and the impact of the criminal justice system on victims of crime; to amend Article 5 of Chapter 3 of Title 9 of the O.C.G.A., relating to tolling of limitations in civil cases, so as to provide for a statute of repose in certain tort actions brought by victims of crimes against the persons accused of such crimes; to amend Title 17 of the O.C.G.A., relating to criminal procedure, so as to change the provisions relating to victim impact statements; to amend Code Section 48-7-161 of the O.C.G.A., relating to definitions relating to setoff debt collection, so as to change the provisions relating to collection of restitution for victims of crime; to provide for effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2005 - Effective Date
Apr/11/2005 - Act 20
Apr/11/2005 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/05/2005 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/29/2005 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/24/2005 - Senate Transmitted House
Mar/24/2005 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/24/2005 - Senate Third Read
Mar/22/2005 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/21/2005 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/23/2005 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/22/2005 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/22/2005 - House Third Readers
Feb/16/2005 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/28/2005 - House Second Readers
Jan/27/2005 - House First Readers
Jan/26/2005 - House Hopper
3/24/05 Immediately transmitted to House
Mar/29/2005 - House Vote #438Yea(134)Nay(2)NV(40)
Mar/24/2005 - Senate Vote #372Yea(45)Nay(0)NV(3)
Feb/22/2005 - House Vote #94Yea(143)Nay(29)NV(1)
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