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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 254
Courts; establish drug courts division
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions of courts, so as to authorize the establishment of drugs courts divisions within certain courts; to provide for assignment of certain cases to a drug court division; to provide for jurisdiction; to provide for judges and their appointment, designation, and terms; to provide for district attorneys, public defenders, a clerk, probation officers, and other employees; to authorize agreements with other courts and agencies for the assignment of personnel to such court; to authorize judges to complete a planned program of instruction; to provide for powers and duties of the drug court division; to provide for expenses; to provide for admissibility of certain matters in certain proceedings; to provide for access to certain information and confidentiality; to provide for costs; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/10/2005 - Effective Date
May/10/2005 - Act 416
May/10/2005 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/08/2005 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/31/2005 - Senate Conference Committee Report Adopted
Mar/31/2005 - House Conference Committee Report Adopted
Mar/31/2005 - Senate Conference Committee Appointed 30th, 46th, 13th
Mar/31/2005 - House Conference Committee Appointed 24th, 36th, 49th
Mar/31/2005 - House Insisted
Mar/31/2005 - Senate Insisted
Mar/31/2005 - House Disagreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/29/2005 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/29/2005 - Senate Third Read
Mar/22/2005 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/21/2005 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/04/2005 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/03/2005 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/03/2005 - House Third Readers
Feb/24/2005 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/03/2005 - House Second Readers
Feb/02/2005 - House First Readers
Feb/01/2005 - House Hopper
Mar/31/2005 - Senate Vote #576Yea(50)Nay(0)NV(3)
Mar/31/2005 - House Vote #517Yea(146)Nay(0)NV(28)
Mar/29/2005 - Senate Vote #461Yea(52)Nay(0)NV(0)
Mar/03/2005 - House Vote #150Yea(154)Nay(0)NV(16)
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