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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 297
Superior courts; family court division; authorize creation
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 6 of Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions of superior courts, so as to authorize the creation of a family court division of any superior court; 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 the Attorney General to appoint attorneys to represent the Department of Human Resources in such court; to authorize the chief judge of the superior court to require family court judges to complete a planned program of instruction; to provide for jurisdiction, authority, powers, and duties of the family court division; to provide for expenses; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/07/2005 - House Second Readers
Feb/03/2005 - House First Readers
Feb/02/2005 - House Hopper