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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 58
Working Against Recidivism Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to enact the "Working Against Recidivism Act"; to provide a short title and legislative findings; to amend Chapters 1, 5, and 10 of Title 42 of the O.C.G.A., relating respectively to general provisions relative to penal institutions, state and county correctional institutions, and correctional industries, so as to authorize work programs employing inmates as voluntary, paid labor for privately owned profit-making employers producing goods, services, or goods and services for sale to public or private purchasers under certain circumstances; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for federal certification and state operation of such programs; to provide for compensation for state costs and use of state resources; to provide for compliance with federal law; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2005 - Effective Date
May/10/2005 - Act 383
May/10/2005 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/04/2005 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/24/2005 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/22/2005 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
Mar/22/2005 - Senate Third Read
Mar/21/2005 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/17/2005 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported As Amended
Mar/04/2005 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/03/2005 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/03/2005 - House Third Readers
Feb/14/2005 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/24/2005 - House Second Readers
Jan/12/2005 - House First Readers
Jan/11/2005 - House Hopper
Mar/24/2005 - House Vote #392Yea(122)Nay(0)NV(54)
Mar/22/2005 - Senate Vote #338Yea(47)Nay(0)NV(8)
Mar/03/2005 - House Vote #157Yea(147)Nay(13)NV(9)
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