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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 785
General Assembly; committees; subpoena powers
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 28 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding the General Assembly, so as to provide that committees of the General Assembly shall have the ability to subpoena persons to testify before such committees and produce documents for examination by the committees; to provide for procedures for the issuance of such subpoenas; to provide for the enforcement of such subpoenas; to provide that committees may swear witnesses who appear before such committees; to provide penalties for false testimony before such committees; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/12/2005 - House Second Readers
Mar/11/2005 - House First Readers
Mar/10/2005 - House Hopper