2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 956
Video conferences; issuance of arrest warrants; probation hearings; provide
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 17-4-47 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to issuance of arrest warrants by video conference, testimony, initial bond hearings, and oaths, so as to provide that an arrest warrant for a probation violation may be issued by means of a video conference; to provide that a hearing relating to the issuance of a bond connected with an offense may be issued by such a conference; to amend Code Section 42-8-38 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating the arrest of a probationer for violation of terms of probation and hearings and disposition of such charges, so as to provide that probation proceedings may be conducted by means of a video conference; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Jan/12/2006 - House Second Readers
Jan/11/2006 - House First Readers
Dec/14/2005 - House Prefiled