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2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 100
Georgia Residential Mortgage Fraud Act; define offense; provide penalties
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to offenses involving theft, so as to provide for the "Georgia Residential Mortgage Fraud Act"; to provide a short title; to provide for definitions; to define the criminal offense of residential mortgage fraud; to provide for venue; to provide penalties; to authorize district attorneys and the Attorney General to investigate and prosecute cases of residential mortgage fraud; to provide for the forfeiture of real and personal property; to amend Chapter 14 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., the "Georgia RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations) Act," so as to include residential mortgage fraud within the definition of racketeering activity; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/05/2005 - Effective Date
May/05/2005 - Act 162
May/05/2005 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/07/2005 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/17/2005 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/15/2005 - House Passed/Adopted As Amended
Mar/15/2005 - House Third Readers
Mar/02/2005 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/24/2005 - House Second Readers
Feb/23/2005 - House First Readers
Feb/22/2005 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/22/2005 - Senate Third Read
Feb/17/2005 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/16/2005 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/01/2005 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/31/2005 - Senate Hopper
Mar/17/2005 - Senate Vote #287Yea(45)Nay(0)NV(6)
Mar/15/2005 - House Vote #311Yea(163)Nay(2)NV(7)
Mar/15/2005 - House Vote #310Yea(24)Nay(140)NV(8)
Feb/22/2005 - Senate Vote #96Yea(53)Nay(0)NV(0)
Feb/22/2005 - Senate Vote #95Yea(33)Nay(19)NV(1)
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