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2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 127
Georgia Computer Security Act; definitions; deceptive acts; penalties
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 9 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to forgery and fraudulent practices, so as to enact the "Georgia Computer Security Act of 2005"; to provide a short title; to provide definitions; to prohibit certain deceptive acts and practices with regard to computers; to require certain notices be given prior to certain software or programs being loaded onto certain computers; to require certain functions be available in certain software; to provide for certain exceptions; to provide for civil and criminal penalties; to provide for recovery of certain damages; to provide for applicability; to provide for related matters; to amend Code Section 16-14-3 of the O.C.G.A.; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/10/2005 - Effective Date
May/10/2005 - Act 389
May/10/2005 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/13/2005 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/31/2005 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/29/2005 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/29/2005 - House Third Readers
Mar/22/2005 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/15/2005 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/14/2005 - House Second Readers
Mar/12/2005 - House First Readers
Mar/11/2005 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/11/2005 - Senate Third Read
Feb/25/2005 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/24/2005 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/07/2005 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/03/2005 - Senate Hopper
3/15/05 Withdrawn from JudyNC and recommitted to S&T in House
Mar/10/2005 - Senate Vote #178Yea(55)Nay(0)NV(1)
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