2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 347
Criminal Procedure; victim as object of offense based on race, religion, gender, etc.; increase sentence of defendant
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 10 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to procedure for sentencing and imposition of punishment, so as to provide for enhanced sentences in any case in which the trier of fact determines beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant intentionally selected any victim or any property as the object of the offense because of the victim´s race, religion, gender, national origin, or sexual orientation; to provide an effective date and for applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/09/2006 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/08/2006 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/12/2005 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/11/2005 - Senate Hopper