2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 521
Sex Offenses; aggravating circumstances beyond resonable dobut; provide enhanced penalties/civil commitment
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Titles 16, 17, 37, and 42 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating, respectively, to crimes and offenses, criminal procedure, mental health, and penal institutions, so as to provide for enhanced penalties and civil commitment for certain sex offenses when aggravating circumstances are found beyond a reasonable doubt; to provide for legislative findings; to change punishment provisions relating to rape; to change punishment provisions relating to sodomy and aggravated sodomy; to change punishment provisions relating to child molestation and aggravated child molestation; to change punishment provisions relating to aggravated sexual battery; to provide for other related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/06/2006 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/03/2006 - Senate Hopper