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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 1040
Juvenile courts; deprived child; permanent guardian; grant jurisdiction
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 1 of Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to jurisdiction and venue of juvenile court proceedings, so as to grant jurisdiction to juvenile courts for the appointment of a permanent guardian for a deprived child under certain circumstances; to provide for required findings; to provide for duration of orders; to provide for modification, vacation, or revocation of orders; to provide for notice and a hearing; to provide for rights and duties of the permanent guardians; to provide for an oath; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2008 - Effective Date
May/14/2008 - Act 795
May/14/2008 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/14/2008 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/01/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Apr/01/2008 - Senate Third Read
Mar/28/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/27/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/22/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/21/2008 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/21/2008 - House Third Readers
Feb/19/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/31/2008 - House Second Readers
Jan/30/2008 - House First Readers
Jan/29/2008 - House Hopper
2/21/2008 Modified Structured Rule
Apr/01/2008 - Senate Vote #892Yea(52)Nay(0)NV(3)
Feb/21/2008 - House Vote #607Yea(156)Nay(0)NV(13)
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