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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 1245
Indigent defense; revise matters; senior judges; change certain provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 15 and Chapter 12 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to courts and legal defense for indigents, respectively, so as to revise matters relative to funding, budgeting, and the organization of providing indigent defense; to change certain provisions relating to requesting judicial assistance from other courts; to change certain provisions relating to senior judge status and requesting assistance of senior judges; to change certain provisions relating to senior judges of the state court, probate court, or juvenile court and requesting assistance of a senior judge; to provide that the Georgia Superior Court Clerks´ Cooperative Authority be responsible for collecting and disbursing certain funds paid to the clerk of court and sheriff for funding of indigent defense, instead of the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council; to provide for related matters; to provide for effective dates and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/14/2008 - Effective Date
May/14/2008 - Act 729
May/14/2008 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/15/2008 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/04/2008 - House Conference Committee Report Adopted
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Conference Committee Report Adopted
Apr/01/2008 - Senate Conference Committee Appointed 28th, 37th, 52nd
Mar/31/2008 - House Conference Committee Appointed 7th, 24th, 82nd
Mar/31/2008 - House Insisted
Mar/28/2008 - Senate Insisted
Mar/27/2008 - House Disagreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/20/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/20/2008 - Senate Third Read
Mar/19/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/18/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/05/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/04/2008 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/04/2008 - House Third Readers
Feb/28/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/21/2008 - House Second Readers
Feb/20/2008 - House First Readers
Feb/19/2008 - House Hopper
4/1/2008 Senate Conferees: 28th, 37th, 52nd
Apr/04/2008 - House Vote #1112Yea(129)Nay(30)NV(15)
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Vote #1046Yea(40)Nay(7)NV(5)
Mar/20/2008 - Senate Vote #765Yea(38)Nay(11)NV(1)
Mar/04/2008 - House Vote #686Yea(141)Nay(21)NV(7)
Mar/04/2008 - House Vote #685Yea(23)Nay(138)NV(8)
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