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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 1251
Courts; death penalty cases; change matters
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 15 and Code Section 17-12-127 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the general provisions of courts and representation and appointment of alternative attorneys in capital cases, respectively, so as to change matters relating to cases in which the death penalty is sought; to change certain provisions relating to requesting judicial assistance from other courts; to change matters relating to the appointment of counsel in death penalty cases; to change matters relating to payment of attorney´s fees and expenses in capital cases in which the death penalty is sought; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/21/2008 - House Second Readers
Feb/20/2008 - House First Readers
Feb/19/2008 - House Hopper