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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 257
Firearms; public gatherings; allow constables to carry weapons
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 4 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying and possession of firearms, so as to change certain provisions relating to carrying deadly weapons to or at public gatherings; to provide for constables to carry pistols in publicly owned or operated buildings; to exempt constables from the prohibition of carrying weapons within school safety zones, at school functions, or on school property; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/02/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
Apr/02/2008 - Senate Taken from Table
Apr/02/2008 - Senate Tabled
Apr/02/2008 - Senate Third Read
Apr/01/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Apr/01/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/27/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/26/2008 - House Passed/Adopted
Feb/26/2008 - House Third Readers
Feb/20/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Jan/01/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Apr/20/2007 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/19/2007 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/02/2007 - House Second Readers
Feb/01/2007 - House First Readers
Jan/31/2007 - House Hopper
Footnotes
2/26/2008 Modified Structured Rule; 4/2/2008 Tabled in Senate; 4/2/2008 Taken from Table in Senate
Votes
Apr/02/2008 - Senate Vote #953Yea(37)Nay(17)NV(1)
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Apr/02/2008 - Senate Vote #952Yea(20)Nay(35)NV(0)
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Apr/02/2008 - Senate Vote #951Yea(36)Nay(18)NV(1)
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Apr/02/2008 - Senate Vote #939Yea(33)Nay(20)NV(1)
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Apr/02/2008 - Senate Vote #938Yea(41)Nay(9)NV(4)
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Feb/26/2008 - House Vote #624Yea(155)Nay(1)NV(15)
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