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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 394
Emergency 9-1-1 system; change provisions; Wireless Communications Security Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to offenses against public order, so as to provide for the crime of unlawful conduct during 9-1-1 calls; to provide for criminal penalties; to amend Part 4 of Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 46 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the emergency telephone number 9-1-1 system, so as to define certain terms; to provide that certain fees collected on behalf of local governments shall be paid to the Department of Community Affairs for disbursement to the local governments; to provide for an accounting; to provide for an administrative fee; to provide for a 9-1-1 surcharge on prepaid wireless service subscriptions; to provide for the collection of such surcharge and the deposit of the same into the state treasury; to provide for the Emergency 9-1-1 Assistance Fund; to provide a statement of intent with respect to the appropriation of funds; to provide for the lapse of unexpended amounts; to provide for administration of the fund by the Department of Community Affairs; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2007 - Effective Date
May/23/2007 - Act 211
May/23/2007 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/30/2007 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/20/2007 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Apr/20/2007 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/20/2007 - Senate Third Read
Apr/20/2007 - Senate Taken from Table
Apr/19/2007 - Senate Tabled
Apr/16/2007 - Senate Read Second Time
Apr/16/2007 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/27/2007 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/27/2007 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/27/2007 - House Third Readers
Mar/19/2007 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/14/2007 - House Second Readers
Feb/13/2007 - House First Readers
Feb/12/2007 - House Hopper
3/27/2007 Modified Structured Rule; 4/19/2007 Tabled in Senate; 4/20/2007 Removed from Table in Senate
Apr/20/2007 - House Vote #438Yea(157)Nay(0)NV(18)
Apr/20/2007 - Senate Vote #428Yea(41)Nay(7)NV(4)
Mar/27/2007 - House Vote #231Yea(164)Nay(0)NV(9)
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