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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 398
Pawnbrokers; title pawn transactions; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 4 of Title 7 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to interest and usury generally, so as to include title pawn transactions; to amend Title 44 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to property, so as to change the laws relating to pawnbrokers; to change definitions; to provide for different treatment of title pawn transactions; to provide for reductions in interest and fees for title pawn transactions; to provide for notice; to provide for criminal and civil penalties; to change provisions relating to pawnbrokers´ liens; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/14/2007 - House Second Readers
Feb/13/2007 - House First Readers
Feb/12/2007 - House Hopper