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2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 190
Pretrial Proceedings; insanity/mental incompentency; definitions; evaluation
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of Article 6 of Chapter 7 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to issues of insanity and mental incompetency in pretrial proceedings, so as to provide for definitions; to provide that the committing court may have discretion to allow evaluation in the community for certain defendants; to provide that the committing court can order an evaluation of the defendant; to provide for the committing court to conduct a civil commitment hearing on the defendant; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2007 - Effective Date
May/29/2007 - Act 348
May/29/2007 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/26/2007 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/16/2007 - House Passed/Adopted
Apr/16/2007 - House Third Readers
Apr/11/2007 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/29/2007 - House Second Readers
Mar/28/2007 - House First Readers
Mar/27/2007 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/27/2007 - Senate Third Read
Mar/20/2007 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/19/2007 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/21/2007 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/20/2007 - Senate Hopper
4/16/2007 Modified Structured Rule
Apr/16/2007 - House Vote #298Yea(129)Nay(3)NV(32)
Mar/27/2007 - Senate Vote #213Yea(50)Nay(0)NV(5)
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