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2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 23
Criminal Sentencing Procedure; probation/suspension; court may inquire/consider the legality of prisoner's presence in United States
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 10 of Title 17 of the O.C.G.A., relating to criminal sentencing procedure, so as to provide that in making determinations with respect to probation and suspension of sentences, the court may inquire into and consider the legality of a prisoner´s presence in the United States; to amend Article 2 of Chapter 9 of Title 42 of the O.C.G.A., relating to granting of pardons, parole, and other relief in general, so as to provide that the State Board of Pardons and Paroles may inquire into and consider the legality of a prisoner´s presence in the United States when making parole decisions; to make a statement of legislative findings and intent with respect to applicability; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/11/2007 - Effective Date
May/11/2007 - Act 13
May/11/2007 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
May/07/2007 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/19/2007 - House Passed/Adopted
Apr/19/2007 - House Third Readers
Apr/10/2007 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/20/2007 - House Second Readers
Feb/15/2007 - House First Readers
Feb/14/2007 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/14/2007 - Senate Third Read
Feb/10/2007 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/09/2007 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/11/2007 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/10/2007 - Senate Hopper
Apr/19/2007 - House Vote #355Yea(153)Nay(6)NV(15)
Feb/14/2007 - Senate Vote #64Yea(50)Nay(2)NV(3)
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