2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 432
Criminal Procedure; allow victim's family to provide statement during the sentencing procedures for person who committed the crime
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 10 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the procedure for sentencing and imposition of punishment, so as to allow the family of a victim to provide certain statements during the sentencing procedures for the person who committed the crime; to amend Article 2 of Chapter 9 of Title 42 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to grants of pardons, paroles, and other relief, so as to allow the victim of a crime or the family of the victim of a crime to provide certain testimony during the pardons and paroles process; to provide that the victim of a crime or the family of a victim of a crime is entitled to certain notifications; to provide for certain disclosures to an inmate regarding confidential evidence; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/08/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/07/2008 - Senate Hopper