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2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 529
Rules of the Road; commit the offense of felony hit and run; provide for offense of homicide by vehicle, vessel
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 6 of Title 40 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the uniform rules of the road, so as to provide for an offense of homicide by vehicle where a person has committed the offense of felony hit and run and the accident therefrom resulted in the death of the person; to provide that a person who fails to stop and render aid under certain circumstances has committed the offense of hit and run; to amend Article 1 of Chapter 7 of Title 52 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions pertaining to the registration, operation, and sale of watercraft, so as to provide for an offense of homicide by vessel where a person has operated a vessel in such a manner as to cause a collision or accident and knowingly fails to stop and attempt to render assistance; to provide for related matters; to provide for applicability and an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2008 - Effective Date
May/14/2008 - Act 793
May/14/2008 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/11/2008 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Apr/02/2008 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/02/2008 - House Third Readers
Mar/27/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/18/2008 - House Second Readers
Mar/12/2008 - House First Readers
Mar/11/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/11/2008 - Senate Third Read
Mar/06/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/05/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/28/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/27/2008 - Senate Hopper
4/2/2008 Modified Structured Rule; 4/2/2008 Passed House by Rules Committee Substitute
Apr/04/2008 - Senate Vote #1003Yea(42)Nay(0)NV(7)
Apr/02/2008 - House Vote #998Yea(158)Nay(1)NV(10)
Mar/11/2008 - Senate Vote #725Yea(52)Nay(0)NV(1)
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