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2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 97
Criminal Trial Proceedings; require parties to raise specific objections to jury charges prior to jury retiring to deliberate
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 8 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to conduct of criminal trial proceedings, so as to require parties to raise specific objections to jury charges prior to the jury retiring to deliberate; to provide that failure to raise objections shall preclude appellate review except under limited circumstances; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/22/2007 - House Second Readers
Feb/21/2007 - House First Readers
Feb/20/2007 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Feb/20/2007 - Senate Third Read
Feb/14/2007 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/13/2007 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/01/2007 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/31/2007 - Senate Hopper
Feb/20/2007 - Senate Vote #73Yea(50)Nay(1)NV(1)
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