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2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 24
Evidence; revise, supersede, and modernize provisions; provide definitions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend the Official Code of Georgia Annotated so as to substantially revise, supersede, and modernize provisions relating to evidence; to provide for definitions; to provide for general provisions; to provide for admission of relevant evidence; to provide for testimonial privileges; to provide for competency of witnesses; to provide for opinions and expert testimony; to provide for and define hearsay; to provide for securing attendance of witnesses; to amend Title 35 of the O.C.G.A., relating to law enforcement officers and agencies, so as to move provisions relating to DNA analysis of persons convicted of certain crimes from Title 24 to Title 35; to amend the O.C.G.A. so as to conform provisions to the new Title 24 and correct cross-references; to provide for effective dates and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/20/2010 - Senate Read Second Time
Apr/20/2010 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/18/2010 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/17/2010 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/17/2010 - House Third Readers
Mar/10/2010 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Apr/03/2009 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/03/2009 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/15/2009 - House Second Readers
Jan/14/2009 - House First Readers
Jan/13/2009 - House Hopper
Nov/21/2008 - House Prefiled
Mar/17/2010 - House Vote #649Yea(150)Nay(12)NV(9)
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