2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 96
Georgia Free Enterprise and Antitrust Act of 2009; enact
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 10 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to commerce and trade, so as to provide a short title; to provide for legislative intent; to provide for definitions; to prohibit certain anticompetitive actions; to provide for exceptions; to authorize the Attorney General to investigate and litigate such matters; to provide for methods of investigation; to provide for jurisdiction and authority for enforcement; to provide for subpoenas; to provide for the authorization of certain immunity from prosecution; to provide for the determination of whether certain actions are violations through declaratory judgment actions; to provide for civil actions against violators; to provide for criminal sanctions; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date and for applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Jan/16/2009 - House Second Readers
Jan/15/2009 - House First Readers
Jan/14/2009 - House Hopper