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2009-2010 Regular Session - SB 172
Victim Compensation; provide for recovery for serious mental and emotional trauma; change definitions; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 15 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to victim compensation, so as to provide for recovery for serious mental and emotional trauma; to update legislative intent; to change definitions and provide for a new definition; to change provisions related to filing of claims; to change provisions relating to investigations; to revise the characteristics of persons eligible for awards; to change provisions relating to the board's required findings and effective dates for certain for awards; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2009 - Effective Date
Apr/29/2009 - Act 56
Apr/29/2009 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/09/2009 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/03/2009 - House Passed/Adopted
Apr/03/2009 - House Third Readers
Apr/01/2009 - House Postponed
Mar/25/2009 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/18/2009 - House Second Readers
Mar/17/2009 - House First Readers
Mar/12/2009 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/12/2009 - Senate Third Read
Mar/10/2009 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/09/2009 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/18/2009 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/17/2009 - Senate Hopper
4/1/2009 Postponed until 4/3/2009
Apr/03/2009 - House Vote #509Yea(162)Nay(2)NV(11)
Mar/12/2009 - Senate Vote #212Yea(54)Nay(0)NV(1)
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