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2009-2010 Regular Session - SB 20
Local Government; prohibit sanctuary policies; provide penalties
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 13-10-91 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to verification of new employee information, so as to provide for penalties; to amend Chapter 80 of Title 36 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions applicable to counties, municipal corporations, and other governmental entities, so as to prohibit sanctuary polices by local governmental entities; to provide for penalties; to amend Code Section 50-36-1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the verification requirements, procedures, and conditions for determining lawful presence in the United States, so as to provide for penalties; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/05/2009 - Effective Date
May/05/2009 - Act 152
May/05/2009 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/13/2009 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/30/2009 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/30/2009 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/30/2009 - House Third Readers
Mar/26/2009 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/26/2009 - House Second Readers
Feb/25/2009 - House First Readers
Feb/24/2009 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
Feb/24/2009 - Senate Third Read
Feb/12/2009 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/11/2009 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Jan/13/2009 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/12/2009 - Senate Hopper
3/30/2009 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/30/2009 - Senate Vote #335Yea(39)Nay(12)NV(4)
Mar/30/2009 - House Vote #394Yea(124)Nay(28)NV(15)
Feb/24/2009 - Senate Vote #65Yea(37)Nay(9)NV(6)
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