2009-2010 Regular Session - SB 255
Criminal Code of Georgia; require persons convicted of certain crimes to wear a global positioning system monitor
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, the "Criminal Code of Georgia," so as to require that persons convicted of certain crimes shall be required to wear a global positioning system monitor capable of tracking and recording their location; to provide for the offenses subject to such requirement; to provide for enforcement through probation or parole requirements; to provide for fees to be paid by offenders and their disposition; to provide for the award of contracts to providers of monitoring equipment and services; to provide for waivers of privacy rights and other rights; to redefine the crime of unlawfully interfering with monitoring equipment and provide for punishment; to provide for construction; to provide for other matters related to the foregoing; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/09/2009 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/05/2009 - Senate Hopper