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2009-2010 Regular Session - SB 299
Juvenile Proceedings; zero tolerance policy on weapons in schools; change provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Parts 5 and 7 of Article 1 of Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to arrest and detention and delinquent and unruly children, respectively, so as to change provisions relating to the zero tolerance policy on weapons in schools; to prohibit pre-hearing detentions via a standing order of the court; to change provisions relating to the designated felony act; to amend Code Section 16-11-127.1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying weapons within school safety zones, at school functions, or on school property, so as to change a provision relating to handling cases involving children; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/25/2010 - Effective Date
May/25/2010 - Act 465
May/25/2010 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
May/13/2010 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/29/2010 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Apr/29/2010 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/29/2010 - House Third Readers
Apr/27/2010 - House Postponed
Apr/01/2010 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/24/2010 - House Second Readers
Mar/22/2010 - House First Readers
Mar/18/2010 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/18/2010 - Senate Third Read
Mar/09/2010 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/08/2010 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/28/2010 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/27/2010 - Senate Hopper
Dec/08/2009 - Senate Prefiled
4/27/2010 Postponed until 4/29/2010; 4/29/2010 Modified Structured Rule; 4/29/2010 Senate agreed to House substitute
Apr/29/2010 - Senate Vote #929Yea(49)Nay(0)NV(5)
Apr/29/2010 - House Vote #967Yea(156)Nay(0)NV(13)
Mar/18/2010 - Senate Vote #575Yea(47)Nay(0)NV(3)
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