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2009-2010 Regular Session - SB 397
"Blue Alert"; create state-wide system to speed the apprehension of violent criminals; local, state, and federal law enforcement officers
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 8 of Chapter 3 of Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the alert system for unapprehended murder and rape suspects under the administration of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, so as to create a state-wide "Blue Alert" system to speed the apprehension of violent criminals who kill or seriously injure local, state, or federal law enforcement officers; to provide for definitions; to provide for procedure; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2010 - Effective Date
May/27/2010 - Act 473
May/27/2010 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
May/03/2010 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/13/2010 - House Passed/Adopted
Apr/13/2010 - House Third Readers
Mar/31/2010 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/18/2010 - House Second Readers
Mar/17/2010 - House First Readers
Mar/16/2010 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/16/2010 - Senate Third Read
Mar/09/2010 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/08/2010 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/10/2010 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/09/2010 - Senate Hopper
Apr/13/2010 - House Vote #818Yea(164)Nay(2)NV(6)
Mar/16/2010 - Senate Vote #558Yea(48)Nay(0)NV(2)
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