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2009-2010 Regular Session - SB 52
Penal Institutions; registry for persons convicted of certain theft crimes; definitions; certain metal thieves register prior to release from prison
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 42 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions for penal institutions, so as to provide for a registry for persons convicted of certain theft crimes; to provide for definitions; to provide that certain metal thieves register prior to release from prison; to require each sheriff to maintain and update a list of all metal thieves residing in the county; to provide for duties and responsibilities for sheriffs, the Department of Corrections, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, and metal thieves; to provide for a procedure for certain metal thieves to petition a court to be relieved of registration requirements; to provide for punishment for failure to comply with registration requirements; to provide for other related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/11/2010 - Senate Recommitted
Feb/19/2009 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/18/2009 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/28/2009 - Senate Recommitted
Jan/27/2009 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/26/2009 - Senate Hopper
1/28/2009 Withdrawn from Special Judiciary Committee and recommitted to Public Safety Committee in Senate
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