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2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 238
Legal defense for indigents; powers and duties of council; change provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 12 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to legal defense for indigents, so as to change certain provisions relative to the powers and duties of the council; to change certain provisions relating to the director and the director's responsibilities; to change provisions relating to councilmembers' responsibilities; to provide for the director to appoint circuit public defenders; to change certain annual reporting requirements; to repeal an obsolete effective date Code section; to change provisions relating to the circuit public defender supervisory panel; to change provisions relating to appointing attorneys in conflict of interest cases; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2011 - Effective Date
May/03/2011 - Act 51
May/03/2011 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/26/2011 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/14/2011 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Apr/12/2011 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/12/2011 - Senate Third Read
Mar/31/2011 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/31/2011 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/01/2011 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/28/2011 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/28/2011 - House Third Readers
Feb/22/2011 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/15/2011 - House Second Readers
Feb/10/2011 - House First Readers
Feb/09/2011 - House Hopper
2/28/2011 Modified Structured Rule
Apr/14/2011 - House Vote #355Yea(159)Nay(3)NV(12)
Apr/12/2011 - Senate Vote #323Yea(48)Nay(1)NV(6)
Feb/28/2011 - House Vote #65Yea(159)Nay(3)NV(11)
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