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2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 315
Watercraft operation; 0.08 alcohol concentration; violation; provide
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 7 of Title 52 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding the registration, operation, and sale of watercraft, so as to provide that it shall be a violation of law if a person's alcohol concentration is 0.08 grams or more at any time within three hours after operating, navigating, steering, driving, manipulating, or being in actual physical control of a moving vessel, moving water skis, moving aquaplane, moving surfboard, or similar moving device from alcohol consumed before such operating, navigating, steering, driving, manipulating, or being in actual physical control ended; to provide for certain presumptions at trial of such cases; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date and for applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/24/2012 - Senate Withdrawn & Recommitted
Mar/10/2011 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/08/2011 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/08/2011 - House Third Readers
Mar/03/2011 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/24/2011 - House Second Readers
Feb/23/2011 - House First Readers
Feb/22/2011 - House Hopper
3/8/2011 Modified Structured Rule; 1/24/2012 Withdrawn from the Judiciary committee and recommitted to Natural Resources & the Environment committee in Senate
Mar/08/2011 - House Vote #123Yea(165)Nay(1)NV(7)
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