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2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 493
Family violence; include inflicting unjustified injury to household animal; provide
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 13 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to family violence, so as to provide that acts of family violence shall include inflicting, attempting to inflict, or threatening to inflict unjustified physical injury against a family or household animal; to redefine the term "family violence" and make such definition uniform in the several articles of said chapter; to make conforming amendments to other provisions of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/10/2011 - House Second Readers
Mar/08/2011 - House First Readers
Mar/07/2011 - House Hopper