2011-2012 Regular Session - SB 228
Sentence/Punishment; sentencing of defendants guilty of crimes involving bias or prejudice, circumstances and parole; repeal certain provisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 10 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to procedure for sentencing and imposition of punishment, so as to repeal certain provisions regarding sentencing of defendants guilty of crimes involving bias or prejudice, circumstances, and parole; to provide for sentencing of certain defendants guilty of crimes which target a victim due to the victim's race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or national origin, circumstances, and parole; to provide for certain exceptions; to provide for applicability; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/07/2011 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/04/2011 - Senate Hopper