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2011-2012 Regular Session - SB 311
"Metals Accountability in Disposal (MAD) Act"; provide that only licensed funeral directors/certain persons may sell burial objects as scrap metal
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 8 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to theft, so as to provide a short title; to define certain terms; to provide that only licensed funeral directors and certain other persons may sell certain burial objects as scrap metal; to provide that only government personnel and certain other persons may sell certain government property as scrap metal; to provide that purchasers of such items must verify the sellers' credentials; to provide that persons who damage certain property shall be guilty of a felony; to provide for penalties; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/13/2012 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/12/2012 - Senate Hopper