2011-2012 Regular Session - SB 83
Rachel's Law; provide for parameters regarding the use of confidential informants; definitions; exceptions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings; to amend Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to law enforcement officers and agencies, so as to provide for parameters regarding the use of confidential informants; to provide for definitions; to prohibit a law enforcement agency from selecting certain specified persons to act as confidential informants; to provide for exceptions; to require that any agreement between a law enforcement agency and a confidential informant be reduced to writing and signed by certain designated parties; to require a law enforcement agency to notify a confidential informant of his or her right to legal counsel before executing an assistance agreement; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/15/2011 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/10/2011 - Senate Hopper