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2013-2014 Regular Session - HB 647
Convention and Tourism Special District Act of 2014; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 36 of the O.C.G.A., relating to local government, so as to provide for the establishment of convention and tourism special districts within certain areas of the state; to amend said Title 36 and Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., the "Criminal Code of Georgia," so as to provide that a special district shall be a drug-free commercial zone and to provide for the punishment of certain drug and controlled substance offenses within such zone; to provide for heightened punishment of certain aggravated assaults and aggravated batteries within a special district; to provide for other related matters; to provide for effective dates and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/22/2013 - House Second Readers
Mar/21/2013 - House First Readers
Mar/20/2013 - House Hopper