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2013-2014 Regular Session - SB 378
General Assembly; voting qualification or prerequisite; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 28 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions regarding the General Assembly, so as to provide that, whenever the General Assembly shall enact any new voting qualification or prerequisite to voting, or standard, practice, or procedure the Attorney General shall submit such provisions for review by a special master for a determination of whether such provisions will deny or abridges the right to vote on account of race or color or because of membership in a language minority group; to provide that, no person shall be denied the right to vote for failure to comply with such provisions; to provide for appeals; to provide for mandamus and injunctive relief; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/17/2014 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/11/2014 - Senate Hopper