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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 37
Courts; prosecution; clarify when district attorney shall be disqualified; provisions
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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to courts, so as to clarify when the district attorney shall be disqualified from interest or relationship to engage in a prosecution; to provide for the appointment of a district attorney pro tempore in any matter involving the prosecution of persons or agencies to whom it is the duty of the district attorney to render advice; to amend Chapter 7 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to pretrial proceedings, so as to require a district attorney examination and that any trial be conducted by accusation in every case where a peace officer uses force in the performance of his or her duties which results in the serious injury or death of a person; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/28/2015 - House Second Readers
Jan/27/2015 - House First Readers
Jan/26/2015 - House Hopper
Jan/06/2015 - House Prefiled
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