2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 724
Pardons and parole; "Crime Victims' Bill of Rights"; revisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 17 of Title 17 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the "Crime Victims' Bill of Rights," so as to revise the number of days for advance notification to a victim by the State Board of Pardons and Paroles whenever it considers making certain decisions; to amend Article 2 of Chapter 9 of Title 42 of the O.C.G.A., relating to grants of pardons, paroles, and other relief, so as to require advance notification to certain persons whenever the State Board of Pardons and Paroles considers making a final decision to grant parole to an inmate or place an inmate into transitional housing; to require publication in the legal organ of the county of an inmate's parole date or date of entry into transitional housing; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Jan/20/2016 - House Second Readers
Jan/15/2016 - House First Readers
Jan/14/2016 - House Hopper
Jan/07/2016 - House Prefiled