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2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 842
Torts; merchants can offer persons suspected of theft the opportunity to complete theft education program; provide
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 7 of Title 51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to detention or arrest on suspicion of shoplifting or film piracy, so as to provide that merchants can offer persons suspected of theft an opportunity to complete a theft education program in lieu of prosecution; to provide for theft education programs; to provide for the contents and administration of such programs; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/07/2018 - House Second Readers
Feb/06/2018 - House First Readers
Feb/05/2018 - House Hopper