2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 860
Alcoholic beverages; social host's criminal responsibility; provisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 3 of Title 3 of the O.C.G.A., relating to prohibited acts involving alcoholic beverages, so as to provide for a social host's criminal responsibility; to provide for exceptions; to expand criminal responsibility for providing or allowing individuals under 21 years of age to consume alcoholic beverages; to provide for penalties and conditional discharge; to amend Code Section 17-4-23 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the procedure for arrest by citation for motor vehicle violations, so as to allow for arrest by citation for a social hosting offense; to amend Code Section 35-3-37 of the O.C.G.A., relating to criminal history information, so as to allow for record restriction when an individual is given a conditional discharge for a social hosting offense; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/12/2018 - House Second Readers
Feb/08/2018 - House First Readers
Feb/07/2018 - House Hopper