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2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 1
"The Protect Act- Protecting Georgians Against Terrorism"; revise the definition of domestic terrorism
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to crimes and offenses, so as to revise the definition of domestic terrorism to more inclusively capture situational violations commonly used by persons who desire to commit acts of terror; to revise the offenses of a terroristic threat and a terroristic act; to amend Article 9 of Chapter 3 of Title 35 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the Georgia Information Sharing and Analysis Center, so as to revise the definition of homeland security activity to enable the center's work in the state's effective prevention or discovery of, response to, and recovery from domestic terrorism; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/24/2017 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/06/2017 - House Second Readers
Mar/03/2017 - House First Readers
Mar/01/2017 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/01/2017 - Senate Third Read
Feb/27/2017 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/24/2017 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/11/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/10/2017 - Senate Hopper
Mar/01/2017 - Senate Vote #121Yea(42)Nay(12)NV(0)
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