2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 145
Sexual Offenses; offense of rape applicability to victims across genders; gender identities and sexual orientations; revise
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 6 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to sexual offenses, so as to revise the offense of rape for applicability to victims across genders, gender identities, and sexual orientations;to amend Code Section 9-3-33.1, Title 15, Title 16, Title 17, Chapter 2 of Title 20, Chapter 4 of Title 24, Title 31, Title 42, and Code Section 49-2-14.1 of the O.C.G.A., relating to actions for childhood sexual abuse, courts, crimes and offenses, criminal procedure, elementary and secondary education, relevant evidence and its limits, health, penal institutions, and overcrowding of prison system as creating state of emergency, paroling inmates to reduce prison system population to capacity and report of inmates paroled; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/10/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/09/2017 - Senate Hopper