2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 160
"Back the Badge Act of 2017"
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the Juvenile Code, so as to revise the jurisdiction, definition, and penalties for certain crimes and offenses; to add to the superior court's exclusive original jurisdiction the trial of any child 13 to 17 years of age who is alleged to have committed the offense of aggravated assault or aggravated battery upon a peace officer while the peace officer is engaged in, or on account of the performance of, his or her official duties; to clarify the definition of a class A designated felony act in light of the jurisdictional changes; to amend Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to crimes and offenses, so as to provide for definitions; to provide for a short title; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/24/2017 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/24/2017 - Senate Third Read
Feb/23/2017 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/22/2017 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/14/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/10/2017 - Senate Hopper