Skip Navigation LinksGeorgia General Assembly > Legislation
Skip navigation links
House Calendars
Senate Calendars
House Daily
Senate Daily
Senate Privileged Resolutions
Advanced Search
House First Readers
Senate First Readers
House Prefiles
Senate Prefiles
Signed by Governor
Georgia Code
General Statutes Summary
House Votes
Senate Votes
Display Legislation 
Georgia General Assembly > Legislation
This information is not for the current session!
2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 189
Criminal Procedure; legal defense of indigents; provisions; change; clarify defined terms
Sponsored By
SC: JudiciaryHC:
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 17 of the O.C.G.A., relating to criminal procedure, so as to change provisions relating to the legal defense of indigents; to change and clarify provisions relating to the authority and responsibilities of the Georgia Public Defender Council and its director; to authorize the creation of more divisions within the council; to clarify the obligation of the council and circuit public defender offices in representing individuals and providing services; to change provisions relating to the circuit public defender supervisory panel; to provide for reporting of certain information; to provide a method for an alternative delivery system to become a circuit public defender office; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/08/2018 - Senate Recommitted
Feb/27/2017 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/24/2017 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/17/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/16/2017 - Senate Hopper
Past Versions