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2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 231
Attorney; person who is not a US citizen shall not gain admission to the practice of law; possess a lawful alien status; provide
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 19 of Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions regarding attorneys, so as to provide that a person who is not a United States citizen shall not gain admission to the practice of law or be a duly licensed attorney at law unless such person possesses a lawful alien status; to amend Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to education;to amend Article 1 of Chapter 3 of Title 35 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions regarding the Georgia Bureau of Investigation; to amend Chapter 5 of Title 40 of the O.C.G.A., relating to drivers' licenses; to amend Part 1 of Article 2 of Chapter 5 of Title 48 of the O.C.G.A., relating to tax exemptions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/22/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/21/2017 - Senate Hopper
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