GA HB1041 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)
Status: Introduced on February 26 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-28 - House Second Readers
Pending: House Judiciary - Non-Civil Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 3 of Article 3 of Chapter 12 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to sale or distribution of harmful materials to minors, so as to provide that the provisions of Code Section 16-12-103 shall be applicable to libraries operated by schools; to revise the criminal penalty; to provide for a civil penalty under certain circumstances; to amend Article 19 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to instructional materials and content, so as to provide oversight by the State Board of Education in prescribing preventive measures for distribution of harmful materials to minors; preventive measures and establish a review committee, and minimum standards for filtering content of online materials that are harmful to minors; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Title

Crimes and offenses; provisions of Code Section 16-12-103 shall be applicable to libraries operated by schools; provide

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-02-28HouseHouse Second Readers
2020-02-27HouseHouse First Readers
2020-02-26HouseHouse Hopper

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