GA HB951 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Introduced on February 19 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-21 - 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 Article 1 of Chapter 10 of Title 17 and Chapter 8 of Title 42 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to procedure for sentencing and imposition of punishment and probation, respectively, so as to provide that no court shall impose a period of probation that exceeds 24 months; to provide for conforming changes; to revise requirements for active probation supervision; to eliminate probation for life for persons convicted of certain serious violent felonies; to eliminate certain special terms of probation; to revise certain probation requirements; to provide for related matters; to provide for applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Title

Criminal procedure; no court shall impose a period of probation that exceeds 24 months; provide

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-02-21HouseHouse Second Readers
2020-02-20HouseHouse First Readers
2020-02-19HouseHouse Hopper

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Bill Comments

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