GA SB393 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)
Status: Passed on June 29 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-07-01 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 2 of Article 2 of Chapter 3 of Title 20 and Chapter 3 of Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the university system and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, respectively, so as to revise the duties and powers of certain law enforcement officers and agencies; to expand the power of campus policemen and other security personnel of the university system to make arrests for felony offenses; to codify the Legal Division of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation; to expand the jurisdiction of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in regards to street gang terrorism and prevention; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Law Enforcement Officers and Agencies; duties and powers; revise; campus policemen and other security personnel of the university system; arrests for felony offenses


Roll Calls

2020-06-26 - House - House Vote #770 (Y: 99 N: 69 NV: 2 Abs: 10) [PASS]
2020-06-26 - Senate - Senate Vote #787 (Y: 38 N: 13 NV: 3 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2020-03-02 - Senate - Senate Vote #513 (Y: 35 N: 19 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-07-01 Effective Date
2020-06-29 Act 390
2020-06-29SenateSenate Date Signed by Governor
2020-06-29SenateSenate Sent to Governor
2020-06-26SenateSenate Agreed House Amend or Sub
2020-06-26HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2020-06-26HouseHouse Third Readers
2020-06-19HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2020-03-04HouseHouse Second Readers
2020-03-03HouseHouse First Readers
2020-03-02SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2020-03-02SenateSenate Third Read
2020-02-28SenateSenate Read Second Time
2020-02-27SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2020-02-20SenateSenate Read and Referred
2020-02-19SenateSenate Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments