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HB 24 - Evidence; revise, supersede, and modernize provisions; provide definitions
Note: Database Covers Georgia House and Senate Bills Since 2005

Status of Legislaton:

Current Status: 04/20/10 - Senate Read Second Time
Alert Level: 5 (High Alert)
House Bill from 2009/10 Term
Record Last Updated: 2011-01-15 12:04:11
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Summary of Legislation:

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend the Official Code of Georgia Annotated so as to substantially revise, supersede, and modernize provisions relating to evidence; to provide for definitions; to provide for general provisions; to provide for admission of relevant evidence; to provide for testimonial privileges; to provide for competency of witnesses; to provide for opinions and expert testimony; to provide for and define hearsay; to provide for securing attendance of witnesses; to amend Title 35 of the O.C.G.A., relating to law enforcement officers and agencies, so as to move provisions relating to DNA analysis of persons convicted of certain crimes from Title 24 to Title 35; to amend the O.C.G.A. so as to conform provisions to the new Title 24 and correct cross-references; to provide for effective dates and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Committee Assignments:
House Sponsors:
  • Willard,Wendell 49th
  • Ralston,David 7th
  • Lindsey,Edward 54th
  • Lane,Roger 167th
  • Knox,Tom 24th
  • Jacobs,Mike 80th

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Georgia Legislation Alerts:

Evidence; revise, supersede, and modernize provisions; provide definitions
Alert Level: 7 (Maximum Alert)Details
Contracts; illegal or void; repeal certain code sections; change provisions
Alert Level: 7 (Maximum Alert)Details
Education; unexcused absence notices made by United States mail; provide
Alert Level: 7 (Maximum Alert)Details


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