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SB 172 - Victim Compensation; provide for recovery for serious mental and emotional trauma; change definitions; provisions
Note: Database Covers Georgia House and Senate Bills Since 2005

Status of Legislaton:

Current Status: 04/29/09 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Alert Level: 6 (Very High Alert) (Made Law by Governor)
Senate Bill from 2009/10 Term
Record Last Updated: 2011-01-15 12:21:38
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Summary of Legislation:

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 15 of Title 17 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to victim compensation, so as to provide for recovery for serious mental and emotional trauma; to update legislative intent; to change definitions and provide for a new definition; to change provisions related to filing of claims; to change provisions relating to investigations; to revise the characteristics of persons eligible for awards; to change provisions relating to the board's required findings and effective dates for certain for awards; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Committee Assignments:
Senate Sponsors:
  • Hamrick,Bill 30th
  • Mullis,Jeff 53rd

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