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Proposed Georgia Firearm Legislation HB1046

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Legislation Overview

Title: Crimes and offenses; possession of one ounce or less of marijuana is not punishable by imprisonment; provide

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-13-2 of the O.C.G.A., relating to possession of marijuana and conditional discharge for possession of controlled substances as first offense and certain nonviolent property crimes, so as to provide that possession of one ounce or less of marijuana is not punishable by imprisonment; to amend Titles 15 and 16 and Code Section 17-7-72 of the O.C.G.A., relating to courts, crimes and offenses, and jurisdiction of probate courts to try certain drug and alcohol offenses; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Session: 2015-2016 Regular Session

Last Action: House Second Readers

Last Action Date: February 22, 2016


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5 sponsors: LaDawn Jones; Dee Dawkins-Haigler; Michael Smith; Keisha Waites; Margaret Kaiser;

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 3% (5 of 180)

Chamber Date Action
House Feb 22, 2016 House Second Readers
House Feb 19, 2016 House First Readers
House Feb 18, 2016 House Hopper
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Feb 18, 2016 state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
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Link: link to state bill page

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