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Proposed Georgia Firearm Legislation SB135

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Grand Jury, Crimes and Offenses, Procedure for Indictment; provision regarding no duty to retreat prior to the use of force; repeal

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 15-12-71, Title 16, and Code Section 17-7-52 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to duties of grand jury, crimes and offenses, and procedure for indictment or special presentment of peace officer for crime in performance of duties, notification, and rights of officer, respectively, so as to repeal the provision regarding no duty to retreat prior to the use of force; to correct cross-references; to repeal the defense of self or others as an absolute defense; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Session: 2021-2022 Regular Session

Last Action: Senate Read and Referred

Last Action Date: February 10, 2021


Note: the first sponsor listed is normally the primary sponsor. If a sponsor's name is a hyperlink you can click on it to 'follow the money'.

15 sponsors: Gloria Butler (D); Kim Jackson (D); Nan Orrock (D); Elena Parent (D); Nikki Merritt (D); Valencia Seay (D); Sally Harrell (D); Sheikh Rahman (D); Gail Davenport (D); Harold Jones (D); Emanuel Jones (D); Freddie Sims (D); Tonya Anderson (D); Michelle Au (D); Michael Rhett (D);

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 27% (15 of 56)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Feb 10, 2021 Senate Read and Referred
Senate Feb 9, 2021 Senate Hopper
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced not available state link bill text
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes - Click on description to view vote roll call

There have not been any votes on this bill

Link: link to state bill page

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