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Proposed Georgia Firearm Legislation SB138

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Legislation Overview

Title: "Elementary School Protection Act"; enact

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 27 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to loitering at or disrupting schools, so as to enact the "Elementary School Protection Act"; to authorize local boards of education to employ elementary para-protection officers to provide security in public elementary schools; to provide for requirements; to provide for stipends; to amend Code Section 16-11-127.1 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to carrying weapons within school safety zones, at school functions, or on school property, so as to authorize elementary para-protection officers to carry concealed weapons in school safety zones; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Session: 2013-2014 Regular Session

Last Action: Senate Recommitted

Last Action Date: January 13, 2014


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6 sponsors: Ronald Ramsey; John Wilkinson;John Albers; Hardie Davis; Butch Miller; David Shafer;

Percentage of Senate sponsoring bill: 11% (6 of 56)

Chamber Date Action
Senate Jan 13, 2014 Senate Recommitted
Senate Feb 28, 2013 Senate Read Second Time
Senate Feb 27, 2013 Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Senate Feb 11, 2013 Senate Read and Referred
Senate Feb 8, 2013 Senate Hopper
Type Date State Link Text
Comm Sub Feb 27, 2013 state link bill text
Introduced Feb 8, 2013 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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