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Proposed Georgia Firearm Legislation SB515

  this is an anti-gun bill
Legislation Overview

Title: Justification and Excuse; "stand your ground" law; repeal

Description: A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 3 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to justification and excuse, so as to repeal the "stand your ground" law; to amend Titles 15, 17, and 51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to courts, criminal procedure, and torts, respectively, so as to make conforming changes; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Session: 2019-2020 Regular Session

Last Action: Senate Read and Referred

Last Action Date: June 17, 2020


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6 sponsors: Nikema Williams (D); Jennifer Jordan (D); Harold Jones (D); Sally Harrell (D); Tonya Anderson (D); Gloria Butler (D);

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

Chamber Date Action
Senate Jun 17, 2020 Senate Read and Referred
Senate Jun 16, 2020 Senate Hopper
Type Date State Link Text
Introduced Jun 16, 2020 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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