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Crimes And Offenses Offenses Involving Theft: Change Certain Sections Relating To Shoplifting As A Felony When Multiple Acts Are Committed Within One County Within Seven Days; Create Code Section That Makes It A Felony Offense To Use Receipts And/Or Upc Labels Fraudulently To Commit And Further Shoplifting, September Guy Mar 2000

Crimes And Offenses Offenses Involving Theft: Change Certain Sections Relating To Shoplifting As A Felony When Multiple Acts Are Committed Within One County Within Seven Days; Create Code Section That Makes It A Felony Offense To Use Receipts And/Or Upc Labels Fraudulently To Commit And Further Shoplifting, September Guy

Georgia State University Law Review

The Act affects areas of the Code that pertain to theft by defrauding retain merchants. The Act provides that when someone shoplifts property exceeding a value of $100 from three separate retail stores within one county within seven days, that persons has committed a felony. Additionally, the Act makes it a felony offense to fraudulently use retail sales receipts and Universal Product Code (UPC) labels to shoplift. The Act provides penalties for the aforementioned offenses.


Conservation And Natural Resources Department Of Natural Resources: Specify Time Period In Which The Director Must Act On Permit And Variance Applications; Provide For A Fee Waiver When The Director Does Not Act Within The Time Specified, Sherri Buda Mar 2000

Conservation And Natural Resources Department Of Natural Resources: Specify Time Period In Which The Director Must Act On Permit And Variance Applications; Provide For A Fee Waiver When The Director Does Not Act Within The Time Specified, Sherri Buda

Georgia State University Law Review

The Act specifies a time limit within which the Director of the Environmental Protection Division of the Department of Natural Resources must act on permit or variance applications. The Act also requires the Director to refund all application fees, except those required by federal law, when the Director fails to act in the time allotted.


Elections Elections And Primaries Generally: Require Election Superintendents To Provide Election Returns Electronically To The Secretary Of State Within A Specified Amount Of Time For All Elections Or Primaries Held Within That Precinct Beginning In The Current Year And Each Year To Follow, September Guy Mar 2000

Elections Elections And Primaries Generally: Require Election Superintendents To Provide Election Returns Electronically To The Secretary Of State Within A Specified Amount Of Time For All Elections Or Primaries Held Within That Precinct Beginning In The Current Year And Each Year To Follow, September Guy

Georgia State University Law Review

The Act creates a new Code section to require that, beginning in the 2000 election year, each county's superintendent of elections must electronically provide the Secretary of State, within forty-five days after the closing of the election, results for every federal and state primary, election, special primary, special election, and runoff. Beginning in 2002, the superintendents of election must also report county and local election results electronically to the Secretary of State's office.


Alcoholic Beverages Regulation Of Alcoholic Beverages Generally: Provide Exemption For Transportation Of Alcoholic Beverages For Personal Or Household Use, Robert Hodges Mar 2000

Alcoholic Beverages Regulation Of Alcoholic Beverages Generally: Provide Exemption For Transportation Of Alcoholic Beverages For Personal Or Household Use, Robert Hodges

Georgia State University Law Review

The Act permits individuals to transport limited quantities of alcoholic beverages purchased outside of Georgia that are for personal or household use and for which the state excise tax has been paid. The Act requires that individuals transporting alcoholic beverages in excess of the amount exempted from payment of excise taxes must have proof of payment of the excise taxes. The Act provides for special order shipping licenses that exempt holders from general licensing requirements when transporting limited quantities of wine directly to consumers for personal or household use. The Act also permits wineries to ship limited quantities of wine ...


Crimes And Offenses Offenses Against Public Order And Safety: Change Penalty Provisions Applicable To The Offense Of Furnishing A Pistol To A Person Under The Age Of 18; Change The Penalty Provisions Applicable To The Offense Of Unlawful Possession Of Firearms Or Weapons; Change The Penalty Provisions Applicable To A Second Or Subsequent Offenses Of Carrying A Concealed Weapon; Change The Penalty Provisions Applicable To Carrying Certain Weapons Within A School Safety Zone; Change The Penalty Provisions Applicable To Possession Of A Firearm By A Convicted Felon; Change The Penalty Provisions Applicable To Possession Of A Firearm By A Person Under 18; Provide That It Is A Felony For A Person Convicted Of Or On First Offender Probation For A Forcible Felony To Attempt To Purchase A Firearm, Seth Kirby Mar 2000

Crimes And Offenses Offenses Against Public Order And Safety: Change Penalty Provisions Applicable To The Offense Of Furnishing A Pistol To A Person Under The Age Of 18; Change The Penalty Provisions Applicable To The Offense Of Unlawful Possession Of Firearms Or Weapons; Change The Penalty Provisions Applicable To A Second Or Subsequent Offenses Of Carrying A Concealed Weapon; Change The Penalty Provisions Applicable To Carrying Certain Weapons Within A School Safety Zone; Change The Penalty Provisions Applicable To Possession Of A Firearm By A Convicted Felon; Change The Penalty Provisions Applicable To Possession Of A Firearm By A Person Under 18; Provide That It Is A Felony For A Person Convicted Of Or On First Offender Probation For A Forcible Felony To Attempt To Purchase A Firearm, Seth Kirby

Georgia State University Law Review

The Act increases the minimum penalty for furnishing a pistol or a revolver to a minor from two to three years. The Act also increases the minimum sentence for unlawful possession of firearms from one to five years and raises the minimum sentence for carrying a concealed weapon to two years. The Act increases the minimum sentence for carrying specified weapons into a school zone. Further, the Act makes it a felony for a person convicted of a forcible felony to attempt to obtain a firearm and increases the penalty for these individuals for possessing a firearm. Finally, the Act ...


Motor Vehicles And Traffic Drivers' Licenses: Change Certain Provision Relating To Revocation Of Licenses Of Persons Under 21; Change Certain Provisions Relating To Period Of License Suspension And Conditions Regarding Return Of License; Change Certain Provisions Relating To Clinical Evaluation And Substance Abuse Treatment Programs; Change Certain Provisions Relating To Limited Motor Vehicle Driving Permits; Change Certain Provisions Relating To Terms And Conditions For Suspension Of License; Change Certain Provisions Relating To Use Of An Ignition Interlock Device As A Probation Condition, Seth Kirby Mar 2000

Motor Vehicles And Traffic Drivers' Licenses: Change Certain Provision Relating To Revocation Of Licenses Of Persons Under 21; Change Certain Provisions Relating To Period Of License Suspension And Conditions Regarding Return Of License; Change Certain Provisions Relating To Clinical Evaluation And Substance Abuse Treatment Programs; Change Certain Provisions Relating To Limited Motor Vehicle Driving Permits; Change Certain Provisions Relating To Terms And Conditions For Suspension Of License; Change Certain Provisions Relating To Use Of An Ignition Interlock Device As A Probation Condition, Seth Kirby

Georgia State University Law Review

The Act amends several Code sections to correct inconsistencies in Georgia's DUI and drivers' license revocation laws. More importantly, it alters some provisions that were created in the 1999 Act, known as Heidi's Law, regarding the use of an automobile ignition interlock device (IID). The Act allows a concurrent running of license revocation and the administrative suspension period for individuals under twenty-one years of age. Additionally, the Act increases the mandatory suspension of a driver's license to ten months for a person convicted of two DUIs within five years and eliminates the limited driving permits that were ...


Courts Magistrate Courts: Provide For The Filing Of Actions, Claims, Answers, Pleadings, Postjudgment Interrogatories, And Other Documents By Electronic Means; Provide For The Electronic Signature And Verification Of Such Pleadings And Provide For Methods Of Service And Docketing Of Such Pleadings; Provide For The Burden Of Proof If Authenticity Is Challenged; Provide For The Assessment And Collection Of Fees In Connection With Such Pleadings, Scott Masterson Mar 2000

Courts Magistrate Courts: Provide For The Filing Of Actions, Claims, Answers, Pleadings, Postjudgment Interrogatories, And Other Documents By Electronic Means; Provide For The Electronic Signature And Verification Of Such Pleadings And Provide For Methods Of Service And Docketing Of Such Pleadings; Provide For The Burden Of Proof If Authenticity Is Challenged; Provide For The Assessment And Collection Of Fees In Connection With Such Pleadings, Scott Masterson

Georgia State University Law Review

The Act authorizes electronic filing of actions, claims, answers, pleadings, post-judgment interrogatories, and other documents within the jurisdiction of the magistrate courts. The Act also provides for the use of electronic signatures to verify such electronic pleadings and provides the burden of proof if an electronic document's authenticity is challenged. Further, the Act prescribes fee to be assessed in connection with such documents.


Animals Disposal Of Diseased, Disabled, Or Dead Animals: Change Certain Provision Of The Dead Animal Disposal Act To Authorize Additional Methods For The Disposal Of Dead Animals; Repeal Certain Provisions Relating To Carcasses That Are Burned, Teresa Adams Mar 2000

Animals Disposal Of Diseased, Disabled, Or Dead Animals: Change Certain Provision Of The Dead Animal Disposal Act To Authorize Additional Methods For The Disposal Of Dead Animals; Repeal Certain Provisions Relating To Carcasses That Are Burned, Teresa Adams

Georgia State University Law Review

The Act, known as the Dead Animal Disposal Act, changes the Georgia Code concerning the disposal of dead animals to allow for additional methods of disposal. The Act also provides for the use of an unlisted disposal method which may use future technology that has been approved by the Commissioner of Agriculture. Finally, the Act repeals the prior requirement that burning carcasses must be attended during the entire burning process.


Corporations, Partnerships, And Associations Business Corporations: Provide For The Creation Of One Or More Series Of Shares Within A Class; Provide For The Number Of Shares; Provide That All Shares Of A Series Have Identical Preferences; Provide For Exceptions; Provide For A Non-Exhaustive List Of Characteristics Of The Shares Of A Series, Aimee Stern Mar 2000

Corporations, Partnerships, And Associations Business Corporations: Provide For The Creation Of One Or More Series Of Shares Within A Class; Provide For The Number Of Shares; Provide That All Shares Of A Series Have Identical Preferences; Provide For Exceptions; Provide For A Non-Exhaustive List Of Characteristics Of The Shares Of A Series, Aimee Stern

Georgia State University Law Review

The Act requires that all shares of a class of a Georgia corporation's stock must have identical references, limitations, and relative rights unless the class is divided into a series. The Act also permits shares within a class. In addition, the Act provides that the board of directors has authority to determine the terms and conditions of rights, options, or warrants issuable pursuant to the Code. The Act limits the transferability of rights, options, or warrants and the power of future directors to vote on redemption of certain rights. The Act also strikes out certain sections referring to the ...


Public Officers And Employees Insuring And Indemnification Of Public Officers And Employees; Provide Compensation For Law Enforcement Officers Who Become Temporarily Physically Disabled, Brooke Voelzke Mar 2000

Public Officers And Employees Insuring And Indemnification Of Public Officers And Employees; Provide Compensation For Law Enforcement Officers Who Become Temporarily Physically Disabled, Brooke Voelzke

Georgia State University Law Review

The Act adds several sections to the Georgia Code and provides a program of compensation for law enforcement officers who become temporarily physically disabled as a result of physical injury incurred in the line of duty and caused by a willful act of violence. The new Code sections also provide a program of compensation for firemen who become temporarily physically disabled as a result of a physical injury incurred in the line of duty while fighting a fire.


Courts Prosecuting Attorneys: Change Appointment, Qualifications, Classification, And Compensation Of Assistant District Attorneys; Change Provisions Relating To The Appointment Of District Attorney Investigators; Change Provisions Relating To Administrative, Clerical, And Paraprofessional Personnel Employed By District Attorneys; Provide That Nonstate Paid Personnel Employed In District Attorneys' Offices Shall Serve At The Pleasure Of The District Attorney, Brooks Morel Mar 2000

Courts Prosecuting Attorneys: Change Appointment, Qualifications, Classification, And Compensation Of Assistant District Attorneys; Change Provisions Relating To The Appointment Of District Attorney Investigators; Change Provisions Relating To Administrative, Clerical, And Paraprofessional Personnel Employed By District Attorneys; Provide That Nonstate Paid Personnel Employed In District Attorneys' Offices Shall Serve At The Pleasure Of The District Attorney, Brooks Morel

Georgia State University Law Review

The Act Amends various sections of the Georgia Code relating to district attorneys, and the act eliminates definitions of various terms. The Prosecuting Attorney's Council of the State of Georgia may now consider various factors when authorizing additional assistant district attorneys and district attorney investigators. The Act changes language addressing qualifications and salaries of assistant district attorneys. Additionally, the Act changes language regarding legal secretaries to include various forms of the personnel, such as administrative clerical, and paraprofessional personnel. As with assistant district attorneys and district attorney investigators, the Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of the State of Georgia may now ...


Evidence Proof Generally: Authorize Noninvasive Procedures In Addition To Blood Tests To Collect Dna Samples And Determine Characteristics; Allow Collection Of Dna Samples Of Convicted Felon In Addition To Sec Offenders; Provide For Sharing Dna Information For Law Enforcement Purposes; Allow Criminal Defendants Access To The Dna Data Bank In Certain Circumstances, Jill Wasserman Mar 2000

Evidence Proof Generally: Authorize Noninvasive Procedures In Addition To Blood Tests To Collect Dna Samples And Determine Characteristics; Allow Collection Of Dna Samples Of Convicted Felon In Addition To Sec Offenders; Provide For Sharing Dna Information For Law Enforcement Purposes; Allow Criminal Defendants Access To The Dna Data Bank In Certain Circumstances, Jill Wasserman

Georgia State University Law Review

The Act changes and updates several sections of the Georgia Code pertaining to the establishment of a DNA data bank for law enforcement purposes. Prior to the Act, the Code provided that DNA would be collected through blood samples from prisoners convicted of certain sex offenses. The Act subjects all convicted felons incarcerated in Georgia to DNA collection. In addition, the Act expands the acceptable methods of DNA collection beyond taking blood to include other less invasive procedures, including oral swabs. Further, the Act clarifies the procedures and timing the collecting the samples. It also allows law enforcement agencies to ...


Insurance Charitable Gift Annuities: Define Certain Terms; Provide That A Qualified Charitable Gift Annuity Issued By A Charitable Organization Shall Not Constitute Engaging In The Business Of Insurance; Provide For Certain Disclosures And Notices; Provide For The Effects Of Failure To Provide Such Notices, John Price Mar 2000

Insurance Charitable Gift Annuities: Define Certain Terms; Provide That A Qualified Charitable Gift Annuity Issued By A Charitable Organization Shall Not Constitute Engaging In The Business Of Insurance; Provide For Certain Disclosures And Notices; Provide For The Effects Of Failure To Provide Such Notices, John Price

Georgia State University Law Review

The Act, based on the Model Charitable Gifts Act, adds several sections to the Georgia Code to allow defined charitable institutions, including educational institutions, to raise funds through the sale of annuities without being considered to be engaging in the business of insurance. Only institutions with $300,000 in unrestricted assets that have been in continuous operation for at least three years or that are a successor or affiliate of such an organization may make use of the Act.


Wills, Trusts, And Administration Of Estates Descent And Distribution: Provide For The Vesting In The Heirs Subject To Divestment Of Certain Interests In Real Property Owned By An Intestate Descendent; Provide For Vesting Of Such Interests In An Administrator For The Benefit Of The Heir And Creditors Of The Decedent; Require The Assent Of The Administrator For Revesting In The Heirs; Provide For Recovery Of Possession From The Heirs By The Administrator In Certain Circumstances; Provide That An Order For Sale Or Distribution After Notice Is Conclusive Evidence, John Price Mar 2000

Wills, Trusts, And Administration Of Estates Descent And Distribution: Provide For The Vesting In The Heirs Subject To Divestment Of Certain Interests In Real Property Owned By An Intestate Descendent; Provide For Vesting Of Such Interests In An Administrator For The Benefit Of The Heir And Creditors Of The Decedent; Require The Assent Of The Administrator For Revesting In The Heirs; Provide For Recovery Of Possession From The Heirs By The Administrator In Certain Circumstances; Provide That An Order For Sale Or Distribution After Notice Is Conclusive Evidence, John Price

Georgia State University Law Review

The Act repeals a portion of the 1998 Probate Code Revision and provides that any real property belonging to an intestate decedent vests immediately in the decedent's heirs at law. If an administrator is subsequently appointed, the real property will vest in the administrator for the benefit of the decedent's heirs and creditors. Title only revests in the heirs if the administrator assents.


Crimes And Offenses Controlled Substances: Amend The Listing Of Controlled Substances And Dangerous Drugs, Natasha Horne Mar 2000

Crimes And Offenses Controlled Substances: Amend The Listing Of Controlled Substances And Dangerous Drugs, Natasha Horne

Georgia State University Law Review

The Act amends several sections of the Georgia Code by changing the listings of controlled substances and dangerous drugs.


Courts Juvenile Proceedings, Parental Rights: Improve Training And Provide Assistance To Certain Inferior Courts; Provide Training Requirements For Clerks Of The Juvenile Courts; Allow For Clerks Pro Tempore; Provide For Certificates And Expenses, Teresa Adams Mar 2000

Courts Juvenile Proceedings, Parental Rights: Improve Training And Provide Assistance To Certain Inferior Courts; Provide Training Requirements For Clerks Of The Juvenile Courts; Allow For Clerks Pro Tempore; Provide For Certificates And Expenses, Teresa Adams

Georgia State University Law Review

The Act, entitled the Inferior Court Training and Assistance Act of 2000, adds a new section to the Georgia Code to improve training for juvenile court clerks and provide assistance to certain inferior courts. The Act introduces mandatory training requirements for juvenile court clerks and allows pro tempore clerks to act in the traditional clerk's place during training without having to meet the same training requirements.