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SB 0154 - Additional Penalties for Assault and Battery Against Public Safety Officer While on Duty
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Tracking Level: Evaluating
Sponsor: Gregory Kirk
Last Action: 3/27/2018 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Senate Committee: Public Safety
House Committee: Judiciary Non-Civil
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This legislation provides for tort liability for those who commit an offense of aggravated assault and aggravated battery against a public safety officer, as well as for the parents of any youth who commit the offense.  There is also an additional penalty assessed dedicated to the Georgia State Indemnification Fund.  The language from this legislation was added to SB 160 "Back the Badge".

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