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SB 0176 - Criminal Justice Reform, Required to Provide Notice Via First Class Mail or Postcard for Failure to Appear Prior to Issuing Bench Warrant
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Tracking Level: Neutral
Sponsor: John Kennedy
Last Action: 7/1/2017 - Effective Date
Senate Committee: Judiciary
House Committee: Judiciary Non-Civil
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This legislation enacts reforms related to driving privileges recommended by the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform which include a requirement that courts provide notice via first class mail or post card to persons who fail to appear for a court date listed on a uniform traffic citation of another court date and the issuance of a bench warrant.

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