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SB 0315 - Driver's Licenses; abolish Ga. Driver's Education Commission; transfer purposes/duties to State Board of Education

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Smith,Preston 52nd
Last Action: 2/8/2008 - House Second Readers
Senate Committee: PUB SAF
House Committee: MotV
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06. State CourtsNext Bill
10. Municipal CourtsNext Bill
Traffic LawNext Bill

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

In every case in which any court in this state shall impose a fine or bond payment, which shall be construed to include costs for any violation of the traffic laws, or for violations of ordinances of political subdivisions which have adopted by reference the traffic laws, there shall be imposed as an additional penalty a sum equal to 5 percent of the original fine. The sums shall be in addition to any amount required to be paid into any pension, annuity, or retirement fund under Title 47 or any other law and in addition to any other amounts provided for in this article.

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