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SB 0001 - "C.J.'s Law"; penalty for hit and run accidents that result in serious injury; provide

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Elena Parent (D)
Last Action: 7/1/2019 - Effective Date
Senate Committee: Judiciary
House Committee: Judiciary - Non-Civil
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

SB 1 moves to amend Title 40 of the O.C.G.A to make it a felony to cause an automobile accident that results in bodily harm and leave the scene of the accident. Any person who violates this code section could be imprisoned for no more than 10 years and could have their driver’s license suspended for 3 years.

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