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HB 0020 - Crimes and Offenses; persons convicted of family violence offenses cannot possess or carry firearms; provide

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Debra Bazemore
Last Action: 1/16/2019 - House - House Second Readers
House Committee: Public Safety and Homeland Security
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 20 moves to amend Title 16 of the O.C.G.A to prohibit any person who has been convicted of family violence offenses to carry or possess a firearm. It also redefines the term “forcible felony” in accordance to the proposed revision. 


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