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SB 0029 - Waiver of Immunity for Motor Vehicle Claims; definition to clarify sheriff, deputy sheriff, other agent, servant, or employee of sheriff's office; include

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Harold Jones
Last Action: 7/1/2019 - Effective Date
Senate Committee: Special Judiciary
House Committee: Judiciary
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

SB 29 amends Code Section 36-92-1 of the O.C.G.A. to include a sheriff, deputy sheriff, or other agent, servant, or employee of a sheriff's office within the definition of a local governmental officer. This definition would be for the purposes of a waiver of sovereign immunity in motor vehicle claims.

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