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SB 0063 - Law Enforcement Officers and Agencies; standard by which state, county, and local law enforcement agencies authorize the engagement of vehicular pursuits; provide

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Gail Davenport (D)
Last Action: 2/7/2019 - Senate - Senate Read and Referred
Senate Committee: Public Safety
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

SB 63 moves to amend Title 35 of the O.C.G.A to provide new “probable cause” standards for which a local law enforcement agency may engage in a vehicular pursuit. Such new standards include homicide, aggravated battery, kidnapping, false imprisonment, rape, armed robbery and any offense that creates an immediate threat of death or serious bodily injury to another person. 

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