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HB 0226 - Courts; additional penalty for violation of traffic laws or ordinances under Joshua's Law; extend sunset

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Dominic Lariccia
Last Action: 7/1/2019 - Effective Date
House Committee: Motor Vehicles
Senate Committee: Public Safety
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 226 amends Code Section 15-21-179 of the O.C.G.A to extend Joshua’s law for another three-year period. Joshua’s Law has provided additional penalties for driving misconduct and negligence in the state of Georgia.

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