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HB 0261 - Sexual Offender Registration Review Board; change name of board; change provisions

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Mandi Ballinger (R)
Last Action: 2/14/2019 - House Second Readers
House Committee: Judiciary - Non-Civil
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 261 amends Article 2 of Chapter 1 of Title 42 of the O.C.G.A relating to the naming and function of the Sexual Offender Registration Review Board. Under this legislation the board would be renamed to the Sexual Offender Risk Review Board. This board would be incorporated with the GBI for administrative and practical purposes. The legislation allows or those classified as level 2 offenders to receive reevaluation by a panel if they chose. Finally, the bill specifies employment regulations and distances that such convicted individuals must remain from facilities and areas where minors congregate. 

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