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HB 0502 - Civil practice; continuances for members of the Board of Regents and the Attorney General; revise

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Andrew Welch (R)
Last Action: 5/7/2019 - Effective Date
House Committee: Judiciary
Senate Committee: Special Judiciary
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 502 amends Titles 9 and 17 of the OCGA to amend the standards under which court continuances shall be granted to accommodate the official duties of members of the Board of Regents of the USG, members of the State Board of Education, and the Office of the Attorney General. The legislation also addresses and amends requests for legislative leave for members of the General Assembly who are a party to a civil or criminal case or lead counsel for a case pending in any trial or appellate court.


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