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SB 0271 - Law Assistants; rename as law clerks and staff attorneys

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: John Kennedy
Last Action: 6/22/2020 - House - House Committee Favorably Reported
Senate Committee: Retirement
House Committee: Retirement
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

SB 271 amends Title 15 of the OCGA to update/replace the term "law assistant[s]" with the term "law clerk[s] or staff attorney[s]”. OCGA 47-2-263 is also amended to add the terms "law clerk, or staff attorney" to the list of members who are eligible for credit for past service in the Employees' Retirement System of Georgia.

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