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HB 0021 - Crimes and offenses; unlawful conduct during 9-1-1 call to include bias motivations in calling or otherwise contacting 9-1-1; revise

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Sandra Scott (D)
Last Action: 1/26/2021 - House - House First Readers
House Committee: Judiciary - Non-Civil
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB21 amends Article 2 of Chapter 11 of Title 16 of the OCGA to provide a criminal fine of up to $1,000 for falsified 9-1-1 calls motivated in bias or with the intent to intimidate on the basis of an individuals' race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, disability, or sexual  orientation. 

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