Legislation Sponsored by Gregory Kirk (5)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/10/2019

SB 0154 EvaluatingAdditional Penalties for Assault and Battery Against Public Safety Officer While on Duty Gregory Kirk
3/27/2018 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Judiciary Non-Civil Public Safety -
2017/02/17-Report Correctional Institutions/Jail Criminal Procedure Debra Nesbit District Attorneys
Econ. Dev. & Transportation EMS/Ambulance Fire Services Juveniles Law Enforcement
Magistrate Court Probate Court Probation Public Safety and Courts Solicitors
State Court Superior Court Traffic Enforcement
This legislation provides for tort liability for those who commit an offense of aggravated assault and aggravated battery against a public safety officer, as well as for the parents of any youth who commit the offense.  There is also an additional penalty assessed dedicated to the Georgia State Indemnification Fund.  The language from this legislation was added to SB 160 "Back the Badge".
SB 0155 NeutralCreation of the Local Law Enforcement Officer Compensation Commission Gregory Kirk
2/28/2017 House Second Readers Governmental Affairs Public Safety -
2017/02/17-Report 2017/03/06 - Report Compensation Debra Nesbit General County Government
Law Enforcement Personnel/Employment Public Safety and Courts Sheriff
This legislation creates the Local Law Enforcement Officer Compensation Commission to be housed within the Department of Administrative Services.  The Commission shall include a CEO of county or municipal corporation law enforcement agency, a sheriff , the Executive Directors of ACCG and GMA, two members of the Senate, and  two members of the House of Representatives, with the DOAS Commissioner serving as the chair.  The commission must meet at least semi-annually and provide on-going review of salaries and benefits using data required to be submitted by governing authorities.
SB 0367 SupportAllows Payment Indemnification Death or Disability Payment to be Awarded to the Estate of Deceased Public Safety/First Responder Gregory Kirk
3/29/2018 Senate Disagreed House Amend or Sub Public Safety and Homeland Security Public Safety -
2018/02/02 Report 2018/02/09 Report 2018/02/16 Report Correctional Institutions/Jail Debra Nesbit
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Emergency Management/Preparedness EMS/Ambulance General County Government Health and Human Services
Insurance Insurance Law Enforcement Personnel/Employment Public Safety and Courts
This legislation allows the payment of death benefits to the estate of a law enforcement officer; firefighter; emergency medical technician, emergency management specialist, state highway employee or prison guard.
SB 0368 SupportRequires the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council to Provide Technical Assistance to Law Enforcement Gregory Kirk
3/29/2018 House Passed/Adopted By Substitute Public Safety and Homeland Security Public Safety -
2018/02/02 Report 2018/02/09 Report 2018/02/16 Report 2018/03/16 Report Debra Nesbit
Law Enforcement Public Safety and Courts
This legislation adds the provision of technical support and assistance to certain law enforcement agencies to the duties of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC).
SB 0369 NeutralRequirement for Jurisdictions to Deduct a $5.00 Fee from Pre-Trial Diversion Program Fees to Fund the Peace Officer Annuity and Benefit Fund. Gregory Kirk
5/8/2018 Act 463 Judiciary - Non-Civil Public Safety -
2018/02/02 Report 2018/02/09 Report 2018/02/16 Report 2018/03/16 Report Clerk of Court
Criminal Procedure Debra Nesbit Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons Magistrate Court Public Safety and Courts
This legislation creates a new fee to be assessed and collected from the fees charged for pre-trial programs to fund the Peace Officer's Annuity and Benefit Fund (POAB).  The legislation requires counties to remit $5.00 of the funds they collect from pre-trial participants to fund the diversion program to the POAB.
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