Legislation Sponsored by John Kennedy (11)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/10/2019

SB 0127 NeutralVictim's may Assert Rights When Law is not Followed John Kennedy
5/8/2018 Act 468 Judiciary - Non-Civil Judiciary -
Clerk of Court Criminal Procedure Debra Nesbit District Attorneys General County Government
Government Immunity Public Safety and Courts Solicitors State Court Superior Court
This legislation amends the Crime Victim's Bill of Rights to allow a victim to bring to the attention of the court allegations that the law has not been followed.
SB 0142 SupportAutomated Traffic Safety Devices in School Zones John Kennedy
2/9/2017 Senate Read and Referred -Government Oversight -
2017/02/10 - Report Clerk of Court Debra Nesbit General County Government Law Enforcement
Open Records/Meetings Act Probate Court Public Safety and Courts Solicitors State Court
Superior Court Traffic Enforcement
This legislation allows and sets forth guidelines for the use of automatic traffic enforcement safety devices in school zones by local sheriffs and law enforcement.
SB 0174 NeutralCriminal Justice Reform and Certification Procedures for Veterans and Family Treatment Accountability Courts John Kennedy
7/1/2017 Effective Date Judiciary Non-Civil Judiciary -
Correctional Institutions/Jail Criminal Procedure Debra Nesbit District Attorneys Forfeitures, Fees, and Fine Add Ons
General County Government Health and Human Services Indigent Defense Open Records/Meetings Act Parole
Probation Public Safety and Courts Superior Court
This legislation changes the laws regarding use of accountability courts for non-violent felons and provides procedures for the certification of veterans and family drug treatment accountability courts.
SB 0175 NeutralCriminal Justice Reform in Juvenile Court CHINS Cases John Kennedy
7/1/2017 Effective Date Juvenile Justice Judiciary -
Debra Nesbit Health and Human Services Juveniles Public Safety and Courts
This legislation enacts reforms in juvenile court proceedings which allow the court to issue an order restraining or otherwise controlling conduct of parent, guardian or legal custodian in a CHINS case.
SB 0176 NeutralCriminal Justice Reform, Required to Provide Notice Via First Class Mail or Postcard for Failure to Appear Prior to Issuing Bench Warrant John Kennedy
7/1/2017 Effective Date Judiciary Non-Civil Judiciary -
Correctional Institutions/Jail Criminal Procedure Debra Nesbit Econ. Dev. & Transportation Law Enforcement
Magistrate Court Probate Court Public Safety and Courts State Court Superior Court
Traffic Enforcement
This legislation enacts reforms related to driving privileges recommended by the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform which include a requirement that courts provide notice via first class mail or post card to persons who fail to appear for a court date listed on a uniform traffic citation of another court date and the issuance of a bench warrant.
SB 0222 Inactive9-1-1 Local Government Authority and Increased Revenue for 9-1-1 Centers John Kennedy
5/9/2017 Veto V9 Judiciary Regulated Industries and Utilities -
2017/02/24 - Report 2017/03/06 - Report 911 Debra Nesbit Law Enforcement
Public Safety and Courts Revenue & Finance Sheriff
This legislation creates the Local Government 9-1-1 Authority which will provide coordination, planning, enforcement of statutory requirements for the payment of 9-1-1 fees, auditing, and development of best practices and standards for the operation of 9-1-1 Centers.  This legislation also provides parity for 9-1-1 fees assessed on all devices and plans, all will be $1.50 per month or purchase, and eliminates the ability of telephone servcesuppliersi  to bill local governments for cost recovery.  For a section by section summary click here 
SB 0281 Inactive"Macon Water Authority Act"; power of the authority to contract with Macon-Bibb County and Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority; extend John Kennedy
5/2/2017 Effective Date Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development Local Legislation
SB 0283 NeutralMunicipal Court of Macon-Bibb County; dissolve; reallocation of the jurisdiction of said court; provide John Kennedy
3/28/2017 House Second Readers Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Local Legislation Public Safety and Courts
SB 0301 NeutralRevised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act John Kennedy
5/8/2018 Act 560 Judiciary Judiciary -
Debra Nesbit Probate Court Public Safety and Courts
This legislation enacts the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. 
SR 0146 WatchConstitutional Amendment to Provide Certain Rights and Enforcement of those Rights of Victims of Crime John Kennedy
5/8/2018 Act 467 Judiciary - Non-Civil Judiciary -
Criminal Procedure Debra Nesbit District Attorneys Government Immunity Health and Human Services
Juveniles Law Enforcement Public Safety and Courts Solicitors State Court
Superior Court
This legislation asks the voters to approve an amendment to the Georgia Constitution establishing rights of victims due to an act committed in violation of the criminal or juvenile delinquency laws.
SR 0412 SupportSenate Stroke and Trauma Center Study Committee John Kennedy
3/28/2017 Senate Passed/Adopted -Rules -
Debra Nesbit Health and Human Services Public Safety and Courts Trauma Care System
This legislation creates the Senate Stroke Trauma Center Study Committee. 
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