Legislation Sponsored by Mandi Ballinger (6)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 3/16/2020

HB 0261 NeutralName Change of the Sexual Offender Registration Review Board and Transfers Former Investigators Positions Back to the Board. Mandi Ballinger
2/14/2019 House Second Readers Judiciary - Non-Civil --
Debra Nesbit Public Safety and Courts
This legislation changes the name of the Georgia Sexual Offender Registration Review Board to the Georgia Sexual Offender Risk Review Board.  Additionally this bill transfers investigator positions now housed with GBI back to the the Board effective July 1, 2019.
HB 0438 EvaluatingProhibit Use of Restraints on any Child Appearing in Juvenile Court Mandi Ballinger
2/26/2019 House Second Readers Juvenile Justice --
2019/03/01 Report Debra Nesbit Juveniles Public Safety and Courts
This legislation prohibits the use of restraints on any child appearing in juvenile court unless the court has issued an order finding the use of such restraints is necessary for a particular child.  If restraints are ordered such order shall include findings of fact to support the order and shall require the least restrictive restraints necessary.
HB 0439 EvaluatingRequire Juvenile Court Judges to be Elected in the Judicial Circuit in which the Judge is to Serve Mandi Ballinger
2/26/2019 House Second Readers Juvenile Justice --
2019/03/01 Report Debra Nesbit Juveniles Public Safety and Courts
This legislation proposes to divide juvenile courts into judicial circuits the same as superior court.  Each judge of the juvenile court shall be elected on a nonpartisan basis and serve for a term of four years.  The bill also requires that the compensation  of the juvenile court judge be no less than $115,000, however the state grant remains at $100,000 per juvenile court judge.
HB 0440 OpposeIncrease Juvenile Court Jurisdiction to Include Children Under the Age of 18 Mandi Ballinger
3/9/2020 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Juvenile Justice --
2019/03/01 Report Debra Nesbit Juveniles Public Safety and Courts
This legislation proposes changes the definition of "child" to include individuals under the age of 18 years when alleged to have committed a delinquent act; individuals under the age 22 and in the care of DFCS; under the age of 23 and eligible for and receiving independent living services through DFCS; and individuals under the age of 21 who committed an act of delinquency before reaching the age of 18 who was placed under the supervision of the court.  The superior court has exclusive original jurisdiction over the trial of any child 13 - 18 years of age who is alleged to have committed murder, murder in the second degree, voluntary manslaughter, rape, aggravated sodomy, aggravated child molestation, aggravated sexual battery or armed robbery if committed with a firearm.
HB 0528 WatchGeorgia Crime Information Center Record Restriction in Certain Circumstances Mandi Ballinger
3/1/2019 House Second Readers Judiciary - Non-Civil --
Criminal Procedure Debra Nesbit Public Safety and Courts
This legislation provides for record restriction in certain felonies and misdemeanors for individuals who have completed all aspects of their sentence.
HB 0787 NeutralGuns - Honor All Other States' Weapons Carry Permits in Georgia Mandi Ballinger
2/25/2020 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Public Safety and Homeland Security --
2020/01/31 2020/02/21 Report Firearms/Carry Laws General County Government Todd Edwards
Georgia currently has weapons carry permit reciprocity agreements with many states, meaning gun licenses from those other states will be honored here and Georgia permits will be honored in those states.  This bill states that anyone licensed to carry a weapon in "any" other state is authorized to carry in Georgia.  It also requires the Attorney General to enter into an agreement with any state that requires an agreement to give effect to this expanded reciprocity.    
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