Legislation Sponsored by Tyler Harper (3)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/7/2024

SB 0160 SupportBack the Badge Act Tyler Harper
7/1/2017 Effective Date Judiciary Non-Civil Public Safety -
2017/02/17-Report 2017/03/17 - Report Clerk of Court Correctional Institutions/Jail Criminal Procedure
Debra Nesbit District Attorneys EMS/Ambulance Fire Services Health and Human Services
Juveniles Law Enforcement Magistrate Court Probate Court Probation
Public Safety and Courts Sheriff Solicitors State Court Superior Court
Traffic Enforcement
This legislation provides exclusive jurisdiction of 13 to 17 year olds who commit an offense of aggravated assault or aggravated battery against a public safety official.  This legislation includes HB 116, HB 258, and SB 154 which gives superior court full jurisdiction for juvenile cases involving aggravated assault, increasing sentences for assaulting a police officer, and additional penalties for those convicted of assaulting a public safety officer while on duty.
SB 0348 EvaluatingAuthorization of Arrest Powers for Campus Police within the Technical College System of Georgia Tyler Harper
3/21/2018 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Public Safety and Homeland Security Public Safety -
2018/02/16 Report 2018/02/23 Report Debra Nesbit Law Enforcement Public Safety and Courts
This legislation provides arrest powers to campus police on a technical college campus who are certified by the Georgia Peace Officers and Standards Training Council (P.O.S.T).
SB 0409 NeutralRailroad Crossings When On Track Equipment Is Present Tyler Harper
5/3/2018 Act 401 Motor Vehicles Public Safety -
Econ. Dev. & Transportation Kathleen Bowen Public Safety and Courts Traffic Enforcement
This legislation adds a definition of on-track equipment to the code and to the existing restrictions on railroad crossings. Cars must stop and look for on-track equipment at railroad crossings before moving across tracks and violations of this would result in a misdeneanor offense.
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