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SB 214 Governor's Emergency Powers; matters pertaining to firearms and other weapons; restrict use of emergency powers
https://www.legis.ga.gov/legislation/59909
Sponsors
No.Number in list Name District
1. Harper, Tyler 7th
2. Hatchett, Bo 50th
3. Albers, John 56th
4. Mullis, Jeff 53rd
5. Robertson, Randy 29th
6. Goodman, Russ 8th
7. Gooch, Steve 51st
8. Anavitarte, Jason 31st
9. Burns, Max 23rd
10. Harbin, Marty 16th
11. Kennedy, John 18th
12. Dugan, Mike 30th
13. Walker, III, Larry 20th
14. Summers, Carden 13th
15. Tillery, Blake 19th

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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Part 1 of Article 3 of Chapter 3 of Title 38 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to Governor's emergency powers, so as to restrict the use of emergency powers on matters pertaining to firearms and other weapons; to provide for definitions; to provide for a cause of action; to provide for the recovery of damages; provide for the suspension of statutory speedy trial requirements when compliance with such statutory speedy trial requirements becomes impracticable following a judicial emergency; to provide for applicable circumstances; to amend Article 2 of Chapter 21 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state tort claims, so as to waive sovereign immunity; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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02/19/2021 Senate Hopper
 
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Light reading of it indicates a bill worthy of support.

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It didn't take the ajc long to put it out there.
 
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Didn't we get the law changed a few years ago that limited the Governors' power to confiscate firearms due to the Katrina mess in New Orleans? Perhaps this is somewhat different.
 
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