HB 488

  • Georgia House Bill
  • 2019-2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • Passed House Mar 12, 2020
  • Senate
  • Governor

Commerce and trade; prevent organized retail crime


A BILL to be entitled an Act to prevent organized retail crime; to amend Chapter 1 of Title 10 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to selling and other trade practices, so as to provide for a definition; to provide for certain recordkeeping and reporting requirements for the sale and purchase of stored value cards; to provide for penalties for failure to comply; to provide for confidentiality; to amend Article 1 of Chapter 8 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to theft, so as to provide for the crimes of organized retail theft and retail merchandise fraud; to provide for penalties for violations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Bill Sponsors (6)



Mar 13, 2020


Senate Read and Referred

  • Referral-Committee

Mar 12, 2020


House Third Readers


House Passed/Adopted By Substitute

Mar 05, 2020


House Withdrawn, Recommitted

  • Withdrawal
  • Referral-Committee
Judiciary Non-Civil

Feb 28, 2020


House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute

  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Judiciary Non-Civil

Feb 28, 2019


House Second Readers

Feb 27, 2019


House First Readers

Feb 26, 2019


House Hopper

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
LC 28 9737S/RCS PDF
LC 28 9737S/rcs PDF
LC 28 9676S/hs PDF
LC 28 9254/a PDF

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