HB 550

  • Georgia House Bill
  • 2019-2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Controlled substances; possession of certain quantities of marijuana constitute a misdemeanor; provide


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 13 of Title 16 of the O.C.G.A., relating to controlled substances, so as to provide that possession of certain quantities of marijuana constitute a misdemeanor; to change provisions relating to punishment; to amend Title 15, Title 16, Chapter 7 of Title 17, and Code Section 36-32-6 of the O.C.G.A., relating to courts, crimes and offenses, pretrial proceedings, and municipal court jurisdiction in marijuana possession cases, respectively, so as to provide for conforming cross-references; to amend Code Section 35-3-33, relating to the duties of the Georgia Crime Information Center, so as to revise provisions relating to obtaining fingerprints and other identifying data on persons arrested or taken into custody for misdemeanor marijuana possession; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Mar 04, 2019


House Second Readers

Mar 01, 2019


House First Readers

Feb 28, 2019


House Hopper

Bill Text

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LC 47 0035/a PDF

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