HB 1613

  • Georgia House Bill
  • 2021-2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Criminal procedure; arrest of persons; prohibit use of maneuvers that restrict blood or oxygen flow to the brain of a person


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 4 of Title 17 of the O.C.G.A., relating to arrest by law enforcement officers generally, so as to prohibit the use of maneuvers that restrict blood or oxygen flow to the brain of a person; to amend Chapter 1 of Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding law enforcement officers and agencies, so as to require law enforcement agencies to adopt and implement certain written policies for the use of force by law enforcement officers; to provide that officers alleged to have committed misconduct or a violation of law while acting within the scope of official duties shall be subject to lawsuit or liability; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Apr 04, 2022


House Second Readers

Apr 01, 2022


House First Readers

Mar 30, 2022


House Hopper

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LC 39 3473/a PDF

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