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Marsy’s Law for Georgia Supports the Notification Package of Criminal Record Responsibility Act

The notification package, with complete bipartisan support, will be heard in the Senate Judiciary on Tuesday, March 1.

Marsy’s Law for Georgia Recognizes Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan With Champion Award

 

Duncan receives a challenge coin for his support resulting in the Criminal Record Responsibility Act and Victim Notification Package’s unanimous passing in the Senate

Op Ed: The More You Know; the Safer You Are. Proposed Legislation Brings Georgia One Step Closer to a Statewide Automated Victim Notification System to Implement Victims’ Rights

 

By Professor Christine M. Scartz, University of Georgia School of Law Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of the Jane W. Wilson Family Justice Clinic and Marsy’s Law for Georgia Advisory Board Member

Statement Regarding the Passage of Victims of Crimes Bill (SB 1012/HB 697)

 

Marsy’s Law for Florida commends the Florida Legislature on the passage of SB 1012/HB 697 sponsored by Senator Danny Burgess and Representative Colleen Burton, which achieves two important goals for crime victims.

So Much To Be Proud Of

 

Unfortunately, the Iowa Legislature did not keep our constitutional amendment for victims' rights alive past the legislative funnel. Our issue is no longer eligible to be considered this year. 

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Marsy’s Law for Georgia Plans to Introduce Criminal Record Responsibility Act to General Assembly of Georgia

 

The bill requests the reestablishment of the Criminal Case Data Exchange Advisory Board to provide guidance to law enforcement officers and agencies encouraging consistent criminal justice data entry into the Georgia Crime Information Center