There will be multiple new Georgia laws going into effect today.

July 1 has traditionally served as a big day for major legislation because it is connected to the start of the new fiscal year.

These new laws include but are not limited to:

House Bill 697: Establishes state grant to pay full tuition for technical college students with the highest achievements.
House Bill 845: Law that keeps mug shots of defendants private until their cases are settled
Senate Bill 990: Prohibits Ga. law enforcement from waiting a minimum time before declaring a person missing
Senate Bill 365: Requires corrections officials to make a program to help inmates enter society after release

-House Bill 60:  New gun law regulations

-Guns are now permitted in churches if allowed by the worship leaders
-Felons may use “Stand your ground” rules
-Legalizes hunting with silencers
-Bans law enforcement from demanding to see weapons permit
-Allows guns in unsecured areas of Hartsfield-Jackson Airport

Story by: Khiry Clements (intern)

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