Legislative Updates

Bills Effective on July 1, 2017

posted on July 1st, 2017  |  Read more

Georgia Justice Project works with the state legislature and advocates for laws to reduce barriers to reentry for the 4.2 million Georgians with a criminal history. In the 2017 session, GJP assisted in the development of the following laws, which … Continue reading

Georgia Bills Passed on March 1, 2017

posted on March 6th, 2017  |  Read more

Crossover Day was Friday, March 3. This is the last day that bills needed to cross over from one chamber to the other in order to potentially become law this year. The Report of the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform … Continue reading

Governor Nathan Deal Signs SB 367

posted on April 29th, 2016  |  Read more

On April 27, 2016, Governor Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 367, an important bill that reduces barriers to reentry for thousands of returning citizens across Georgia.  Georgia Justice Project advocated for several measures in this bill which improve opportunities for … Continue reading

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