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Reentry Bills Effective July 1, 2014

posted on July 2nd, 2014  |  Read more

Senate Bill 365 Governor Deal signed SB 365 on April 13th. The new laws eliminate the automatic suspension of drivers’ licenses for some drug offenses, create a Certificate of Program and Treatment Completion to demonstrate an individual’s positive steps toward … Continue reading

Ban-the-Box Webinar, June 3, 2014

posted on June 3rd, 2014  |  Read more

Members of the New Southern Strategy Coalition came together through a webinar presentation on June 3, 2014 and were given an opportunity to share their successful strategies and challenges to “ban-the-box” efforts in the South.  You may find the PowerPoint presentation from … Continue reading

Governor Nathan Deal signs SB 365 into law on April 13, 2014

posted on April 15th, 2014  |  Read more

Gov. Nathan Deal signed SB 365 on April 13, 2014, which will help rehabilitated offenders re-enter into society by removing barriers to employment, housing and education. Read the full article here:  https://gov.georgia.gov/press-releases/2014-04-13/governor-signs-third-leg-criminal-justice-reform

Senate Resolution 1183

posted on April 8th, 2014  |  Read more

Senate Resolution 1183 – Recognizing March 6, 2014 as Georgia Justice Project Day at the Georgia Capitol