Barton Child Law and Policy Center Newsletter
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Juvenile Justice Bill Passes the Georgia General Assembly
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Juvenile Justice Reform Passes the Georgia General Assembly
This afternoon, the House of Representatives unanimously agreed to the Senate changes to HB 242, the juvenile justice reform bill.Now HB 242 finally goes to the Governor's desk for his consideration.  Stay tuned for the anticipated bill signing.


If you haven't had a chance to do so already, please take a moment to thank your Representatives, Senators and Governor Deal.


Click here for House contact information, here for Senate Contact information and here to thank Governor Deal directly.

Thank you for your support of this important reform!



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