The Act defines the offense of family violence battery and establishes the punishment for first and subsequent convictions of family violence battery. The Act adds two members to the State Commission on Family Violence and defines the term and authority of its members. The Act also extends the termination date of that commission.
Georgia State University Law Review
"CRIMES AND OFFENSES Crimes Against the Person: Increase Penalty for Family Violence Convictions and Reduce the Number of "Free Strikes" for Batterers,"
Georgia State University Law Review: Vol. 13
, Article 29.
Available at: http://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol13/iss1/29