The Act changes two sections of the Georgia Code to impose more severe penalties on individuals convicted of battery against a sports official. The Act makes battery of an amateur sports official a misdemeanor of a high and aggravated nature.
"CRIMES AND OFFENSES Crimes Against the Person: Amend Punishment for Any Person Who Commits the Offense of Simple Battery or Battery Against a Sports Official of an Amateur Contest,"
Georgia State University Law Review: Vol. 17
, Article 13.
Available at: http://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol17/iss1/13