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,
Ga. St. U. L. Rev.
Available at: https://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol17/iss1/13