The Act provides comprehensive reform for offenders entering, proceeding through, and leaving the criminal justice system. The Act requires all superior court clerks to provide an electronic filing option, and it requires juvenile court clerks to collect and report certain data about juvenile offenders to the Juvenile Data Exchange. In addition, the Act creates the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council and the Criminal Case Data Exchange Board. The Act also changes the grounds for granting and revoking professional licenses and drivers’ licenses to offenders and modifies the provisions relating to issuing citations and setting bail. Inmates of any public institution may now be eligible for medical care assistance through the Department of Community Health, and campus policemen and security personnel may make arrests for offenses committed on any Technical College System of Georgia campus.
Abigail L. Howd & Alisa M. Radut,
SB 407 - Sentencing and Punishment,
Ga. St. U. L. Rev.
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