The Act amends the Code section relating to offenses bailable only before a superior court judge. The Act also adds a new subsection which requires a presiding judicial officer to notify the superior court when an individual has been arrested for certain offenses and is being held without bail. Furthermore, the Act permits a person charged with certain offenses to petition the superior court for release on bail.
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Bonds and Recognizances: Amend Provisions Regarding Certain Offenses,
Ga. St. U. L. Rev.
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