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rkdbus [State Laws Regarding Sexual Offenses and Offenders, other than registration]
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rkdbus [Info for State Advocates]
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 === Are felons allowed to vote? If so, when is this right restored? === === Are felons allowed to vote? If so, when is this right restored? ===
  
-Yes, after you have completed your sentence including any community supervision. You are also eligible if you are serving a first offender sentence for a felony. \\ [[https://www.gjp.org/voting/|https://www.gjp.org/voting/]]+Yes, after you have completed your sentence including any community supervision. You are also eligible if you are serving a first offender sentence for a felony.\\ 
 +[[https://www.gjp.org/voting/|https://www.gjp.org/voting/]]
  
 === What does the state say about persons who are required to register? === === What does the state say about persons who are required to register? ===
  
-[[https://gbi.georgia.gov/georgia-sex-offender-registry|https://gbi.georgia.gov/georgia-sex-offender-registry]] \\ +[[https://gbi.georgia.gov/georgia-sex-offender-registry|https://gbi.georgia.gov/georgia-sex-offender-registry]]\\ 
-[[https://gbi.georgia.gov/sex-offender-registry-frequently-asked-questions|https://gbi.georgia.gov/sex-offender-registry-frequently-asked-questions]] \\+[[https://gbi.georgia.gov/sex-offender-registry-frequently-asked-questions|https://gbi.georgia.gov/sex-offender-registry-frequently-asked-questions]]\\
 [[https://dcs.georgia.gov/sex-offender-special-conditions-supervision-1|https://dcs.georgia.gov/sex-offender-special-conditions-supervision-1]] [[https://dcs.georgia.gov/sex-offender-special-conditions-supervision-1|https://dcs.georgia.gov/sex-offender-special-conditions-supervision-1]]
  
 === How does the state’s legislative process work? === === How does the state’s legislative process work? ===
  
-[[http://healthyfuturega.org/get-involved/learn/how-the-legislature-works/complete-overview-of-the-legislative-process/|http://healthyfuturega.org/get-involved/learn/how-the-legislature-works/complete-overview-of-the-legislative-process/]] \\ +How a Bill Becomes Law\\ 
-[[https://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/government-politics/legislative-process-overview|https://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/government-politics/legislative-process-overview]] \\ +[[http://www.accg.org/library/how_a_bill_becomes_law.pdf|http://www.accg.org/library/how_a_bill_becomes_law.pdf]]\\ 
-[[http://georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu/topics/government/article/general-assembly/how-a-law-is-passed-in-the-georgia-general-assembly|http://georgiainfo.galileo.usg.edu/topics/government/article/general-assembly/how-a-law-is-passed-in-the-georgia-general-assembly]]+Steps for a Georgia Bill to Become Georgia Law\\ 
 +[[https://gbpi.org/bill-tracking/|https://gbpi.org/bill-tracking/]]
  
 === How can I locate legislation regarding sexual offense issues? === === How can I locate legislation regarding sexual offense issues? ===
  
-[[http://research.library.gsu.edu/social_policy|http://research.library.gsu.edu/social_policy]] \\ +Georgia Legislature | 2021-2022\\ 
-[[http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/en-US/Search.aspx|http://www.legis.ga.gov/Legislation/en-US/Search.aspx]]+[[https://legiscan.com/GA|https://legiscan.com/GA]]\\ 
 +Georgia General Assembly\\ 
 +[[https://www.legis.ga.gov/|https://www.legis.ga.gov/]]\\ 
 +House of representatives\\ 
 +[[https://www.legis.ga.gov/house|https://www.legis.ga.gov/house]]\\ 
 +Senate\\ 
 +[[https://www.legis.ga.gov/senate|https://www.legis.ga.gov/senate]]\\ 
 +House and Senate Committees\\ 
 +[[https://www.legis.ga.gov/committees/all|https://www.legis.ga.gov/committees/all]]\\ 
 +Georgia Sex Offender Registry\\ 
 +[[https://gbi.georgia.gov/services/georgia-sex-offender-registry|https://gbi.georgia.gov/services/georgia-sex-offender-registry]]
  
 === Best keywords are: === === Best keywords are: ===
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 === How to sign up for notifications of bill movement: === === How to sign up for notifications of bill movement: ===
  
-Have to sign up and contribute: \\ [[https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/subjects/georgia/6536|https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/subjects/georgia/6536]]+Have to sign up and contribute:\\ 
 +[[https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/subjects/georgia/6536|https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/subjects/georgia/6536]]
  
 === Most important legislative committees for our issues are: === === Most important legislative committees for our issues are: ===
  
-House: Judiciary Non-Civil \\ [[http://www.house.ga.gov/Committees/en-US/committee.aspx?Committee=146&Session=27|http://www.house.ga.gov/Committees/en-US/committee.aspx?Committee=146&Session=27]] \\ +House: Judiciary Non-Civil\\ 
-House: Juvenile justice \\ +[[http://www.house.ga.gov/Committees/en-US/committee.aspx?Committee=146&Session=27|http://www.house.ga.gov/Committees/en-US/committee.aspx?Committee=146&Session=27]]\\ 
-[[http://www.house.ga.gov/Committees/en-US/committee.aspx?Committee=179&Session=25|http://www.house.ga.gov/Committees/en-US/committee.aspx?Committee=179&Session=25]] \\ +House: Juvenile justice\\ 
-House: Public Safety and Homeland Security \\ +[[http://www.house.ga.gov/Committees/en-US/committee.aspx?Committee=179&Session=25|http://www.house.ga.gov/Committees/en-US/committee.aspx?Committee=179&Session=25]]\\ 
-[[http://www.house.ga.gov/Committees/en-US/committee.aspx?Committee=129&Session=27|http://www.house.ga.gov/Committees/en-US/committee.aspx?Committee=129&Session=27]] \\ +House: Public Safety and Homeland Security\\ 
-Senate: Judiciary \\ +[[http://www.house.ga.gov/Committees/en-US/committee.aspx?Committee=129&Session=27|http://www.house.ga.gov/Committees/en-US/committee.aspx?Committee=129&Session=27]]\\ 
-[[http://www.senate.ga.gov/committees/en-US/committee.aspx?Committee=80&Session=25|http://www.senate.ga.gov/committees/en-US/committee.aspx?Committee=80&Session=25]] \\ +Senate: Judiciary\\ 
-Senate: Public safety \\+[[http://www.senate.ga.gov/committees/en-US/committee.aspx?Committee=80&Session=25|http://www.senate.ga.gov/committees/en-US/committee.aspx?Committee=80&Session=25]]\\ 
 +Senate: Public safety\\
 [[http://www.senate.ga.gov/committees/en-US/committee.aspx?Committee=81&Session=25|http://www.senate.ga.gov/committees/en-US/committee.aspx?Committee=81&Session=25]] [[http://www.senate.ga.gov/committees/en-US/committee.aspx?Committee=81&Session=25|http://www.senate.ga.gov/committees/en-US/committee.aspx?Committee=81&Session=25]]
  
 === Contact info for state legislators can be found at: === === Contact info for state legislators can be found at: ===
  
-To search for your legislator using your address: \\ [[https://openstates.org/find_your_legislator/|https://openstates.org/find_your_legislator/]] \\ +To search for your legislator using your address:\\ 
- \\ +[[https://openstates.org/find_your_legislator/|https://openstates.org/find_your_legislator/]]\\ 
-For a full list: \\ +\\ 
-Representatives - [[http://www.house.ga.gov/Representatives/en-US/HouseMembersList.aspx|http://www.house.ga.gov/Representatives/en-US/HouseMembersList.aspx]] \\+For a full list:\\ 
 +Representatives - [[http://www.house.ga.gov/Representatives/en-US/HouseMembersList.aspx|http://www.house.ga.gov/Representatives/en-US/HouseMembersList.aspx]]\\
 Senate - [[http://www.senate.ga.gov/senators/en-US/SenateMembersList.aspx|http://www.senate.ga.gov/senators/en-US/SenateMembersList.aspx]] Senate - [[http://www.senate.ga.gov/senators/en-US/SenateMembersList.aspx|http://www.senate.ga.gov/senators/en-US/SenateMembersList.aspx]]
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