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This Week in GeorgiaGov: Public Safety
HB 242, also known as the Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2013, went into affect on January 1, 2014. See how this bill's implementation will help improve the future of young offenders and save Georgia taxpayers significant amounts of money.
At the start of the legislative session, Governor Deal addressed the need for increased attention to public safety on Georgia’s waterways. Senate Bill 136 does exactly that.
Georgia's Department of Human Services' Division of Family and Children Services receives a report of child abuse every 15 minutes. Understanding the prevalence of child abuse and its prevention are important steps to decreasing child abuse in our communities and across the state.