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SB 1 “The Protect Act- Protecting Georgians Against Terrorism”; revise the definition of domestic terrorism

Voted on Tuesday March 28, 2017

Michael Caldwell's thoughts

This legislation creates an extremely broad net to catch what the state would define as "domestic terrorism". In reality, the federal government and department of homeland security through the patriot act will grab all actual terrorists before the state ever sees them. In addition to the above, it also adds extreme mandatory minimums and pre-empts any form of judicial discretion on lines 68-69.
I voted no.

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Nay

Vote Totals

The table below breaks down the total number of votes, and marks the majority vote.

Voted Total % Majority Vote?
Yea 85 50.6% Majority Vote
Nay 83 49.4%
Did not vote 0 0%
Excused 0 0%

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