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Ga. panel OKs medical marijuana bill

...the legislation. Porter said the Georgia Bureau of Investigation had reviewed the bill's language.The Georgia Sheriffs Association also supports the bill.Porter said Georgia prosecutors are not interested in depriving children or adults...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-13/ga-panel-oks-medical-mar
State legislators back medical marijuana bill

...Uber. Rep. Wendell Willard, R-Sandy Springs, said he expected a proposal to tighten the rules under which police and prosecutors can seize property and cash would fail after it was opposed by the Georgia Sheriffs' Association.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-03/state-legislators-back-medical-mari
Several issues before lawmakers on Crossover Day

...committee on Feb. 7, but has yet to be scheduled for a House vote. Terry Norris, executive director of the Georgia Sheriffs' Association, said the group remains opposed to the bill. ABORTIONA bill to restrict abortion coverage in the state's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-02/several-issues-lawmakers-cros
Georgia lawmaker revises civil forfeiture bill, adds judicial review

...The council had objected, along with the Georgia Sheriffs' Association, to the original bill.The council's executive...Terry Norris, the executive director of the Georgia Sheriffs' Association, said his group was still reviewing the revised...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-22/georgia-lawmaker-revises
Clayton County sheriff not guilty

...000 votes. Hill was the only candidate on the ballot in November .Hill's situation is unique ? the Georgia Sheriffs' Association has said it's not aware of another instance of someone under indictment being elected or serving as sheriff...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-15/clayton-county-sheriff-not-gu
U.S. Rep. John Barrow proposes panic buttons for schools

...The idea, which Barrow hopes to have funded between 2014 and 2018, has received endorsements from the Georgia Sheriffs' Association, the National Sheriffs' Association and the American Association of School Administrators."We support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-07-01/us-rep-john-barrow-propo
Georgia going after elder abuse

...their life savings they are fleeced out of all of the time," said Terry Norris, executive director of the Georgia Sheriffs Association.The $2.5 billion in government benefits awarded annually to Peach State senior citizens -- as well as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-07-08/georgia-going-after-el
Georgia sheriff's indictment raises legal questions

...to trial.The situation is unique ? the Georgia Sheriffs' Association has said it's not aware of another instance...annual meeting in November, the board of the Georgia Sheriffs' Association decided to ask the governor to appoint a review...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-05-04/georgia-sheriffs-indic
Nonprofit to replace Richmond County sheriff's 'benevolent fund'

...revenue to be accounted for in the county's financial statements and presented for audits.Officials with the Georgia Sheriffs' Association have said county sheriffs cannot collect such fees unless authorized by a local ordinance.Roundtree expects...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-07-02/nonprofit-replace-rich
Georgia task force combats timber thefts

...reported in the state each year, he said. "That is also an issue we want to work on, maybe through the (Georgia) Sheriffs' Association," he said.The Georgia Forestry Com mission, a state agency, has no authority to investigate timber...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-06-22/georgia-task-force-combats-ti