Public Disclosure of Arrest Bookings

Public Disclosure of Arrest Bookings

The Public Disclosure Act bans the release of police mug shots unless the person requesting them signs a sworn statement the photos will not be published on a website that charges for their removal. The Act does not cover those who have been convicted of crimes, but only those who have been acquitted.

Submitted as:

Georgia
HB 845
Status: Signed into law on April 24, 2014. 

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