Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signs bipartisan ‘second chance’ bill into law

In The Atlanta Voice by Maya

Governor Brian Kemp has signed legislation that will provide a process for rehabilitated Georgians to move beyond their criminal history by restricting and sealing certain conviction records – a process most states call expungement. SB 288, authored by Sen. Tonya Anderson (D-Lithonia) and guided through the House by Rep. Houston Gaines (R-Athens), received unanimous support in both the House and …