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Brandon Hembree Provided CRRA Update to GOVS Conference In May

The Georgia Office of Victim Services, a division of the State Board of Pardons and Paroles recently conducted a training conference for the state’s district attorneys and their victim-witness assistance offices.

As part of the conference, Brandon Hembree, a partner with Impact Public Affairs and the mayor of Sugar Hill provided an update on the Criminal Record Responsibility Act (CRRA). 


Marsy’s Law for Georgia Appoints Pierce Blitch as New Advisory Board Member

Pierce Blitch brings his expert legal experience to serve as the newest addition to Marsy’s Law for Georgia advisory board. Blitch will provide leadership and guidance alongside the entire board to advocate for Georgia’s crime victims’ equal rights.

Blitch currently serves as an associate at the law firm Fleming & Nelson located in Evans, Georgia. His practice areas include personal injury, family law, local government specializing in law enforcement matters, criminal defense, business/corporate, general civil litigation, and general civil and domestic mediation. 


Gov Kemp signs Criminal Record Responsibility Act (CRRA) into Law

CRRA SigningRecently, Governor Kemp signed the Criminal Record Responsibility Act (CRRA). In addition to improving communication protocols within the judiciary, the new law will enhance the safety of innocent victims and community members alike. The new “Criminal Case Data Exchange Board” will provide a central platform to determine and oversee statewide electronic reporting processes. 

Marsy’s Law for Georgia Commemorates National Crime Victims’ Rights Week and Celebrates Passing of Criminal Record Responsibility Act

Georgia General Assembly passes the CRRA bill weeks ahead of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, observed from April 24-30

Marsy’s Law for Georgia Recognizes Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles Member Meg Heap with Champion Award

Heap receives a Challenge Coin for her role and support as a victim advocate for the State of Georgia


Marsy’s Law for Georgia Recognizes Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan With Champion Award


Duncan receives challenge coin for his support resulting in the Criminal Record Responsibility Act and Victim Notification Package’s unanimous passing in the Senate