But four year later Georgia still has more people on probation per capita than any other state. In 2020, about 203,000 Georgians were on probation.
Under SB 105, the Department of Corrections could recommend that a judge waive the remainder of an offender’s probation if he or she meets the criteria. Prosecutors could request a hearing to object.
Senators approved the measure unanimously. It now goes to the House of Representatives.