By Andria Simmons and April Hunt
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
A state representative from Loganville is proposing legislation that would prohibit serious criminal offenders from being released from jail without paying bond, following the slaying of a state trooper Dec. 27.
House Bill 32, filed Wednesday by State Rep. Len Walker, R-Loganville, is called the Trooper First Class Chadwick Lee LeCroy Act. The Georgia General Assembly convenes for the 2011 session Monday.
Ga. trooper's slaying prompts bill