GEORGIA SUGGESTED PATTERN JURY INSTRUCTIONS (SPJI 2013)
GA SPJI 2.40.30. Firearm during Commission of Crime; Possession of
A person commits the offense of possession of a firearm during commission of a crime when the person has on or within arm’s reach of his/her person a firearm during the commission of or any attempt to commit a felony, which is
(a) any crime against or involving the person of another;
(b) the unlawful entry into a building or vehicle;
(c) a theft from a building;
(d) a theft of a vehicle;
(e) any crime involving the (possession)(manufacture)(delivery)(distribution)(dispensing)(administering)(selling)(possession with intent to distribute) a controlled substance; I charge you that [name of controlled substance charged in the indictment] is a controlled substance; or
(f) any crime involving the trafficking of cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine, amphetamine, or methaqualone.
The offense of [__________] is a felony under the laws of this state and is defined (as previously stated) (as follows: ___________________).