2010 Georgia Code
O.C.G.A. 44-7-14.1 (2010)
TITLE 44 - PROPERTY
CHAPTER 7 - LANDLORD AND TENANT
ARTICLE 1 - IN GENERAL
§ 44-7-14.1 - Landlord's duties as to utilities
44-7-14.1. Landlord's duties as to utilities
(a) As used in this Code section, the term "utilities" means heat, light, and water service.
(b) It shall be unlawful for any landlord knowingly and willfully to suspend the furnishing of utilities to a tenant until after the final disposition of any dispossessory proceeding by the landlord against such tenant.
(c) Any person who violates subsection (b) of this Code section shall, upon conviction, be assessed a fine not to exceed $500.00.
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