2010 Georgia Code
O.C.G.A. 49-4-2 (2010)
TITLE 49 - SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER 4 - PUBLIC ASSISTANCE
ARTICLE 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 49-4-2 - Definitions
As used in this article, the term:
(1) "Department" means the Department of Human Services and includes the county departments of family and children services and the agents, agencies, officers, and employees designated by the commissioner of human services to perform any function vested in the Department of Human Services by this article.
(2) "Public assistance" means payment in or by money, medical care, remedial care, goods, or services to or for the benefit of needy persons under any categories that may be established pursuant to this article.
(3) "Recipient" means a person to whom, or on whose behalf, public assistance is granted.
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