2016 Georgia Code
Title 50 - State Government
Chapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 50-1-9. Natural disaster defined; replacement of licenses, state identification cards, and other documents

GA Code § 50-1-9 (2016) What's This?

(a) As used in this Code section, the term "natural disaster" shall mean a flood, tornado, hurricane, earthquake, or other occurrence for which the President of the United States has made a federal disaster declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. Sections 5121-5206.

(b) Each state agency that issues permits, licenses, certificates, or identification cards to citizens of this state including, but not limited to, drivers' licenses, state identification cards, professional licenses, professional certifications, professional registrations, professional permits, and birth certificates, shall issue replacement permits, licenses, certificates, or identification cards without charge to citizens who apply for such replacement permits, licenses, certificates, or identification cards and who demonstrate that their original permits, licenses, certificates, or identification cards were lost or destroyed as the direct result of a natural disaster if such application is made within 60 days following a federal disaster declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. Sections 5121-5206, and if such citizen is a resident of the area included within such federal disaster declaration.

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