2017 Georgia Code
Title 45 - Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 5A - Temporary Disabilities of Elected Constitutional Executive Officers
§ 45-5A-2. Lieutenant Governor exercising powers and duties of Governor during temporary disability
In case of the temporary disability of the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor shall exercise the powers and duties of the Governor as provided in Article V, Section I, Paragraph V of the Constitution of Georgia until such time as the temporary disability of the Governor ends. The Lieutenant Governor shall receive the same compensation as the Governor until such time as the temporary disability of the Governor ends.