2018 Georgia Code
Title 15 - Courts
Chapter 5 - Administration of Courts of Record Generally
Article 2 - Judicial Council
§ 15-5-21.1. Development and utilization of uniform misdemeanor citation and complaint form
The Judicial Council of Georgia shall develop a uniform misdemeanor citation and complaint form for use by all law enforcement officials who are empowered to arrest individuals for misdemeanors and local ordinance violations. Such form shall serve as the citation, summons, accusation, or other instrument of prosecution of the offense or offenses for which the accused is charged and as the record of the disposition of the matter by the court before which the accused is brought, and shall contain such other matter as the council shall provide. Each such form shall have a unique identifying number which shall serve as the docket number for the court having jurisdiction of the accused. The Judicial Council of Georgia shall promulgate rules for each class of court for the use of such citations.