2019 Georgia Code
Title 43 - Professions and Businesses
Chapter 38 - Operators of Private Detective Businesses and Private Security Businesses
§ 43-38-7.1. Registration records of unarmed security employees; fingerprint identification of prospective registrants

Universal Citation: GA Code § 43-38-7.1 (2019)
  • (a) Any individual, firm, association, company, partnership, limited liability company, or corporation engaged in the private security business and licensed pursuant to Code Section 43-38-6 shall be required to maintain registration records of all guards, watchmen, or patrolmen who are unarmed pursuant to rules and regulations of the board. A licensee shall not be required to register such unarmed employees with the board. Unarmed employees shall be required to complete a certain number of hours of training as prescribed by the board, and a record of such training shall be maintained with the registration records of such employees.

  • (b) The licensee shall forward fingerprints received from each prospective registrant to the Georgia Crime Information Center of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation for the purpose of criminal identification through the fingerprint system of identification established by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the fingerprint system of investigation established by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

  • (c) It shall be the duty of the licensee to keep a record of all information received from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation with respect to criminal identification and to cooperate with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, similar departments in other states, and the United States Department of Justice in any criminal identification system.

  • (d) At such times as the board may require, fingerprint cards of registrants may be periodically reprocessed by a licensee to identify criminal convictions subsequent to registration.


Code 1981, § 43-38-7.1, enacted by Ga. L. 1987, p. 1400, § 7; Ga. L. 1993, p. 123, § 44.

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