2019 Georgia Code
Title 44 - Property
Chapter 14 - Mortgages, Conveyances to Secure Debt, and Liens
Article 8 - Liens
Part 8 - Hospitals and Nursing Homes
§ 44-14-472. Duties of clerk; lien book; fee

Universal Citation: GA Code § 44-14-472 (2019)

The clerk of the superior court shall endorse the date and hour of filing on the statement filed pursuant to Code Section 44-14-471; and, at the expense of the county, the clerk shall provide a lien book with a proper index in which the clerk shall enter the date and hour of the filing; the names and addresses of the hospital, nursing home, physician practice, or provider of traumatic burn care medical practice, the operators thereof, and the patient; and the amount claimed. The information shall be recorded in the name of the patient. The clerk shall receive a fee as required by subparagraph (f)(1)(A) of Code Section 15-6-77 as his or her fee for such filing.


Ga. L. 1953, Nov.-Dec. Sess., p. 105, § 3; Ga. L. 1981, p. 1396, § 18; Ga. L. 1992, p. 6, § 44; Ga. L. 2002, p. 1141, § 3; Ga. L. 2002, p. 1429, § 3; Ga. L. 2003, p. 140, § 44; Ga. L. 2004, p. 394, § 3; Ga. L. 2006, p. 334, § 3/SB 306.

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