2019 Georgia Code
Title 45 - Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 5 - Vacation of Office
§ 45-5-5. To whom resignations to be made

Universal Citation: GA Code § 45-5-5 (2019)
  • (a) The resignations of all state and county officers and senators and representatives of the State of Georgia in the United States Congress shall be made to the Governor. If the resignation is from an office which may not be filled by executive appointment of the Governor, the Governor shall, upon receiving the resignation, promptly notify the appropriate official of the state or county to fill the vacancy or to initiate the process for filling the vacancy according to law.

  • (b) The resignations of municipal officers shall be made to the governing authority of the municipality who shall fill the vacancies in accordance with law.


Orig. Code 1863, § 133; Code 1868, § 128; Code 1873, § 137; Code 1882, § 137; Civil Code 1895, § 232; Civil Code 1910, § 267; Code 1933, § 89-504; Ga. L. 1986, p. 996, § 2.

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