2019 Georgia Code
Title 45 - Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 8 - Accounting for Public Funds
§ 45-8-4. Bonds -- Declaring office vacant upon officer's failure to give additional security

Universal Citation: GA Code § 45-8-4 (2019)
  • If any such officer is required to give additional bond or security pursuant to Code Section 45-8-3 and fails to do so within the time required, the proper authority shall:
    • (1) Declare the office vacant, if such proper authority has the power of removal over such office; or

    • (2) If such proper authority does not have the power of removal, it shall report the same to the Governor or officer having power of removal, who, after giving the delinquent officer opportunity to be heard, shall have the power to declare the office vacant.


Ga. L. 1933, p. 78, § 4; Code 1933, § 89-808.

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