2019 Georgia Code
Title 46 - Public Utilities and Public Transportation
Chapter 9 - Transportation of Freight and Passengers Generally
Article 3 - Transportation and Storage of Freight and Livestock
Part 4 - Freight Receipts, Freight Bills, and Freight Lists
§ 46-9-110. Issuance of receipts by common carriers to persons delivering goods for transportation; contents of receipts

Universal Citation: GA Code § 46-9-110 (2019)
  • (a) Whenever any person delivers property of any description to a common carrier for transportation, the common carrier shall, upon demand, furnish the delivering party a valid receipt which shall specify the shipping marks and numbers thereon and the weight of the property thus delivered, whenever the value can be estimated by weight. In all cases where the value cannot be thus estimated, the receipt shall give a general description of the property and shall also specify as near as practicable the quantity or value thereof. In addition, any such receipt shall designate the place of destination of the property.

  • (b) Any agent or officer of any common carrier who violates this Code section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.


Ga. L. 1865-66, p. 236, § 1; Code 1868, § 4514; Ga. L. 1870, p. 400, § 1; Code 1873, § 4604; Code 1882, § 4604; Penal Code 1895, § 602; Penal Code 1910, § 633; Code 1933, §§ 18-308, 18-9915.

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Georgia may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.