2019 Georgia Code
Title 51 - Torts
Chapter 14 - Asbestos and Silica Claims
§ 51-14-12. Application of chapter dependent upon date claim accrues

Universal Citation: GA Code § 51-14-12 (2019)
  • (a) Asbestos claims and silica claims that accrued before April 12, 2005, or that will accrue on or after May 1, 2007, shall be governed by this chapter, as it exists on May 1, 2007. Asbestos claims and silica claims that accrued on or after April 12, 2005, and before May 1, 2007, shall be governed by Chapter 14 of Title 51, as enacted on April 12, 2005, by 2005 Act No. 29 (Ga. L. 2005, p. 145).

  • (b) Notwithstanding the foregoing, all asbestos claims and silica claims filed on or after April 12, 2005, and before May 1, 2007, shall be subject to and comply with the provisions of Code Sections 51-14-6, 51-14-7, 51-14-8, 51-14-9, and 51-14-10, as enacted on April 12, 2005, by 2005 Act No. 29 (Ga. L. 2005, p. 145). All asbestos claims and silica claims filed on or after May 1, 2007, shall be subject to and comply with Code Sections 51-14-7, 51-14-8, 51-14-9, 51-14-10, and 51-14-11, as they exist on May 1, 2007.

History:

Code 1981, § 51-14-12, enacted by Ga. L. 2007, p. 4, § 1/SB 182.

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