2020 Georgia Code
Title 15 - Courts
Chapter 18 - Prosecuting Attorneys
Article 3 - Solicitors-General of State Courts
§ 15-18-74. Liability; Immunity From Suit; Liability Insurance or Contracts of Indemnity

Universal Citation: GA Code § 15-18-74 (2020)
  1. If a solicitor-general fails to carry out the duties of office as provided in subsection (a) of Code Section 15-18-66 without just cause, the solicitor-general shall be liable to rule as are attorneys at law.
  2. If a solicitor-general fails to attend court as required by law without just cause, the solicitor-general is liable to be fined $50.00 for each failure, to be retained out of the solicitor-general's salary.
  3. Solicitors-general of state courts and their staff shall be entitled to immunity from private suit for actions arising from the performance of their official duties to the same extent as district attorneys.
  4. The Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of the State of Georgia is authorized to purchase policies of liability insurance or contracts of indemnity or to participate in the state insurance and indemnification program established pursuant to Chapter 9 of Title 45 on behalf of the solicitors-general of the state courts and their staffs when engaged in the performance of their official duties. The council shall pay any premiums out of such funds as may be available for the support of the district attorneys and solicitors-general of this state.

(Code 1981, §15-18-74, enacted by Ga. L. 1996, p. 748, § 2.)

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