2020 Georgia Code
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 11 - Offenses Against Public Order and Safety
Article 4 - Dangerous Instrumentalities and Practices
Part 1 - General Provisions
§ 16-11-109. Activities Prohibited to Person Charged With Violation of Subsection (A) of Code Section 16-11-108; Penalty for Violation of Code Section; Surrender of Hunting License
- It shall be unlawful during the pendency of such charges and any period of license revocation and ineligibility pursuant to Code Section 16-11-110 for any person charged with or convicted of a violation of subsection (a) of Code Section 16-11-108 to either:
- Hunt without a license in violation of Code Section 27-2-1; or
- Possess a Georgia hunting license other than a temporary hunting license issued by the director of the Game and Fish Division of the Department of Natural Resources pursuant to the provisions of subsection (c) of Code Section 16-11-108.
- Any person who violates subsection (a) of this Code section shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not more than $5,000.00 or by imprisonment for not less than one nor more than five years, or both.
- Upon conviction of a violation of subsection (a) of this Code section, the court shall, within 15 days of such conviction, forward any hunting license found in the possession of the convicted person and a copy of the record of the disposition of the case to the Game and Fish Division of the Department of Natural Resources.
(Code 1981, §16-11-109, enacted by Ga. L. 1989, p. 292, § 1.)
OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
Fingerprinting required for violators.
- Violation of O.C.G.A. § 16-11-109 is a felony, and persons charged with a violation must be fingerprinted pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 35-3-33(1)(A)(i). 1989 Op. Att'y Gen. 89-52.