2020 Georgia Code
Title 19 - Domestic Relations
Chapter 8 - Adoption


Cross references.

- Issuance of new birth certificate following adoption and legitimacy or paternity determination, § 31-10-14.

Powers and duties of Department of Human Resources regarding children and youth services generally, § 49-5-1 et seq.

Editor's notes.

- Ga. L. 1990, p. 1572, § 5, effective July 1, 1990, repealed the Code sections formerly codified at this chapter and enacted the current chapter. The former chapter consisted of §§ 19-8-1 through19-8-19 and was based on Ga. L. 1855-56, p. 260, § 3; Ga. L. 1859, p. 36, § 2; Ga. L. 1882-83, p. 59, § 1; Ga. L. 1889, p. 69, § 1; Ga. L. 1927, p. 142, § 1; Ga. L. 1941, p. 300, §§ 1-11, 14-17; Ga. L. 1950, p. 289, § 1; Ga. L. 1951, p. 679, § 1; Ga. L. 1956, p. 695, § 1; Ga. L. 1957, p. 339, § 1; Ga. L. 1957, p. 367, § 1; Ga. L. 1960, p. 791, § 1; Ga. L. 1961, p. 219, § 1; Ga. L. 1966, p. 212, §§ 1, 3; Ga. L. 1967, p. 107, § 1; Ga. L. 1967, p. 778, § 1; Ga. L. 1967, p. 803, § 1; Ga. L. 1969, p. 927, § 1; Ga. L. 1970, p. 497, § 10; Ga. L. 1971, p. 403, § 1; Ga. L. 1971, p. 699, § 2; Ga. L. 1972, p. 664, § 2; Ga. L. 1975, p. 797, § 1; Ga. L. 1977, p. 201, § 1; Ga. L. 1979, p. 1182, §§ 1-14; Ga. L. 1982, p. 3, § 19; Ga. L. 1983, p. 3, § 15; Ga. L. 1984, p. 22, § 19; Ga. L. 1984, p. 1433, § 1; Ga. L. 1986, p. 687, § 1; Ga. L. 1986, p. 1516, §§ 2, 3; Ga. L. 1987, p. 992, § 1; Ga. L. 1988, p. 864, § 2; and Ga. L. 1988, p. 1720, § 10.

Administrative Rules and Regulations.

- Rules and regulations for child placing agencies, Official Compilation of the Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia, Department of Human Resources, Office of Regulatory Services, Subject 290-9-2.

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