2020 Georgia Code
Title 20 - Education
Chapter 11 - Georgia Tech Research Institute
§ 20-11-1. Creation; Research Institute and Field Offices
To aid in the promotion of scientific, engineering, and industrial research; to encourage the more complete development and utilization of the natural resources of this state; to advance science, technology, and education; to encourage further industrial and economic development; to provide technical advice and assistance to business and industry; to provide an industrial extension service to meet the technical, informational, and other needs of industry and local development groups; and in order to promote the general welfare of the people of this state through a program of scientific, engineering, and industrial research, there is created at and in connection with the Georgia Institute of Technology a department to be known and designated as the "Georgia Tech Research Institute." The department shall be composed of a research institute to be located at the Georgia Institute of Technology and such field offices or substations as provided in this chapter.
(Ga. L. 1919, p. 367, § 1; Code 1933, § 32-301, enacted by Ga. L. 1960, p. 1131, § 1; Ga. L. 1984, p. 1675, § 2; Ga. L. 1985, p. 149, § 20.)Editor's notes.
- Ga. L. 1960, p. 1131, § 7, not codified by the General Assembly, provides: "The Engineering Experiment Station [now Georgia Tech Research Institute] provided for herein shall be a continuation of the station existing at the time of the effective date of this Act [March 17, 1960], and such existing station shall not be considered to be abolished by this Act."