2020 Georgia Code
Title 21 - Elections
Chapter 2 - Elections and Primaries Generally
Article 15 - Miscellaneous Offenses
§ 21-2-596. Failure of Public or Political Officer to Perform Duty

Universal Citation: GA Code § 21-2-596 (2020)

Any public officer or any officer of a political party or body on whom a duty is laid by this chapter who willfully neglects or refuses to perform his or her duty shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Code 1933, § 34-1935, enacted by Ga. L. 1964, Ex. Sess., p. 26, § 1; Ga. L. 1998, p. 295, § 1.)


Fingerprinting not required.

- An offense under O.C.G.A. § 21-2-596 would not be designated as one which requires fingerprinting. 1998 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 98-20.


Am. Jur. 2d.

- 26 Am. Jur. 2d, Elections, § 449.


- 29 C.J.S., Elections, § 573.

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