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2020 Georgia Code
Title 21 - Elections
Chapter 2 - Elections and Primaries Generally
Article 15 - Miscellaneous Offenses
§ 21-2-597. Intentional Interference With Performance of Election Duties
Universal Citation: GA Code § 21-2-597 (2020)
Any person who intentionally interferes with, hinders, or delays or attempts to interfere with, hinder, or delay any other person in the performance of any act or duty authorized or imposed by this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
(Code 1933, § 34-1936, enacted by Ga. L. 1964, Ex. Sess., p. 26, § 1; Ga. L. 1998, p. 295, § 1.)
OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
Fingerprinting not required.
- An offense under O.C.G.A. § 21-2-597 would not be designated as one which requires fingerprinting. 1998 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 98-20.
- 29 C.J.S., Elections, §§ 575, 576.
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