2020 Georgia Code
Title 30 - Handicapped Persons
Chapter 2 - Georgia Industries for the Blind
§ 30-2-3. Supervision of Industries by Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency; Acquisition of Property

Universal Citation: GA Code § 30-2-3 (2020)
  1. The industries shall be state institutions under the direction and supervision of the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency.
  2. The Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency is authorized to provide the property necessary for the industries. The Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency may acquire real property through the State Properties Commission pursuant to Code Section 50-16-38 or the agency may enter into rental agreements in order to acquire the needed space.

(Ga. L. 1937, p. 579, § 5; Ga. L. 1949, p. 544, § 3; Ga. L. 1960, p. 172, § 1; Ga. L. 1972, p. 1015, § 1220; Ga. L. 1982, p. 830, § 1; Ga. L. 1984, p. 1017, § 1; Ga. L. 2000, p. 1137, § 5.1; Ga. L. 2012, p. 303, § 4/HB 1146.)


Industries are department of state and subject to Workers' Compensation Act.

- It is clear that the factory (now industries) is a department of the State of Georgia, and subject to provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act, (see now O.C.G.A. Ch. 9, T. 34). 1948-49 Op. Att'y Gen. p. 723.

Industries excluded from provisions of Fair Labor Standards Act.

- The factory (now industries) designated by and made a state institution by the General Assembly of Georgia is excluded from provisions of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. § 201 et seq. 1948-49 Op. Att'y Gen. p. 723.

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