2020 Georgia Code
Title 34 - Labor and Industrial Relations
Chapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 34-1-5. "Multiracial" Classification Required on Forms

Universal Citation: GA Code § 34-1-5 (2020)
  1. As used in this Code section, the term "multiracial" means having parents of different races.
  2. All written forms, applications, questionnaires, and other written documents or materials produced by or for or used by any person, firm, association, or corporation conducting business within this state requiring the employment of labor which request information on the racial or ethnic identification of an employee and which contain a list of racial and ethnic classifications from which such employee must select one shall include among their choices the classification "multiracial."
  3. No such written document or computer software described in subsection (b) of this Code section shall bear the designation "other" as a racial or ethnic classification after July 1, 1994, unless such document was printed and in stock before July 1, 1994.
  4. The failure of any person, firm, or corporation to comply with the provisions of this Code section shall not be construed to create any civil cause of action.

(Code 1981, §34-1-5, enacted by Ga. L. 1994, p. 1360, § 3; Ga. L. 1998, p. 128, § 34.)

Editor's notes.

- Ga. L. 1994, p. 1360, § 4, not codified by the General Assembly, provides that the provisions of the Act apply to those forms, applications, questionnaires, and other written documents printed or typed or otherwise originating after July 1, 1994; provided, however, that all documents printed and in stock on July 1, 1994, which bear the racial designation "other" shall be used and the stock depleted prior to reordering under the provisions of the Act even if the date occurs after July 1, 1994.

Cross references.

- Multiracial classification on forms, §§ 20-2-2041,50-18-135.

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