2020 Georgia Code
Title 35 - Law Enforcement Officers and Agencies
Chapter 3 - Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 35-3-12. Payment of Medical and Similar Expenses of Members Injured in Line of Duty; Procedure

Universal Citation: GA Code § 35-3-12 (2020)

The bureau is authorized to pay all medical, surgical, hospital, nursing, and other similar expenses incurred by any member of the bureau as a result of injuries received in the line of duty. The bureau is authorized to make such payments in addition to any award made by the State Board of Workers' Compensation based on such injuries. Such payments shall be made only upon proper presentation of bills to the bureau. The bureau and the injured party shall together ascertain the correctness of all bills presented. No payments shall be made without the approval of the bureau.

(Ga. L. 1953, Nov.-Dec. Sess., p. 392, § 1.)

Cross references.

- Workers' compensation generally, T. 34, C. 9.

Insuring and indemnification of public officers and employees, T. 45, C. 9.

State Employees' Health Insurance Plan, T. 45, C. 18, A. 1.

OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Members paid for medical expenses for injuries in line of duty.

- Members of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation may receive payments for medical expenses incurred as a result of injuries received in the line of duty. 1974 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 74-80.

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