2020 Georgia Code
Title 42 - Penal Institutions
Chapter 5 - Correctional Institutions of State and Counties
Article 1 - General Provisions

Cross references.

- Escape of person in lawful custody, and as to assault on, resistance to, or other action against officer or guard within penal institution, § 16-10-52 et seq.

Editor's notes.

- By resolution (Ga. L. 1987, p. 3550), the General Assembly directed the Board of Corrections to designate the correctional facility in Forsyth, Monroe County, Georgia, as the "A.L. 'Al' Burruss Correctional Training Center" and to affix an appropriate plaque at the entrance to that center indicating that designation.

By resolution (Ga. L. 1988, p. 334), the General Assembly designated the correctional facility in Pennville, Chattooga County, Georgia, as the "Forest Hays, Jr., Correctional Institution."

By resolution (Ga. L. 1988, p. 1470), the General Assembly created the Commission on Criminal Sanctions and Correctional Facilities, to be abolished January 1, 1990.

By resolution (Ga. L. 1991, p. 1203), the General Assembly designated the probation detention center in Fulton County, Georgia as the "J. Carrell Larmore Probation Detention Center."

By resolution (Ga. L. 1992, p. 3109), the General Assembly designated the correctional institution in Mitchell County as the "Jimmy Autry Correctional Institution."


Am. Jur. 2d.

- 60 Am. Jur. 2d, Penal and Correctional Institutions, §§ 12, 13, 20-22.


- 72 C.J.S., Prisons and Rights of Prisoners, §§ 6-8, 11-16.


- Validity and construction of prison regulation of inmates' possession of personal property, 66 A.L.R.4th 800.

State prisoner's right to personally appear at civil trial to which he is a party - state court cases, 82 A.L.R.4th 1063.

Propriety of telephone testimony or hearings in prison proceedings, 9 A.L.R.5th 451.

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