2020 Georgia Code
Title 43 - Professions and Businesses
Chapter 38 - Operators of Private Detective Businesses and Private Security Businesses
§ 43-38-9. Disposition of Applicants' Fingerprints
- The board shall forward the necessary fingerprints received from each prospective licensee and registrant required to be licensed or registered by the board under this chapter to the Georgia Crime Information Center or the Georgia Bureau of Investigation for the purpose of criminal identification through the fingerprint system of identification established by such bureau and the fingerprint system of investigation established by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
- It shall be the duty of the division director to keep a record of all information received from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation with respect to criminal identification and to cooperate with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, similar departments in other states, and the United States Department of Justice in any criminal identification system.
- At such times as the board may require, fingerprint cards of licensees and registrants may be periodically reprocessed to identify criminal convictions subsequent to licensure or registration.
(Ga. L. 1973, p. 40, § 11; Ga. L. 1981, p. 1828, § 8; Ga. L. 1984, p. 1338, § 2; Ga. L. 1987, p. 1400, § 9; Ga. L. 2000, p. 1706, § 19.)Cross references.
- Georgia Crime Information Center generally, § 35-3-30 et seq.
OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
Board may issue licenses and registrations prior to receiving investigation report from agencies.
- While fingerprints of applicants for licensure and registration must be forwarded to certain state and federal agencies, the Georgia Board of Private Detective and Security Agencies may, in the Board's discretion, issue such licenses and registrations prior to receiving responses from these agencies. 1975 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 75-100.