2020 Georgia Code
Title 44 - Property
Chapter 7 - Landlord and Tenant
Article 1 - In General
§ 44-7-14.1. Landlord's Duties as to Utilities
- As used in this Code section, the term "utilities" means heat, light, and water service.
- It shall be unlawful for any landlord knowingly and willfully to suspend the furnishing of utilities to a tenant until after the final disposition of any dispossessory proceeding by the landlord against such tenant.
- Any person who violates subsection (b) of this Code section shall, upon conviction, be assessed a fine not to exceed $500.00.
(Code 1981, §44-7-14.1, enacted by Ga. L. 1988, p. 923, § 1.)
- Landlord and tenant: violation of statute or ordinance requiring landlord to furnish specified facilities or services as ground of liability for injury resulting from tenant's attempt to deal with deficiency, 63 A.L.R.4th 883.