2020 Georgia Code
Title 45 - Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 12 - Governor
Article 3 - Appointments and Vacancies
§ 45-12-57. Governor's Messenger - Authority to Appoint; Compensation

Universal Citation: GA Code § 45-12-57 (2020)
  1. The Governor, in his discretion, may appoint a messenger for the office of the Governor or may have that duty performed by some other state employee engaged by him under the general authority granted to him.
  2. The salary of a messenger appointed by the Governor shall be $950.00 per annum. If the duty is performed by some other state employee engaged by the Governor, it shall be done without additional compensation.

(Orig. Code 1863, §§ 120, 1572; Code 1868, §§ 115, 1634; Code 1873, §§ 124, 1640; Code 1882, §§ 124, 1640; Civil Code 1895, §§ 144, 282; Civil Code 1910, §§ 167, 317; Code 1933, §§ 40-306, 40-307; Ga. L. 1990, p. 8, § 45.)

RESEARCH REFERENCES

Am. Jur. 2d.

- 38 Am. Jur. 2d, Governor, § 5. 63C Am. Jur. 2d, Public Officers and Employees, § 275.

C.J.S.

- 67 C.J.S., Officers, § 55. 81A C.J.S., States, § 172.

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