2020 Georgia Code
Title 45 - Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 12 - Governor
Article 3 - Appointments and Vacancies
§ 45-12-60. Payment of Compensation of Persons Whose Compensation Not Prescribed

Universal Citation: GA Code § 45-12-60 (2020)

All persons who are employed by the Governor but for whom no compensation is prescribed shall be paid, at his discretion, out of the money appropriated therefor. If no money shall be thus appropriated and the employment shall be indispensable, he shall pay them out of any contingent funds.

(Orig. Code 1863, § 1573; Code 1868, § 1635; Code 1873, § 1641; Code 1882, § 1641; Civil Code 1895, § 283; Civil Code 1910, § 318; Code 1933, § 40-312.)

OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Compensation of special agent.

- This section gives the Governor the right to prescribe compensation for the employment of a special agent, if no compensation has been fixed by law and no appropriation made therefor, and provides that such payment shall be made out of the contingent funds. 1945-47 Op. Att'y Gen. p. 300.

Fund used to pay expenses.

- Reimbursement of the expenses of private citizens serving on the Governor's Committee on Housing in Georgia must be made directly from the operating expenses portion of the budget of the Executive Department, not the Governor's emergency fund. 1970 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 70-44.

RESEARCH REFERENCES

Am. Jur. 2d.

- 63C Am. Jur. 2d, Public Officers and Employees, § 276.

C.J.S.

- 67 C.J.S., Officers, § 403. 81A C.J.S., States, § 206.

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