2020 Georgia Code
Title 45 - Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 20 - Personnel Administration
Article 3 - Voluntary Deductions From Wages or Salaries of State Employees for Benefit of Charitable Organizations
§ 45-20-54. Disclosure of Amounts or Designations of Authorized Charitable Deductions; Pressure, Coercion, or Intimidation of Employee With Reference to Deductions

Universal Citation: GA Code § 45-20-54 (2020)
  1. No person shall disclose to any other person names of contributors or the amounts or designations of authorized charitable deductions of another, except as is necessary to accomplish the purpose of this article or as otherwise authorized in writing by the person whose contributions are sought to be disclosed. This prohibition against disclosure shall not, however, bar appropriate state or federal tax authorities from access necessary to establish the tax status of charitable organizations receiving these funds.
  2. No person shall pressure, coerce, or in any way intimidate any employee to have charitable deductions made from the employee's salary or with reference to the amount of deductions to be made. Each agency shall review any violations or alleged violations of this subsection and assure that appropriate action is taken. Such action may include, without being limited to, discharge from employment, consistent with policies of the agency and with the rules and regulations of the board.

(Ga. L. 1982, p. 2274, § 5; Code 1981, §45-20-54, enacted by Ga. L. 1982, p. 2274, § 9; Ga. L. 2012, p. 446, § 1-1/HB 642; Ga. L. 2013, p. 141, § 45/HB 79.)

Editor's notes.

- Ga. L. 1982, p. 2274, § 9, enacted two Code Sections 45-20-54. The second record was redesignated unofficially as Code Section 45-20-54.1.

Ga. L. 1983, p. 3, § 34, officially redesignated Code Section 45-20-54 as Code Section 45-20-54.1.

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