2021 Georgia Code
Title 35 - Law Enforcement Officers and Agencies
Chapter 3 - Georgia Bureau of Investigation
Article 2 - Georgia Crime Information Center
§ 35-3-32. Establishment of Council; Composition; Duties and Responsibilities of Council Generally

Universal Citation: GA Code § 35-3-32 (2021)
  1. There is created the Georgia Crime Information Center Council.
  2. The duties and responsibilities of the council are to:
    1. Advise and assist in the establishment of policies under which the center is to be operated;
    2. Ensure that the information obtained pursuant to this article shall be restricted to the items specified in this article and ensure that the center is administered so as not to accumulate any information or distribute any information that is not specifically approved in this article;
    3. Ensure that adequate security safeguards are incorporated so that the data available through this system is used only by properly authorized persons and agencies;
    4. Establish appropriate disciplinary measures to be taken by the center in the instance of violations of data reporting or dissemination of laws, rules, and regulations by criminal justice agencies or members thereof covered by this article; and
    5. Establish other policies which provide for the efficient and effective use and operation of the center under the limitations imposed by the terms of this article.
  3. The members of the board shall serve ex officio as members of the council and shall constitute the council.

(Ga. L. 1973, p. 1301, § 5; Ga. L. 1976, p. 617, § 7; Ga. L. 1979, p. 613, § 1; Ga. L. 1987, p. 3, § 35.)


Functions of the Georgia Crime Information Center Council include functions which are clearly executive functions within the meaning of the Constitution. 1975 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 75-142.

Former provision including judges as council members void.

- Former statutory mandate that the council include a member of the Georgia Council of Superior Court Judges and a member of the Georgia Association of Municipal Judges is in conflict with the Constitution and is therefore void. 1975 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 75-142.



- 73 C.J.S., Public Administrative Law and Procedure, § 108 et seq.

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