2021 Georgia Code
Title 45 - Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 7 - Salaries and Fees
Article 5 - State Commission on Compensation
§ 45-7-90. Creation; Purpose

Universal Citation: GA Code § 45-7-90 (2021)

A State Commission on Compensation is established for the purpose of assisting the General Assembly in setting the compensation of constitutional state officers, including members of the General Assembly and full-time heads of state agencies, authorities, boards, bureaus, commissions, committees, and departments whose compensation is set by the Constitution, by law, or by Act of the General Assembly.

(Ga. L. 1971, p. 103, § 1; Ga. L. 1982, p. 3, § 45; Ga. L. 2017, p. 579, § 3-1/HB 202.)

Editor's notes.

- Ga. L. 2017, p. 579, § 3-1/HB 202, effective May 9, 2017, reenacted this Code section without change.

OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Public officers covered by commission.

- For a listing of state officials and board members whose compensation is set by the State Commission on Compensation. See 1972 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 72-121.

Includes superior court judges.

- Superior court judges' salaries are within the purview of the recommendation of the State Commission on compensation. 1971 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 71-173.1.

Secretarial services for superior court judges not covered by commission.

- The recommendation to provide allocations for secretarial services to superior court judges is not directly within the statutory authority of the commission, but could be made on an informal basis. 1971 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 71-173.1.

RESEARCH REFERENCES

Am. Jur. 2d.

- 2 Am. Jur. 2d, Administrative Law, § 20 et seq. 63C Am. Jur. 2d, Public Officers and Employees, § 276.

C.J.S.

- 67 C.J.S., Officers and Public Employees, § 226. 73 C.J.S., Public Administrative Law and Procedure, §§ 4, 18.

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