2021 Georgia Code
Title 45 - Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 7 - Salaries and Fees
Article 5 - State Commission on Compensation
§ 45-7-91. Composition; Qualifications, Appointment, Vacancies of Members

Universal Citation: GA Code § 45-7-91 (2021)
  1. As used in this article, the term "commission" means the State Commission on Compensation.
  2. The commission shall be composed of seven members who shall serve for terms of four years and until their successors shall have been appointed and qualified. No person shall be qualified for appointment to office as a member of the commission if he or she is an officer or employee of the state at the time of his or her selection for appointment nor shall such officer's or employee's spouse, child, stepchild, parent, stepparent, grandparent, grandchild, sibling, or the spouse of such individuals be qualified for such appointment. Three members shall be appointed by the Governor, at least one of whom shall be regularly engaged in the field of business finance or business management. Two members shall be appointed by the Lieutenant Governor. Two members shall be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
  3. Should any vacancy on the commission occur from death, resignation, or otherwise, the appointing authority shall appoint a successor member to serve during the unexpired term.

(Ga. L. 1971, p. 103, § 2; Ga. L. 2017, p. 579, § 3-1/HB 202.)

The 2017 amendment, effective May 9, 2017, added subsection (a); designated the existing provisions of this Code section as subsections (b) and (c); in subsection (b), substituted "seven members" for "12 members" in the first sentence, in the second sentence, inserted "or she" and inserted "or her" in the middle, and added "nor shall such officer's or employee's spouse, child, stepchild, parent, stepparent, grandparent, grandchild, sibling, or the spouse of such individuals be qualified for such appointment" at the end, substituted "Three members" for "Four members" at the beginning of the third sentence, deleted ", at least one of whom shall be experienced in labor management relations" at the end of the fourth and fifth sentences, and deleted the former last sentence, which read: "Four members shall be appointed by the Justices of the Supreme Court, at least one of whom shall be authorized to practice law in this state.".

Code Commission notes.

- Pursuant to Code Section 28-9-5, in 2017, the single quote at the end of subsection (a) was deleted.

RESEARCH REFERENCES

Am. Jur. 2d.

- 2 Am. Jur. 2d, Administrative Law, § 31 et seq. 63C Am. Jur. 2d, Public Officers and Employees, §§ 57, 62, 88, 105 et seq.

C.J.S.

- 67 C.J.S., Officers and Public Employees, § 161 et seq. 73 C.J.S., Public Administrative Law and Procedure, § 69.

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