2022 Georgia Code
Title 1 - General Provisions
Chapter 2 - Persons and Their Rights
§ 1-2-9. Rights of Citizens of the United States While in This State Generally

Universal Citation: GA Code § 1-2-9 (2022)

Such citizens of the other states of the Union as are recognized as citizens of the United States by the Constitution thereof shall be entitled, while temporarily within this state, to all the rights of citizens thereof, except the elective franchise, the right to hold office, and the right to perform such civil functions as are confined by law to citizens of this state.

History. Laws 1785, Cobb’s 1851 Digest, p. 364; Code 1863, § 1591; Code 1868, § 1654; Code 1873, § 1659; Code 1882, § 1659; Civil Code 1895, § 1813; Civil Code 1910, § 2170; Code 1933, § 79-301.

Cross references.

Determination of resident status of university students for tuition or fee purposes, § 20-3-66 .

Determination of residence for purpose of voter registration, § 21-2-217 .

License requirements for motor vehicles of nonresidents, § 40-2-90 et seq.

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