2022 Georgia Code
Title 42 - Penal Institutions
Chapter 8 - Probation
Article 3 - First Offenders
§ 42-8-63. Effect of Discharge Under Article on Eligibility for Employment or Appointment to Office
Except as provided in Code Section 42-8-63.1, a discharge under this article is not a conviction of a crime under the laws of this state and shall not be used to disqualify an individual in any application for employment or appointment to office in either the public or private sector.
History. Ga. L. 1978, p. 1621, § 2; Ga. L. 2016, p. 443, § 6A-1/SB 367.
The 2016 amendment, effective July 1, 2016, substituted “provided in Code Section 42-8-63.1,” for “otherwise provided in this article,” near the beginning and substituted “shall not be used to disqualify an individual” for “may not be used to disqualify a person” in the middle.
For article, “Labor and Employment Law,” see 53 Mercer L. Rev. 349 (2001).
For article on the 2016 amendment of this Code section, see 33 Ga. St. U. L. Rev. 139 (2016).