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Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16

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Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-1-1

This title shall be known and may be cited as the 'Criminal Code of Georgia.' ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-1-2

The general purposes of this title are: (1) To forbid and prevent conduct which unjustifiably and inexcusably causes or threatens substantial harm to individual or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-1-3

As used in this title, the term: (1) 'Affirmative defense' means, with respect to any affirmative defense authorized in this title, unless the state´s evidence ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-1-4

No conduct constitutes a crime unless it is described as a crime in this title or in another statute of this state. However, this Code section does not ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-1-5

Every person is presumed innocent until proved guilty. No person shall be convicted of a crime unless each element of such crime is proved beyond a reasonable doubt. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-1-6

An accused may be convicted of a crime included in a crime charged in the indictment or accusation. A crime is so included when: (1) ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-1-7

(a) When the same conduct of an accused may establish the commission of more than one crime, the accused may be prosecuted for each crime. He may not, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-1-8

(a) A prosecution is barred if the accused was formerly prosecuted for the same crime based upon the same material facts, if such former prosecution: (1) ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-1-9

This title shall govern the construction and punishment of any crime defined in this title committed on and after July 1, 1969, as well as the construction and ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-1-10

Any conduct that is made criminal by this title or by another statute of this state and for which punishment is not otherwise provided, shall be punished as ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-1-11

The repeal, repeal and reenactment, or amendment of any law of this state which prohibits any act or omission to act and which provides for any criminal penalty ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-2-1

(a) A 'crime' is a violation of a statute of this state in which there is a joint operation of an act or omission to act and intention ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-2-2

A person shall not be found guilty of any crime committed by misfortune or accident where it satisfactorily appears there was no criminal scheme or undertaking, intention, or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-2-3

Every person is presumed to be of sound mind and discretion but the presumption may be rebutted. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-2-4

The acts of a person of sound mind and discretion are presumed to be the product of the person´s will but the presumption may be rebutted. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-2-5

A person of sound mind and discretion is presumed to intend the natural and probable consequences of his acts but the presumption may be rebutted. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-2-6

A person will not be presumed to act with criminal intention but the trier of facts may find such intention upon consideration of the words, conduct, demeanor, motive, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-2-20

(a) Every person concerned in the commission of a crime is a party thereto and may be charged with and convicted of commission of the crime. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-2-21

Any party to a crime who did not directly commit the crime may be indicted, tried, convicted, and punished for commission of the crime upon proof that the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-2-22

(a) A corporation may be prosecuted for the act or omission constituting a crime only if: (1) The crime is defined by a statute which ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-3-1

A person shall not be considered or found guilty of a crime unless he has attained the age of 13 years at the time of the act, omission, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-3-2

A person shall not be found guilty of a crime if, at the time of the act, omission, or negligence constituting the crime, the person did not have ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-3-3

A person shall not be found guilty of a crime when, at the time of the act, omission, or negligence constituting the crime, the person, because of mental ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-3-4

(a) A person shall not be found guilty of a crime when, at the time of the act, omission, or negligence constituting the crime, the person, because of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-3-5

A person shall not be found guilty of a crime if the act or omission to act constituting the crime was induced by a misapprehension of fact which, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-3-20

The fact that a person´s conduct is justified is a defense to prosecution for any crime based on that conduct. The defense of justification can be claimed: ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-3-21

(a) A person is justified in threatening or using force against another when and to the extent that he or she reasonably believes that such threat or force ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-3-22

(a) Any person who renders assistance reasonably and in good faith to any law enforcement officer who is being hindered in the performance of his official duties or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-3-23

A person is justified in threatening or using force against another when and to the extent that he or she reasonably believes that such threat or force is ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-3-24

(a) A person is justified in threatening or using force against another when and to the extent that he reasonably believes that such threat or force is necessary ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-3-24.1

As used in Code Sections 16-3-23 and 16-3-24, the term 'habitation' means any dwelling, motor vehicle, or place of business, and 'personal property' means personal property other than ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-3-24.2

A person who uses threats or force in accordance with Code Section 16-3-23 or 16-3-24 shall be immune from criminal prosecution therefor unless any deadly force used by ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-3-25

A person is not guilty of a crime if, by entrapment, his conduct is induced or solicited by a government officer or employee, or agent of either, for ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-3-26

A person is not guilty of a crime, except murder, if the act upon which the supposed criminal liability is based is performed under such coercion that the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-3-27

Since it is no longer needed or appropriate, the ancient device of benefit of clergy shall not exist. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-3-28

A defense based upon any of the provisions of this article is an affirmative defense. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-3-40

The defense of alibi involves the impossibility of the accused´s presence at the scene of the offense at the time of its commission. The range of the evidence ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-4-1

A person commits the offense of criminal attempt when, with intent to commit a specific crime, he performs any act which constitutes a substantial step toward the commission ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-4-2

A person may be convicted of the offense of criminal attempt if the crime attempted was actually committed in pursuance of the attempt but may not be convicted ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-4-3

A person charged with commission of a crime may be convicted of the offense of criminal attempt as to that crime without being specifically charged with the criminal ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-4-4

It is no defense to a charge of criminal attempt that the crime the accused is charged with attempting was, under the attendant circumstances, factually or legally impossible ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-4-5

(a) When a person´s conduct would otherwise constitute an attempt to commit a crime under Code Section 16-4-1, it is an affirmative defense that he abandoned his effort ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-4-6

(a) A person convicted of the offense of criminal attempt to commit a crime punishable by death or by life imprisonment shall be punished by imprisonment for not ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-4-7

(a) A person commits the offense of criminal solicitation when, with intent that another person engage in conduct constituting a felony, he solicits, requests, commands, importunes, or otherwise ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-4-8

A person commits the offense of conspiracy to commit a crime when he together with one or more persons conspires to commit any crime and any one or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-4-8.1

A person may be convicted of the offense of conspiracy to commit a crime, as defined in Code Section 16-4-8, even if the crime which was the objective ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-4-9

A coconspirator may be relieved from the effects of Code Section 16-4-8 if he can show that before the overt act occurred he withdrew his agreement to commit ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-4-10

(a) As used in this Code section, 'domestic terrorism' means any violation of, or attempt to violate, the laws of this state or of the United States which: ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-1

(a) A person commits the offense of murder when he unlawfully and with malice aforethought, either express or implied, causes the death of another human being. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-2

(a) A person commits the offense of voluntary manslaughter when he causes the death of another human being under circumstances which would otherwise be murder and if he ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-3

(a) A person commits the offense of involuntary manslaughter in the commission of an unlawful act when he causes the death of another human being without any intention ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-4

In order to be a homicide punishable under this article, death need not have occurred within a year and a day from the date of the injury alleged ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-5

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Intentionally and actively assisting suicide' means direct and physical involvement, intervention, or participation in the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-20

(a) A person commits the offense of simple assault when he or she either: (1) Attempts to commit a violent injury to the person of another; ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-21

(a) A person commits the offense of aggravated assault when he or she assaults: (1) With intent to murder, to rape, or to rob; ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-22

A person may be convicted of the offense of assault with intent to commit a crime if the crime intended was actually committed as a result of the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-23

(a) A person commits the offense of simple battery when he or she either: (1) Intentionally makes physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature with ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-23.1

(a) A person commits the offense of battery when he or she intentionally causes substantial physical harm or visible bodily harm to another. (b) As ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-24

(a) A person commits the offense of aggravated battery when he or she maliciously causes bodily harm to another by depriving him or her of a member of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-25

A person charged with the offense of simple assault or simple battery may introduce in evidence any opprobrious or abusive language used by the person against whom force ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-26

(a) The clerk of the court in which a person is convicted of a second or subsequent violation of Code Section 16-5-20 and is sentenced pursuant to subsection ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-27

(a) Any person: (1) Who knowingly circumcises, excises, or infibulates, in whole or in part, the labia majora, labia minora, or clitoris of a female ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-40

(a) A person commits the offense of kidnapping when he abducts or steals away any person without lawful authority or warrant and holds such person against his will. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-41

(a) A person commits the offense of false imprisonment when, in violation of the personal liberty of another, he arrests, confines, or detains such person without legal authority. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-42

When the arrest, confinement, or detention of a person by warrant, mandate, or process is manifestly illegal and shows malice and oppression, an officer issuing or knowingly and ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-43

A person who maliciously causes the confinement of a sane person, knowing such person to be sane, in any asylum, public or private, shall, upon conviction thereof, be ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-44

(a) A person commits the offense of hijacking an aircraft when he (1) by use of force or (2) by intimidation by the use of threats or coercion ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-44.1

(a) As used in this Code section: (1) 'Firearm' means any handgun, rifle, shotgun, or similar device or weapon which will or can be converted ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-45

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Child' means any individual who is under the age of 17 years or any individual ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-60

(a) Any term used in this Code section and defined in Code Section 31-22-9.1 shall have the meaning provided for such term in Code Section 31-22-9.1. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-61

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Haze' means to subject a student to an activity which endangers or is likely to ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-70

(a) A parent, guardian, or other person supervising the welfare of or having immediate charge or custody of a child under the age of 18 commits the offense ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-71

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to tattoo the body of any person under the age of 18, except that a physician or osteopath licensed under ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-71.1

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to pierce the body, with the exception of the ear lobes, of any person under the age of 18 for ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-72

(a) A parent, guardian, or other person supervising the welfare of or having immediate charge or custody of a child under the age of one year commits the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-73

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Chemical substance' means anhydrous ammonia, as defined in Code Section 16-11-111; ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or phenylpropanolamine, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-80

(a) A person commits the offense of feticide if he willfully kills an unborn child so far developed as to be ordinarily called 'quick' by any injury to ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-90

(a)(1) A person commits the offense of stalking when he or she follows, places under surveillance, or contacts another person at or about a place or places without ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-91

(a) A person commits the offense of aggravated stalking when such person, in violation of a bond to keep the peace posted pursuant to Code Section 17-6-110, temporary ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-92

The provisions of Code Sections 16-5-90 and 16-5-91 shall not apply to persons engaged in activities protected by the Constitution of the United States or of this state ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-93

(a) The victim of stalking or aggravated stalking shall be entitled to notice of the release from custody of the person arrested for and charged with the offense ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-94

(a) A person who is not a minor who alleges stalking by another person may seek a restraining order by filing a petition alleging conduct constituting stalking as ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-95

(a) A person commits the offense of violating a family violence order when the person knowingly and in a nonviolent manner violates the terms of a family violence ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-96

(a) The clerk of the court in which a person is convicted of a second or subsequent violation of Code Section 16-5-90 or 16-5-91 shall cause to be ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-100

(a) A guardian or other person supervising the welfare of or having immediate charge or custody of a person who is 65 years of age or older commits ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-5-110

(a) When a person who has been convicted of a crime for which that person is required to register under Code Section 42-1-12 makes his or her first ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-1

(a) A person commits the offense of rape when he has carnal knowledge of: (1) A female forcibly and against her will; or (2) ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-2

(a) A person commits the offense of sodomy when he or she performs or submits to any sexual act involving the sex organs of one person and the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-3

(a) A person commits the offense of statutory rape when he or she engages in sexual intercourse with any person under the age of 16 years and not ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-4

(a) A person commits the offense of child molestation when he or she does any immoral or indecent act to or in the presence of or with any ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-5

(a) A person commits the offense of enticing a child for indecent purposes when he or she solicits, entices, or takes any child under the age of 16 ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-5.1

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Actor' means a person accused of sexual assault. (2) 'Intimate parts' means ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-6

(a) A person commits the offense of bestiality when he performs or submits to any sexual act with an animal involving the sex organs of the one and ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-7

(a) A person commits the offense of necrophilia when he performs any sexual act with a dead human body involving the sex organs of the one and the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-8

(a) A person commits the offense of public indecency when he or she performs any of the following acts in a public place: (1) An ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-9

A person commits the offense of prostitution when he or she performs or offers or consents to perform a sexual act, including but not limited to sexual intercourse ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-10

A person having or exercising control over the use of any place or conveyance which would offer seclusion or shelter for the practice of prostitution commits the offense ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-11

A person commits the offense of pimping when he or she performs any of the following acts: (1) Offers or agrees to procure a prostitute ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-12

A person commits the offense of pandering when he or she solicits a person to perform an act of prostitution in his or her own behalf or in ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-13

(a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this Code section, a person convicted of any of the offenses enumerated in Code Sections 16-6-10 through 16-6-12 shall ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-13.1

(a) Any term used in this Code section and defined in Code Section 31-22-9.1 shall have the meaning provided for such term in Code Section 31-22-9.1. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-13.2

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Costs' means, but is not limited to: (A) All expenses associated with ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-13.3

(a) Any proceeds or money which is used, intended for use, used in any manner to facilitate, or derived from a violation of Code Section 16-6-11, wherein any ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-14

A person commits the offense of pandering by compulsion when he or she by duress or coercion causes a person to perform an act of prostitution and, upon ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-15

(a) A person commits the offense of solicitation of sodomy when he solicits another to perform or submit to an act of sodomy. Except as provided in subsection ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-16

(a) A person, including a masseur or masseuse, commits the offense of masturbation for hire when he erotically stimulates the genital organs of another, whether resulting in orgasm ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-17

(a) It shall be unlawful for any masseur or masseuse to massage any person in any building, structure, or place used for the purpose of lewdness, assignation, prostitution, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-18

An unmarried person commits the offense of fornication when he voluntarily has sexual intercourse with another person and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished as for a misdemeanor. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-19

A married person commits the offense of adultery when he voluntarily has sexual intercourse with a person other than his spouse and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-20

(a) A person commits the offense of bigamy when he, being married and knowing that his lawful spouse is living, marries another person or carries on a bigamous ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-21

(a) An unmarried man or woman commits the offense of marrying a bigamist when he marries a person whom he knows to be the wife or husband of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-22

(a) A person commits the offense of incest when he engages in sexual intercourse with a person to whom he knows he is related either by blood or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-22.1

(a) For the purposes of this Code section, the term 'intimate parts' means the primary genital area, anus, groin, inner thighs, or buttocks of a male or female ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-22.2

(a) For the purposes of this Code section, the term 'foreign object' means any article or instrument other than the sexual organ of a person. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-23

(a) It shall be unlawful for any news media or any other person to print and publish, broadcast, televise, or disseminate through any other medium of public dissemination ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-6-24

Nothing contained in this chapter shall prevent any county or municipality from adopting ordinances which proscribe loitering or related activities in public for the purpose of procuring others ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-1

(a) A person commits the offense of burglary when, without authority and with the intent to commit a felony or theft therein, he enters or remains within the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-20

(a) A person commits the offense of possession of tools for the commission of crime when he has in his possession any tool, explosive, or other device commonly ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-21

(a) A person commits the offense of criminal trespass when he or she intentionally damages any property of another without consent of that other person and the damage ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-22

(a) A person commits the offense of criminal damage to property in the first degree when he: (1) Knowingly and without authority interferes with any ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-23

(a) A person commits the offense of criminal damage to property in the second degree when he: (1) Intentionally damages any property of another person ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-24

(a) A person commits the offense of interference with government property when he destroys, damages, or defaces government property and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by imprisonment ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-25

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person intentionally and without authority to injure or destroy any meter, pipe, conduit, wire, line, post, lamp, or other apparatus belonging ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-26

(a) A person commits the offense of vandalism to a place of worship when he maliciously defaces or desecrates a church, synagogue, or other place of public religious ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-27

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person willfully or maliciously to injure, tear down, or destroy any mailbox or receptacle intended or used for the receipt or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-28

(a) It shall be unlawful: (1) To start, cause, or procure another to start a fire in any woodlands, brush, field, or any other lands ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-29

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly and without authority remove, destroy, or circumvent the operation of an electronic monitoring device which is being used ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-40

This part shall be known and may be cited as the 'Litter Control Law.' ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-42

As used in this part, the term: (1) 'Litter' means all discarded sand, gravel, slag, brickbats, rubbish, waste material, tin cans, refuse, garbage, trash, debris, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-43

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to dump, deposit, throw, or leave or to cause or permit the dumping, depositing, placing, throwing, or leaving ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-44

(a) Whenever litter is thrown, deposited, dropped, or dumped from any motor vehicle, boat, airplane, or other conveyance in violation of Code Section 16-7-43, it shall be prima-facie ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-45

All law enforcement agencies, officers, and officials of this state or any political subdivision thereof or any enforcement agency, officer, or any official of any commission of this ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-46

All public authorities and agencies having supervision of properties of this state are authorized, empowered, and instructed to establish and maintain receptacles for the deposit of litter at ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-47

(a) As used in this Code section, the term 'household garbage' means animal, vegetable, and fruit refuse matter and other refuse matter ordinarily generated as by-products of a ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-48

Nothing within this part shall be construed to prohibit the adoption of local ordinances regulating and controlling litter within the corporate limits of a municipality. Violation of such ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-50

This part shall be known and may be cited as the 'Waste Control Law.' ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-51

As used in this part, the term: (1) 'Biomedical waste' means that term as defined in paragraph (1.1) of Code Section 12-8-22 on January 1, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-52

It shall be unlawful for any person to dump waste unless authorized to do so by law or by a duly issued permit: (1) In ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-53

(a) Any person who dumps waste in violation of Code Section 16-7-52 in an amount not exceeding 500 pounds in weight or 100 cubic feet in volume which ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-54

Whenever any waste which is dumped in violation of Code Section 16-7-52 is discovered to contain any article or articles, including but not limited to letters, bills, publications, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-55

Nothing in this part shall limit the authority of any state agency to enforce any other laws, rules, or regulations relating to waste or the management of solid, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-56

Nothing in this part shall be construed so as to repeal, supersede, amend, or modify any provision of Title 12. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-60

(a) A person commits the offense of arson in the first degree when, by means of fire or explosive, he or she knowingly damages or knowingly causes, aids, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-61

(a) A person commits the offense of arson in the second degree as to any building, vehicle, railroad car, watercraft, aircraft, or other structure not included or described ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-62

(a) A person commits the offense of arson in the third degree when, by means of fire or explosive, he or she knowingly damages or knowingly causes, aids, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-80

As used in this article, the term: (1) 'Bacteriological weapon' or 'biological weapon' means any device which is designed in such a manner as to ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-81

The following materials are explosives within the meaning of this article: (1) Acetylides of heavy metals; (2) Aluminum containing polymeric propellant; ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-82

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to possess, manufacture, transport, distribute, possess with the intent to distribute, or offer to distribute a destructive device except as ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-83

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person who is under indictment for or who has been convicted of a felony by a court of this state, any ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-84

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to distribute or to offer to distribute a destructive device, explosive, poison gas, or detonator to any person who is ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-85

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to manufacture, possess, transport, distribute, or use a hoax device or replica of a destructive device or detonator with the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-86

It shall be unlawful for any person to attempt or conspire to commit any offense prohibited by this article. Any person convicted of a violation of this Code ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-87

It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to hinder or obstruct any explosive ordnance technician, law enforcement officer, fire official, emergency management official, animal trained to detect ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-88

(a) Any person who possesses, transports, or receives or attempts to possess, transport, or receive any destructive device or explosive with the knowledge or intent that it will ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-89

Each violation of the provisions of this article shall be considered a separate offense. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-90

It shall be the duty of any person authorized by paragraph (1) or (2) of Code Section 16-7-93 to manufacture, possess, transport, distribute, or use a destructive device, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-91

The Commissioner or director or such officers´ designees or any law enforcement officer or fire official may obtain an inspection warrant as provided in Code Section 25-2-22.1 to ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-92

In any case where there is reason to believe that a destructive device, detonator, explosive, or hoax device has been manufactured, possessed, transported, distributed, or used in violation ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-93

The provisions of Code Sections 16-7-82, 16-7-84, 16-7-85, and 16-7-86 shall not apply to: (1) Any person authorized to manufacture, possess, transport, distribute, or use ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-94

After consultation with the Commissioner of Agriculture or his or her designee, the Board of Public Safety may except by rule any explosive or quantity of explosive for ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-95

(a) All property which is subject to forfeiture pursuant to Code Section 16-13-49 which is, directly or indirectly, used or intended for use in any manner to facilitate ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-96

(a) Photographs, videotapes, or other identification or analysis of a destructive device, explosive, poison gas, or detonator duly identified by an explosive ordnance disposal technician or a person ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-7-97

The provisions of this article shall not apply to: (1) Fertilizers, propellant actuated devices, or propellant activated industrial tools manufactured, imported, distributed, or used for ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-1

As used in this article, the term: (1) 'Deprive' means, without justification: (A) To withhold property of another permanently or temporarily; or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-2

A person commits the offense of theft by taking when he unlawfully takes or, being in lawful possession thereof, unlawfully appropriates any property of another with the intention ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-3

(a) A person commits the offense of theft by deception when he obtains property by any deceitful means or artful practice with the intention of depriving the owner ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-4

(a) A person commits the offense of theft by conversion when, having lawfully obtained funds or other property of another including, but not limited to, leased or rented ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-5

A person commits the offense of theft of services when by deception and with the intent to avoid payment he knowingly obtains services, accommodations, entertainment, or the use ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-5.1

The trier of fact may infer that the accused intended to avoid payment due for the rental or lease of any personal property in any prosecution pursuant to ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-6

A person commits the offense of theft of lost or mislaid property when he comes into control of property that he knows or learns to have been lost ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-7

(a) A person commits the offense of theft by receiving stolen property when he receives, disposes of, or retains stolen property which he knows or should know was ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-8

A person commits the offense of theft by receiving property stolen in another state when he receives, disposes of, or retains stolen property which he knows or should ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-9

A person commits the offense of theft by bringing stolen property into this state when he brings into this state any property which he knows or should know ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-10

It is an affirmative defense to a prosecution for violation of Code Sections 16-8-2 through 16-8-7 that the person: (1) Was unaware that the property ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-11

In a prosecution under Code Sections 16-8-2 through 16-8-9 and 16-8-13 through 16-8-15, the crime shall be considered as having been committed in any county in which the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-12

(a) A person convicted of a violation of Code Sections 16-8-2 through 16-8-9 shall be punished as for a misdemeanor except: (1) If the property ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-13

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Article' means any object, material, device, substance, or copy thereof, including any writing, record, recording, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-14

(a) A person commits the offense of theft by shoplifting when he alone or in concert with another person, with the intent of appropriating merchandise to his own ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-15

(a) Any architect, landscape architect, engineer, contractor, subcontractor, or other person who with intent to defraud shall use the proceeds of any payment made to him on account ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-16

(a) A person commits the offense of theft by extortion when he unlawfully obtains property of or from another person by threatening to: (1) Inflict ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-17

(a)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, a person who, with intent to cheat or defraud a retailer, possesses, uses, utters, transfers, makes, alters, counterfeits, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-18

If any person shall enter any automobile or other motor vehicle with the intent to commit a theft or a felony, he shall be guilty of a felony ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-19

Reserved. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-20

(a) A person commits the offense of livestock theft when he unlawfully takes or, being in lawful possession thereof, unlawfully appropriates any livestock of another with the intention ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-21

(a) As used in this Code section, 'shopping cart' means those pushcarts of the type which are commonly provided by grocery stores, drugstores, or other merchant stores or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-40

(a) A person commits the offense of robbery when, with intent to commit theft, he takes property of another from the person or the immediate presence of another: ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-41

(a) A person commits the offense of armed robbery when, with intent to commit theft, he or she takes property of another from the person or the immediate ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-60

(a) It is unlawful for any person, firm, partnership, corporation, or association knowingly to: (1) Transfer or cause to be transferred any sounds or visual ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-61

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Official rating' means the official rating of a motion picture by the Classification and Rating ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-62

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Audiovisual recording device' means any device capable of recording or transmitting a motion picture, or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-80

This article shall be known and may be cited as the 'Motor Vehicle Chop Shop and Stolen and Altered Property Act.' ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-81

(a) The General Assembly finds and declares the following: (1) The annual number of reported motor vehicle thefts has exceeded 1 million. Approximately 50 percent ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-82

As used in this article, the term: (1) 'Chop shop' means any building, lot, or other premise where one or more persons knowingly engage in ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-83

(a) Any person who knowingly and with intent: (1) Owns, operates, or conducts a chop shop; (2) Transports any motor vehicle or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-84

(a) Any tool, implement, or instrumentality, including, but not limited to, a motor vehicle or motor vehicle part, used or possessed in connection with any violation of Code ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-85

(a) The following are subject to forfeiture unless obtained by theft, fraud, or conspiracy to defraud and the rightful owner is known or can be identified and located: ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-86

(a) The Attorney General, any prosecutor, or any aggrieved person may institute a civil action against any person in a court of competent jurisdiction seeking relief from conduct ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-100

This article shall be known and may be cited as the 'Georgia Residential Mortgage Fraud Act.' ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-101

(1) 'Mortgage lending process' means the process through which a person seeks or obtains a residential mortgage loan including, but not limited to, solicitation, application, or origination, negotiation ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-102

A person commits the offense of residential mortgage fraud when, with the intent to defraud, such person: (1) Knowingly makes any deliberate misstatement, misrepresentation, or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-103

For the purpose of venue under this article, any violation of this article shall be considered to have been committed: (1) In the county in ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-104

District attorneys and the Attorney General shall have the authority to conduct the criminal investigation and prosecution of all cases of residential mortgage fraud under this article or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-105

(a) Any person violating this article shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than one year nor more ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-8-106

All real and personal property of every kind used or intended for use in the course of, derived from, or realized through a violation of this article shall ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-1

(a) A person commits the offense of forgery in the first degree when with intent to defraud he knowingly makes, alters, or possesses any writing in a fictitious ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-2

(a) A person commits the offense of forgery in the second degree when with the intent to defraud he knowingly makes, alters, or possesses any writing in a ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-3

For purposes of Code Sections 16-9-1 and 16-9-2, the word 'writing' includes, but is not limited to, printing or any other method of recording information, money, coins, tokens, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-4

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Access device' means a unique electronic identification number, address, description, or routing code or a ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-5

(a) As used in this Code section, the term 'proof of insurance document' means any document issued by, on behalf of, or purportedly on behalf of an insurer ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-6

Unless a greater penalty is specifically provided in this chapter, any violation of this chapter by a fiduciary in breach of a fiduciary obligation against a person who ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-20

(a) A person commits the offense of deposit account fraud when such person makes, draws, utters, executes, or delivers an instrument for the payment of money on any ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-21

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to print or cause to be printed checks, drafts, orders, or debit card sales drafts, drawn upon any financial institution ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-30

As used in this article, the term: (1) 'Acquirer' means a business organization, financial institution, or an agent of a business organization or financial institution ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-31

(a) A person commits the offense of financial transaction card theft when: (1) He takes, obtains, or withholds a financial transaction card from the person, possession, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-32

(a) A person commits the offense of financial transaction card forgery when: (1) With intent to defraud a purported issuer; a person or organization providing money, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-33

(a) A person commits the offense of financial transaction card fraud when with intent to defraud the issuer; a person or organization providing money, goods, services, or anything ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-34

(a) A person commits the offense of criminal possession of financial transaction card forgery devices when: (1) He is a person other than the cardholder ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-35

A person commits the offense of criminally receiving goods and services fraudulently obtained when he receives money, goods, services, or anything else of value obtained in violation of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-36

A person who obtains at a discount price a ticket issued by an airline, railroad, steamship, or other transportation company from other than an authorized agent of such ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-36.1

Any person who, without the acquirer´s express authorization, employs or solicits an authorized merchant or any agent or employee of such merchant to remit to an issuer or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-37

Any person who has been issued or entrusted with a financial transaction card for specifically authorized purposes, provided such authorization is in writing stating a maximum amount charges ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-38

(a) A person who is subject to the punishment and penalties of this subsection shall be fined not more than $1,000.00 or imprisoned not less than one year ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-39

(a) As used in this Code section, 'publish' means the communication or dissemination of information to any one or more persons either orally, in person, by telephone, radio ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-50

(a) A person commits the offense of using a deceptive business practice when in the regular course of business he knowingly: (1) Uses or possesses ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-51

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this Code section, a person who destroys, removes, conceals, encumbers, transfers, or otherwise deals with property subject to a security ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-52

(a) A person commits the offense of improper solicitation of money when he solicits payment of money by another by means of a statement or invoice or any ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-53

(a) A person commits the offense of damaging, destroying, or secreting property to defraud another person when he knowingly and with intent to defraud another person damages, destroys, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-54

(a) In making a telephone solicitation for the purpose of the sale of goods or services or for the purpose of seeking charitable contributions, it shall be unlawful ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-55

(a) Any person who obtains or attempts to obtain or who establishes or attempts to establish eligibility for, and any person who knowingly or intentionally aids or abets ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-56

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to give a false or fictitious name, address, or telephone number as that person´s own or to give the name, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-57

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to solicit or accept a fee, consideration, or donation or to offer for sale or to sell advertising as a ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-58

Any person, either on his or her own account or for others, who with fraudulent intent shall buy cotton, corn, rice, crude turpentine, spirits of turpentine, rosin, pitch, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-59

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Buyer' means any individual who is solicited to purchase or who purchases the services of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-60

(a) For purposes of this Code section, the term 'foreclosure fraud' shall include any of the following: knowingly or willfully representing that moneys provided to or on behalf ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-61

(a) A person commits the crime of misrepresenting the origin or ownership of timber or agricultural commodities when, in the course of a sale, attempted sale, delivery, or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-70

(a) A person commits the offense of criminal use of an article with an altered identification mark when he buys, sells, receives, disposes of, conceals, or has in ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-71

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person without the express permission of the owner or lessee of an animal to remove a collar, tag, tattoo, or any ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-90

This article shall be known and may be cited as the 'Georgia Computer Systems Protection Act.' ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-91

The General Assembly finds that: (1) Computer related crime is a growing problem in the government and in the private sector; (2) ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-92

As used in this article, the term: (1) 'Computer' means an electronic, magnetic, optical, hydraulic, electrochemical, or organic device or group of devices which, pursuant ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-93

(a) Computer theft. Any person who uses a computer or computer network with knowledge that such use is without authority and with the intention of: ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-93.1

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person, any organization, or any representative of any organization knowingly to transmit any data through a computer network or over the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-94

For the purpose of venue under this article, any violation of this article shall be considered to have been committed: (1) In the county of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-100

As used in this part, the term: (1) 'Advertiser' means a person or entity that advertises through the use of commercial e-mail. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-101

Any person who initiates a commercial e-mail that the person knew or should have known to be false or misleading that is sent from, passes through, or is ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-102

(a) Any person convicted of a violation of Code Section 16-9-101 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punished by a fine of not more than $1,000.00 or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-103

For the purpose of venue under this part, any violation of this part shall be considered to have been committed: (1) In the county of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-104

The Attorney General shall have concurrent jurisdiction with the district attorneys and solicitors-general to conduct the criminal prosecution of violations of this part. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-105

(a) The following persons shall have standing to assert a civil action under this part: (1) Any e-mail service provider whose protected computer was used ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-106

(a) Any crime committed in violation of this part shall be considered a separate offense. (b) The provisions of this part shall not be construed ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-107

There shall be no cause of action under this part against an e-mail service provider on the basis of its routine transmission of any commercial e-mail over its ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-108

(a) In any investigation of a violation of this article or any investigation of a violation of Code Section 16-12-100, 16-12-100.1, 16-12-100.2, 16-5-90, or Article 8 of Chapter ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-109

(a) Any law enforcement unit, the Attorney General, or any district attorney who is conducting an investigation of a violation of this article or an investigation of a ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-110

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation knowingly to sell, transfer, or otherwise convey any motor vehicle which was not manufactured to comply with ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-111

Any person who knowingly installs or reinstalls any object in lieu of and other than an air bag which was designed in accordance with federal safety regulations for ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-120

As used in this article, the term: (1) 'Administrator' means the administrator appointed under Part 2 of Article 15 of Chapter 1 of Title 10, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-121

A person commits the offense of identity fraud when without the authorization or permission of a person with the intent unlawfully to appropriate resources of or cause physical ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-122

It shall be unlawful for any person to attempt or conspire to commit any offense prohibited by this article. Any person convicted of a violation of this Code ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-123

The administrator appointed under Code Section 10-1-395 shall have the authority to investigate any complaints of consumer victims regarding identity fraud. In conducting such investigations the administrator shall ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-124

The Attorney General and prosecuting attorneys shall have the authority to conduct the criminal prosecution of all cases of identity fraud. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-125

The General Assembly finds that identity fraud involves the use of identifying information which is uniquely personal to the consumer or business victim of that identity fraud and ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-126

(a) A violation of this article, other than a violation of Code Section 16-9-122, shall be punishable by imprisonment for not less than one nor more than ten ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-127

The administrator shall have authority to initiate any proceedings and to exercise any power or authority in the same manner as if he or she were acting under ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-128

(a) The prohibitions set forth in Code Sections 16-9-121 and 16-9-122 shall not apply to nor shall any cause of action arise under Code Sections 16-9-129 and 16-9-131 ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-129

Any business victim who is injured by reason of any violation of this article shall have a cause of action for the actual damages sustained and, where appropriate, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-130

(a) Any consumer victim who suffers injury or damages as a result of a violation of this article may bring an action individually or as a representative of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-131

Whenever an investigation has been conducted by the Governor´s Office of Consumer Affairs under this article and such investigation reveals conduct which constitutes a criminal offense, the administrator ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-132

This article is cumulative with other laws and is not exclusive. The rights or remedies provided for in this article shall be in addition to any other procedures, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-150

This article shall be known and may be cited as the 'Georgia Computer Security Act of 2005.' ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-151

As used in this chapter, the term: (1) 'Advertisement' means a communication, the primary purpose of which is the commercial promotion of a commercial product ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-152

(a) It shall be illegal for a person or entity that is not an authorized user, as defined in Code Section 16-9-151, of a computer in this state ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-153

(a) It shall be illegal for a person or entity that is not an authorized user, as defined in Code Section 16-9-151, of a computer in this state ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-154

(a) It shall be illegal for a person or entity that is not an authorized user, as defined in Code Section 16-9-151, of a computer in this state ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-155

(a) Any person who violates the provisions of paragraph (2) of Code Section 16-9-152, subparagraph (A), (B), or (C) of paragraph (1) of subsection (a) of Code Section ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-156

(a) For the purposes of this Code section, the term 'employer' includes a business entitýs officers, directors, parent corporation, subsidiaries, affiliates, and other corporate entities under common ownership ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-9-157

The General Assembly finds that this article is a matter of state-wide concern. This article supersedes and preempts all rules, regulations, codes, ordinances, and other laws adopted by ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-1

Any public officer who willfully and intentionally violates the terms of his oath as prescribed by law shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by imprisonment for not less ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-2

(a) A person commits the offense of bribery when: (1) He or she gives or offers to give to any person acting for or on ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-3

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this Code section, any officer or employee of the state or any agency thereof who receives from any private person, firm, or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-4

(a) Any officer or employee of the state or any agency thereof who asks for or receives anything of value to which he is not entitled in return ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-5

(a) Any officer or employee of the state or any agency thereof who asks for or receives anything of value to which he is not entitled in return ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-6

(a) As used in this Code section, the term 'employing local authority' means a local authority or board created by a local Act of the General Assembly or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-7

Any officer authorized to administer oaths or to take and certify acknowledgments who knowingly makes a false acknowledgment, certificate, or statement concerning the appearance before him or the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-8

An officer or employee of the state or any political subdivision thereof or other person authorized by law to make or give a certificate or other writing who ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-9

(a) It shall be unlawful for: (1) Members of the General Assembly to accept or hold office or employment in the executive branch of the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-20

A person who knowingly and willfully falsifies, conceals, or covers up by any trick, scheme, or device a material fact; makes a false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-21

(a) A person commits the offense of conspiracy to defraud the state when he conspires or agrees with another to commit theft of any property which belongs to ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-22

(a) A person who enters into a contract, combination, or conspiracy in restraint of trade or in restraint of free and open competition in any transaction with the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-23

A person who falsely holds himself out as a peace officer or other public officer or employee with intent to mislead another into believing that he is actually ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-24

(a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) of this Code section, a person who knowingly and willfully obstructs or hinders any law enforcement officer in the lawful ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-24.1

(a) As used in this Code section, the term 'firefighter' means: (1) Any person who is employed as a professional firefighter on a full-time basis ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-24.2

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Emergency medical professional' means any person performing emergency medical services who is licensed or certified ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-24.3

Any person who verbally or physically obstructs, prevents, or hinders another person with intent to cause or allow physical harm or injury to another person from making or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-25

A person who gives a false name, address, or date of birth to a law enforcement officer in the lawful discharge of his official duties with the intent ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-26

A person who willfully and knowingly gives or causes a false report of a crime to be given to any law enforcement officer or agency of this state ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-27

A person who transmits in any manner to a fire department, public or private, or to any other group which is organized for the purpose of preventing or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-28

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Destructive device' means a destructive device as such term is defined by Code Section 16-7-80. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-29

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to transmit in any manner a request for ambulance service to any person, firm, or corporation furnishing ambulance service, public ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-30

A person in a gathering who refuses to obey the reasonable official request or order of a peace officer or firefighter to move, for the purpose of promoting ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-31

A person who, by concealing the death of any other person, hinders a discovery of whether or not such person was unlawfully killed is guilty of a felony ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-32

(a) Any person who attempts to kill another person with intent to: (1) Prevent the attendance or testimony of any person in an official proceeding; ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-33

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to remove or attempt to remove a firearm, chemical spray, or baton from the possession of another person if: ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-50

(a) A person commits the offense of hindering the apprehension or punishment of a criminal when, with intention to hinder the apprehension or punishment of a person whom ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-51

(a) Any person who has been charged with or convicted of the commission of a felony under the laws of this state and has been set at liberty ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-52

(a) A person commits the offense of escape when he or she: (1) Having been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor or of the violation ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-53

(a) A person who knowingly aids another in escaping from lawful custody or from any place of lawful confinement shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by imprisonment for ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-54

A person in the lawful custody of any penal institution of the state or of a political subdivision of the state who assails, opposes, or resists an officer ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-55

A person who persuades, entices, instigates, counsels, aids, or abets a person in the lawful custody of any penal institution to commit the offense of mutiny shall, upon ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-56

(a) Any person legally confined to any penal institution of this state or of any political subdivision of this state who commits an unlawful act of violence or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-70

(a) A person to whom a lawful oath or affirmation has been administered commits the offense of perjury when, in a judicial proceeding, he knowingly and willfully makes ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-71

(a) A person to whom a lawful oath or affirmation has been administered or who executes a document knowing that it purports to be an acknowledgment of a ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-72

A person commits the offense of subornation of perjury or false swearing when he procures or induces another to commit the offense of perjury or the offense of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-73

Any person except an attorney of record who shall acknowledge or cause to be acknowledged, in any of the courts of the state or before any authorized officer, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-90

(a) A person commits the offense of compounding a crime when, after institution of criminal proceedings and without leave of the court or of the prosecuting attorney of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-91

(a) A person commits the offense of embracery when he: (1) With intent to influence a person summoned or serving as a juror, communicates with ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-92

A person who is or may be a witness at a trial, hearing, or other proceeding before any court or any officer authorized by the law to hear ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-93

(a) A person who, with intent to deter a witness from testifying freely, fully, and truthfully to any matter pending in any court, in any administrative proceeding, or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-94

(a) A person commits the offense of tampering with evidence when, with the intent to prevent the apprehension or cause the wrongful apprehension of any person or to ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-94.1

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Patient' means any person who has received health care services from a provider. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-95

(a) A person commits the offense of barratry when he knowingly and willfully commits any of the following acts: (1) Excites and stirs up groundless ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-96

Any person who shall falsely represent or impersonate another and in such assumed character answer as a witness to interrogatories or do any other act in the course ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-97

A person who by threat or force or by any threatening letter or communication: (1) Endeavors to intimidate or impede any grand juror or petit juror ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-10-98

(a) It shall be unlawful for a judge, prosecuting attorney, investigating officer, or law enforcement officer who is a witness in a case to receive or agree to ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-1

(a) A person owing allegiance to the state commits the offense of treason when he knowingly levies war against the state, adheres to her enemies, or gives them ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-2

(a) A person commits the offense of insurrection when he combines with others to overthrow or attempt to overthrow the representative and constitutional form of government of the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-3

(a) A person commits the offense of inciting to insurrection when he incites others to overthrow or attempt to overthrow the representative and constitutional form of government of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-4

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Organization' means any corporation, company, partnership, association, trust, foundation, fund, club, society, committee, political party, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-5

This part may be cited as the 'Sedition and Subversive Activities Act of 1953.' ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-6

As used in this part, the term: (1) 'Foreign government' means the government of any country, nation, or group of nations other than the government ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-7

The Governor, with the concurrence of the Attorney General, is authorized and directed to appoint a special assistant attorney general for investigating and prosecuting subversive activities, whose responsibility ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-8

For the collection of any evidence and information referred to in this part, the Governor and the Attorney General are authorized and directed to call upon all prosecuting ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-9

The Attorney General shall require the special assistant to maintain complete records of all information received by him and all matters handled by him under the requirements of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-10

The judge of any court exercising general criminal jurisdiction, when in his discretion it appears appropriate or when informed by the Attorney General or district attorney that there ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-11

It shall be unlawful for any subversive organization or foreign subversive organization to exist or function in this state. Any organization which by a court of competent jurisdiction ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-12

No subversive person shall be eligible for employment in or appointment to any office or any position of trust or profit in the government of this state or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-13

(a) Every person and every board, commission, council, department, or other agency of the state or any political subdivision thereof which appoints, employs, or supervises in any manner ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-14

(a) Every written statement made pursuant to this part by an applicant for appointment or employment or by any employee shall be deemed to have been made under ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-15

No person giving any information, whether by answering a questionnaire or otherwise, as provided in Code Section 16-11-13 shall be required to give any information or answer any ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-16

Any questionnaires or statements prepared as provided in Code Section 16-11-13 shall be filed at the place of employment rather than with a central state agency. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-30

(a) Any two or more persons who shall do an unlawful act of violence or any other act in a violent and tumultuous manner commit the offense of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-31

(a) A person who with intent to riot does an act or engages in conduct which urges, counsels, or advises others to riot, at a time and place ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-32

(a) An affray is the fighting by two or more persons in some public place to the disturbance of the public tranquility. (b) A person ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-33

A person who knowingly participates in either of the following acts or occurrences is guilty of a misdemeanor: (1) The assembly of two or more ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-34

(a) A person who recklessly or knowingly commits any act which may reasonably be expected to prevent or disrupt a lawful meeting, gathering, or procession is guilty of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-34.1

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person recklessly or knowingly to commit any act which may reasonably be expected to prevent or disrupt a session or meeting ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-35

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Chief administrative officer,' in the case of a public school, means the principal of the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-36

(a) A person commits the offense of loitering or prowling when he is in a place at a time or in a manner not usual for law-abiding individuals ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-37

(a) A person commits the offense of a terroristic threat when he or she threatens to commit any crime of violence, to release any hazardous substance, as such ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-37.1

It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to furnish or disseminate through a computer or computer network any picture, photograph, or drawing, or similar visual representation or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-38

(a) A person is guilty of a misdemeanor when he wears a mask, hood, or device by which any portion of the face is so hidden, concealed, or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-39

(a) A person commits the offense of disorderly conduct when such person commits any of the following: (1) Acts in a violent or tumultuous manner ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-39.1

(a) A person commits the offense of harassing phone calls if such person telephones another person repeatedly, whether or not conversation ensues, for the purpose of annoying, harassing, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-40

(a) A person commits the offense of criminal defamation when, without a privilege to do so and with intent to defame another, living or dead, he communicates false ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-41

(a) A person who shall be and appear in an intoxicated condition in any public place or within the curtilage of any private residence not his own other ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-42

(a) A person is guilty of a misdemeanor when he fails to relinquish a telephone party line consisting of subscriber line telephone circuit with two or more main ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-43

A person who, without authority of law, purposely or recklessly obstructs any highway, street, sidewalk, or other public passage in such a way as to render it impassable ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-44

A person who keeps and maintains, either by himself or others, a common, ill-governed, and disorderly house, to the encouragement of gaming, drinking, or other misbehavior, or to ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-60

As used within this part, the term: (1) 'Device' means an instrument or apparatus used for overhearing, recording, intercepting, or transmitting sounds or for observing, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-61

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to be a 'peeping Tom' on or about the premises of another or to go about or upon the premises ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-62

It shall be unlawful for: (1) Any person in a clandestine manner intentionally to overhear, transmit, or record or attempt to overhear, transmit, or record ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-63

(a) Other than law enforcement officers permitted by this part to employ such devices, it shall be unlawful for any person to possess, sell, offer for sale, or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-64

(a) Application of part to law enforcement officers. Except only as provided in subsection (b) of this Code section, nothing in this part shall apply to a duly ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-64.1

Any district attorney having jurisdiction over the prosecution of the crime under investigation or the Attorney General is authorized to make application for an order or an extension ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-64.2

Any investigative or law enforcement officer, specially designated in writing for such purpose by the Attorney General or by a district attorney, who reasonably determines that: ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-64.3

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this part, in the event that the Attorney General or a district attorney of the judicial circuit having jurisdiction over the emergency ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-65

(a) Nothing contained within Code Section 16-11-62 shall prohibit the employment and use of any equipment or device which is owned by any person or is furnished by ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-66

(a) Nothing in Code Section 16-11-62 shall prohibit a person from intercepting a wire, oral, or electronic communication where such person is a party to the communication or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-66.1

(a) A law enforcement officer, a prosecuting attorney, or the Attorney General may require the disclosure of stored wire or electronic communications, as well as transactional records pertaining ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-67

No evidence obtained in a manner which violates any of the provisions of this part shall be admissible in any court of this state except to prove violations ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-68

Nothing contained within this part shall permit the introduction into evidence of any communication which is privileged by the laws of this state or by the decisions of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-69

Except as otherwise provided in subsection (d) of Code Section 16-11-66.1, any person violating any of the provisions of this part shall be guilty of a felony and, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-80

For the purposes of this part, a person is engaged in the business of preparing federal or state income tax returns or assisting taxpayers in preparing such returns ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-81

It shall be unlawful for any person, including an individual, firm, corporation, association, partnership, joint venture, or any employee or agent thereof, to disclose any information obtained in ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-82

Contacting a taxpayer to obtain his written consent to disclosure does not constitute a violation of this part. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-83

Any person violating the provisions of this part shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-100

(a) A person is guilty of a misdemeanor when that person leaves in any place accessible to children any abandoned, unattended, or discarded container which has a compartment ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-101

A person is guilty of a misdemeanor of a high and aggravated nature when he or she knowingly sells to or furnishes to a person under the age ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-101.1

(a) For the purposes of this Code section, the term: (1) 'Minor' means any person under the age of 18 years. (2) ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-102

A person is guilty of a misdemeanor when he intentionally and without legal justification points or aims a gun or pistol at another, whether the gun or pistol ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-103

A person is guilty of a misdemeanor when, without legal justification, he discharges a gun or pistol on or within 50 yards of a public highway or street. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-104

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to fire or discharge a firearm on the property of another person, firm, or corporation without having first obtained permission ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-105

Reserved. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-106

(a) For the purposes of this Code section, the term 'firearm' shall include stun guns and tasers. A stun gun or taser is any device that is powered ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-107

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Accelerant detection dog' means a dog trained to detect hydrocarbon substances. (2) 'Bomb ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-107.1

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Assistance dog' means a dog that is or has been trained by a licensed or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-108

(a) Any person who while hunting wildlife uses a firearm or archery tackle in a manner to endanger the bodily safety of another person by consciously disregarding a ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-109

(a) It shall be unlawful during the pendency of such charges and any period of license revocation and ineligibility pursuant to Code Section 16-11-110 for any person charged ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-110

(a) Any hunting license of any person convicted of violating subsection (a) of Code Section 16-11-108 or subsection (a) of Code Section 16-11-109 shall by operation of law ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-111

(a)(1) As used in this Code section, the term 'anhydrous ammonia' means any substance identified to contain the compound ammonia which is capable of being utilized in the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-120

This part shall be known and may be cited as the 'Georgia Firearms and Weapons Act.' ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-121

As used in this part, the term: (1) 'Dangerous weapon' means any weapon commonly known as a 'rocket launcher,' 'bazooka,' or 'recoilless rifle' which fires ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-122

No person shall have in his possession any sawed-off shotgun, sawed-off rifle, machine gun, dangerous weapon, or silencer except as provided in Code Section 16-11-124. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-123

A person commits the offense of unlawful possession of firearms or weapons when he or she knowingly has in his or her possession any sawed-off shotgun, sawed-off rifle, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-124

This part shall not apply to: (1) A peace officer of any duly authorized police agency of this state or of any political subdivision thereof, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-125

In any complaint, accusation, or indictment and in any action or proceeding brought for the enforcement of this part it shall not be necessary to negative any exception, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-126

(a) A person commits the offense of carrying a concealed weapon when such person knowingly has or carries about his or her person, unless in an open manner ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-127

(a) Except as provided in Code Section 16-11-127.1, a person is guilty of a misdemeanor when he or she carries to or while at a public gathering any ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-127.1

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'School safety zone' means in, on, or within 1,000 feet of any real property owned ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-128

(a) A person commits the offense of carrying a pistol without a license when he has or carries on or about his person, outside of his home, motor ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-129

(a) Application for license; term. The judge of the probate court of each county may, on application under oath and on payment of a fee of $15.00, issue ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-130

(a) Code Sections 16-11-126 through 16-11-128 shall not apply to or affect any of the following persons if such persons are employed in the offices listed below or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-131

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Felony' means any offense punishable by imprisonment for a term of one year or more ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-132

(a)(1) For the purposes of this Code section, the term 'pistol' or 'revolver' means a firearm of any description, loaded or unloaded, from which any shot, bullet, or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-133

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Felony' means any offense punishable by imprisonment for a term of one year or more ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-134

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge a firearm while: (1) Under the influence of alcohol or any drug or any combination ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-150

This part shall be known and may be cited as the 'Georgia Antiterroristic Training Act.' ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-151

(a) As used in this Code section, the term 'dangerous weapon' has the same meaning as found in paragraph (1) of Code Section 16-11-121. (b) ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-152

This part shall not apply to: (1) Any act of any peace officer which is performed in the lawful performance of official duties; ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-160

(a)(1) It shall be unlawful for any person to possess or to use a machine gun, sawed-off rifle, sawed-off shotgun, or a firearm equipped with a silencer, as ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-161

Nothing in this part shall be construed to prohibit a local governing authority from adopting and enforcing laws consistent with this part relating to gangs and gang violence. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-162

This part shall not apply to persons who use force in defense of others as provided by Code Section 16-3-21. This part is intended to supplement not to ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-170

Reserved. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-171

As used in this part, the term: (1) 'Center' means the Georgia Crime Information Center within the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. (2) ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-172

(a) All transfers or purchases of firearms conducted by a licensed importer, licensed manufacturer, or licensed dealer shall be subject to the NICS. To the extent possible, the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-11-173

(a)(1) It is declared by the General Assembly that the regulation of firearms is properly an issue of general, state-wide concern. (2) The General Assembly ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-1

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Delinquent act' means a delinquent act as defined in Code Section 15-11-2. (2) ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-1.1

(a) As used in this Code section the term: (1) 'Facility' means any day-care center, family day-care home, group-care facility, group day-care home, or similar ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-2

(a) A person smoking tobacco in violation of Chapter 12A of Title 31 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, if convicted, shall be punished by a fine ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-3

(a) It shall be unlawful for any gas or electric utility company or electric membership corporation to cut off or suspend gas or electric service in any residence ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-4

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Animal' shall not include any fish nor shall such term include any pest that might ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-5

(a) As used in this Code section, the term 'tattoo' means to mark or color the skin of any person by pricking in, inserting, or implanting pigments, except ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-20

As used in this part, the term: (1) 'Bet' means an agreement that, dependent upon chance even though accompanied by some skill, one stands to ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-21

(a) A person commits the offense of gambling when he: (1) Makes a bet upon the partial or final result of any game or contest ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-22

(a) A person commits the offense of commercial gambling when he intentionally does any of the following acts: (1) Operates or participates in the earnings ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-22.1

(a) It is the intention of the General Assembly that only nonprofit, tax-exempt churches, schools, civic organizations, or related support groups; nonprofit organizations qualified under Section 501(c) of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-23

(a) A person who knowingly permits any real estate, building, room, tent, vehicle, boat, or other property whatsoever owned by him or under his control to be used ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-24

(a) A person who knowingly owns, manufactures, transfers commercially, or possesses any device which he knows is designed for gambling purposes or anything which he knows is designed ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-25

(a) Any person who solicits another person to commit any of the following acts with the intent to defraud or deceive such person on or adjacent to the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-26

(a) A person who knowingly prints, publishes, or advertises any lottery or other scheme for commercial gambling or who knowingly prints or publishes any lottery ticket, policy ticket, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-27

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person, partnership, firm, corporation, or other entity to sell, distribute, televise, broadcast, or disseminate any advertisement, television or radio commercial, or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-28

(a) A person who knowingly communicates information as to bets, betting odds, or changes in betting odds or who knowingly installs or maintains equipment for the transmission or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-29

On the trial of any person for violating Code Section 16-12-21, 16-12-22, 16-12-23, or 16-12-24, any other person who may have played and bet at the same time ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-30

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of Code Section 16-12-24, every gambling device is declared to be contraband and subject to seizure and confiscation by any state ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-32

(a) As used in this Code section, 'property' means any personal property of any type, tangible or intangible, including but not limited to vehicles, conveyances, aircraft, watercraft, funds, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-33

A person who gives, offers, or promises any reward, money, or other thing of value to anyone who participates or expects to participate in any amateur or professional ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-34

A person participating or expecting to participate or any coach, trainer, manager, or official in any amateur or professional athletic contest, sporting event, or exhibition who solicits or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-35

(a) Any other laws to the contrary notwithstanding, this part shall not be applicable to the manufacturing, processing, selling, possessing, or transporting of any printed materials, equipment, devices, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-36

(a) A promotional or giveaway contest which conforms with the qualifications of a lawful promotion specified in paragraph (16) of subsection (b) of Code Section 10-1-393 shall not ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-37

(a) A person commits the offense of dogfighting when he causes or allows a dog to fight another dog for sport or gaming purposes or maintains or operates ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-38

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Compensation' means a payment of any money, thing of value, or financial benefit. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-50

It is the intention of the General Assembly that, except for recreational bingo, only nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations which are properly licensed pursuant to this part shall be allowed ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-51

As used in this part, the term: (1) 'Bingo game' or 'nonprofit bingo game' means a game of chance played on cards with numbered squares ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-52

(a) Any other law to the contrary notwithstanding except for subsection (b) of this Code section, no nonprofit, tax-exempt organization shall be permitted to operate a bingo game ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-53

(a) Any nonprofit, tax-exempt organization desiring to obtain a license to operate bingo games shall make application to the director on forms prescribed by the Georgia Bureau of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-54

(a) The director shall have the specific authority to suspend or revoke any license for any violation of this part or for any violation of any rule or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-55

The director shall upon the request of any prosecuting attorney or his designee certify the status of any organization as to that organization´s exemption from payment of state ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-56

Notwithstanding the other provisions of this part, the director upon receiving written application therefor shall be authorized to issue a one-time license to a nonprofit, tax-exempt school which ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-57

Bingo games shall be operated only on premises owned by the nonprofit, tax-exempt organization operating the bingo game, on property leased by the nonprofit, tax-exempt organization and used ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-58

No person under the age of 18 years shall be permitted to play any game or games of bingo conducted pursuant to any license issued under this part ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-59

On or before April 15 of each year, every nonprofit, tax-exempt organization engaged in operating bingo games shall file with the director a report disclosing all receipts and ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-60

(a) A licensee that conducts or operates a bingo session shall maintain the following records for at least three years from the date on which the bingo session ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-61

The director is authorized to promulgate rules and regulations which he deems necessary for the proper administration and enforcement of this part. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-62

Any person who operates a bingo game for which a license is required without a valid license issued by the director as provided in this part commits the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-80

(a) A person commits the offense of distributing obscene material when he sells, lends, rents, leases, gives, advertises, publishes, exhibits, or otherwise disseminates to any person any obscene ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-81

(a) A person commits the offense of distributing material depicting nudity or sexual conduct when he sends unsolicited through the mail or otherwise unsolicited causes to be delivered ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-82

The use of any premises in violation of any of the provisions of this part shall constitute a public nuisance. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-83

Any materials declared to be obscene by this part and advertisements for such materials are declared to be contraband. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-85

(a) It shall be unlawful for any motion picture theater owner, operator, or projectionist to display to the audience within the theater scenes from a film to be ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-100

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Minor' means any person under the age of 18 years. (2) 'Performance' ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-100.1

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Bulletin board system' means a computer data and file service that is accessed by telephone ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-100.2

(a) This Code section shall be known and may be cited as the 'Computer Pornography and Child Exploitation Prevention Act of 1999.' (b) As used ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-100.3

(a) As used in this Code section, the terms 'sexual conduct,' 'sexual excitement,' and 'sadomasochistic abuse' have the same meanings as provided for those terms in Code Section ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-101

The General Assembly finds that the sale, loan, and exhibition of harmful materials to minors has become a matter of increasingly grave concern to the people of this ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-102

As used in this part, the term: (1) 'Harmful to minors' means that quality of description or representation, in whatever form, of nudity, sexual conduct, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-103

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to sell or loan for monetary consideration or otherwise furnish or disseminate to a minor: (1) ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-104

The provisions of Code Section 16-12-103 shall not apply to any public library operated by the state or any of its political subdivisions nor to any library operated ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-105

Any person who violates any provision of Code Section 16-12-103 or 16-12-104 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of a high and aggravated nature. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-109

Reserved. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-120

(a) A person who commits or attempts to commit any of the following acts in a public transit bus, a rapid rail car, or a rapid rail station ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-120.1

A person who commits or attempts to commit any of the following acts shall be guilty of a misdemeanor: (1) Sells, makes, or possesses any ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-121

This part shall be known and may be cited as the 'Transportation Passenger Safety Act.' ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-122

As used in this part, the term: (1) 'Aircraft' means any machine, whether heavier or lighter than air, used or designed for navigation of or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-123

(a)(1) A person commits the offense of bus or rail vehicle hijacking when he or she: (A) Seizes or exercises control by force or violence or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-124

(a) It shall be unlawful to remove any baggage, freight, container, or other item transported upon an aircraft, bus, or rail vehicle or stored in a terminal without ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-125

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this Code section, it shall be unlawful for any person to avoid or interfere with a properly functioning security measure. Any person ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-126

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this Code section, it shall be unlawful intentionally to disable or inhibit the operation or effectiveness of any properly functioning safety device ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-127

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person, with the intention of avoiding or interfering with a security measure or of introducing into a terminal any explosive, destructive ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-128

(a) This part shall be cumulative and supplemental to any other law of this state. A conviction or acquittal under any of the criminal provisions of Code Section ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-140

(a) Except as otherwise provided in Code Section 16-12-141, a person commits the offense of criminal abortion when he administers any medicine, drugs, or other substance whatever to ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-141

(a) Nothing in this article shall be construed to prohibit an abortion performed by a physician duly licensed to practice medicine and surgery pursuant to Chapter 34 of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-141.1

(a)(1) Every hospital and clinic in which abortions are performed or occur spontaneously, and any laboratory to which the aborted fetuses are delivered, shall provide for the disposal ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-142

Nothing in this article shall require a hospital or other medical facility or physician to admit any patient under the provisions of this article for the purpose of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-143

A person who fails to file or maintain in complete form any of the written reports required in this article within the time set forth is guilty of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-144

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Fetus' means the biological offspring of human parents. (2) 'Partial-birth abortion' means ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-160

(a) It shall be unlawful, except as provided in subsection (b) of this Code section, for any person, firm, or corporation to buy or sell, to offer to ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-161

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to remove from the scene of the death or dismemberment of any person any human body part; provided, however, that ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-170

As used in this article, the term: (1) 'Cigarettes' means any type of tobacco or tobacco product. (2) 'Community service' means a ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-171

(a)(1) It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to: (A) Sell or barter, directly or indirectly, any cigarettes or tobacco related objects to a ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-172

(a) Any person owning or operating a place of business in which cigarettes, tobacco products, or tobacco related objects are sold or offered for sale shall post in ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-173

(a) Any person who maintains in such person´s place of business a vending machine which dispenses cigarettes, tobacco products, or tobacco related objects shall place or cause to ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-174

(a) As used in this Code section, the term 'tobacco product sample' means a tobacco product distributed to members of the general public at no cost for purposes ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-175

(a) The provisions of this article, inclusive, shall be enforced through actions brought in any court of competent jurisdiction by the prosecuting attorney for the county in which ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-12-176

The state revenue commissioner shall administer and enforce this article and may make reasonable rules and regulations for its administration and enforcement. The state revenue commissioner may designate ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-1

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Controlled substance' shall have the same meaning as defined in Article 2 of this chapter, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-2

(a) Whenever any person who has not previously been convicted of any offense under Article 2 or Article 3 of this chapter or of any statute of the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-3

Any person who shall abandon, in a public place, any dangerous drug, poison, or controlled substance as defined by Article 2 or Article 3 of this chapter shall ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-4

(a) No controlled substance or dangerous drug shall be sold for dispensing unless the controlled substance, as defined in Code Section 16-13-21, or the dangerous drug, as defined ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-20

This article shall be known and may be cited as the 'Georgia Controlled Substances Act.' ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-21

As used in this article, the term: (1) 'Administer' means the direct application of a controlled substance, whether by injection, inhalation, ingestion, or by any ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-22

(a) The State Board of Pharmacy shall administer this article and shall add substances to or reschedule all substances enumerated in the schedules in Code Sections 16-13-25 through ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-23

The controlled substances listed in the schedules in Code Sections 16-13-25 through 16-13-29 are included by whatever official, common, usual, chemical, or trade name designated. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-24

(a) There are established five schedules of controlled substances, to be known as Schedules I, II, III, IV, and V. The schedules shall consist of the substances listed ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-25

The controlled substances listed in this Code section are included in Schedule I: (1) Any of the following opiates, including their isomers, esters, ethers, salts, and ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-26

The controlled substances listed in this Code section are included in Schedule II: (1) Any of the following substances, or salts thereof, except those narcotic drugs ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-27

The controlled substances listed in this Code section are included in Schedule III: (1) Unless specifically excepted or unless listed in another schedule, any material, compound, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-27.1

The following anabolic steroid containing compounds, mixtures, or preparations have been exempted as Schedule III Controlled Substances by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, as listed in 21 ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-28

(a) The controlled substances listed in this Code section are included in Schedule IV. Unless specifically excepted or unless listed in another schedule, any material, compound, mixture, or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-29

The controlled substances listed in this Code section are included in Schedule V: (1) Any compound, mixture, or preparation containing limited quantities of any of the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-29.1

The following nonnarcotic substances which may, under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 301), be lawfully sold over the counter without a prescription, are excluded ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-29.2

The Georgia State Board of Pharmacy shall have the authority to exempt and control the sale of Schedule V controlled substances by rule which shall allow the sale ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-30

(a) Except as authorized by this article, it is unlawful for any person to purchase, possess, or have under his control any controlled substance. (b) ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-30.1

(a)(1) It is unlawful for any person knowingly to manufacture, deliver, distribute, dispense, possess with the intent to distribute, or sell a noncontrolled substance upon either: ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-30.2

(a) Any person who knowingly manufactures, distributes, or possesses with intent to distribute an imitation controlled substance as defined in paragraph (12.1) of Code Section 16-13-21 is guilty ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-30.3

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Ephedrine,' 'pseudoephedrine,' and 'phenylpropanolamine' mean any drug product containing ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or phenylpropanolamine, or any ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-30.4

(a) As used in this Code section and unless otherwise specified, the term 'board' or 'Board of Pharmacy' shall mean the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-30.5

(a) It shall be illegal for a person to possess, whether acquired through theft or other means, any substance with the intent to: (1) Use ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-31

(a)(1) Any person who knowingly sells, manufactures, delivers, or brings into this state or who is knowingly in possession of 28 grams or more of cocaine or of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-31.1

Any person who knowingly sells, manufactures, delivers, brings into this state, or has possession of 28 grams or more of 3, 4-methylenedioxyamphetamine or 3, 4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine, or any mixture ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-32

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Drug related object' means any instrument, device, or object which is designed or marketed as ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-32.1

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person or corporation to sell, rent, lease, give, exchange, otherwise distribute, or possess with intent to distribute any object or materials ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-32.2

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to use, or possess with the intent to use, any object or materials of any kind for the purpose of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-32.3

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly or intentionally to use any communication facility in committing or in causing or facilitating the commission of any act ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-32.4

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to manufacture, distribute, dispense, or possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance or marijuana in, on, or within 1,000 ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-32.5

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to manufacture, distribute, dispense, or possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance or marijuana or a counterfeit substance in, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-32.6

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to illegally manufacture, distribute, dispense, or possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance or marijuana in, on, or within ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-33

Any person who attempts or conspires to commit any offense defined in this article shall be, upon conviction thereof, punished by imprisonment not exceeding the maximum punishment prescribed ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-34

The State Board of Pharmacy may promulgate rules and charge reasonable fees relating to the registration and control of the manufacture, distribution, and dispensing of controlled substances within ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-35

(a) Every person who manufactures, distributes, or dispenses any controlled substances within this state or who proposes to engage in the manufacture, distribution, or dispensing of any controlled ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-36

(a) The State Board of Pharmacy shall register an applicant to manufacture or distribute controlled substances included in Code Sections 16-13-25 through 16-13-29 unless it determines that the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-37

(a) A registration under Code Section 16-13-36 to manufacture, distribute, or dispense a controlled substance may be suspended or revoked by the State Board of Pharmacy upon a ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-38

(a) Before denying, suspending, revoking, or limiting registration, or refusing a renewal of registration, the State Board of Pharmacy shall serve upon the applicant or registrant an order ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-39

Persons registered to manufacture, distribute, or dispense controlled substances under this article shall keep a complete and accurate record of all controlled substances on hand, received, manufactured, sold, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-40

Controlled substances in Schedules I and II shall be distributed by a registrant to another registrant only pursuant to an order form. Compliance with federal law respecting order ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-41

(a) Except when dispensed directly by a registered practitioner, other than a pharmacy or pharmacist, to an ultimate user, no controlled substance in Schedule II may be dispensed ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-42

(a) It is unlawful for any person: (1) Who is subject to the requirements of Code Section 16-13-35 to distribute or dispense a controlled substance ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-43

(a) It is unlawful for any person: (1) Who is a registrant to distribute a controlled substance classified in Schedule I or II, except pursuant ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-44

Any penalty imposed for violation of this article is in addition to, and not in lieu of, any civil or administrative penalty or sanction otherwise authorized by law. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-45

Any officer or employee of the State Board of Pharmacy designated by the director of the Georgia Drugs and Narcotics Agency may: (1) Carry firearms ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-46

(a) Issuance and execution of inspection warrants shall be as follows: (1) A judge of the superior, state, city, or magistrate court, or any municipal ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-47

(a) The superior courts of this state may exercise jurisdiction to restrain or enjoin violations of this article. (b) The defendant may demand a trial ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-48

(a) The State Board of Pharmacy shall cooperate with federal and other state agencies in discharging its responsibilities concerning traffic in controlled substances and in suppressing the abuse ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-48.1

Money or property seized or forfeited pursuant to federal law regarding controlled substances, marijuana, or dangerous drugs, which money, property, or proceeds therefrom are authorized by that federal ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-49

(a) As used in this Code section, the term: (1) 'Controlled substance' shall have the same meaning as provided in paragraph (4) of Code Section ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-50

(a) It is not necessary for the state to negate any exemption or exception in this article in any complaint, accusation, indictment, or other pleading or in any ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-51

All final determinations, findings, and conclusions of the State Board of Pharmacy under this article are final and conclusive decisions of the matters involved. Any person aggrieved by ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-52

(a) The State Board of Pharmacy and the Georgia Drugs and Narcotics Agency shall carry out programs designed to prevent and deter misuse and abuse of controlled substances. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-53

(a) Prosecution for any violation of law occurring prior to July 1, 1974, is not affected or abated by this article. If the offense which was being prosecuted ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-54

Any orders and rules promulgated under any law affected by this article and in effect on July 1, 1974, and not in conflict with it shall continue in ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-55

This article shall be so applied and construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the law with respect to the subject of this article among ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-56

(a) Unless otherwise specified with respect to a particular offense, any person who violates any provision of this article shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. (b) ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-70

This article shall be known and may be cited as the 'Dangerous Drug Act.' ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-70.1

Any term used in this article and not defined in this article but defined in Code Section 16-13-21 shall have the meaning provided for that term in Code ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-71

(a) A 'dangerous drug' means any drug other than a drug contained in any schedule of Article 2 of this chapter, which, under the Federal Food, Drug, and ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-72

Except as provided for in this article, it shall be unlawful for any person, firm, corporation, or association to sell, give away, barter, exchange, distribute, or possess in ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-72.1

(a) A permit issued by the State Board of Pharmacy under paragraph (1) of Code Section 16-13-72 may be suspended or revoked by the State Board of Pharmacy ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-73

(a) Whenever a pharmacist dispenses a dangerous drug, he shall, in each case, place upon the container the following information: (1) Name of the patient; ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-74

(a) All written prescription drug orders for dangerous drugs shall be dated as of, and be signed on, the date when issued and shall bear the name and ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-75

Possession and control of controlled substances or dangerous drugs by anyone other than the individuals specified in Code Section 16-13-35 or 16-13-72 shall be legal only if such ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-76

No person shall obtain or attempt to obtain any dangerous drug by use of a fictitious name or by the giving of a false address. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-77

Nothing in this article shall be construed to prohibit the administration of dangerous drugs by or under the direction of a practitioner of the healing arts. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-78

(a) No person shall obtain or attempt to obtain any dangerous drug or attempt to procure the administration of any such drug by: (1) Fraud, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-78.1

(a) No person shall prescribe or order the dispensing of a dangerous drug, except a registered practitioner who is: (1) Licensed or otherwise authorized by ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-78.2

Except as authorized by this article, it is unlawful for any person to possess, have under his control, manufacture, deliver, distribute, dispense, administer, sell, or possess with intent ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-79

(a) Except as provided in subsections (b), (c), and (d) of this Code section, any person who violates this article shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-90

As used in this article, the term 'model glue' means any glue, cement, solvent, or chemical substance containing one or more of the following chemicals: acetone, amyl chloride ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-91

No person shall, for the purpose of causing a condition of intoxication, stupefaction, euphoria, excitement, exhilaration, or dulling of the senses or nervous system, intentionally smell or inhale ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-92

No person shall intentionally possess, buy, sell, transfer possession, or receive possession of any model glue for the purpose of violating or aiding another person to violate this ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-93

No person shall sell or transfer possession of any model glue to another person under 18 years of age, nor shall any person under 18 years of age ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-94

The person making a sale or transfer of possession of model glue to a person under 18 years of age must require the purchaser to exhibit the written ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-95

No provisions in this article shall be construed to repeal or limit laws or ordinances of the governing authority of any county or municipality regulating, restricting, or prohibiting ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-96

Any person who violates this article shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. Each violation of this article shall be deemed a separate and distinct offense. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-110

(a) As used in this article, the term: (1) 'Controlled substance' means any drug, substance, or immediate precursor included in the definition of the term ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-111

(a) Any licensed individual who is convicted under the laws of this state, the United States, or any other state of any criminal offense involving the manufacture, distribution, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-112

Administrative procedures for the implementation of this article for each licensed occupation shall be governed by the appropriate provisions applicable to each licensing authority. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-113

The provisions of this article shall be supplemental to and shall not operate to prohibit any licensing authority from acting pursuant to those provisions of law which may ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-13-114

This article shall apply only with respect to criminal offenses committed on or after July 1, 1990; provided, however, that nothing in this Code section shall prevent any ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-14-1

This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the 'Georgia RICO (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations) Act.' ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-14-2

(a) The General Assembly finds that a severe problem is posed in this state by the increasing sophistication of various criminal elements and the increasing extent to which ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-14-3

As used in this chapter, the term: (1) 'Alien corporation' means a corporation organized under laws other than the laws of the United States or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-14-4

(a) It is unlawful for any person, through a pattern of racketeering activity or proceeds derived therefrom, to acquire or maintain, directly or indirectly, any interest in or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-14-5

(a) Any person convicted of the offense of engaging in activity in violation of Code Section 16-14-4 is guilty of a felony and shall be punished by not ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-14-6

(a) Any superior court may, after making due provisions for the rights of innocent persons, enjoin violations of Code Section 16-14-4 by issuing appropriate orders and judgments including, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-14-7

(a) All property of every kind used or intended for use in the course of, derived from, or realized through a pattern of racketeering activity is subject to ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-14-8

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a criminal or civil action or proceeding under this chapter may be commenced up until five years after the conduct in violation ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-14-9

The application of one civil remedy under this chapter shall not preclude the application of any other remedy, civil or criminal, under this chapter or any other provision ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-14-10

(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a valid judgment rendered by a court of a jurisdiction having a law substantially similar to this chapter will be recognized ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-14-11

In any criminal proceeding brought pursuant to this chapter, the crime shall be considered to have been committed in any county in which an incident of racketeering occurred ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-14-12

This state may, in any civil action brought pursuant to this chapter, file with the clerk of the superior court a certificate stating that the case is of ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-14-13

(a) Upon the institution of any civil proceeding, the investigative agency then or at any time during the pendency of the proceeding may file in the official records ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-14-14

(a) The term of a RICO lien notice shall be for a period of six years from the date of filing unless a renewal RICO lien notice has ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-14-15

(a) Each alien corporation desiring to acquire of record any real property shall have, prior to acquisition, and shall continuously maintain in this state during any year thereafter ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-15-1

This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the 'Georgia Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act.' ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-15-2

(a) The General Assembly finds and declares that it is the right of every person to be secure and protected from fear, intimidation, and physical harm caused by ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-15-3

As used in this chapter, the term: (1) 'Criminal street gang' means any organization, association, or group of three or more persons associated in fact, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-15-4

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person employed by or associated with a criminal street gang to conduct or participate in such criminal street gang through a ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-15-5

(a) The following are declared to be contraband and no person shall have a property interest in them: (1) All property which is directly or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-15-6

Nothing in this chapter shall prevent a local governing body from adopting and enforcing ordinances relating to gangs and gang violence which are consistent with this chapter. Where ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-15-7

(a) Any real property which is erected, established, maintained, owned, leased, or used by any criminal street gang for the purpose of conducting criminal gang activity shall constitute ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-15-8

A conviction of an offense defined as criminal gang activity shall estop the defendant in any subsequent civil action or proceeding as to matters proved in the criminal ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-16-1

As used in this chapter, the term: (1) 'Armed robbery' means the offense defined in subsection (a) of Code Section 16-8-41. (2) ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-16-2

(a) All motor vehicles, tools, and weapons which are used or intended for use in any manner in the commission of or to facilitate the commission of a ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-17-1

(a) Without limiting in any manner the scope of this chapter, 'payday lending' as used in this chapter encompasses all transactions in which funds are advanced to be ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-17-2

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in any business, in whatever form transacted, including, but not limited to, by mail, electronic means, the Internet, ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-17-3

Any person who violates subsection (a) or (b) of Code Section 16-17-2 shall be barred from the collection of any indebtedness created by said loan transaction and said ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-17-4

(a) Any person who violates subsection (a) or (b) of Code Section 16-17-2 shall be liable to the state for a civil penalty equal to three times the ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-17-5

(a) There is imposed a state tax on all loans made in violation of this chapter. Such tax shall be administered and collected in connection with the Georgia ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-17-6

In regard to any loan transaction that is alleged to be in violation of subsection (a) of Code Section 16-17-2, the trial court shall be authorized to review ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-17-7

All corporations, limited liability companies, and other business entities which are engaged in payday lending in the State of Georgia are prohibited from obtaining any certificate of authority ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-17-8

The site or location of a place of business where payday lending takes place in the State of Georgia is declared a public nuisance. ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-17-9

(a) In addition to the other obligations and duties required under this chapter, if the customer is a member of the military services of the United States or ...

Georgia Code - Crimes and Offenses - Title 16, Section 16-17-10

If any provision of this chapter or the application of such provision is found by a court of competent jurisdiction in the United States to be invalid or ...

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