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Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30

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Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-1-1

As used in this title, the term 'deaf person' means any person whose hearing is totally impaired or whose hearing is so seriously impaired as to prohibit the ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-1-2

It is the policy of this state that blind, visually disabled, deaf, and otherwise physically disabled persons shall be employed in the service of the state or political ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-1-3

(a) Any person who suffers from epilepsy, diabetes, a cardiac condition, or any other type of illness which causes temporary blackouts, semiconscious periods, or complete unconsciousness is authorized ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-1-4

Reserved. ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-1-5

(a) For purposes of this Code section, the term 'hearing impaired person' means any person whose hearing is totally impaired, is so seriously impaired as to prohibit the ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-1-6

Reserved. ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-2-1

There is created the Georgia Industries for the Blind. ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-2-2

The purpose of the industries is to furnish to those citizens of Georgia who are blind or who have not more than 10 percent vision a means of ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-2-3

(a) The industries shall be state institutions under the direction and supervision of the Department of Labor. (b) The Department of Labor is authorized to ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-2-4

(a) There shall be superintendents for the industries. Preference shall be given to blind persons with the skill and experience to perform such jobs. The department shall provide ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-2-5

The plan of operation of the industries shall be to manufacture supplies such as brooms, brushes, mops, mattresses, desks, and office, school, and other furniture which are in ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-2-6

Where, in the opinion of the industry superintendents, any part of the work necessary to the production of any commodity can be practically and satisfactorily done in the ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-2-7

(a) Each worker in an industry who is otherwise entitled to share in the benefits provided for blind persons under Articles 1 and 3 of Chapter 4 of ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-2-8

Whenever the skill and experience of two employees are relatively equal, seniority shall control in all questions of promotion, demotion, or layoff. When skill and merit are relatively ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-2-9

Surplus funds designated as reserve funds accruing at the industries in any fiscal year shall not lapse to the state treasury but may be reserved by the industries ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-3-1

The provisions of this chapter are enacted to further the policy of the State of Georgia to encourage and enable persons with disabilities or elderly persons to participate ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-3-2

As used in this chapter, the term: (1) 'ADAAG' means the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities issued by the United ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-3-3

All government buildings, public buildings, and facilities receiving permits for construction or renovation after July 1, 1995, shall comply with the rules and regulations adopted by the Commissioner ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-3-4

(a) Covered multifamily dwellings constructed for first occupancy after March 31, 1993, shall be designed and constructed to have at least one building entrance on an accessible route ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-3-5

All government buildings, public buildings, and facilities receiving permits for construction or renovation after July 1, 1987, but before July 1, 1995, shall comply with the American National ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-3-6

(a) In addition to any other requirement under this chapter, all parking lots for more than 40 vehicles receiving permits for construction after July 1, 1987, but before ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-3-7

(a)(1) Except for buildings under the jurisdiction of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, all buildings subject to the jurisdiction of the Safety Fire ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-3-8

Any person, firm, or corporation who violates this chapter, or who causes another person, firm, or corporation to violate this chapter, or who fails or refuses to comply ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-3-9

(a) Any provision of this chapter which affords persons with disabilities greater access than is required by federal law shall be fully effective. (b) Except ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-4-1

As used in this chapter, the term: (1) 'Housing accommodations' means any real property or portion thereof which is used or occupied, or intended, arranged, ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-4-2

(a) Blind persons, persons with visual disabilities, persons with physical disabilities, and deaf persons are entitled to full and equal accommodations, advantages, facilities, and privileges on all common ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-4-3

(a) Blind persons, visually disabled persons, physically disabled persons, and deaf persons shall be entitled to rent, lease, or purchase, as other members of the general public, all ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-4-4

Any person, firm, corporation, or the agent of any person, firm, or corporation who denies or interferes with admittance to or enjoyment of the facilities enumerated in this ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-5-1

This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the 'Disabled Adults and Elder Persons Protection Act.' ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-5-2

The purpose of this chapter is to provide protective services for abused, neglected, or exploited disabled adults and elder persons. It is not the purpose of this chapter ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-5-3

As used in this chapter, the term: (1) 'Abuse' means the willful infliction of physical pain, physical injury, mental anguish, unreasonable confinement, or the willful ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-5-4

(a)(1)(A) Any physician, osteopath, intern, resident, other hospital or medical personnel, dentist, psychologist, chiropractor, podiatrist, pharmacist, physical therapist, occupational therapist, licensed professional counselor, nursing personnel, social work personnel, ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-5-5

(a) When the director receives a report that a disabled adult or elder person is in need of protective services, he or she shall conduct or have conducted ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-5-6

(a) The staff and physicians of local health departments, mental health clinics, and other public agencies shall cooperate fully with the director in the performance of the director´s ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-5-7

All records pertaining to the abuse, neglect, or exploitation of disabled adults or elder persons in the custody of the department shall be confidential; and access thereto by ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-5-8

(a)(1) In addition to any other provision of law, it shall be unlawful for any person to abuse, neglect, or exploit any disabled adult or elder person. ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-5-9

Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to limit the application of Code Section 34-7-1 to the employment relationship between a disabled adult or elder person and his ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-5-10

The Department of Human Resources, the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council, the Prosecuting Attorneys´ Council of the State of Georgia, and the Institute of Continuing Judicial ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-6-1

This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the 'Personal Assistance Program for Persons With Disabilities Act.' ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-6-2

The purpose of this chapter is to allow persons with severe disabilities to live as self-sufficiently as possible. ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-6-3

As used in this chapter, the term 'personal assistance' means assistance which is required by a person with severe disabilities to achieve greater independence and which includes, but ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-6-4

The Division of Rehabilitation Services of the Department of Labor is authorized to establish a personal assistance program for persons with severe disabilities residing in the State of ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-6-5

The Division of Rehabilitation Services of the Department of Labor, in conjunction with the Statewide Independent Living Council and other appointed users of personal assistance, shall develop standards ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-7-1

This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the 'Blind Persons´ Literacy Rights and Education Act.' ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-7-2

As used in this chapter, the term: (1) 'Blind student' means an individual who is eligible for special education services and who: ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-7-3

(a) Each blind student must be identified and, if appropriate, offered an individualized education program in consultation with a parent or legal guardian. While Braille is not required, ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-7-4

(a) Instruction in Braille reading and writing shall be sufficient to enable each blind student to communicate effectively and efficiently with the same level of proficiency expected of ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-8-1

(a) There is created the Governor´s Council on Developmental Disabilities. The council shall serve as the designated state agency and state planning council for purposes of carrying out ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-10-1

The General Assembly finds and declares the following: (1) It is an essential function of state government to provide basic support for persons with one ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-10-2

As used in this chapter, the term: (1) 'Board of trustees' means a board of trustees of a community trust established pursuant to this chapter. ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-10-3

(a) Donors may supplement the care, support, habilitation, rehabilitation, and treatment of persons with impairments pursuant to this chapter. Neither the contribution to a community trust for the ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-10-4

Nonprofit organizations which qualify as tax-exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code and which have expertise regarding the care, support, habilitation, rehabilitation, and ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-10-5

Each community trust shall have a board of trustees appointed by the governing body of the nonprofit organization forming the trust, which shall include persons with expertise in ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-10-6

(a) The board of trustees shall take all steps necessary to satisfy all federal and state laws to ensure that the community trust is qualified to supplement the ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-10-7

(a) No life beneficiary shall have any vested or property rights or interests in a community trust. No life beneficiary shall have the power to anticipate, assign, convey, ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-10-8

No trustee, cotrustee, successor cotrustee, or successor trustee serving pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall at any time be liable for any mistake of law or ...

Georgia Code - Handicapped Persons - Title 30, Section 30-10-9

(a) Upon the dissolution of any organization administering a community trust, the remaining balance of each trust account shall be distributed to other community trusts. The Attorney General ...

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