§ 27-1-17. Deputy game wardens.

CODE OF GEORGIA

Title 27. GAME AND FISH

Chapter 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

Current through 2019-2020 Chapter 609

§ 27-1-17. Deputy game wardens

(a) The board shall have the power to appoint deputy game wardens. No deputy game wardens may be appointed without actual duties relating to the protection of natural resources.
(b) Deputy game wardens shall have all or part of the powers and duties of game wardens, as assigned by the board. Deputy game wardens who are not employees of the department shall receive no compensation for their services. The board is authorized to appoint such number of deputy game wardens as may be necessary to carry out the duties assigned to them.
(c) Each deputy game warden who is not an employee of the department shall personally secure a bond of not less than $5,000.00 from a bonding or surety company licensed to transact business in the State of Georgia conditioned upon the faithful performance of his duties, payable to the department.
(d) The board shall have the power to adopt rules and regulations concerning qualifications, appointments, badge, oath of office, and other matters pertaining to deputy game wardens.

Cite as OCGA § 27-1-17

History. Amended by 2019 Ga. Laws 264, §7, eff. 7/1/2019.