§ 49-4-2. Definitions.

CODE OF GEORGIA

Title 49. SOCIAL SERVICES

Chapter 4. PUBLIC ASSISTANCE

Article 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS

Current through 2019-2020 Chapter 609

§ 49-4-2. Definitions

As used in this article, the term:

(1) "Department" means the Department of Human Services and includes the county departments of family and children services and the agents, agencies, officers, and employees designated by the commissioner of human services to perform any function vested in the Department of Human Services by this article.
(2) "Public assistance" means payment in or by money, medical care, remedial care, goods, or services to or for the benefit of needy persons under any categories that may be established pursuant to this article.
(3) "Recipient" means a person to whom, or on whose behalf, public assistance is granted.

Cite as OCGA § 49-4-2

History. Amended by 2009 Ga. Laws 102, §2-2, eff. 7/1/2009.