Ga. Code § 16-12-214

Current through 2021-2022 Regular Session Chapter 884
Section 16-12-214 - Study on minority and women participation; addressing discrimination
(a) Beginning January 1, 2022, the commission shall undertake a retrospective study of the participation of minority and women owned businesses as licensees under this part for the period from January 1, 2020, through December 31, 2021. Thereafter, the commission shall conduct such study every four years for the immediately preceding four-year period.
(b) The initial and subsequent studies conducted pursuant to subsection (a) of this Code section shall identify any proof of discrimination based on race or gender in the issuance of licenses under this part.
(c) In the event that any proof of discrimination based on race or gender in the issuance of licenses under this part is identified, the commission shall be authorized to address such proof of discrimination by:
(1) Issuing one additional Class 1 production license and two additional Class 2 production licenses to minority and women owned businesses;
(2) Reissuing any licenses that have been surrendered or revoked to minority or women owned businesses; or
(3) A combination of the above.
(d) This Code section shall not require the commission to issue a license to any applicant unless such applicant otherwise meets all requirements for licensure under this part.

OCGA § 16-12-214

Added by 2019 Ga. Laws 27,§ 4, eff. 7/1/2019.