Ga. Code § 16-12-219

Current through 2021-2022 Regular Session Chapters 1-872 and 874-884
Section 16-12-219 - Convicted felons prohibited from employment; exception
(a) No individual convicted of a drug related felony shall be eligible to work as an employee of a licensee or otherwise participate in the business activities of a licensee conducted pursuant to this part unless the conviction has been expunged or the individual has been pardoned or had his or her civil rights restored.
(b) No individual convicted of a nondrug related felony shall be eligible to work as an employee of a licensee or otherwise participate in the business activities of a licensee conducted pursuant to this part unless:
(1) The conviction has been expunged or the individual has been pardoned or had his or her civil rights restored; or
(2)
(A) The date of conviction is greater than ten years old; and
(B) The individual:
(i) Has been released from incarceration for at least five years; or
(ii) Agrees to submit to weekly drug screenings.

OCGA § 16-12-219

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