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Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations for Chapter 375-3-5

375-3-5-.02 Alterations of Consciousness

(1) Episodic alteration of consciousness, severe enough to cause the person to lose his postural attitude or to be unable to continue whatever action he was involved in, whether or not caused by disorders primary to the central nervous system, would cause that individual to be reviewed under this section. Isolated incidents of lapses of consciousness without likelihood of recurrence need not be considered here.

(2) All individuals who have had one episode of altered consciousness should be grouped as follows:

 

(a) Group A-Individuals who have had an episode of altered consciousness but not within the last year.

 

(b) Group B-Individuals who have had an episode of altered consciousness in the preceding year.

 

 

Class C

Class M

Class B

Class A

Group A

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Group B

No

No

No

No

 

Periodic Evaluation

Limited License

Group A

Yes

No

Group B

Yes

Yes*

  

          * Nocturnal epilepsy and stress hypoglycemia.

 

 (c) Notwithstanding the foregoing, an individual who had an episode of altered consciousness due to epilepsy may be issued a Class C license, if otherwise qualified, if the episode did not occur within the last six months.

Authority: O.C.G.A. ยงยง40-5-4, 40-5-34
Filed Date: 4/18/2006
Effective Date: 5/8/2006