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Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations for Chapter 375-5-6

375-5-6-.03 Exclusions

 (1) No employee of the Department, the Georgia Department of Public Safety, the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, or any spouse, dependent child, dependent stepchild, or dependent adopted child of such employee, shall be certified by the Department as a Program Owner, Director, or Instructor.

(2) No judge, public or private probation officer, public or private probation employee or agent, bail bondsman, employee or agent of a bonding company, law enforcement or peace officer, employee of a court in this or any or any other state, or any spouse thereof, except for such persons who were and have been continuously certified as of July 1, 1990, shall be certified by the Department as a Program Owner, Director, or Instructor.

(3) No Person who owns, manages, operates, or is employed by a private company that has contracted to provide probation services for misdemeanor cases shall be certified by the Department as a Program Owner, Director, or Instructor.

(4) No Person shall be certified by the Department if his or her Certification as a Program Owner, Director, or Instructor could pose an actual, potential, or apparent conflict of interest due to the existence of any relationship that would place such Person in a position to exert undue influence on, exploit, take undue advantage of, or breach the confidentiality of any Student or Offender.

(5) No Person who is neither a United States citizen nor a non-citizen who is lawfully present in the United States shall be certified by the Department as a Program Owner, Director, or Instructor.

(6) Any Program Owner, Director, or Instructor shall notify the Department if he or she, or his or her spouse, dependent child, dependent stepchild, or dependent adopted child has a change in employment status that creates an exclusion, as defined in this chapter, within five (5) business days immediately following such event. The Department may suspend, revoke, or cancel any Program Owner, Director, or Instructor Certification upon receipt of any such notice.

(7) Any Program Owner, Director, or Instructor shall notify the Department if he or she has a change in his or her immigration status that creates an exclusion, as defined in this chapter, within five (5) business days immediately following such event. The Department may suspend, revoke, or cancel any Program Owner, Director, or Instructor Certification upon receipt of such notice.

Authority: O.C.G.A. §§40-5-82 and 40-5-83. History. Original Rule entitled “Exclusions” adopted. F. July 24, 2009; eff. Aug. 13, 2009. Amended: F. Mar. 25, 2014; eff. Apr. 14, 2014.

Authority: O.C.G.A. ยงยง40-5-82 and 40-5-83.
Filed Date: 3/25/2014
Effective Date: 4/14/2014