On July 31, Governor Kemp issued an extensive and detailed Executive Order. This is a summary prepared by GMA’s Legal Department explaining that order and its impact on local governments.
GMA exists to serve our 538 cities and protecting Home Rule is one of the bedrock principles we support and defend. This is why our legal brief filed on July 21 guards your right to establish policies for your buildings and your employees and customers, and to protect Home Rule, a right we believe is grounded in Georgia law and one afforded to every city. Follow the link to watch GMA Executive Director Larry Hanson’s statement and to read the GMA Amicus Brief: Governor Kemp v. the Mayor and City Council of the city of Atlanta.
The Georgia Municipal Association breaks down the requirements municipal courts need to know for reopening as updated to reflect important changes in the Fourth Judicial Emergency Order effective July 12.