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2011 HOUSE BILL 87 RESOURCES

SECTION 20 METHOD AND GROUNDS FOR FILING COMPLAINT

 

Section 20 of House Bill 87 creates a new Code section, O.C.G.A. §50-36-3, which establishes the Immigration Enforcement Review Board. O.C.G.A. §50-36-3(d) specifies the duties of the Board, as follows:
(1)  To conduct a review or investigation of any complaint properly filed with the board
(2) To take such remedial action deemed appropriate in response to complaints filed with the board, including holding hearings and considering evidence;
(3)  To make and adopt rules and regulations consistent with the provisions of this Code section; and
(4) To subpoena relevant documents and witnesses and to place witnesses under oath for the provision of testimony in matters before the board.
 
O.C.G.A. §50-36-3(e) states “The board shall have the authority to investigate and review any complaint with respect to all actions of a public agency or employee alleged to have violated or failed to properly enforce the provisions of Code section 13-10-91, 36-80-23, or 50-36-1 with which such public agency or employee was required to comply. Complaints may be received from any legal resident of this state as defined by Code Section 40-2-1 who is also a legally registered voter. The method and grounds for filing a complaint shall be posted on the Department of Audits and (Accounts’) website.”
 
The method and grounds for filing a complaint can be found in the Offical Board Rules, here.
 
The complaint form can be downloaded here.