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CONSTITUTION
OF THE
STATE OF GEORGIA

(Revised January 2009)

Designated as
The Constitution of the State of Georgia

For ordering information of a printed copy, go to www.sos.ga.gov/elections

Brian P. Kemp
Secretary of State
State Capitol
Atlanta, Georgia 30334-1505

Designated as
The Constitution of the State of Georgia

CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ARTICLE I. Bill of Rights ... ........................................................... 1
ARTICLE II. Voting and Elections ... ............................................ 8
ARTICLE III. Legislative Branch ... ............................................ 2
1
ARTICLE IV. Constitutional Boards and Commissions .

28

ARTICLE V.
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This 1st day of March, 1983.

Joe Frank Harris, Governor

Zell Miller, Lieutenant Governor

Thomas B. Murphy, Speaker
House of Representatives

Michael J. Bowers, Attorney General

Frank H. Edwards, Legislative Counsel

Article I. Section I. Paragraph I.

CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF GEORGIA
PREAMBLE
To perpetuate the principles of free government, insure justice to all, preserve peace, promote the interest and happiness of the citizen and of the family, and transmit to posterity the enjoyment of liberty, we the people of Georgia, relying upon the protection and guidance of Almighty God, do ordain and establish this Constitution.
ARTICLE I.
BILL OF RIGHTS
SECTION I.
RIGHTS OF PERSONS
Paragraph I. Life, liberty, and property. No person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property except by due process of law .
Paragraph II. Protection to person and property; equal protection . Protection to person and property is the paramount duty of government and shall be impartial and complete. No person shall be denied the equal protection of the laws.
Paragraph III. Freedom of conscience. Each person has the natural and inalienable right to worship God, each according to the dictates of that person's own conscience; and no human authority should, in any case, control or interfere with such right of conscience.
Paragraph IV . Religious opinions; freedom of religion . No inhabitant of this state
shall

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