Insist that everyone is in a legal seat and wears her seat belt at
all times, and adhere to state laws regarding booster seats and
requirements for children in rear seats.
Georgia First Offenders Act*** applies to a particular
If a current Girl Scout volunteer is charged with or convicted of,
pled guilty to, received deferred adjudication for, or pled no contest
to, certain crimes in the Grounds for Dismissal list (see below),
unless GSGATL learns or is advised that the Georgia First Offenders
act applies to a particular situation.
Under Georgia law, directors and officers of nonprofits enjoy
limited protection from liability, as do an organization’s
Georgia law requires that actual or suspected child abuse or neglect
be reported within 24 hours of the event giving rise to the reporting
A Registered Sex Offender (those persons subject to registration
under O.C.G.A. §42-1-12, et seq,) may not serve as a troop leader,
assistant leader, troop helper, chaperone or in any other troop
Under Georgia State Law, Girl Scout volunteers are mandated
reporters – a person required by law to report child abuse.
In Georgia, volunteers who work with children are mandated reporters
– they are required by law to report observed or suspected child abuse
“Adult” is defined by the age of majority in each state.