2017 Executive Orders

Here you will find Governor Deal's executive orders. These orders are legal instruments by which Governor Deal carries out the duties of his office.

02.17.17.01 Issuing a Writ of Election to fill the District 32 seat in the Georgia State Senate
02.10.17.01 Issuing a Writ of Election to fill the Congressional District 6 seat in the U.S. House of Representatives
02.09.17.01 Lowering flags to half-staff on the State Capitol, Governor's Mansion, and GSP Posts in honor and memory of SFC Tony Henry
02.08.17.01 Approving the 2017 Georgia Qualified Allocation Plan
02.03.17.01 Lifting restrictions to accommodate the removal of storm-damaged timber
01.30.17.02 Extending the State of Emergency previously declared for Dougherty County
01.24.17.02 Appointing the Honorable Melodie H. Clayton as Senior Judge of the State Courts of Georgia
01.24.17.01 Appointing Meredith M. Lackey as a member of the Judicial Nominating Commission
01.23.17.01 Extending and expanding the State of Emergency issued on January 22, 2017
01.22.17.01 Declaring a State of Emergency in South Central Georgia
01.18.17.02 Extending in Dougherty and Mitchell Counties the State of Emergency issued due to severe thunderstorms and tornadoes
01.18.17.01 Appointing Mr. Edward D. Tolley as Special Counsel in the matter of David Sundy v. Martha C. Christian, et al.
01.11.17.01 Authorizing a transfer from the Governor’s Emergency Fund
01.10.17.01 Appointing the Honorable Harrill “Hal” L. Dawkins as Director Emeritus of the State Board of Workers’ Compensation
01.09.17.01 Extending and expanding the State of Emergency issued due to severe thunderstorms and tornadoes
01.06.17.01 Including additional counties in the State of Emergency issued due to severe thunderstorms and tornadoes
01.05.17.05 Appointing the Honorable Edward Tolley as Chairman of the Judicial Qualifications Commission
01.05.17.04 Appointing the Honorable Brian Tam as a member of the Judicial Qualifications Commission
01.05.17.03 Declaring a State of Emergency in preparation for winter storms anticipated to begin on January 6
01.05.17.02 Declaring a State of Emergency in four counties due to severe thunderstorms and tornadoes
01.05.17.01 Appointing the Honorable Tom Rawlings as Georgia Child Advocate
01.04.17.03 Appointing the Honorable Kathryn L. Powers as Judge of the State Court of Clayton County
01.04.17.02 Appointing the Honorable Aaron B. Mason as Superior Court Judge of the Clayton Judicial Circuit
01.04.17.01 Reappointing the Honorable Lawrence E. O’Neal, Jr. as Chief Tribunal Judge of the Georgia Tax Tribunal
01.03.17.08 Appointing the Honorable Charles S. Wynne as Senior Judge of the State Courts of Georgia
01.03.17.07 Appointing the Honorable Susan W. Griner as Senior Judge of the Probate Courts of Georgia
01.03.17.06 Appointing the Honorable Harris Lewis as Senior Judge of the Probate Courts of Georgia
01.03.17.05 Appointing the Honorable Lee H. DeLoach as Senior Judge of the Probate Courts of Georgia
01.03.17.04 Appointing the Honorable Sam C. Davis, Jr. as Senior Judge of the Probate Courts of Georgia
01.03.17.03 Appointing the Honorable William Schneider as Senior Judge of the Juvenile Courts of Georgia
01.03.17.02 Appointing the Honorable Sidney R. Esary as Senior Judge of the State Courts of Georgia
01.03.17.01 Appointing members to the Dooly County Board of Education
01.02.17.21 Appointing the Honorable Hugh V. Wingfield, III as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
01.02.17.20 Appointing the Honorable E. M. Wilkes III as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
01.02.17.19 Appointing the Honorable Kenneth G. Vinson as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
01.02.17.18 Appointing the Honorable John R. Turner as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
01.02.17.17 Appointing the Honorable Matthew O. Simmons as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
01.02.17.16 Appointing the Honorable Wendy L. Shoob as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
01.02.17.15 Appointing the Honorable John C. Pridgen as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
01.02.17.14 Appointing the Honorable C. Dane Perkins as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
01.02.17.13 Appointing the Honorable Jack Partain as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
01.02.17.12 Appointing the Honorable George F. Nunn, Jr. as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
01.02.17.11 Appointing the Honorable Robert J. James as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
01.02.17.10 Appointing the Honorable Tommy Hankinson as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
01.02.17.09 Appointing the Honorable Adele P. Grubbs as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
01.02.17.08 Appointing the Honorable H. Gibbs Flanders, Jr. as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
01.02.17.07 Appointing the Honorable Roger W. Dunaway, Jr. as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
01.02.17.06 Appointing the Honorable Michael D. DeVane as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
01.02.17.05 Appointing the Honorable A. Wallace Cato as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
01.02.17.04 Appointing the Honorable Deborah C. Benefield as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
01.02.17.03 Appointing the Honorable T. Jackson Bedford, Jr. as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
01.02.17.02 Appointing the Honorable Jerry W. Baxter as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
01.02.17.01 Appointing the Honorable J. Carlisle Overstreet as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
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