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.

06.20.17.03 Authorizing the demolition and removal of a building from the Central State Prison Facility
06.20.17.02 Appointing members to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws
06.20.17.01 Authorizing a transfer from the Governor’s Emergency Fund
06.15.17.02 Lowering flags to half-staff on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in honor and memory of Sgt. Christopher Monica
06.15.17.01 Lowering flags to half-staff on Saturday, June 17, 2017, in honor and memory of Sgt. Curtis Billue
06.14.17.03 Authorizing the demolition and removal of certain buildings from Fort Valley State University
06.14.17.02 Authorizing the demolition and removal of a building from Albany State University
06.14.17.01 Authorizing the demolition and removal of certain buildings from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
06.13.17.01 Correction to Executive Order 09.23.16.06 regarding the appointment of Anne Cardella as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Teachers Retirement System of Georgia
06.12.17.04 Offering a reward regarding the death of Freddie James Murray, Jr.
06.12.17.03 Authorizing the demolition and removal of certain buildings in DeKalb County by the Department of Corrections
06.12.17.02 Transferring property from the Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources
06.12.17.01 Suspending Jeffrey Mann from the Office of Sheriff of DeKalb County for 40 days
06.09.17.01 Lowering flags to half-staff on Sunday, June 11, in Pike County in honor and memory of Lt. Robert Eugene Oxford
06.08.17.01 Lowering flags to half-staff on Friday, June 9, in honor and memory of SPC Etienne J. Murphy
06.07.17.01 Creating the Commission on Children’s Mental Health
06.06.17.01 Appointing Mr. Mike Rast as Alderman-at-Large of the City of Hapeville
05.30.17.04 Appointing the Honorable John C. Carbo as Senior Judge of the State Courts of Georgia
05.30.17.03 Appointing the Honorable Robert D. Cullifer as Senior Judge of the Juvenile Courts of Georgia
05.30.17.02 Authorizing the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to demolish and remove a building in McDuffie County
05.30.17.01 Creating the Local Government 9-1-1 Authority
05.25.17.01 Lowering flags to half-staff in observance of Memorial Day
05.19.17.01 Appointing members to the Court Reform Council
05.18.17.01 Authorizing the GBI to demolish and remove a building from property in Gordon County
05.16.17.01 Regarding the committee to investigate “criminal charges, alleged misconduct in office, or alleged incapacity” as it relates to Sheriff Jeffrey Mann
04.14.17.11 Appointing the Honorable Pamela Griggs as a member of the Georgia Board of Private Detectives and Security Agencies
05.15.17.01 Lowering flags to half-staff in honor of Peace Officer Memorial Day
05.11.17.02 Authorizing the issuance of permits to accommodate the emergency removal of burnt timber
05.11.17.01 Appointing the committee to investigate charges pending against Sheriff Jeffrey Mann
05.10.17.01 Lowering flags to half-staff on Friday, May 12 in honor and memory of 1ST Lt. Weston Cecil Lee
05.09.17.01 Regarding the injectables training program required by SB 153
05.03.17.01 Appointing the Honorable Mark A. Hendrix as Solicitor General of the State Court of Liberty County
05.01.17.01 Authorizing the demolition and removal of certain buildings from the University of Georgia
04.17.17.01 Lowering flags to half-staff in Cobb County on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in honor and memory of Ron Herens
04.14.17.13 Appointing the Honorable Beth English as a member of the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council
04.14.17.12 Appointing the Honorable W. Jeff Bishop as a member of the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council
04.14.17.10 Appointing the Honorable Antonio Long as a member of the Georgia Board of Private Detectives and Security Agencies
04.14.17.09 Appointing the Honorable Kerry Van Moore as a member of the Soil and Water Conservation Commission
04.14.17.08 Reappointing the Honorable Harold D. Fallin as a member of the Soil and Water Conservation Commission
04.14.17.07 Appointing the Honorable Jason Winters as a member of the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority
04.14.17.06 Appointing the Honorable Britt Fleck as a member of the Board of Driver’s Services
04.14.17.05 Reappointing the Honorable Laura Morgan as a member of the Board of Commissioners of the Georgia Student Finance Commission
04.14.17.04 Reappointing the Honorable Phil Carlock as a member of the State Properties Commission
04.14.17.03 Appointing the Honorable William Leahy as a member of the Board of Economic Development
04.14.17.02 Appointing the Honorable Mary Shotwell as a member of the State Board of Occupational Therapists
04.14.17.01 Appointing the Honorable Donald F. Wood as a member of the Georgia Board of Massage Therapy
04.12.17.01 Authorizing the demolition and removal of a building from Georgia Tech
04.11.17.01 Appointing the Honorable Jeffery N. Osteen as Judge of the State Court of Liberty County
04.07.17.01 Lowering flags to half-staff on Saturday, April 8, 2017, in honor and memory of the Honorable Steen Miles
04.06.17.01 Lowering flags to half-staff in honor and memory of the Honorable John Glenn
03.30.17.03 Declaring a State of Emergency in response to the I-85 bridge collapse
03.30.17.02 Regarding the Code of Ethics for Executive Branch Officers and Employees
03.30.17.01 Creating the Court Reform Council
03.17.17.01 Establishing the Georgia Center for Early Language and Literacy and appointing members to the Board of Directors
03.13.17.01 Appointing the Honorable Natalie Spires Paine as District Attorney of the Augusta Judicial Circuit
02.28.17.04 Appointing the Honorable Sara M. McArthur as Senior Judge of the Juvenile Courts of Georgia
02.28.17.03 Appointing the Honorable Leon M. Braun, Jr. as Senior Judge of the State Courts of Georgia
02.28.17.02 Regarding the appointment of the Honorable J. David Roper as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
02.28.17.01 Appointing members of the Fiscal Affairs Subcommittee
02.27.17.02 Appointing the Honorable David Lafayette Mincey, III as Superior Court Judge of the Macon Judicial Circuit
02.27.17.01 Appointing the Honorable Paige Reese Whitaker as Superior Court Judge of the Atlanta Judicial Circuit
02.24.17.01 Authorizing the demolition and removal of a structure as part of the Robins Air Force Base Buffer Project
02.21.17.01 Appointing the Honorable Leah Ward Sears as Judge Pro Tempore of the Georgia Tax Tribunal
02.20.17.01 Appointing the Honorable J. Paul Holmes as a member of the Judicial Qualifications Commission
02.17.17.01 Issuing a Writ of Election to fill the District 32 seat in the Georgia State Senate
02.16.17.01 Authorizing a transfer from the Governor’s Emergency Fund
02.13.17.01 Appointing the Honorable Cynthia C. Adams as Judge of the Superior Court of the Douglas Judicial Circuit
02.10.17.27 Reappointing the Honorable William H. Gross as a member of the Jekyll Island State Park Authority
02.10.17.26 Appointing the Honorable Joe Wilkinson as a member of the Jekyll Island State Park Authority
02.10.17.25 Appointing the Honorable Michael Hodges as Chairperson of the Jekyll Island State Park Authority
02.10.17.24 Reappointing the Honorable Michael Hodges as a member of the Jekyll Island State Park Authority
02.10.17.23 Reappointing the Honorable Dwight Davis as a member of the North Georgia Mountains Authority
02.10.17.22 Appointing the Honorable William Bagwell, Jr. as Chairperson of the North Georgia Mountains Authority
02.10.17.21 Reappointing the Honorable William Bagwell, Jr. as a member of the North Georgia Mountains Authority
02.10.17.20 Appointing the Honorable Anna “Miki” Thomaston as a member of the North Georgia Mountains Authority
02.10.17.19 Reappointing the Honorable Delos Yancey as a member of the North Georgia Mountains Authority
02.10.17.18 Reappointing the Honorable Bart Gobeil as a member of the Board of Directors of the Georgia Lottery Corporation
02.10.17.17 Appointing the Honorable Barby Simmons, D.O. as a member of the Georgia Composite Medical Board
02.10.17.16 Appointing the Honorable Scott Kroell as a member of the State Board of Nursing Home Administrators
02.10.17.15 Appointing the Honorable Sarah-Elizabeth Reed as a member of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia
02.10.17.14 Reappointing the Honorable Neil L. Pruitt, Jr. as a member of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia
02.10.17.13 Appointing the Honorable Jim Thornton as a member of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council
02.10.17.12 Reappointing the Honorable Clayton Foster as a member of the Georgia Real Estate Commission
02.10.17.11 Reappointing the Honorable Scott Murphy as a member of the Georgia Real Estate Appraisers Board
02.10.17.10 Appointing the Honorable Terry E. Harvin as a member of the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame
02.10.17.09 Appointing the Honorable Randy Beall as a member of the State Workforce Development Board
02.10.17.08 Appointing the Honorable Meagan Hanson as a member of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Overview Committee
02.10.17.07 Reappointing the Honorable Joseph M. Terrell as a member of the Board of Public Safety
02.10.17.06 Reappointing the Honorable J. Craig Tully as a member of the Board of Public Safety
02.10.17.05 Reappointing the Honorable Ellison G. Wood as a member of the Board of Public Safety
02.10.17.04 Reappointing the Honorable Kacy K. Cronan as a member of the Board of Public Safety
02.10.17.03 Appointing the Honorable David Barbee as a member of the Board of Human Services
02.10.17.02 Appointing the Honorable Spencer Moore as a member of the State Employee Benefit Plan Council
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
02.08.17.03 Authorizing the demolition and removal of a structure from Indian Springs State Park
02.08.17.02 Authorizing the demolition and removal of a building from Valdosta State University
02.08.17.01 Approving the 2017 Georgia Qualified Allocation Plan
02.07.17.02 Appointing the Honorable James E. Cornwell, Jr. as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
02.07.17.01 Appointing the Honorable J. David Roper as Senior Judge of the Superior Courts of Georgia
02.03.17.01 Lifting restrictions to accommodate the removal of storm-damaged timber
02.02.17.01 Appointing the Honorable Steve K. Fain as Administrative Law Judge Emeritus
01.30.17.02 Extending the State of Emergency previously declared for Dougherty County
01.30.17.01 Appointing the Honorable Rebecca Ashley Wright at Superior Court Judge of the Augusta Judicial Circuit
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
01.09.17.17 Reappointing the Honorable Jeff B. Sinyard as a member of the Board of Natural Resources
01.09.17.16 Reappointing the Honorable Dwight Davis as a member of the Board of Natural Resources
01.09.17.15 Reappointing the Honorable Duncan Johnson, Jr. as a member of the Board of Natural Resources
01.09.17.14 Appointing the Honorable Philip A. Wilheit, Jr. as a member of the Board of Natural Resources
01.09.17.13 Appointing the Honorable Walt Farrell as as a member of the Georgia Lottery Corporation
01.09.17.12 Appointing the Honorable Richard Hawk as a member of the Georgia Child Fatality Review Panel
01.09.17.11 Appointing the Honorable Audrey King as a member of the Board of Community Affairs
01.09.17.10 Appointing the Honorable Chad Barrow as a member of the Board of Community Affairs
01.09.17.09 Reappointing the Honorable William R. Kemp as a member of the Georgia Board for Physician Workforce
01.09.17.08 Reappointing the Honorable Deborah K. McDonald as a member of the Statewide Independent Living Council
01.09.17.07 Reappointing the Honorable Philip E. Chase as a member of the Statewide Independent Living Council
01.09.17.06 Reappointing the Honorable Marian McCormick as a member of the Statewide Independent Living Council
01.09.17.05 Appointing the Honorable Mike Cheokas as a member of the State Board of Education
01.09.17.04 Appointing the Honorable Lee Anne Cowart as a member of the State Board of Education
01.09.17.03 Appointing the Honorable Robert D. Leebern, Jr. as a member of the Board of Natural Resources
01.09.17.02 Reappointing the Honorable Antonio Rios as a member of the Georgia Board for Physician Workforce
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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