Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 480-14-.01 - Georgia Drugs and Narcotics Agency (GDNA) Classifications and Minimum Requirements for Special Agent and Deputy Director

The following shall apply to said personnel of the Drugs and Narcotics Agency:

(1) GDNA Special Agent. A GDNA Special Agent shall be a graduate of a recognized school or college of pharmacy and hold a current pharmacist license issued by the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy (Board). Additionally, to qualify as a GDNA Special Agent, the applicant shall have:
(a) Actively practiced pharmacy for at least two (2) years;
(b) No private or public sanctions on his or her pharmacist license or similar licenses issued by the Board, or any other Board of Pharmacy or their equivalent;
1. No prior convictions for any crime other than minor traffic offenses;
2. Successfully passed a personal background investigation;
3. Completed and passed the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Basic Mandate Training Course to become a Georgia P.O.S.T. Certified Peace Officer within one (1) year of being hired; and
4. Such other experience, qualifications and training as suitable for such employment.
(2) GDNA Deputy Director. A GDNA Deputy Director shall be a graduate of a recognized school or college of pharmacy and hold a current pharmacist license issued by the Board. Additionally, a GDNA Deputy Director shall have at least five (5) years of full-time paid employment as a GDNA Special Agent; or as approved by the Board. A person who has been ten (10) years of full-time, paid employment in an agency similar to the GDNA as long as he or she meets the requirements for a GDNA Special Agent.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 480-14-.01
O.C.G.A. Secs. 26-4-7, 26-4-28, 26-4-29, 28-4-37.
Original Rule f. Oct. 6, 1970; eff. Oct. 26, 1970. Amended: Original Rule entitled "Inspectors: Procedures, etc." repealed and a new Rule entitled "Drug Inspectors: Classifications, Qualifications, Minimum Requirements of Drug Inspector's Office, State Board of Pharmacy" adopted. F. Aug. 2, 1974; eff. Aug. 22, 1974. Amended: F. Aug. 24, 1976; eff. Sept. 13, 1976. Amended: Rule repealed and a new Rule entitled "Drugs and Narcotics Agents Classifications, Qualifications, Minimum Requirements of Drugs and Narcotics Agency, State Board of Pharmacy" adopted. F. Sept. 21, 1984; eff. Oct. 11, 1984. Amended: New Rule entitled "Georgia Drugs and Narcotics Agency (GDNA) Classifications and Minimum Requirements for Special Agents and Deputy Director" adopted. F. Aug. 14, 2003; eff. Sept. 3, 2003.

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