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Georgia Code Title 24. Evidence § 24-4-419

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(a) As used in this Code section, the term “criminal history record information” shall have the same meaning as set forth in Code Section 35-3-30 .

(b) In a civil proceeding against an employer, its employees, or its agents based on the conduct of an employee or former employee, criminal history record information shall not be admissible if:

(1) The nature of such criminal history record information is not relevant to the facts underlying such proceeding or the veracity of the witness;

(2) Prior to the act giving rise to such proceedings, criminal history record information was restricted or sealed as provided in Code Section 35-3-37 , or a pardon for such conduct was granted;  or

(3) Such criminal history information is for an arrest or charge that did not result in a conviction.

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