Title 15, Chapter 9, Section 15
(a) There is created a council to be known as "The Council of
Probate Court Judges of Georgia." The council shall be composed of
the judges and judges emeriti of the probate courts of this state.
The council is authorized to organize itself and to develop a
constitution and bylaws. The officers of said council shall consist
of a president, first vice president, second vice president,
secretary-treasurer, and such other officers and committees as the
council shall deem necessary.
(b) It shall be the purpose of The Council of Probate Court Judges
of Georgia to effectuate the constitutional and statutory
responsibilities conferred on it by law and to further the
improvement of the probate courts and the administration of justice.
(c) Expenses of the administration of the council shall be paid from
state funds appropriated for that purpose or from other funds
available to the council.
(d) The council through its officers may contract with a person or
firm including any member of the council for the production of
educational material and compensate said member for producing such
material, provided that funds are available to the council at the
time of execution of the contract or will be available at the time
of the completion of the contract and provided that the terms of the
contract are disclosed to the full council and made available to the
general public and news media. At the request of the council, the
Administrative Office of the Courts shall be authorized to act as
the agent of the council for the purpose of supervising and
implementing the contract.