Title 4, Chapter 6, Section 52
(a) As used in this Code section, "special sale" means any livestock
sale, except a regular sale at an establishment and any sale by a
farmer of livestock owned by the farmer, with payment made directly
to the farmer.
(b) The Commissioner is authorized to prescribe rules and
regulations for the operation of special sales. No person shall hold
a special sale without obtaining a permit therefor from the
Commissioner or his duly authorized representative, which shall be
granted without charge upon submission of proof satisfactory to the
Commissioner that the person applying for the permit is bonded in an
amount equal to one-fourth of the anticipated proceeds of the sale;
provided, however, such bond shall be not less than $10,000.00 and
not more than $150,000.00 in amount.
(c) Associations holding sales of animals consigned by members of
the association only shall not be required to procure a bond if the
directors of the association accept full responsibility for
financial obligations of sale and release the Commissioner, in
writing, from any responsibility.
(c.1) Georgia 4-H clubs and Georgia Future Farmers of America
chapters shall not be required to procure a bond.
(d) Any person who violates this Code section shall be guilty of a