Title 45, Chapter 2, Section 45
This article shall not apply to department heads, temporary
employees, other categories of employees of the state as defined by
the State Personnel Board, or to students in the University System
of Georgia in the employ of the state, nor shall it apply to any
present employee. As used in this Code section, the term "temporary
employee" means a person whose period of employment is of short
duration or is part time as defined by the State Personnel Board.