2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 15 - COURTS
CHAPTER 14 - COURT REPORTERS
ARTICLE 2 - TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION
§ 15-14-22 - Definitions
As used in this article, the term:
(1) "Board" means the Board of Court Reporting of the Judicial Council.
(2) "Certified court reporter" means any person certified under this article to practice verbatim reporting.
(3) "Court reporter" means any person who is engaged in the practice of court reporting as a profession as defined in this article. The term "court reporter" shall include not only those who actually report judicial proceedings in courts but also those who make verbatim records as defined in paragraph (4) of this Code section.
(4) "Court reporting" means the making of a verbatim record by means of manual shorthand, machine shorthand, closed microphone voice dictation silencer, or by other means of personal verbatim reporting of any testimony given under oath before, or for submission to, any court, referee, or court examiner or any board, commission, or other body created by statute, or by the Constitution of this state or in any other proceeding where a verbatim record is required. The taking of a deposition is the making of a verbatim record as defined in this article.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer