Legislative Update for March 11, 2016

Scott Maxwell, legislative liaison for GPHA, provides a weekly update about Georgia legislative activity. The following public health bills saw some action in the legislature this week:

  • HB 219, Exempt Certain Private Swimming Pools from Inspection and Licensing
  • HB 726, Excise Tax; Tobacco Products; Clarify Certain Charges
  • HB 859, Authorize Certain Weapons on Postsecondary Education Property
  • HB 885, Repeal Statute; Counties to Create a County Board of Health and Wellness
  • HB 902, Influenza Disease Education in Assisted Living Communities
  • HB 1058, Revise Various Statutes Relating to HIV and AIDS
  • SB 35, Penalty Leaving Child in Certain Motor Vehicles

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