SB 75 - Restaurant Food Handlers - cert. of health, gloves, hair net

Georgia Senate - 1995/1996 Sessions

SB 75 - Restaurant Food Handlers - cert. of health, gloves, hair net

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Code Sections - 26-2-25.1
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Senate Comm: C Aff / House Comm: / Senate Vote: Yeas Nays --------------------------------------------- Senate Action House --------------------------------------------- 1/12/95 Read 1st time --------------------------------------------- Code Sections amended:
SB 75 95 LC 19 2243 SENATE BILL 75 By: Senators Abernathy of the 38th and Scott of the 36th A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT 1- 1 To amend Chapter 2 of Title 26 of the Official Code of 1- 2 Georgia Annotated, relating to standards, labeling, and 1- 3 adulteration of food, so as to require certificates of 1- 4 health, gloves, and hair nets for certain persons who handle 1- 5 food in food service establishments; to repeal conflicting 1- 6 laws; and for other purposes. 1- 7 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA: SECTION 1. 1- 8 Chapter 2 of Title 26 of the Official Code of Georgia 1- 9 Annotated, relating to standards, labeling, and adulteration 1-10 of food, is amended by adding after Code Section 26-2-25 the 1-11 following: 1-12 "26-2-25.1. (Index) 1-13 A person who, in the ordinary course of business in a food 1-14 service establishment, handles food which is to be 1-15 consumed by humans, other than food in an enclosed 1-16 container, shall: 1-17 (1) Have a certificate of health, renewable annually and 1-18 issued by the county board of health, indicating that 1-19 such person had no communicable disease at the time the 1-20 person was examined for the purpose of obtaining the 1-21 certificate; and 1-22 (2) Wear, when handling food other than in an enclosed 1-23 container, appropriate gloves and hair nets to prevent 1-24 contamination of such food." SECTION 2. 1-25 Said chapter is further amended by adding at the end of Code 1-26 Section 26-2-373, relating to sanitation standards for food 1-27 service establishments, the following: 1-28 "(c) A person who, in the ordinary course of business in a 1-29 food service establishment, handles food which is to be S. B. 75 -1- (Index) LC 19 2243 2- 1 consumed by humans, other than food in an enclosed 2- 2 container, shall: 2- 3 (1) Have a certificate of health, renewable annually and 2- 4 issued by the county board of health, indicating that 2- 5 such person had no communicable disease at the time the 2- 6 person was examined for the purpose of obtaining the 2- 7 certificate; and 2- 8 (2) Wear, when handling food other than in an enclosed 2- 9 container, appropriate gloves and hair nets to prevent 2-10 contamination of such food." SECTION 3. 2-11 All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are 2-12 repealed. S. B. 75 -2- (Index)

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