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2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 487
Georgia Cigarette Fire Safety and Firefighter Protection Act; prohibit the sale of cigarettes unless meet certain standards
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 25 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to fire protection and safety, so as to prohibit the sale of cigarettes unless the manufacturer of those cigarettes certifies to the Safety Fire Commissioner that the cigarettes have been tested by the manufacturer and meet certain standards; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for definitions; to provide for standards for testing of cigarettes; to provide for written certification; to provide for required marking of cigarettes; to provide for seizure; to provide civil penalties; to provide for inspections; to provide for preemption; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/01/2006 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/31/2006 - Senate Hopper