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SB 235 - Ban on Required Human Microchip Implantation - Key Vote

Georgia Key Votes

David Shafer voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (47-2) - (Key vote)

Title: Ban on Required Human Microchip Implantation

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits human microchip implantation without consent.

Highlights:
-Defines a microchip as "any microdevice, sensor, transmitter, mechanism, electronically readable marking, or nanotechnology that is passively or actively capable of transmitting or receiving information" excluding pacemakers (Sec. 2). -Prohibits consent obtained on the pretenses of physical violence, threat, intimidation, retaliation, a condition of employment or public benefit or anything that would cause a person to reluctantly agree to implantation when they otherwise would not (Sec. 2). -Establishes that the illegal implantation of a microchip is a misdemeanor (Sec. 2). -Establishes that any person who has been implanted with a microchip without giving consent can file a civil action for the damages (Sec. 2). -Requires that voluntary microchip implementation be performed by a physician and regulated by the Georgia Composite Medical Board (Sec. 2). -This act will become effective July 1, 2010 (Sec. 3).
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NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Ban on Required Human Microchip Implantation

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