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SB 174 - Physical Fitness Standards for State Employees - Key Vote

Georgia Key Votes

Bill Cowsert voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (89-75) -
Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (55-107) - (Key vote)

Title: Physical Fitness Standards for State Employees

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that creates a Medical Review Board to establish medical and physical fitness standards for state employees.

Highlights:
- Requires the Medical Review Board to develop standards that relate to the essential functions of specific positions [sec. 1 (45-2-60) (a)]. - Exempts department heads, temporary employees, students, and other employees, as determined by the State Personnel Board, from the standards established by the Medical Review Board [sec. 1 (45-2-62)]. - Requires the State Personnel Board to establish fees and compensate the Medical Review Board for their services [sec. 1 (45-2-60) (b)]. - Requires there be, at most, five doctors of medicine appointed to the Medical Review Board by the commissioner of personnel administration [sec. 1 (45-2-60) (a)].
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (48-1) - (Key vote)

Title: Physical Fitness Standards for State Employees

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that creates a Medical Review Board to establish medical and physical fitness standards for state employees.

Highlights:
- Requires the Medical Review Board to develop standards that relate to the essential functions of specific positions [sec. 1 (45-2-60) (a)]. - Exempts department heads, temporary employees, students, and other employees, as determined by the State Personnel Board, from the standards established by the Medical Review Board [sec. 1 (45-2-62)]. - Requires the State Personnel Board to establish fees and compensate the Medical Review Board for their services [sec. 1 (45-2-60) (b)]. - Requires there be, at most, five doctors of medicine appointed to the Medical Review Board by the commissioner of personnel administration [sec. 1 (45-2-60) (a)].
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Physical Fitness Standards for State Employees

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