SB 255 - Specifies the Discretionary Power of State Health Officer in Response to Outbreak of a Disease - Alabama Key Vote

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Title: Specifies the Discretionary Power of State Health Officer in Response to Outbreak of a Disease

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that specifies the discretionary power of State Health Officer in response to outbreak of a disease.

Highlights:

  • Defines State Health Officer responsibilities regarding disease control (Page 4). 

  • Requires that actions “which would restrict, limit, or otherwise burden the conduct of private citizens or businesses” be approved by Governor (Page 4).

  • Authorizes individualized directives (Page 4).

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Title: Specifies the Discretionary Power of State Health Officer in Response to Outbreak of a Disease

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that specifies the discretionary power of State Health Officer in response to outbreak of a disease.

Highlights:

Vote Smart staff and volunteers have provided this synopsis based on an initial review of the text and voting record of SB 255. We will continue to analyze the contents of this bill and will have more information available as soon as possible.

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Title: Specifies the Discretionary Power of State Health Officer in Response to Outbreak of a Disease

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