Georgia Rejects "Michigan Model" Preemption
According to reports (which will be updated), a key legislative committee in Georgia has voted _not_ to vote a "Michigan model" preemption bill out of committee. This was a stinging rejection both of the Governor, who has been lobbying for the bill, and for many of the same people involved in creating and defending Michigan's 1995 Ground Zero FDA Preemption law. (They have been actively lobbying in Georgia in recent weeks.)
It is reported that an overwhelming bi-partisan majority of the Republican-dominated committee supported the rejection of the bill. And that even hardened "tort reformers" chose not to support a law which they viewed as bad for Georgia, bad for consumers' rights, and ultimately bad for the industry itself.
More info as it arrives.