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March 4, 2009

COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION

OF CHILDREN

 

CALL TO ACTION

 

SB 91 Moves to Finance Committee

SB 91, the adult entertainment $5 surcharge bill, has been placed on the Finance committee agenda for Thursday, March 5, at 11:00 a.m. in Room 310 of the Coverdell Legislative Office Building (CLOB).  SB 91 provides for a $5 per person adult entertainment surcharge to go into the Crime Victims' Emergency Fund to help commercially sexually exploited children recover.


We are this bill's greatest hope of surviving, and we have a tight timeframe.  Please call, send emails or take a trip to the Capitol from Wednesday (all day), March 4, through 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 5.  The message:  "Provide for the child victims of sexual exploitation--Pass SB 91."

 

Persons to contact:

Lt Governor Casey Cagle, 240 State Capitol
404.656.5030
casey.cagle@ltgov.ga.gov

 

Senator Ronnie Chance, 319-B CLOB
404.463.1366
Ronnie.chance@senate.ga.gov

 

Also, call/e-mail Majority Leader Chip Rogers.  First, thank him for his support, then ask him to vote "Yes" on SB 91.

 

Senator Chip Rogers, 236 State Capitol
404.463.1378chip.rogers@senate.ga.gov

 

To go the extra mile, you can contact all of the members of the Senate Finance Committee.  But, above all else, please contact Lt. Governor Cagle and Senators Chance and Rogers.

 

Remember to include the following in your e-mail:Your Name
Title
Address
City, State Zip
Phone Number
E-mail Address 

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A Future.Not A Past. Launches On-line Petition for Child Sexual Exploitation Legislation

 

"This virtual aspect of the campaign will show our elected officials that we will NOT take 'No' for an answer," stated Janice Barrocas.
 
Visit http://weurgeyou.com/ to sign the petition.
 
Please limit circulation to people who live within the state of Georgia of voting age. One signature per person.
 
Forward this link widely and give a child a future, not a past.What's going on under the Gold Dome?

Daily Legislative Updates

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GPB Lawmakers
Voices for Georgia's Children
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