Georgia Democrat Proposes Drug Testing for Lawmakers

Democratic Georgia state Rep. Scott Holcomb has introduced legislation to the General Assembly that would require lawmakers to pass a drug test before taking office.

The usual bill was filed last week in response to a proposal to drug test welfare applicants, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

“This bill is really very simple,” Holcomb said in a statement. “If the General Assembly is going to pass laws requiring struggling, jobless Georgians to pay for drug tests as a precondition to receiving state benefits, then members of the General Assembly should lead by example and take the tests first.”

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  1. Dirty Harry on

    It should be more than just prior to holding office, it should be randomly during the duration of office…a min of two times a year RANDOMLY WITH OUT PRIOR NOTICE.