State of Georgia- HB-551- Controlled Substances ACT

Committee of Jurisdiction: Health and Human Services


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 13 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to controlled substances, so as to provide for legislative findings; to provide a definition; to provide for the identification of a standard level of kratom alkoloids and establish recommended dosages; to provide for the prohibition of access to kratom to persons under 18 years of age; to provide for package labeling requirements; to provide for penalties; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

State Action

NBCSL member Representative Billy Mitchell (GA) and members of the GA Legislative Black Caucus are Co-Sponsors of this bill.


State of Georgia HB 551,

HB 551 – Controlled Substances

HB-551 NBCSL Member Sponsor: Representative Billy Mitchell (GA)
Summary:  HB 551 – Controlled Substances Act

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