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Statement of Governor Perdue Regarding Passage of the Slam Spam Legislation

Tuesday, March 29, 2005  Contact: Office of Communications 404-651-7774


ATLANTA – Governor Sonny Perdue issued the following statement today regarding the unanimous passage of the Slam Spam bill (SB 62) by the House:

“I’m proud of the House’s passage of my Slam Spam legislation today. Thanks to bipartisan support, we will be able to prosecute people who send fraudulent and deceptive email messages. I appreciate the leadership of Senator David Shafer and my House Floor Leader Rich Golich on this important issue of consumer protection for the people of Georgia.”

The bill passed the House 161-0 and now awaits the Governor’s signature. It passed the State Senate with bipartisan support and a vote of 50-3 on March 3, 2005.