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Wednesday, August 5, 2009

News Release - Adams County Lawmakers Help Prevent Fetal Alcohol Disorders with New Law in Effect Tomorrow

DENVER – Wednesday, August 5 marks the day that a number of new laws spearheaded by Democratic legislators and signed by Governor Ritter go into effect. One of those laws was sponsored by Adams County legislators Rep. Judy Solano and Sen. Lois Tochtrop.

Rep. Solano and Sen. Tochtrop sponsored House Bill 1139 which establishes the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Commission to address issues concerning fetal disorders that are caused by alcohol and to make recommendations. The recommendations will address prevention of and education about fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and related health issues.

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