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Health and Human Services Committee to resume discussion of smoking ban ordinance and plan a special meeting

Wednesday October 4, 2006

Majority Caucus
Louisville Metro Council
For More Information Contact:
Tony Hyatt: 574-4137/ 526-3622
For Immediate release:

Louisville – The Metro Council Health and Human Services Committee will resume its review of an ordinance revising the current smoking ban on Wednesday, October 4th at 3:00pm.

The committee will hear from the following people Dr. Ellen J. Hahn, Dr. Richard Thalheimer, Thalhaimer Research and associates, Ron Morris, Executive Director, Kentucky Charitable gaming and Dr. Stephen Meyers of the U of L School of Medicine.

Councilwoman Mary C. Woolridge (D) 3, chairwoman of the committee, has announced there will be a special meeting to vote on the ordinance set for Monday, October 9th at 4:00pm.

“I have said through out this process, that it would move through like any other piece of legislation,” says Woolridge. “We have heard the updates and now it is time to review what changes may be necessary before sending this ordinance to the full Council.
The ordinance is sponsored by Councilman Ken Fleming (R) 7.

Mary C. Woolridge (D) 3
Ken Fleming (R) 7