Georgia House of Representatives
HB 596 - Workers' comp; amend; Workers' Comp Truth in Advertising; enact

Sponsor and CoSponsors
Lane, Robert Kinnamon, Gregory H Dobbs, Denny M
Lewis, Walter Jeffrey Mann, Harold M Pinholster, Garland
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Summary / Full Text HC: IndR SC: I&L
F/R: 02/03/95 L/A: 04/18/95 Signed by Governor
Titles Amended: 34
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First Reader Summary

A BILL to amend Chapter 9 of Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to workers' compensation, so as to provide guidelines and limits on the number of corporate exemptions; to clarify the provisions related to subrogation; to increase the civil and criminal penalties for false and misleading statements; to provide for the creation of a fraud and compliance unit within the State Board of Workers' Compensation; and for other purposes.

Actions Taken

               HOUSE                          SENATE
              2/3/95   Read 1st Time         3/1/95         
              2/6/95   Read 2nd Time         3/10/95        
              2/17/95  Favorably Reported    3/10/95        
              Am       Committee Amend/Sub   Am             
              2/28/95  Read 3rd Time         3/13/95        
              2/28/95  Passed/Adopted        3/13/95        
              CAFA     Comm/Floor Amend/Sub  CAFA           
              3/15/95  Amend/Sub Agreed To                  
              4/3/95   Sent to Governor                     
              4/18/95  Signed by Governor                   
              336      Act/Veto Number                      
              7/1/95   Effective Date                       
Rules Suspended to Introduce                                

Code Sections

Code Sections amended: 34-9-2.1, 34-9-11.1, 34-9-18, 34-9-19, 34-9-24, 34-9-30, 34-9-31, 34-9-32, 34-9-100, 34-9-102, 34-9-200.1, 34-9-203, 34-9-265, 34-9-358

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