SB 139 - Med.Assist.Dept.- prohibit cert. restric. on prescribing drugs (5)

First Reader Summary

A bill to amend Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state government, so as to prohibit the Department of Medical Assistance from establishing a drug formulary that restricts by any prior approval process a physician's ability to treat a patient with a prescription drug that has been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration.

Thomas, Nadine (10th) Price, Thomas E (56) Thomas, Don R (54)
Balfour, Don (9th)
Full Text SC: H&HS HC: App
F/R: 01/28/97 L/A: / / Amend/Sub Disagreed To
Code Sections Amended: 50
Senate Action House
1/28/97 Read 1st time 2/24/97
2/14/97 Favorably Reported 2/19/98
Committee Amend/Sub Sub
2/17/97 Read 2nd Time 2/25/97
2/21/97 Read 3rd Time 3/18/98
2/21/97 Passed/Adopted 3/18/98
Comm/Floor Amend/Sub CS
3/19/98* Amend/Sub Agreed To 3/19/98*
3/19/98* Amend/Sub Disagreed To

Code Sections

Code Sections amended: 49-4-160, 49-4-161, 49-4-162, 49-4-163, 49-4-164

Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/28/98