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House Health & Ecology (H&E) Committee
Legislation Assigned to the Committee
HB 11 Mental retardation; guidelines for disability services
Manning, Judith H (32nd) Smith, Paul E (12th) Trense, Sharon (44th)
Williams, Robin L (114th) Henson, Michele (65th) Mueller, Anne O'Quin (152nd)
HC: H&E SC: 01/27/99 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 19 Generic drugs; containers; include name of brand name drug
Everett, Doug (163rd)
HC: H&E SC: 01/14/99 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 25 Med Examiners, Comp State Board; function as state agency
Randall, Nikki T (127th) Walker, Larry (141st) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
HC: H&E SC: 01/14/99 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 98 Coroners; qualifications; fees; salary
Williams, Robin L (114th)
HC: H&E SC: 03/24/99 H - Recommitted (Am)
HB 99 Hospitals; sale or lease; public hearing
Jones, Vernon A (71st) Watson, Stanley (70th)
HC: H&E SC: 01/15/99 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 106 Controlled substances and dangerous drugs; amend listings
Parham, Bobby E (122nd) Stephens, Ron (150th) Martin, James L (145th)
Graves, David B (125th) Parrish, Larry (Butch) J (144th)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 04/28/99 Signed by Governor
HB 146 Georgia Volunteer in Medicine Act; enact
Golick, Rich (30th) Shipp, Kem W (38th) Jones, Vernon A (71st)
Parsons, Don L (40th) Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th)
HC: H&E SC: Judy 01/10/00 S - Read 3rd Time (CS ) (Sub )
HB 205 Dialysis centers; certain personnel; establish standards
Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th)
HC: H&E SC: 01/27/99 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 206 Licensed practical nurses; display designation on identification
Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 05/01/00 Signed by Governor

HB 269 Mental health; disability services; state-wide guidelines
Manning, Judith H (32nd) Williams, Robin L (114th) Henson, Michele (65th)
Ashe, Kathy B (46th) Trense, Sharon (44th)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 01/10/00 S - Read 3rd Time (CS ) (Am )
HB 271 Physicians; certain time period; minimum prescription quantity
Grindley, Jr., George H (35th) Graves, David B (125th) Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th)
Irvin, Robert A (45th)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 03/14/00 S - Notice to Reconsider (FS ) (Sub )
HB 295 Dentistry; amend provisions
Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th) Williams, Robin L (114th) Jones, Vernon A (71st)
Jackson, Lester (148th) Sauder, Randy (29th) Parsons, Don L (40th)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 04/13/99 Signed by Governor
HB 314 Hospitals; acquisitions and dispositions; amend provisions
Powell, Alan T (23rd) Hudson, Newt (156th) Ponder, Jr., Dan E (160th)
McCall, Tom (90th)
HC: H&E SC: 01/29/99 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 316 Certificate of need; exempt certain home health agency services
Powell, Alan T (23rd) Hudson, Newt (156th)
HC: H&E SC: 01/29/99 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 328 Co bds of hlth; cert drugs provided to minors; prohibition; exception
Mills, James W (21st) Hudgens, Ralph T (24th) Rice, Tom R (79th)
Callaway, Gene (81st) Smith, Clint (19th) Jackson, William S (112th)
HC: H&E SC: 02/01/99 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 345 Medical practice; certain titles and terms; include "physician"
Williams, Robin L (114th) Randall, Nikki T (127th) Burkhalter, Joseph Mark (41st)
Golick, Rich (30th) Lane, Robert (146th)
HC: H&E SC: 02/01/99 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 353 Psychologists; certain drugs; authority to prescribe
Martin, Jim (47th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th) McBee, Louise (88th)
Scheid, III, Charles F (17th) Bridges, Sr., Ben D (9th) Powell, Alan T (23rd)
HC: H&E SC: 02/01/99 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 428 Contraceptives for spontaneous abortion; certain distribution
Joyce, Brian D (1st) Bunn, Barbara Jean (74th) Franklin, Jr., Robert L (39th)
HC: H&E SC: 02/04/99 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 462 Pharmacies; certain stores; sign and ID limitations
Parham, Bobby E (122nd)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 04/28/99 Signed by Governor
HB 488 Physician's assistants; certain prescriptions; permit number
Parham, Bobby E (122nd) Stephens, Ron (150th) Martin, James L (145th)
HC: H&E SC: 02/08/99 H - Read 2nd Time

HB 492 Mental health; children & adoles- cents; resources to provide service
Williams, Robin L (114th) Parham, Bobby E (122nd)
HC: H&E SC: 02/08/99 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 577 Optometrists; continuing education requirements; certain date
Porter, DuBose (143rd) McBee, Louise (88th) Mobley, Barbara J (69th)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 03/03/00 S - Conf Comm Appointed ( ) (CAFA )
HB 595 Mental health, retardation, & sub- stance abuse boards; appointment
Williams, Robin L (114th) Channell, R. M. (Mickey) (111th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
Parrish, Larry (Butch) J (144th)
HC: H&E SC: 02/15/99 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 600 Mental health therapists; associate mental health therapists; licensing
Williams, Robin L (114th) Lane, Robert (146th)
HC: H&E SC: 02/15/99 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 646 Dialysis facilities and technicians; licensing; inspections
Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th) Jones, Vernon A (71st)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 04/20/00 Signed by Governor
HB 717 Newborns; advisory committee; screenings
Harrell, Sally Roettger (62nd) Randall, William (Billy) C (127th) Trense, Sharon (44th)
Graves, David B (125th) Bordeaux, Tom (151st) Scheid, III, Charles F (17th)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 04/13/99 Signed by Governor
HB 734 Secretary of State; examining boards; amend provisions
Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th) Parsons, Don L (40th)
HC: H&E SC: V&CA 05/01/00 Signed by Governor
HB 744 Registered nurse first assistants; establish provisions
Cash, J. Steven (108th)
HC: H&E SC: 02/24/99 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 749 Complementary and Alternative Hlth Care Freedom of Access Act; enact
Bohannon, Pamela W (139th) Epps, Carl Von (131st) West, Jack (101st)
Westmoreland, Lynn A (104th)
HC: H&E SC: 02/24/99 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 787 Chiropractors; scope of practice; allow acupuncture
Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th) Bohannon, Pamela W (139th) West, Jack (101st)
DeLoach, George L (119th) Watson, Stanley (70th)
HC: H&E SC: 03/01/99 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 814 Acupuncture Act of Georgia; enact
Orrock, Nan (56th) Hegstrom, June (66th) West, Jack (101st)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 04/20/00 Signed by Governor

HB 1038 Centralized Credentialing for Hlth Care Practitioners Act; enact
Orrock, Nan (56th) Williams, Robin L (114th) Jones, Vernon A (71st)
Henson, Michele (65th) Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 02/21/00 S - Read 1st Time (CS )
HB 1045 Physical therapy and physiotherapy; amend provisions
Hudson, Sistie G (120th) Squires, Mary (78th) Smyre, Calvin (136th)
Franklin, Jr., Robert L (39th)
HC: H&E SC: 03/23/99 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1063 Addiction counselors; licensing
Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th)
HC: H&E SC: 01/10/00 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1075 Basic Bathroom Standards Act of 1999; enact
Martin, Jim (47th) Buckner, Gail M (95th)
HC: H&E SC: 01/10/00 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1086 Child under age 7 in designated smoking area; prohibition
Manning, Judith H (32nd) Harrell, Sally Roettger (62nd) Orrock, Nan (56th)
Martin, James L (145th) Williams, Robin L (114th)
HC: H&E SC: 01/10/00 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1120 Smoking in certain health care institutions; prohibit
Dean, Douglas C. (48th) McClinton, JoAnn (68th) Randall, Nikki T (127th)
Sholar, Wallace (179th) Holmes, Bob (53rd)
HC: H&E SC: 01/24/00 H - Recommitted
HB 1181 Controlled substances and dangerous drugs; amend lists
Parham, Bobby E (122nd) Graves, David B (125th) Twiggs, Ralph (8th)
Stephens, Ron (150th) Martin, James L (145th) Parrish, Larry (Butch) J (144th)
HC: H&E SC: S Judy 05/01/00 Signed by Governor
HB 1212 Health care facilities; certain hospital sales; exempt from prov
Powell, Alan T (23rd) Hudson, Newt (156th) Floyd, Johnny W (138th)
Channell, R. M. (Mickey) (111th) Pinholster, Garland (15th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
HC: H&E SC: 01/26/00 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1213 CON; certain hospitals; exempt new obstetrical services
Powell, Alan T (23rd) Hudson, Newt (156th) Floyd, Johnny W (138th)
Channell, R. M. (Mickey) (111th) Pinholster, Garland (15th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
HC: H&E SC: 01/26/00 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1234 Clinical laboratories; provisions inapplicable to certain pharmacists
Stephens, Ron (150th) Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th) West, Jack (101st)
Jones, Vernon A (71st) Parham, Bobby E (122nd) Martin, James L (145th)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 03/30/00 Signed by Governor
HB 1235 Commission on Men's Health; create
Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th) McClinton, JoAnn (68th) Epps, Carl Von (131st)
Smith, Lynn R (103rd) Smyre, Calvin (136th) Manning, Judith H (32nd)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 03/10/00 Signed by Governor

HB 1254 Nursing homes; staffing requirements; penalties
Bordeaux, Tom (151st) Walker, Len (87th)
HC: H&E SC: 01/27/00 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1256 Disabled or deaf persons; guide or service dogs; expanded provisions
Stallings, Tracy (100th) West, Jack (101st)
HC: H&E SC: V&CA 05/01/00 Signed by Governor
HB 1352 Volunteers in Health Care Specialties Act; enact
Jackson, Lester (148th) Jones, Vernon A (71st) Williams, Robin L (114th)
Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th) Henson, Michele (65th) Randall, Nikki T (127th)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 05/01/00 Signed by Governor
HB 1447 Pharmacists; drug therapy modification; authorization
Martin, James L (145th) Jones, Vernon A (71st) Williams, Robin L (114th)
Parham, Bobby E (122nd) Graves, David B (125th)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 04/20/00 Signed by Governor
HB 1448 Diseases; bloodborne pathogens; sharps injury protection
Orrock, Nan (56th) Unterman, Renee S. (84th) Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th)
Jones, Vernon A (71st) Parrish, Larry (Butch) J (144th) Mosley, George H (171st)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 04/20/00 Signed by Governor
HB 1543 Barbershops; apprentices; number; supervision
Bulloch, Jr., John D (180th) Ray, Robert F (128th) Powell, Alan T (23rd)
Parham, Bobby E (122nd) Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th)
HC: H&E SC: 02/21/00 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1554 Barbershops; apprentices; number; supervision
Allen, Ben (117th)
HC: H&E SC: 02/22/00 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1558 St examining bds; cert licensees; original and secondary authority
Jones, Vernon A (71st)
HC: H&E SC: 02/22/00 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1623 Physicians; ambulatory surgical treatment centers; regulate
Pinholster, Garland (15th) McBee, Louise (88th) Stancil, Steve (16th)
HC: H&E SC: 03/01/00 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1761 Physician's assistants; supervision; professional samples
Hudson, Sistie G (120th) West, Jack (101st) Parham, Bobby E (122nd)
HC: H&E SC: 03/22/00 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 120 Quality Health Care Coalition Act; urge Congress enact
Martin, James L (145th) Williams, Robin L (114th) Parrish, Larry (Butch) J (144th)
Stephens, Ron (150th) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
HC: H&E SC: 02/08/99 H - Passed/Adopted (CS)

HR 417 Generic drugs; strongly urge St Bd of Pharm to req brand name on label
Everett, Doug (163rd) Bridges, Sr., Ben D (9th) Martin, James L (145th)
Parham, Bobby E (122nd) Stephens, Ron (150th) Twiggs, Ralph (8th)
HC: H&E SC: H&HS 03/10/99 S - Read 1st Time
HR 522 Certain surgeries; length of stays; discharges; urge direct monitoring
Buckner, Gail M (95th) Cooper, Sharon M (31st) Heard, Keith G (89th)
Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th) Manning, Judith H (32nd) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
HC: H&E SC: 03/22/99 H - Passed/Adopted (CA)
HR 577 Grady Health Sys; cert services; urge Fulton Co coordinate efforts
Orrock, Nan (56th) Martin, Jim (47th) Stuckey, Stephanie (67th)
Teague, Sharon Beasley (58th) Holmes, Bob (53rd) Brooks, Tyrone (54th)
HC: H&E SC: 03/18/99 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 578 Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Auth; urge continuance of programs for needy
Orrock, Nan (56th) Martin, Jim (47th) Stuckey, Stephanie (67th)
Teague, Sharon Beasley (58th) Holmes, Bob (53rd) Brooks, Tyrone (54th)
HC: H&E SC: 03/18/99 H - Read 2nd Time
HR 955 Jt St Comm; Emerg Transp of Cert Persons for Invol Trmt; create
Henson, Michele (65th) Hudson, Sistie G (120th) Powell, Alan T (23rd)
Twiggs, Ralph (8th) Manning, Judith H (32nd)
HC: H&E SC: 03/01/00 H - Favorably Reported (Sub)
HR 1171 Lifeline Assistance and Link-up Georgia; DHR disseminate info
Houston, Penny (166th) Walker, Larry (141st) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
Sinkfield, Georganna T (57th) McClinton, JoAnn (68th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
HC: H&E SC: 03/20/00 H - Passed/Adopted (CS)
HR 1402 Bd of Regents; develop admissions policies; home schools/pvt schools
Snelling, Bob (99th) Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd) Smith, Tommy (169th)
HC: H&E SC: 03/22/00 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 16 Optometrists - scope of practice
Ragan, Harold (11th) Walker, Charles W (22nd) Hooks, George (14th)
SC: H&HS HC: H&E 02/04/99 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 29 Health - breast-feeding in public
James, Donzella (35th) Ginrey, Phil (37th) Tate, Horacena (38th)
Butler, Gloria (55th)
SC: I&L HC: H&E 04/27/99 Signed by Governor
SB 54 Hospital Acquisition, Disposition - prov. on required analyses, reports
Madden, Eddie M (47th) Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th) Streat, Sr., Van (19th)
Ragan, Harold (11th)
SC: H&HS HC: H&E 03/08/99 H - Read 2nd Time (CS )
SB 60 Food Serv. Establishment - training courses on food safety
Thompson, Steve (33rd)
SC: V&CA HC: H&E 03/14/00 H - Favorably Reported (CS/FA ) (Sub )

SB 64 Eye Banks - definitions, entities which may establish
Egan, Michael J (40th) Stokes, Connie (43rd) Thompson, Steve (33rd)
Tanksley, Charles B (32nd)
SC: S Judy HC: H&E 04/28/99 Signed by Governor
SB 95 Cosmetology - education, training
Thomas, Nadine (10th) Brush, B. Joseph (24th) James, Donzella (35th)
SC: SLGO HC: H&E 04/27/00 Signed by Governor
SB 100 Bd. of Pharmacy - foreign school graduate eligibility for license
Madden, Eddie M (47th)
SC: H&HS HC: H&E 04/19/99 Signed by Governor
SB 128 Hospitals - define acquisitions, dispositions
Madden, Eddie M (47th)
SC: H&HS HC: H&E 04/28/99 Signed by Governor
SB 133 Speech-Language Pathologists - licensure, meetings of bd.
Thomas, Nadine (10th) Walker, Charles W (22nd) Balfour, Don (9th)
SC: C Aff HC: H&E 04/22/99 Signed by Governor
SB 139 Mental Hlth.Serv.Bds. - no actions against employee making complaints
Madden, Eddie M (47th)
SC: H&HS HC: H&E 04/28/99 Signed by Governor
SB 150 Coroner, Med. Examiner Reports - procedure, filing
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Starr, Terrell (44th) Bowen, Rooney L (13th)
SC: Pub S HC: H&E 04/28/99 Signed by Governor
SB 195 Rural Hospital Authorities Assistance Act - provide
Hill, Jack (4th) Stokes, Connie (43rd) Madden, Eddie M (47th)
SC: H&HS HC: H&E 04/27/99 Signed by Governor
SB 241 Dept. of Community Health - create
Walker, Charles W (22nd) Thompson, Steve (33rd) Stokes, Connie (43rd)
Tanksley, Charles B (32nd) Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: H&HS HC: H&E 04/19/99 Signed by Governor
SB 334 Essential Rural Hlth.Care Provi- der Access Act - HMOs
Madden, Eddie M (47th) Hill, Jack (4th) Hooks, George (14th)
Bowen, Rooney L (13th)
SC: I&L HC: H&E 04/19/00 Signed by Governor
SB 381 Rural Hospital Auth. Assist. Act - purposes of cert. grants
Hill, Jack (4th) Blitch, Peg (7th) Madden, Eddie M (47th)
Ragan, Harold (11th)
SC: H&HS HC: H&E 03/16/00 H - Favorably Reported

SB 382 Health Care Facility Purchase, Sale - exempt cert. restrictions
Hill, Jack (4th) Blitch, Peg (7th) Madden, Eddie M (47th)
Ragan, Harold (11th)
SC: H&HS HC: H&E 03/13/00 H - Read 2nd Time
SB 432 Health Insur. - disclosures on HMOs, preferred provider
Polak, Michael (42nd) Thomas, Nadine (10th) Thomas, Don R (54th)
SC: I&L HC: H&E 04/27/00 Signed by Governor
SB 479 Mental Disabilities, Substance Abuse - state ombudsman
Madden, Eddie M (47th) Meyer von Bremen, Michael S. (12th) Smith, Faye (25th)
SC: I&L HC: H&E 04/19/00 Signed by Governor
SB 483 Chiropractic License - cert.info.to chiropractor after investigation
James, Donzella (35th) Walker, Charles W (22nd) Hecht, Greg K. (34th)
SC: Judy HC: H&E 04/20/00 Signed by Governor

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