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Senate Insurance & Labor (I&L) Committee
Legislation Assigned to the Committee
HB 26 Insurance; state of entry to U. S. for alien insurers
Harbin, Ben (113th)
HC: Ins SC: I&L 04/28/99 Signed by Governor
HB 43 Insurance; investments of insurers; investment pools
Williams, Robin L (114th)
HC: Ins SC: I&L 04/28/99 Signed by Governor
HB 93 Insurance; health care providers; include athletic trainers
Williams, Robin L (114th) Heard, Keith G (89th)
HC: Ins SC: I&L 04/19/99 Signed by Governor
HB 94 Medicare supplement insurance; define certain terms
Williams, Robin L (114th)
HC: Ins SC: I&L 01/10/00 S - Read 3rd Time
HB 135 Workers' compensation; amend provisions
Smith, Larry (109th) Howard, Henry L (118th) Bordeaux, Tom (151st)
Mann, Harold M (5th) Coan, Michael T (82nd) Orrock, Nan (56th)
HC: IndR SC: I&L 01/10/00 S - Read 3rd Time (CS )
HB 159 Insurance; certain claims; payment time limits
Graves, David B (125th) Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd) Bannister, Charles E (77th)
Jones, Vernon A (71st) Tolbert, Scott (25th) Hanner, Robert P (159th)
HC: Ins SC: I&L 04/19/99 Signed by Governor
HB 172 Div of Rehabilitation Service; transfer from DHR to Labor Dept
Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th) Sinkfield, Georganna T (57th)
Dixon, Harry D (168th) Powell, Alan T (23rd) Dukes, Winfred (161st)
HC: IndR SC: I&L 05/01/00 Signed by Governor
HB 374 Insurance; contraceptives; require coverage
Orrock, Nan (56th) Williams, Robin L (114th) Trense, Sharon (44th)
Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Mobley, Barbara J (69th)
HC: Ins SC: I&L 04/19/99 Signed by Governor
HB 487 Insurance; certain premium increases; require 60 days' notice
Burkhalter, Joseph Mark (41st)
HC: Ins SC: I&L 01/10/00 S - Read 3rd Time

HB 513 Insurance fraud; victims 60 and older; increased penalties
Tolbert, Scott (25th) Shaw, Jay (176th) Golick, Rich (30th)
Burkhalter, Joseph Mark (41st) Maddox, George (72nd)
HC: Ins SC: I&L 01/10/00 S - Read 3rd Time ( ) (Am )
HB 517 Ski Area Safety Act; enact
Twiggs, Ralph (8th)
HC: PubS SC: I&L 05/01/00 Signed by Governor
HB 549 Minimum wage; gradual increase; calculation by Department of Labor
Teague, Sharon Beasley (58th) Maddox, George (72nd) McKinney, J. E (51st)
Brooks, Tyrone (54th) Stanley, Lanett (50th) Stanley, Pamela A (49th)
HC: IndR SC: I&L 03/08/00 S - Read 1st Time (CS )
HB 604 Breast Cancer Patient Care Act; enact
Buckner, Gail M (95th) Orrock, Nan (56th) Childers, E. (Buddy) M (13th)
Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Henson, Michelle (65th) Martin, Jim (47th)
HC: Ins SC: I&L 04/19/99 Signed by Governor
HB 631 Medical assistance; inpatient hospital claims; payment
Sauder, Randy (29th) Channell, R. M. (Mickey) (111th) Powell, Alan T (23rd)
Tolbert, Scott (25th) Martin, James L (145th) Royal, A. Richard (164th)
HC: App SC: I&L 03/10/99 S - Read 1st Time
HB 636 Insurance; risk-based capital; amend provisions
Lucas, David E (124th)
HC: Ins SC: I&L 05/03/99 Signed by Governor
HB 668 St employees; health ins; changes conform to Admn Procedure Act
Holland, Ray (157th) Hudson, Newt (156th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Teper, Doug (61st) Jenkins, Curtis S (110th)
HC: SPCA SC: I&L 01/10/00 S - Read 3rd Time (CS )
HB 670 Health insurance; policy cards; require certain information
Harbin, Ben (113th) Golick, Rich (30th) Channell, R. M. (Mickey) (111th)
Graves, David B (125th) Parrish, Larry (Butch) J (144th)
HC: Ins SC: I&L 05/01/00 Signed by Governor
HB 677 State employees; grievance system; amend provisions
Holland, Ray (157th) Byrd, Roger C (170th) Holmes, Bob (53rd)
Stuckey, Stephanie (67th) Martin, Jim (47th) Teague, Sharon Beasley (58th)
HC: GAff SC: I&L 05/03/99 Vetoed by Governor
HB 679 Trucks; certain insurance coverage; amend provisions
McBee, Louise (88th) Floyd, Johnny W (138th) Powell, Alan T (23rd)
HC: Ins SC: I&L 03/16/00 S - Favorably Reported (CS )
HB 788 Life insurance; certain annuities; amend provisions
Rice, Tom R (79th) Holland, Ray (157th) Randall, William (Billy) C (127th)
Bannister, Charles E (77th) Scott, James A (165th) Heard, Keith G (89th)
HC: Ins SC: I&L 04/27/99 Signed by Governor

HB 809 Taxicab self-insurers; certain exception; change certain date
Williams, Robin L (114th) Harbin, Ben (113th) Randall, Nikki T (127th)
HC: Ins SC: I&L 01/10/00 S - Read 3rd Time (CA )
HB 818 Insurance; certain policy cancellation; notice not required
Harbin, Ben (113th)
HC: Ins SC: I&L 05/01/00 Signed by Governor
HB 819 Insurance; certain medical information; confidentiality
Stephens, Ron (150th) Heard, Keith G (89th) Martin, James L (145th)
HC: Judy SC: I&L 01/10/00 S - Read 3rd Time ( ) (Sub )
HB 1151 Real estate appraisers, brokers, and salespersons; amend
Powell, Alan T (23rd) Walker, Larry (141st) Stancil, Steve (16th)
Connell, Jack (115th) Manning, Judith H (32nd) Sholar, Wallace (179th)
HC: Ind SC: I&L 03/09/00 S - Read 2nd Time (CS ) (Sub )
HB 1168 Domestic stock, mutual ins, frat benefit soc; regis by Ins Comm
Squires, Mary (78th)
HC: Ins SC: I&L 05/01/00 Signed by Governor
HB 1184 Workers' compensation; amend provisions
Orrock, Nan (56th) Smith, Larry (109th) Martin, Jim (47th)
Howard, Henry L (118th) Bordeaux, Tom (151st) Mann, Harold M (5th)
HC: IndR SC: I&L 05/01/00 Signed by Governor
HB 1275 Violence in the workplace; employer obtain temporary restraining order
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Mosley, George H (171st) Stephens, Ron (150th)
HC: Judy SC: I&L 03/15/00 S - Favorably Reported (CS )
HB 1286 Commerce and trade; non- insurance; discount cards
Martin, James L (145th) Parham, Bobby E (122nd) Parrish, Larry (Butch) J (144th)
Crawford, Robert (Mack) M (129th) Martin, Jim (47th)
HC: Judy SC: I&L 04/20/00 Signed by Governor
HB 1379 St emps' hlth ins plan; include cert emp of Ga-Fed St Insp Service
Hudson, Newt (156th) Holland, Ray (157th) Ray, Robert F (128th)
Hanner, Robert P (159th) Shaw, Jay (176th) Royal, A. Richard (164th)
HC: Ins SC: I&L 05/01/00 Signed by Governor
HB 1391 Workers' comp; redefine employee; cert State Defense Force members
Birdsong, Kenneth W (123rd) Smith, Larry (109th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th)
Walker, Larry (141st) Buck, III, Thomas B (135th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
HC: IndR SC: I&L 04/27/00 Signed by Governor
HB 1400 Workers' compensation; employers' subrogation lien; certain waiver
Bordeaux, Tom (151st) Smith, Larry (109th)
HC: Judy SC: I&L 03/15/00 S - Favorably Reported (CSFA ) (Am )

HB 1538 Treatment of Children's Craniofacial Deformities Act; enact
Trense, Sharon (44th) Burkhalter, Joseph Mark (41st) Shaw, Jay (176th)
Stuckey, Stephanie (67th) Williams, Robin L (114th) Harbin, Ben (113th)
HC: Ins SC: I&L 03/08/00 S - Read 1st Time
HB 1586 Insurance; insurable interest in personal insurance
Powell, Alan T (23rd) Walker, Larry (141st)
HC: Ins SC: I&L 03/08/00 S - Read 1st Time (FS )
SB 2 Comprehensive Patient & Provider Health Care Relief Act of 1999 (PF)
Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: I&L HC: 01/15/99 S - Read 1st time
SB 24 Health Insurance - coverage for certain morbid obesity
Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 04/22/99 Signed by Governor
SB 28 County Officers', Employees' Health Plan - election of plans
Gillis, Sr., Hugh M (20th) Dean, Nathan (31st) Bowen, Rooney L (13th)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 04/28/99 Signed by Governor
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 37 Farmers' Mutual Fire Ins. Policy for Fire Only - risk amount
Madden, Eddie M (47th)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 04/27/00 Signed by Governor
SB 39 Workers' Comp. - time limit for appeal after award
Madden, Eddie M (47th) Golden, Tim (8th) Crotts, Mike D (17th)
SC: I&L HC: IndR 04/28/99 Signed by Governor
SB 58 Registered Nurse First Assistant Consumer Act - enact
Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: I&L HC: 01/26/99 S - Read 1st time
SB 69 Driver's Lic. in Lieu of Bail - motor veh. insur.issuance, renewal
Roberts, Sam P (30th) Madden, Eddie M (47th) Hooks, George (14th)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 04/19/00 Signed by Governor
SB 77 Auto Insurers - no designation of repair facility for estimate
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd) Streat, Sr., Van (19th)
Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 04/28/99 Signed by Governor

SB 94 Health Insurance - prohibit denying coverage of prescrip. drugs
Butler, Gloria (55th) James, Donzella (35th) Johnson, Diane H (2nd)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 04/28/99 Signed by Governor
SB 107 Employment Security Law - em- ployer contriburtion rate
Golden, Tim (8th)
SC: I&L HC: 02/03/99 S - Read 1st time
SB 116 Cert. Health Benefit Plans - time limits for pmt. of claims
Price, Thomas E (56th)
SC: I&L HC: 02/04/99 S - Read 1st time
SB 119 Employment Security Law - provi- sions on receipt of severance pay
Perdue, Sonny (18th)
SC: I&L HC: 02/04/99 S - Read 1st time
SB 122 Mutual Holding Company Act - provide
Golden, Tim (8th) Madden, Eddie M (47th) Kemp, Rene' D (3rd)
Balfour, Don (9th)
SC: I&L HC: 02/05/99 S - Read 1st time
SB 156 Insurance Commissioner - relieve of certain duties
Golden, Tim (8th) Stephens, William V. (51st)
SC: I&L HC: 02/12/99 S - Read 1st time
SB 158 Patient's Right to Independent Review Act - provide
Price, Thomas E (56th) Cagle, Casey (49th) Johnson, Eric B (1st)
SC: I&L HC: 02/12/99 S - Read 1st time
SB 181 Insurance - relating to licensing of agents
Walker, Charles W (22nd) Madden, Eddie M (47th) Golden, Tim (8th)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 04/28/99 Signed by Governor
SB 192 School Liability Insur.- include cert. volunteer nonprofit organ.
Burton, Joe (5th)
SC: I&L HC: Ed 04/19/99 Signed by Governor
SB 197 Counties, Local Authorities - health employee benefits
Hill, Jack (4th) Madden, Eddie M (47th) Ragan, Harold (11th)
SC: I&L HC: SPCA 05/03/99 Signed by Governor
SB 200 Consumers' Insurance Advocate - creation, powers, compensation
Thompson, Steve (33rd) Stokes, Connie (43rd) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd)
Madden, Eddie M (47th)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 04/20/99 Signed by Governor

SB 234 Veh. Repair - equip. requirements during warranty period
Cheeks, Donald E (23rd) Harbison, Ed (15th)
SC: I&L HC: 02/22/00 S - Read 2nd Time
SB 255 Appropriate Patient Care Act - provide
Price, Thomas E (56th)
SC: I&L HC: 03/03/99 S - Read 1st time
SB 260 Insurers - prohibit cert. adverse actions against victims of abuse
Madden, Eddie M (47th) Stokes, Connie (43rd) Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: I&L HC: 03/03/99 S - Read 1st time
SB 271 Executive Branch - relating to privatization contracts
Fort, Vincent D (39th)
SC: I&L HC: 03/09/99 S - Read 1st time
SB 300 Insurance - cert. charitable gift annuities not constitute business
Broun, Paul C (46th)
SC: I&L HC: H Ed 04/27/00 Signed by Governor
SB 332 Workers' Comp. - presumed depen- dency of spouse of deceased
Madden, Eddie M (47th) Golden, Tim (8th) Hecht, Greg K. (34th)
Harbison, Ed (15th)
SC: I&L HC: 01/24/00 S - Read 1st time
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 344 Motor Veh. Insurance - raise minimum liability coverage
Madden, Eddie M (47th) Harbison, Ed (15th) Meyer von Bremen, Michael S. (12th)
SC: I&L HC: MotV 05/01/00 Signed by Governor
SB 361 Health Insurance - cert. cancer patient trial program coverage
Stokes, Connie (43rd) Walker, Charles W (22nd) Ragan, Harold (11th)
Starr, Terrell (44th)
SC: I&L HC: 01/26/00 S - Read 1st time
SB 388 Employees' Health Insur. - optional plans
Price, Thomas E (56th) Perdue, Sonny (18th) Guhl, Bob (45th)
SC: I&L HC: 02/01/00 S - Read 1st time
SB 408 Motor Common Carriers - certificate of insurance, lieu of bond
Kemp, Rene' D (3rd) Meyer von Bremen, Michael S. (12th)
SC: I&L HC: MotV 05/01/00 Signed by Governor

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 438 Insurance Premium Finance Cos. - license requirements
Brown, Robert (26th) Madden, Eddie M (47th) Golden, Tim (8th)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 03/13/00 H - Favorably Reported
SB 464 Insurance - prohibit discrimina- tion against family violence victim
Stokes, Connie (43rd) Thompson, Steve (33rd) Tanksley, Charles B (32nd)
SC: I&L HC: Ins 04/06/00 Signed by Governor
SB 470 Workers' Comp. - drug-free workplace
Golden, Tim (8th) Madden, Eddie M (47th)
SC: I&L HC: 02/17/00 S - Read 1st time
SB 475 HMOs - no restriction of in-patient services
Thomas, Nadine (10th) Thomas, Don R (54th)
SC: I&L HC: 03/07/00 S - Read 2nd Time
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 492 Insurance - capital stock, sur- plus require. for mutual insurers
Golden, Tim (8th) Madden, Eddie M (47th)
SC: I&L HC: 02/24/00 S - Read 1st time
SB 493 Health Insur. - risk-based capi- tal levels, HMOs
Golden, Tim (8th) Madden, Eddie M (47th)
SC: I&L HC: 02/24/00 S - Read 1st time
SB 494 Labor Unions - authorize pub. employees to organize
James, Donzella (35th) Fort, Vincent D (39th) Harbison, Ed (15th)
SC: I&L HC: 02/24/00 S - Read 1st time
SB 526 Consumer Choice Negotiated Hlth. Insur. Plan Act - enact
Golden, Tim (8th) Stephens, William V. (51st)
SC: I&L HC: 03/03/00 S - Read 1st time
SR 10 Self-Fund.Employer-Based Hlth.Plan- petitioning for state regulation
Thomas, Nadine (10th)
SC: I&L HC: 01/14/99 S - Read 1st time

SR 14 Workplace - program to assist new mothers who are breastfeeding
James, Donzella (35th) Butler, Gloria (55th)
SC: I&L HC: 02/16/99 S - Passed/Adopted

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