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House Health & Human Services Committee
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2015-2016 Regular Session
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HB 34"Georgia Right to Try Act"; enact
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 47Prescription drugs; certain refills of topical ophthalmic products under certain conditions; authorize
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Feb/12/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 53Clinical laboratories; person consenting to provision of medical or surgical care by health care provider operates as consent for provider to perform HIV test; provide
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Jan/15/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 105Health; vaccination against meningococcal disease of college students; revise provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Jan/29/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 155Health; registration with the vaccination registry by persons who administer vaccines and by pharmacies, agencies, or businesses employing persons who administer vaccines; require
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 179Pain management clinics; health care professionals who must be on-site for the clinic to provide medical treatment or services; revise a provision
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/03/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 183Home Care Patient Protection Act; enact
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: May/05/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 195Pharmacists and pharmacies; substitutions of interchangeable biological products; provide
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Mar/04/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 212Pain management clinics; health care professionals who must be on-site for the clinics to provide medical treatment or services; revise a provision
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Mar/24/2016 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub As Amended
HB 240Community Health, Department of; provide that at least two members of board shall also be members of state health plan; provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2015 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HB 247Mental health facilities; certificate of need requirements; revise an exemption
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 248Behavioral Health and Development Disabilities, Department of; regulation and licensure of short-term mental health facilities; provide
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 249Health; certificate of need program; repeal
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 288Behavioral Health Coordinating Council; two additional members to serve on council; provide
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: May/05/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 321Health records; revise provisions regarding imposition of costs for providing copies; provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 324Health; mammogram report to patients with dense breast tissue; require certain notice
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 349Physicians assistants; physicians to delegate authority to prescribe Schedule II controlled substances under certain conditions; authorize
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/18/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 350Dental hygienists; administer local anesthesia under direct supervision of a dentist; authorize
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/18/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 362Student health; licensed health practitioners to prescribe albuterol sulfate for schools; authorize
 HC:  H&HSSC: ED&Y
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 394Georgia Board of Nursing; revise provisions relating to powers and duties; provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: May/06/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 395Professions and businesses; provide definition for term psychological testing; provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/20/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 399County and municipal hospital authorities; revise various requirements and provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 407Pain management clinics; Opioid Education and Pro-Active Addiction Counseling for patients prescribed Schedule II or III controlled substances for chronic pain for extended periods; require
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 416Consumer Information and Awareness Act; enact
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: May/12/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 436Georgia HIV/Syphilis Pregnancy Screening Act of 2015; enact
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: May/12/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 491Public Health, Department of; provide immunity from liability; provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/02/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 501Health care data system; authority of Department of Community Health to use existing systems in establishing and operating a state-wide health care data system; remove
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/02/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 504Health; vaccination against meningococcal disease of college students; revise provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: May/05/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 505Physical therapists; licensure and regulations of therapists and therapy assistants; revise various provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: May/05/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 509Georgia Palliative Care and Quality of Life Advisory Council; create; provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 511Pharmacists and pharmacies; technicians to fill remote automated medication systems in skilled nursing facilities and hospices; authorize
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: May/12/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 537Medical assistance; provide single administrator for dental services for Medicaid recipients and PeachCare for Kids participants; provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: I&L
 Status: Mar/18/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 562Polysomnography Practice Act; enact
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/11/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 564Medical practice; physicians complete continuing education training on prescribing controlled substances and the development of addiction; require
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2015 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HB 569Pharmacists and pharmacies; licensure of durable medical equipment suppliers; provide
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/09/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 588Controlled substances; possession of substances containing ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine and restrictions of sale of products containing pseudoephedrine; change provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Mar/15/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
HB 611Health; landlord to disclose evidence of mold to a tenant; require
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/19/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 649"Georgia Lactation Consultant Practice Act"; enact
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 684Dental hygienists; delegable services and procedures that may be performed by hygienists; provide
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB 692Mental health; marriage and family therapists to perform certain acts regarding emergency examinations of persons for involuntary evaluation and treatment for mental illness or alcohol or drug abuse; authorize
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Jan/11/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 695Health; provide for office based surgery procedures; provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Jan/11/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 700Therapy; services under Medicaid for children with disabilities; revise provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Jan/11/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 705Mental health; require care provider to provide periodic opportunities for a patient to designate a family member or other individual as a person with whom the provider may discuss the patient's medical condition and treatment plan; provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Jan/12/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 716Professional counseling; person shall not engage in sexual orientation change efforts with a person under 18 years of age; provide
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Jan/27/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 780Health; certain nondiagnostic laboratories not subject to state licensure as a clinical laboratory; provide
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Feb/09/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 783Controlled substances; Schedules I and IV; change certain provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: JUDYNC
 Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 810Health; imposition of costs for providing copies of health records; revise provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Jan/26/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 813Pharmacists and pharmacies; expedited partner therapy; provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Feb/18/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 826Medical practice; physicians; provide for certain requirements for advertisement or publication of representations of board certification
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Feb/19/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 852"Bridging the Military Health Care Gap Act"; enact
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Jan/28/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 853"Coverdell-Murphy Act"; update current system of levels of certified stroke centers to reflect advances in stroke treatments and therapy; provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 886Pharmacy licenses; employing mails or common carriers to sell, distribute, and deliver prescription drugs; revise a provision
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/27/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 897Health; care and protection of indigent and elderly patients; provide for the establishment and operation of a drug repository program to accept and dispense unused prescription drugs
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/27/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 900Crimes and offenses; electronic data base of prescription information; authorize the retention of data base information for 2 years; provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 902Hospitals and related institutions; educational information on influenza disease to residents of assisted living communities; provide
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/27/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 910Health records; provisions relating to costs of copying and mailing patient records apply to psychiatric, psychological, and other mental health records; provide
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/27/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 915Social services; criminal records checks shall be required for owners and employees of certain licensed facilities; establish
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/25/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
HB 916"The Pharmacy Audit Bill of Rights"; certain audits conducted by the Department of Community Health; remove exception; provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor  - Vetoed
HB 926Pharmacists and pharmacies; regulation of certain facilities and entities involved in the wholesale, manufacture, and distribution of drugs; provide
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 944Health; pronouncement of death of patients in nursing homes who are organ donors by a physician assistant or registered professional nurse; provide
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Mar/22/2016 - Senate Tabled
HB 954"Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act"; enact
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/27/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 1006"Georgia State Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)"; require additional information regarding participants for annual report
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 1037Community Health, Department of; certified nurse aide registry to nurse aides who provide services in private residences; expand
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 1043Vaccine protocol agreements; influenza; exempt activities conducted by a hospital or health system from certain requirements
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 1058Health; HIV and AIDS; revise various statutes
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 1068"Postpartum Depression Act"; enact
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/24/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 1071Domestic relations; signs to be posted at certain medical facilities where a newborn child may be left; provide
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/24/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 1075Commerce and trade; transmission of another person's medical information shall be deemed an unfair and deceptive trade practice; provide
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/24/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 1087Public assistance; legislative notification prior to any request for a state plan amendment for an increase in eligibility; require
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/24/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 1091State Commission on Narcotic Treatment Programs; create
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/25/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 1160Medical assistance; legislative notification prior to the submission of certain waivers pursuant to Section 1332 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; require
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/24/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 302Congress of the United States; enact significant reforms to nation's federally financed graduate medical education programs and to provide states with additional resources to meet the health workforce needs of the future; urge
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/19/2015 - House Passed/Adopted
HR 612House Study Committee on Fibroids Education and Awareness; create
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/27/2015 - House Passed/Adopted
HR 640Joint Study Committee on Health, Education, and School-Based Health Centers; create
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/26/2015 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
HR 641Joint Study Committee on Children's Mental Health; create
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/26/2015 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
HR 745United States Congress; provide for continuation of Ryan White CARE Act funding at levels appropriate to meet the needs of the citizens of the State of Georgia; encourage
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/25/2015 - House Second Readers
HR 746Georgia families; public policies that help them thrive; express the sense of the General Assembly
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/25/2015 - House Second Readers
HR 767House Study Committee on Provision of Community Based Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) services, including the NOW/COMP Medicaid Waiver Services; create
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/31/2015 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
HR 787Governor Nathan Deal; establish Diabetes Control Grant Advisory Board; encourage
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/27/2015 - House Second Readers
HR 805House Study Committee on the Certificate of Need Program; create
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/26/2015 - House Committee Unfavorably Reported
HR 826Congress of the United States, National Institutes of Health and its National Cancer Institute; increase funding for childhood cancer research and to continue their support for pediatric clinical trials in Georgia; urge
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/31/2015 - House Passed/Adopted
HR 828House Study Committee on the Provision of Indigent and Charity Health Care Services; create
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/27/2015 - House Second Readers
HR 829House Welfare Fraud Study Committee; create
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/31/2015 - House Passed/Adopted
HR 1254Medicaid care management organizations; cover certain attention deficit hyperactivity disorder medications; encourage
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/22/2016 - House Passed/Adopted
HR 1382Community Health, Department of; create and seek the counsel of a State Health Benefit Plan Customer Advisory Council; encourage
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/16/2016 - House Passed/Adopted
SB 51Pharmacists and Pharmacies; provide for substitutions of interchangeable biological products
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: May/06/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 53Mental Health; authorizing licensed professional counselor to perform certain acts; revise sunset prov.; repeal in its entirety June 30, 2018
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Mar/10/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 109Health; clarify the use and effectiveness of Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment forms
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: May/05/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 114Advanced Practice Registered Nurses; number of advanced practice registered nurses a delegating physician enter a protocol agreement; provisions
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Mar/11/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
SB 115Physician Assistants; authorize a physician to delegate to physician assistant the authority to prescribe Schedule II controlled substances
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Feb/18/2016 - House Second Readers
SB 126Pharmacists and Pharmacies; expansion of certain medical professionals to prescribe auto-injectable epinephrine to authorized entity; emergency purposes
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: May/05/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 131Department of Behavorial Health and Developmental Disabilities; provide for certification; policies and procedures
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: May/06/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 194Pharmacists and Pharmacies; certain provisions shall not apply; facility engaged solely in the distribution of dialysate, drugs; patients with end stage renal disease
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: May/05/2015 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 230'Uniform Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioners Act'; enactment
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 271Mental Health; provide reasonable standards for providing patients notice; admission to an emergency receiving facility
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 273Clinical Laboratories; provide certain nondiagnostic laboratories not subject to state licensure as clinical laboratory
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 305Health; Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment form; require department to provide certain notification prior to modification
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: May/03/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 308Positive Alternatives for Pregnancy and Parenting Grant Program; establish; definitions; administration and duties
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Apr/26/2016 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 314Nurses; advanced nursing practices; revise certain provisions; provide for changes to roles and definitions
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Mar/11/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
SB 337Medical Assistance; require Department of Human Services to provide certain dependents of military service member; eligibility
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Mar/22/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
SB 385Physicians; provide for certain requirements for advertisement or publication of representation of board certification by physicians
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Mar/24/2016 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub As Amended
SB 389Social Services; temporary assistance for needy families; provide for exception to lifetime maximum assistance
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Mar/22/2016 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted