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Senate Health and Human Services Committee
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2019-2020 Regular Session
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HB 26Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact; enter into an interstate compact
 HC:  IntCSC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/23/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 39Physical Therapy Licensure Compact Act; enter into an interstate compact
 HC:  IntCSC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/23/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 62Margie's Law; enact
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: May/02/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 158Medical assistance; Medicaid recipients have the same access to antiretroviral regimens used to treat HIV and AIDS as to those included in the formulary established for the Georgia AIDS Drugs Assistance Programs; provide
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Feb/20/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 160Community Health, Department of; pilot program to provide coverage for bariatric surgical procedures; reinstate
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Feb/22/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 166Genetic Counselors Act; enact
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: May/06/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 187Community Health, Department of; pilot program to provide coverage for the treatment and management of obesity and related conditions; provide
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: May/10/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor  - Vetoed
HB 217Crimes and offenses; employees and agents of syringe services programs are not subject to certain offenses relating to hypodermic syringes and needles; provide
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/02/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 233Pharmacy Anti-Steering and Transparency Act; enact
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: May/07/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 290Health; pilot program to provide preexposure assistance to persons at risk of HIV infection; establish
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/25/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 300Health; redesignate continuing care retirement communities as life plan communities
 HC:  HumRSC: H&HS
 Status: May/07/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 323Insurance; administration of claims by pharmacy benefit managers; revise provisions
 HC:  InsSC: H&HS
 Status: May/07/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 345Penal institutions; pregnant female inmates or a female inmate who is in the immediate postpartum period; provide prohibited practices
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: May/07/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 374Health; administer medications to residents under hospice care pursuant to a physician's written orders; authorize certified medication aides
 HC:  HumRSC: H&HS
 Status: May/11/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 483Controlled substances; Schedules I, IV, and V; change certain provisions
 HC:  JudyNCSC: H&HS
 Status: May/07/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 514Georgia Mental Health Reform and Innovation Commission; create
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: May/06/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 521Professions and businesses; temporary licenses for dentists licensed in other states to provide dental care to indigent populations in this state; authorize
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Jul/16/2020 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 551Controlled substances; kratom; provisions
 HC:  JudyNCSC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/26/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 789Insurance; creation of a surprise bill rating system based upon the number of certain physician specialty groups contracted with a hospital within a health insurer's network; provide
 HC:  SCQHCSC: H&HS
 Status: Jul/16/2020 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 791Pharmacists; dispense up to a 90 day supply of a maintenance medication under certain conditions; authorize
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Aug/05/2020 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 816Professions and businesses; chiropractors may own professional corporations with physicians; provide
 HC:  RegISC: H&HS
 Status: Mar/03/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 842Gracie's Law; enact
 HC:  InsSC: H&HS
 Status: Mar/02/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 888Surprise Billing Consumer Protection Act; enact
 HC:  SCQHCSC: H&HS
 Status: Jul/16/2020 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 918Pharmacies; various provisions relating to the practice of pharmacy; revise
 HC:  SCQHCSC: H&HS
 Status: Aug/04/2020 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 947Community Health, Department of; engage an actuary to conduct a study of the fiscal impact of carving out pharmacy benefits from the state's current Medicaid care management organizations; require
 HC:  SCQHCSC: H&HS
 Status: Mar/05/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 958The Maternity Supportive Housing Act; enact
 HC:  JuvJSC: H&HS
 Status: Jun/17/2020 - Senate Withdrawn & Recommitted
HB 991Healthcare Transparency and Accountability Act; enact
 HC:  SCQHCSC: H&HS
 Status: Aug/05/2020 - House Date Signed by Governor  - Vetoed
HB 1054Health; newborn screening for various disorders; revise provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Mar/09/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 1114Medical assistance; Medicaid coverage for lactation care and services and postpartum care; provide
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Jul/16/2020 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 1125Lacee's Law; enact
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Aug/05/2020 - House Date Signed by Governor
SB 3Medical Assistance; program of premium assistance to enable eligible individuals to obtain health care coverage; provide
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Jan/15/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 12Health; certain health clubs have at least one functional automated external defibrillator; require
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Jan/15/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 16"Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Act"
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Apr/25/2019 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 28Insurance; imposing a copayment, coinsurance, or office visit charge in an amount greater than charges imposed for physician; prohibit
 SC: H&HSHC:  Ins
 Status: Jul/16/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 36Medical Assistance; authorization of appropriations for purposes of obtaining federal financial participation; Medicaid expansion; provide
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Jan/30/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 71Hospital Authority; sale or lease of a hospital; provisions; revise
 SC: H&HSHC:  SCQHC
 Status: Jun/25/2020 - House Third Reading Lost
SB 90Insurance; certain health insurers to cover emergency medical care; require
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Feb/12/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 106"Patients First Act"
 SC: H&HSHC:  SCQHC
 Status: Mar/27/2019 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 109Advanced Practice Registered Nurse; delegation by a physician; order radiographic imaging tests in non-life-threatening situations; authorize
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Jan/13/2020 - Senate Recommitted
SB 113Hospitals and Other Health Care Facilities; nursing homes and personal care homes; backup power sources in the event of power outage; require
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Feb/19/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 121Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Data Base; length of time prescription information is retained from two years to five years; increase
 SC: H&HSHC:  JudyNC
 Status: May/07/2019 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 125Handicapped Persons; installation and maintenance of adult changing stations in certain commercial public facilities for persons with disabilities; provide
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Feb/20/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 151"The Health Act"; enact
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Feb/22/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 168Nurses; certain definitions; revise
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Apr/25/2019 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 169"Woman's Right to Know Act"; chemical abortion under voluntary and informed consent requirements; include
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Feb/25/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 184State Employees' Health Insurance Plan; services covered and furnished by a federally qualified health center are reimbursed at no less than the Medicare maximum; provide
 SC: H&HSHC:  Ins
 Status: Apr/25/2019 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 185Public Assistance; qualified Medicare beneficiary program; eligibility requirements; application forms; provide
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 189Health Records; costs for copying medical records; provide
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 195"Prescription Drug Benefits Freedom of Information and Consumer Protection Act"; enact
 SC: H&HSHC:  Ins
 Status: Apr/02/2019 - Senate Disagreed House Amend or Sub
SB 199Education; testing of drinking water in child care learning centers and schools for lead contamination; require
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Feb/27/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 206Insurance; preexisting conditions under short-term health benefit policies or certificates; definitions; provide
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Feb/27/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 207Georgia Board for Physician Workforce; change name; board's membership; revise
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Apr/25/2019 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 223Controlled Substances; legislative findings; definitions; identification of a standard level of kratom alkoloids and establish recommended dosages; provide
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Feb/28/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 225Juvenile Code; in conformity with the federal Social Security Act and the Family First Prevention Services Act; bring provisions
 SC: H&HSHC:  JuvJ
 Status: May/07/2019 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 232'Controlled Substances Therapeutic Relief Act'; enact
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Mar/04/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 258Department of Community Health; mothers giving birth to newborns retain Medicaid eligibility for one year following birth; require to allow
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Mar/22/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 267'Certified Community Midwife Act'; enact
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Mar/28/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 272Controlled Substances; sale to and by minors of drug products containing dextromethorphan; prohibit
 SC: H&HSHC:  JudyNC
 Status: Jun/15/2020 - House Second Readers
SB 274Advisory Council on Rare Diseases; create
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Mar/29/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 279Consent for Surgical or Medical Treatment; pelvic examinations on anesthetized or unconscious female patient without consent; prohibit
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Jan/13/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 291"Georgia Death with Dignity Act"; physician-assisted end-of-life options for terminally ill individuals; create provisions; enact
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Jan/15/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 306"Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact"; enter into compact; licensing provisions; revise
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Aug/05/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor  - Vetoed
SB 307"The Living Hope Home Act"; related to supportive housing for pregnant women age 18 or older; enact
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Mar/05/2020 - House Second Readers
SB 311Health; patient brokering; prohibit; definitions; exceptions; penalties; provide
 SC: H&HSHC:  SCQHC
 Status: Jun/22/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
SB 321Physicians, Assistants; relating to the number a physician can authorize and supervise at any one time; provisions; revise
 SC: H&HSHC:  RegI
 Status: Aug/04/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 323Professions and Businesses; patient protection measures; undergoing sedation in certain settings; provide
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Mar/09/2020 - House Second Readers
SB 334'Certified Community Midwife Act'; licensure and regulation; provide
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Jan/30/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 340Childhood Cancer Awareness Day; September 1 of each year; provide
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Aug/05/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 345Standards, Labeling, and Adulteration of Food; nonprofit organizations to prepare in accordance with Department of Public Health requirements; provide
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Aug/05/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 347Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities; surgical smoke evacuation system; require
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Feb/03/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 359'Surprise Billing Consumer Protection Act'; certain consumer protections against surprise billing; provide
 SC: H&HSHC:  SCCJS
 Status: Aug/05/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 361"Jay's Law"; establish protocols for the early recognition and treatment of sepsis; require hospitals; enact
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Feb/05/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 372Public Health; provisions; modernize, clarify, and update; certain councils and committees; eliminate
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Jun/29/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 383'Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired Act'; create; definitions; commission and the policy of this state; provide
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Feb/19/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 391"Early Prescription Refills During Emergencies Act"; health insurers to provide coverage for early refills of a 30 day supply; require; enact
 SC: H&HSHC:  SCQHC
 Status: Aug/05/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 395County and Municipal Hospital Authorities; standard of indigency; proceeds from the sale or lease of a hospital by a hospital authority; revise
 SC: H&HSHC:  SCQHC
 Status: Jul/16/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 401State Board of Nursing Home Administrators; composition; revise
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Feb/20/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 417Physicians, Assistants, and Others; criminal background checks for certain healthcare professionals and others; provisions; revise
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Mar/13/2020 - House Second Readers
SB 420Department of Agriculture; rules and regulations relating to the public use of restroom facilities in food sales establishments; establish
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Mar/04/2020 - Senate Read Second Time
SB 427Medicaid; actuarial study of the fiscal impact of carving out pharmacy benefits; Department of Community Health; require
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Feb/25/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
SB 482Office of Health Strategy and Coordination; state all-payer claims database; establishment of an advisory committee; provide
 SC: H&HSHC:  H&HS
 Status: Aug/05/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
SB 483"Behavioral Rehabilitation and Stability Services Act"; certain Medicaid reimbursement; enact
 SC: H&HSHC:  SCQHC
 Status: Jun/25/2020 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
SB 500Hospice Care; hospice administrators are not required to be health care professionals or trained in health services administration; provide
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Mar/10/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
SR 217Senate Study Committee on Prescribing Patterns for Antidepressants and Other Psychotropic Medications; create
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Feb/21/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
SR 276Congress; eliminate five-month waiting period for disability insurance benefits for individuals living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS); urge
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2019 - Senate Passed/Adopted
SR 546Bailey, Ms. Dottie; commend; Mental Health Alert Wristband; local law enforcement agencies to purchase and freely distribute; encourage
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Jun/25/2020 - Senate Passed/Adopted
SR 901State Health Benefit Plan; the coverage of IVF procedures; encourage
 SC: H&HSHC: 
 Status: Mar/05/2020 - Senate Read and Referred