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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 853
"Coverdell-Murphy Act"; update current system of levels of certified stroke centers to reflect advances in stroke treatments and therapy; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 6 of Chapter 11 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the "Coverdell-Murphy Act," so as to update the current system of levels of certified stroke centers to reflect advances in stroke treatment and therapy; to authorize the Department of Public Health to establish additional levels; to provide for national certification; to provide for rules and regulations to implement the provisions of this Act; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/26/2016 - Effective Date
Apr/26/2016 - Act 459
Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/05/2016 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/24/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/24/2016 - Senate Third Read
Mar/24/2016 - Senate Taken from Table
Mar/22/2016 - Senate Tabled
Mar/14/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/14/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/17/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/16/2016 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/16/2016 - House Third Readers
Feb/03/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/28/2016 - House Second Readers
Jan/27/2016 - House First Readers
Jan/26/2016 - House Hopper
02/16/2016 Modified Structured Rule; 3/22/2016 Tabled in Senate; 3/24/2016 Taken from Table in Senate
Mar/24/2016 - Senate Vote #712Yea(54)Nay(0)NV(2)
Mar/22/2016 - Senate Vote #682Yea(40)Nay(16)NV(0)
Feb/16/2016 - House Vote #535Yea(170)Nay(0)NV(5)
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