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Georgia General Assembly > Legislation
Representative Mark Newton
2019-2020 Regular Session
Authored Legislation    Other Legislation
HB 315Local government; certain agreements from consultants who enter into contracts or arrangements to prepare or develop requirements for bids; provide
 HC:  GAffSC: GvtO
 Status: Apr/17/2019 - 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
 Status: Jan/28/2020 - House Second Readers
HR 261Joint Study Committee on Evaluating and Simplifying Physician Oversight of Midlevel Providers; create
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/22/2019 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
HR 588Public Health, Department of; review maternal deaths and develop strategies for the prevention of maternal deaths; urge
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/25/2019 - House Second Readers
HR 589House Study Committee on Maternal Mortality; create
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/29/2019 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
HB 85Sales and use tax; organ procurement organizations; exempt sales
 Status: Apr/02/2019 - House Disagreed Senate Amend or Sub
HB 287Income tax; certain physicians serving as community based faculty physicians; delete deduction
 Status: Apr/25/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 324Georgia's Hope Act; enact
 HC:  RegISC: RI&Util
 Status: Apr/17/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 370Professions and businesses; number of advanced practice registered nurses with which a delegating physician can enter into a protocol agreement for nurses practicing in an emergency medical services system; revise exception
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2019 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HB 677Consumer Coverage and Protection for Out-of-Network Medical Care Act; enact
 HC:  InsSC: 
 Status: Mar/28/2019 - House Second Readers
HR 413Apostol, Mr. John; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/01/2019 - House Read and Adopted
HB 160Community Health, Department of; pilot program to provide coverage for bariatric surgical procedures; reinstate
 Status: Feb/22/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 168Sales and use tax; tangible personal property to certain non-profit health centers; extend exemption for five additional years
 Status: May/10/2019 - 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
 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
 Status: Apr/02/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 294Special district transportation sales and use tax; certain sales or uses of building and construction materials; provide for the inapplicability
 HC:  W&MSC: 
 Status: Feb/15/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 366Special license plates; Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia, Inc.; establish
 HC:  MotVSC: 
 Status: Feb/21/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 719Crimes and offenses; modernization of HIV related laws; provide
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Jan/13/2020 - House Second Readers
HB 817Columbia County; board of education; modify compensation of members
 Status: Jan/28/2020 - House First Readers
HR 124Leadership Augusta Class of 2019; Alumni of the Leadership Augusta Program; Greater Augusta Day and Leadership Augusta Day at the state capitol; 02/05/19; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/05/2019 - House Read and Adopted
HR 161Georgia's Community Service Boards; Community Service Boards Day at the state capitol; February 13, 2019; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/07/2019 - House Read and Adopted
HR 537Meningococcal B Awareness Day at the state capitol; April 24; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/14/2019 - House Read and Adopted
HR 646Georgia Legislature; broaden eligibility and increase funding for the Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention Program; encourage
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2019 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HB 112Controlled substances; drug products containing dextromethorphan; prohibit sales to minors
 HC:  JuvJSC: 
 Status: Feb/06/2019 - House Second Readers
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
 Status: Feb/20/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 448Excise tax; rooms, lodgings, and accommodations; revise definition of innkeeper to include lodging facilitators
 HC:  W&MSC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2019 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HB 535Health; regulation and permittance of body artists and body art studios; provide
 HC:  RegISC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2019 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HB 598Harlem, City of; change corporate boundaries
 Status: May/10/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor  - Vetoed
HB 678Richmond County; Probate Court; change compensation of judge
 Status: May/06/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HR 139Georgia Primary Care Association; "Community Health Centers Day"; February 11, 2019; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/06/2019 - House Read and Adopted
HR 225Grady General Hospital; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/13/2019 - House Read and Adopted
HR 281Emergency Medical Services Recognition Day at the state capitol; February 21, 2019; commending the emergency medical services professionals of Georgia; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/19/2019 - House Read and Adopted
HB 551Controlled substances; kratom; provisions
 HC:  JudyNCSC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/26/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
HR 188Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University; occasion of its 50th anniversary; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2019 - House Read and Adopted
HR 725Policy recommendations and outcomes; co-prescribing naloxone with opioids; recognize
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 78Jeremy Nelson and Nick Blakely Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Act; enact
 HC:  EdSC: 
 Status: Jan/30/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 82Courts; veterans court divisions; allow discretionary admittance to such court for presentence dispositions
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/05/2019 - House Second Readers
HB 198Health; eliminate certificate of need requirements for all health care facilities except certain long-term care facilities and services
 Status: Apr/02/2019 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HB 215Georgia Scenic Trails System; electric assisted bicycles; provide for permitted operation
 HC:  TransSC: 
 Status: Apr/02/2019 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
HR 51Joint Georgia-North Carolina and Georgia-Tennessee Boundary Line Commission; create
 Status: May/10/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor  - Vetoed
HR 985Casella, Dr. Ben; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/28/2020 - House Read and Adopted
Other Legislation    Authored Legislation
SB 97Self-Service Storage Facilities; limit fees charged and collected by self-service storage facilities for the late payment of rent; provide
 SC: AG&CAHC:  Judy
 Status: May/07/2019 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
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