Skip Navigation LinksGeorgia General Assembly > Legislation
Skip navigation links
Calendars
House Calendars
Senate Calendars
Composites
House Daily
Senate Daily
Senate Privileged Resolutions
Legislation
Advanced Search
House First Readers
Senate First Readers
House Prefiles
Senate Prefiles
Signed by Governor
Georgia Code
General Statutes Summary
Votes
House Votes
Senate Votes
Member Legislation 
Georgia General Assembly > Legislation
00:00:00.0624004/00:00:00.0312002
00:00:00.1092007/00:00:00.0936006
Representative Sharon Cooper
00:00:00.0156001/00:00:00.0312002
2015-2016 Regular Session
00:00:00/00:00:00.4992032
Authored Legislation    Other Legislation
 
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 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 195Pharmacists and pharmacies; substitutions of interchangeable biological products; provide
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Mar/04/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
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 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 649"Georgia Lactation Consultant Practice Act"; enact
 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 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
HR 52King, Ms. Patricia S.; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/26/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 221Lupus Awareness Day at the capitol; February 25, 2015; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/04/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 304Georgia's technical schools, colleges and universities; expand gerontology and dementia education and training; encourage
 HC:  HEdSC: H ED
 Status: Mar/31/2015 - Senate Passed/Adopted
HR 501Self-Care Month at the capitol; February 2015; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/25/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 527King, Ms. Patricia S.; Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services; Forensic Special Investigations Unit; contributions to law enforcement; commend and invite to House
 HC:  RulesSC: 
 Status: Mar/02/2015 - House Passed/Adopted
HR 612House Study Committee on Fibroids Education and Awareness; create
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/27/2015 - House Passed/Adopted
HR 637Resurgens Orthopaedics Advocacy Day; March 18, 2015; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/11/2015 - House Read and Adopted
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 800Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Alert Day at the capitol; June 20, 2015; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/25/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 916Fitzgerald, Commissioner Brenda, MD; Department of Public Health; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/31/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1140Georgia State University's Legislative Health Policy Certificate Program and Advanced Health Policy Institute and instructors; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/25/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1144Self-Care Month; February, 2016; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/25/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1237National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Month; April, 2016; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1319Hong, Mr. David; extraordinary efforts in civic engagement; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/09/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1321Lupus Awareness Day at the capitol; February 25, 2016; recognize; Georgia Lupus Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/09/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1366House Study Committee on a Georgia Abuser Registry; create
 HC:  SRulesSC: 
 Status: Feb/18/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 1402Georgia CORE Day at the capitol; March 2, 2016; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/18/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1405Type I Diabetes Day at the capitol; February 23, 2016; recognize; those that support persons diagnosed and living with Type I Diabetes; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/18/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1455Health Information Technology Day at the capitol; February 25, 2016; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/19/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1618Resurgens Orthopaedics Advocacy Day; March 16, 2016; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/08/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1904Juvenile Court of Cobb County Court Appointed Special Advocate program; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/24/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1939Noise X; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/24/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HB 105Health; vaccination against meningococcal disease of college students; revise provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Jan/29/2015 - House Second Readers
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 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 395Professions and businesses; provide definition for term psychological testing; provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Feb/20/2015 - 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 434Cooper's Law; enact
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/24/2015 - House Second Readers
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 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 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 600Cobb County; State Court; revise compensation of solicitor-general
 HC:  IGCSC: SLGO
 Status: May/12/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
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 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 875"Patient Access to Specialty Tier Drugs Act"; enact
 HC:  InsSC: 
 Status: Feb/02/2016 - House Second Readers
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 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 979Crimes and offenses; assault and battery; increase the punishment committed upon hospital emergency department and medical services personnel
 HC:  JudyNCSC: JUDYNC
 Status: Apr/28/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 999Child welfare agencies; agencies licensed in other states to also be licensed in Georgia to engage in placement activities; require
 HC:  JuvJSC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported
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 1008Cobb County; State Court; change salary of the chief deputy clerk and the clerk
 HC:  IGCSC: SLGO
 Status: Apr/28/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 1009Cobb County; tax commissioner; change compensation of certain employees
 HC:  IGCSC: SLGO
 Status: Apr/28/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 1010Cobb County; Board of Commissioners; compensation of the chairperson and other commissioners; change provisions
 HC:  IGCSC: SLGO
 Status: Apr/28/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 1011Cobb County; chief deputy, assistant chief deputy, and executive assistant to the sheriff; change compensation
 HC:  IGCSC: SLGO
 Status: Apr/28/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 1012Cobb County; clerk of the superior court, deputy clerk, and executive assistant; change salary
 HC:  IGCSC: SLGO
 Status: Apr/28/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
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 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
HR 805House Study Committee on the Certificate of Need Program; create
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/26/2015 - House Committee Unfavorably Reported
HR 886Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Georgia campus; 10th anniversary; congratulate
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/31/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1098Epilepsy Awareness Month; month of November; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/21/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1099Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month; April, 2016; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/21/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1168Physician's Day at the capitol; January 27, 2016; saluting physicians of Georgia; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/26/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1360Emergency Medical Services Recognition Day at the capitol; February 22, 2016; recognize; emergency medical services professionals of Georgia; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/11/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1367House Study Committee on the Pharmacy Benefits Managers Process; create
 HC:  SRulesSC: 
 Status: Mar/24/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported
HR 1465Eating Disorders Awareness Week at the capitol; February 21-27, 2016; observance of National Eating Disorders Awareness; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/22/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1771Lamar School of Nursing; rich legacy; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/16/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1929Adult Vaccine Preventable Disease Awareness and Improvement Month; August; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/24/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HB 198Jason Flatt Act-Georgia; enact
 HC:  EdSC: H&HS
 Status: May/05/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 532Cobb County; powers of improvement districts; add a certain provision
 HC:  IGCSC: SLGO
 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 732Motor vehicles; "super speeder" classification upon conviction of driving a commercial motor vehicle 10 or more miles per hour over posted speed limit; provide
 HC:  MotVSC: 
 Status: Jan/14/2016 - 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 813Pharmacists and pharmacies; expedited partner therapy; provisions
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: Feb/18/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 1058Health; HIV and AIDS; revise various statutes
 HC:  H&HSSC: H&HS
 Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HR 94Georgia Bio; advancements in the life sciences industry; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/27/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 518Fibroid Awareness Month at the capitol: July, 2015; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 616Southwest Campus of Medical College of Georgia; 10th anniversary; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/09/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1427House Study Committee on Electronic Cigarettes, E-liquids, and Other Vapor Products; create
 HC:  SRulesSC: 
 Status: Feb/23/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 1723Atlanta Junior Rowing Association Day at the capitol; March 15, 2016; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/15/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1797Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Alert Day at the capitol; June 20, 2016; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/22/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HB 72Crimes and offenses; protection of disabled adults and elder persons; expand and clarify
 HC:  JudyNCSC: H&HS
 Status: May/05/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 409Insurance; reimbursement for treatment of burns for skin substitutes utilizing cadaver derived skin tissue or nonhuman xenographic derived skin tissue; provide
 HC:  InsSC: I&L
 Status: May/12/2015 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 561Adoptable dog; official state dog; designate
 HC:  GAffSC: GvtO
 Status: Feb/17/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 710Georgia Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act; enact
 HC:  W&MSC: 
 Status: Jan/14/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 1085Social services; aging; transfer oversight of such services to the Department of Community Health
 HC:  AppSC: H&HS
 Status: May/03/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HR 641Joint Study Committee on Children's Mental Health; create
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/26/2015 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
HR 642Joint Study Committee on Postsecondary Education and Employment Options for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities; create
 HC:  HEdSC: 
 Status: Mar/25/2015 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
HR 1148Rural Health Day at the capitol; March 1, 2016; recognize; Georgia Rural Health Association; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Jan/25/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1398Atlanta Junior Rowing Association; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1509House Study Committee on Ambulance Service Rates; create
 HC:  SRulesSC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2016 - House Second Readers
HR 1820Health care professionals; educate caregivers on ways to reduce infant sleep related deaths; encourage
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/22/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HB 92Labor; allow employees to use sick leave for care of immediate family members; provisions
 HC:  I&LSC: 
 Status: Jan/28/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 244Safe Harbor/Rachel's Law Act; enact
 HC:  JudyNCSC: 
 Status: Feb/10/2015 - House Second Readers
HB 834Health; establish charity care organizations for healthcare for the uninsured; provide tax credit
 HC:  W&MSC: 
 Status: Jan/27/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 847Crimes and offenses; fraud in obtaining public assistance; redesignate and revise Code Sections
 HC:  JudyNCSC: H&HS
 Status: Feb/19/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 858Torts; property damage caused by the rescue or attempted rescue of dogs locked in motor vehicles; limit liability
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/01/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 918Commerce and trade; powers of attorney to a uniform Act; update and conform provisions
 HC:  JudySC: 
 Status: Feb/09/2016 - House Second Readers
HB 920Health; hospitals and related institutions; restrict civil actions against passive investors in nursing homes and intermediate care homes
 HC:  JudySC: H&HS
 Status: Apr/27/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HB 1109Acworth, City of; adopt by reference a certain map
 HC:  IGCSC: SLGO
 Status: Apr/28/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
HR 858Atrial Fibrillation Day at the capitol; May 14, 2015; recognize
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/27/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1510House Durable Medical Equipment Study Committee; create
 HC:  SRulesSC: 
 Status: Feb/26/2016 - 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 562Polysomnography Practice Act; enact
 HC:  H&HSSC: 
 Status: Mar/11/2015 - 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 827"Pursuing Justice for Rape Victims Act"; enact
 HC:  JudyNCSC: H&HS
 Status: Feb/24/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
HB 929Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote; enact
 HC:  IntCSC: 
 Status: Feb/17/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported
HR 546Mount Paran Christian School varsity football team; winning 2014 GHSA football state championship; congratulate
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/03/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 552Womack, Linda; condolences
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/04/2015 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1559Kennesaw State University; students, coaches, and staff involved with the inaugural football season; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/29/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1560Currin, Dr. Thomas; Dean of the College of Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering & Engineering Technology at Kennesaw State University; Valerie Washington & Kurt Jacobson; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Feb/29/2016 - House Read and Adopted
HR 1807McMurrain; Joyce; commend
 HC:  SC: 
 Status: Mar/22/2016 - House Read and Adopted
 
Other Legislation    Authored Legislation
 
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 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 130"Smokefree Cars for Children Act"; any person in control of a motor vehicle who smokes; person under the age of 15 in vehicle; misdemeanor
 SC: H&HSHC:  JudyNC
 Status: Apr/02/2015 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
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 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 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

00:00:06.4740415/00:00:00