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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 509
Georgia Palliative Care and Quality of Life Advisory Council; create; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 7 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to health care facilities, so as to implement initiatives to improve quality and delivery of patient centered and family focused palliative care in this state; to provide for legislative intent; to provide for definitions; to create the Georgia Palliative Care and Quality of Life Advisory Council; to establish a state-wide Palliative Care Consumer and Professional Information and Education Program; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2016 - Effective Date
Apr/26/2016 - Act 342
Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
Mar/28/2016 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/16/2016 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/14/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/14/2016 - Senate Third Read
Mar/11/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/10/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/11/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/10/2016 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/10/2016 - House Third Readers
Jan/27/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/03/2015 - House Second Readers
Mar/02/2015 - House First Readers
Feb/26/2015 - House Hopper
02/10/2016 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/16/2016 - House Vote #776Yea(140)Nay(7)NV(22)
Mar/14/2016 - Senate Vote #594Yea(46)Nay(7)NV(2)
Feb/10/2016 - House Vote #519Yea(138)Nay(23)NV(6)
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