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2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 769
Health; recommendations from the House Rural Development Council; implement
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 4 of Title 26 and Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to pharmacists and pharmacies and health, respectively, so as to implement recommendations from the House Rural Development Council relating to health care issues; to revise provisions relative to pharmacy practices; to provide for and revise definitions; to revise provisions relative to credentialing and billing; to provide for the establishment of the Rural Center for Health Care Innovation and Sustainability; to revise provisions relative to certificate of need; to provide for the establishment of micro-hospitals; to provide for a grant program for insurance premium assistance for physicians practicing in medically underserved rural areas of the state; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2018 - Effective Date
May/02/2018 - Act 299
May/02/2018 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/06/2018 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/29/2018 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/21/2018 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub As Amended
Mar/15/2018 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/15/2018 - Senate Third Read
Mar/15/2018 - Senate Engrossed
Mar/12/2018 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/09/2018 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/22/2018 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/21/2018 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/21/2018 - House Third Readers
Feb/14/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/31/2018 - House Second Readers
Jan/30/2018 - House First Readers
Jan/29/2018 - House Hopper
2/21/2018 Modified Structured Rule; 3/15/2018 Engrossed in Senate; 3/21/2017 House agreed to Senate Substitute as House amended
Mar/29/2018 - Senate Vote #769Yea(49)Nay(2)NV(5)
Mar/21/2018 - House Vote #749Yea(167)Nay(1)NV(4)
Mar/15/2018 - Senate Vote #618Yea(48)Nay(3)NV(3)
Mar/15/2018 - Senate Vote #614Yea(39)Nay(13)NV(2)
Feb/21/2018 - House Vote #528Yea(173)Nay(1)NV(1)
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