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2019-2020 Regular Session - SB 118
Insurance; Georgia Telemedicine Act; modernize; Telemedicine Act the Telehealth Act; rename
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 24 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to insurance generally, so as to modernize the Georgia Telemedicine Act; to rename the Telemedicine Act the Telehealth Act; to revise the definition of telemedicine; to provide a definition of telehealth; to prohibit insurers from requiring insureds to use telemedicine; to provide for pay equity for health care providers using telemedicine; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/01/2020 - Effective Date
May/06/2019 - Act 155
May/06/2019 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/05/2019 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/28/2019 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/26/2019 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/26/2019 - House Third Readers
Mar/13/2019 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/28/2019 - House Second Readers
Feb/27/2019 - House First Readers
Feb/26/2019 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Feb/26/2019 - Senate Third Read
Feb/25/2019 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/22/2019 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/19/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/15/2019 - Senate Hopper
Footnotes
03/26/2019 Modified Structured Rule
Votes
Mar/28/2019 - Senate Vote #308Yea(46)Nay(1)NV(4)
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Mar/26/2019 - House Vote #306Yea(168)Nay(1)NV(3)
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Feb/26/2019 - Senate Vote #64Yea(50)Nay(0)NV(4)
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