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2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 248
Health Care Sharing Ministries Freedom to Share Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to insurance generally, so as to provide that a health care sharing ministry which enters into a health care cost sharing arrangement with its participants shall not be considered an insurance company, health maintenance organization, or health benefit plan of any class, kind, or character and shall not be subject to any laws related to such; to provide a short title; to provide for definitions; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2011 - Effective Date
May/11/2011 - Act 86
May/11/2011 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/26/2011 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/14/2011 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Apr/12/2011 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Apr/12/2011 - Senate Third Read
Apr/11/2011 - Senate Read Second Time
Apr/11/2011 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/16/2011 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/16/2011 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/16/2011 - House Third Readers
Mar/14/2011 - House Postponed
Feb/24/2011 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/16/2011 - House Second Readers
Feb/15/2011 - House First Readers
Feb/10/2011 - House Hopper
3/14/2011 Postponed until 3/16/2011; 3/16/2011 Modified Structured Rule
Apr/14/2011 - House Vote #352Yea(152)Nay(10)NV(13)
Apr/12/2011 - Senate Vote #325Yea(52)Nay(2)NV(1)
Mar/16/2011 - House Vote #178Yea(170)Nay(0)NV(5)
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