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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 34
"Georgia Right to Try Act"; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to health, so as to enact the "Georgia Right to Try Act"; to provide for investigational drugs, biological products, and devices for patients with advanced illnesses; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for definitions; to provide for eligibility criteria; to provide for written informed consent; to allow manufacturers to make such drugs available; to provide that health benefit coverage is not mandatory; to prohibit sanctions against a physician's license; to prohibit blocking access; to provide for statutory construction; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2016 - Effective Date
Apr/26/2016 - Act 422
Apr/26/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
Mar/28/2016 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/11/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/11/2016 - Senate Third Read
Mar/10/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/08/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/17/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/16/2016 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/16/2016 - House Third Readers
Feb/03/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Apr/02/2015 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/03/2015 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/27/2015 - House Second Readers
Jan/26/2015 - House First Readers
Jan/15/2015 - House Hopper
Jan/05/2015 - House Prefiled
02/16/2016 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/11/2016 - Senate Vote #578Yea(55)Nay(0)NV(0)
Feb/16/2016 - House Vote #544Yea(173)Nay(0)NV(2)
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