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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 722
Health; patient registry program for the use of medical cannabis; provide
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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 provide for a patient registry program for the use of medical cannabis; to authorize rule making; to establish duties of patients, designated caregivers, physicians, and manufacturers of medical cannabis; to establish a medical cannabis tracking system; to provide for confidentiality of records; to establish patient protections; to impose penalties; to provide for nursing facilities; to establish fees; to establish a task force; to require impact assessment of medical cannabis therapeutic research; to require reports and audits; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/02/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/29/2016 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/29/2016 - House Third Readers
Feb/25/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/14/2016 - House Second Readers
Jan/13/2016 - House First Readers
Jan/12/2016 - House Hopper
Jan/06/2016 - House Prefiled
02/29/2016 Structured Rule
Feb/29/2016 - House Vote #665Yea(152)Nay(8)NV(11)
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