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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 897
Health; care and protection of indigent and elderly patients; provide for the establishment and operation of a drug repository program to accept and dispense unused prescription drugs
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the care and protection of indigent and elderly patients, so as to provide for the establishment and operation of a drug repository program to accept and dispense unused prescription drugs; to amend Chapter 4 of Title 26 of the O.C.G.A., relating to pharmacists and pharmacies, so as to repeal the "Utilization of Unused Prescription Drugs Act"; to amend Article 7 of Chapter 4 of Title 49 of the O.C.G.A., relating to medical assistance generally, so as to revise a provision for purposes of conformity; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2016 - Effective Date
Apr/27/2016 - Act 471
Apr/27/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
Mar/29/2016 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/22/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/22/2016 - Senate Third Read
Mar/22/2016 - Senate Taken from Table
Mar/22/2016 - Senate Tabled
Mar/15/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/15/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/26/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/25/2016 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/25/2016 - House Third Readers
Feb/17/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/08/2016 - House Second Readers
Feb/04/2016 - House First Readers
Feb/03/2016 - House Hopper
Footnotes
02/25/2016 Modified Structured Rule; 3/22/2016 Tabled in Senate; 3/22/2016 Taken from Table in Senate
Votes
Mar/22/2016 - Senate Vote #699Yea(55)Nay(0)NV(0)
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Mar/22/2016 - Senate Vote #682Yea(40)Nay(16)NV(0)
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Feb/25/2016 - House Vote #614Yea(166)Nay(0)NV(7)
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