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2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 965
"The Honorable Jimmy Carter Cancer Treatment Access Act"; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 24 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general insurance provisions, so as to provide that no health benefit plan shall require an insured to fail to successfully respond to a drug or drugs for stage four advanced, metastatic cancer prior to the approval of a drug prescribed by his or her physician; to provide for definitions; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings and intent; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2016 - Effective Date
Apr/27/2016 - Act 489
Apr/27/2016 - House Date Signed by Governor
Mar/28/2016 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/14/2016 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/14/2016 - Senate Third Read
Mar/11/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/10/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/23/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/22/2016 - House Passed/Adopted
Feb/22/2016 - House Third Readers
Feb/17/2016 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/11/2016 - House Second Readers
Feb/10/2016 - House First Readers
Feb/09/2016 - House Hopper
Mar/14/2016 - Senate Vote #591Yea(53)Nay(1)NV(2)
Feb/22/2016 - House Vote #574Yea(166)Nay(0)NV(8)
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