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2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 249
Controlled substances; collect more information regarding dispensing and use; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 13 of Title 16 and Article 2 of Chapter 16 of Title 45 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to controlled substances and death investigations, respectively, so as to collect more information regarding the dispensing and use of certain controlled substances; to change the frequency of reporting certain prescriptions in the electronic data base of prescription information; to clarify provisions relating to confidentiality; to change provisions relating to liability and duties; to change provisions relating to the definitions of dangerous drugs; to provide for a coroner's inquest when an individual dies of a suspected drug overdose; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2017 - Effective Date
May/04/2017 - Act 141
May/04/2017 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/07/2017 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/30/2017 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/28/2017 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub As Amended
Mar/22/2017 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/22/2017 - Senate Third Read
Mar/20/2017 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/20/2017 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/03/2017 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/03/2017 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/03/2017 - House Third Readers
Feb/27/2017 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/08/2017 - House Second Readers
Feb/07/2017 - House First Readers
Feb/02/2017 - House Hopper
3/03/2017 Modified Structured Rule; 3/28/2017 House agreed to Senate Substitute as House amended; 3/30/2017 Senate agreed to House Amendment to Senate Substitute
Mar/30/2017 - Senate Vote #320Yea(50)Nay(0)NV(5)
Mar/28/2017 - House Vote #348Yea(164)Nay(9)NV(3)
Mar/22/2017 - Senate Vote #217Yea(50)Nay(0)NV(2)
Mar/03/2017 - House Vote #186Yea(167)Nay(1)NV(8)
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