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2017-2018 Regular Session - SB 406
"Georgia Long-term Care Background Check Program" enact; public safety; promote
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to health, so as to enact the "Georgia Long-term Care Background Check Program" and to promote public safety and provide for comprehensive criminal background checks for owners, applicants for employment, and employees providing care or owning a personal care home, assisted living community, private home care provider, home health agency, hospice care, nursing home, skilled nursing facility, or an adult day care as recommended by the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice from liability; to amend Article 1 of Chapter 2 of Title 49 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions for the Department of Human Services; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Oct/01/2019 - Effective Date
May/07/2018 - Act 420
May/07/2018 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/05/2018 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/29/2018 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/15/2018 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/15/2018 - House Third Readers
Mar/09/2018 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/01/2018 - House Second Readers
Feb/28/2018 - House First Readers
Feb/26/2018 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/26/2018 - Senate Third Read
Feb/23/2018 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/22/2018 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/12/2018 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/08/2018 - Senate Hopper
3/15/2018 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/29/2018 - Senate Vote #783Yea(51)Nay(0)NV(2)
Mar/15/2018 - House Vote #704Yea(163)Nay(4)NV(2)
Feb/26/2018 - Senate Vote #512Yea(52)Nay(1)NV(0)
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