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2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 374
Health; administer medications to residents under hospice care pursuant to a physician's written orders; authorize certified medication aides
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 31-7-12.2 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to regulation and licensing of assisted living communities, legislative intent, definitions, procedures, and requirements for medication aides, so as to authorize certified medication aides to administer medications to residents under hospice care pursuant to a physician's written orders; to amend Code Section 43-26-12, relating to exceptions to the licensure of registered professional nurses, so as to provide that the administration of medication by certified medication aides under specific criteria does not require licensure as a registered professional nurse; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/11/2019 - Effective Date
May/11/2019 - Act 320
May/11/2019 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/04/2019 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/18/2019 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/18/2019 - Senate Third Read
Mar/14/2019 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/13/2019 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/05/2019 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/04/2019 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/04/2019 - House Third Readers
Feb/25/2019 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/21/2019 - House Second Readers
Feb/20/2019 - House First Readers
Feb/19/2019 - House Hopper
03/04/2019 Modified Structured Rule
Mar/18/2019 - Senate Vote #203Yea(48)Nay(1)NV(4)
Mar/04/2019 - House Vote #108Yea(165)Nay(0)NV(10)
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