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2019-2020 Regular Session - SB 391
"Early Prescription Refills During Emergencies Act"; health insurers to provide coverage for early refills of a 30 day supply; require; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 24 of Title 33 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions regarding insurance, so as to require health insurers to provide coverage for early refills of a 30 day supply of certain prescription medications under certain emergency situations; to amend Code Section 26-4-80 of the O.C.G.A., relating to license required for practice of pharmacy, dispensing of prescription drugs, prescription drug orders, electronically transmitted drug orders, refills, and schedule II controlled substance prescriptions, so as to allow pharmacists to dispense certain refill prescription medications under certain circumstances; to provide for related matters; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Aug/05/2020 - Effective Date
Aug/05/2020 - Act 589
Aug/05/2020 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Jun/25/2020 - Senate Sent to Governor
Jun/24/2020 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Jun/19/2020 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Jun/19/2020 - House Third Readers
Jun/17/2020 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/12/2020 - House Second Readers
Mar/10/2020 - House First Readers
Mar/09/2020 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/09/2020 - Senate Third Read
Mar/04/2020 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/03/2020 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/20/2020 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/19/2020 - Senate Hopper
06/19/2020 Modified Structured Rule; 06/24/2020 Senate agreed to House Substitute
Jun/24/2020 - Senate Vote #723Yea(52)Nay(0)NV(1)
Jun/19/2020 - House Vote #669Yea(148)Nay(0)NV(8)
Mar/09/2020 - Senate Vote #556Yea(55)Nay(0)NV(1)
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