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2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 198
Health; eliminate certificate of need requirements for all health care facilities except certain long-term care facilities and services
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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 eliminate certificate of need requirements for all health care facilities except certain long-term care facilities and services; to amend Code Section 50-18-70 of the O.C.G.A., relating to legislative intent and definitions relative to open records laws, so as to revise definitions; to amend Code Section 48-7-29.20 of the O.C.G.A., relating to tax credits for contributions to rural hospital organizations, so as to revise provisions relating to the rural hospital tax credit program; to amend other provisions in various titles of the O.C.G.A., for purposes of conformity; to provide for related matters; to provide for effective dates; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/02/2019 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/07/2019 - House Reconsidered
Mar/07/2019 - House Third Reading Lost
Mar/07/2019 - House Third Readers
Mar/01/2019 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/28/2019 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Feb/25/2019 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/11/2019 - House Second Readers
Feb/08/2019 - House First Readers
Feb/07/2019 - House Hopper
Footnotes
02/28/2019 Withdrawn from the General Calendar and recommitted to the Special Committee on Access to Quality Health Care
Votes
Mar/07/2019 - House Vote #170Yea(129)Nay(40)NV(6)
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Mar/07/2019 - House Vote #169Yea(72)Nay(94)NV(9)
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Mar/07/2019 - House Vote #168Yea(99)Nay(71)NV(5)
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