2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 470
Seniors Prescription Drug Benefit Program for Ages 55 and Over; establish
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to health, so as to provide a short title; to provide for legislative intent; to provide definitions; to establish the Georgia Seniors Prescription Drug Benefit Program within the Department of Community Health to reduce prescription drug prices for residents of the state age 55 and over; to provide for operation of the program; to establish the amount of rebates; to require disclosure of savings to program enrollees; to require drug manufacturers who sell prescription drugs to the state to enter into a rebate agreement; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/19/2002 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/18/2002 - Senate Hopper