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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 1008
"Georgia Hospice Law"; palliative care; amend provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 9 of Chapter 7 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, the "Georgia Hospice Law," so as to provide that palliative care may be provided under hospice to patients with advanced and progressive diseases with a life expectancy of more than six months; to revise certain definitions relating to hospice care; to provide for construction; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2006 - Effective Date
May/05/2006 - Act 939
May/05/2006 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/10/2006 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/30/2006 - House Receded from Amend or Sub
Mar/30/2006 - Senate Insisted
Mar/30/2006 - House Disagreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/30/2006 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
Mar/30/2006 - Senate Taken from Table
Mar/28/2006 - Senate Tabled
Mar/28/2006 - Senate Third Read
Mar/23/2006 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/23/2006 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/14/2006 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/13/2006 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/13/2006 - House Third Readers
Mar/06/2006 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/13/2006 - House Second Readers
Jan/12/2006 - House First Readers
Jan/11/2006 - House Hopper
3/28/06 Tabled in the Senate; 3/30/06 Taken from the Table in the Senate
Mar/30/2006 - House Vote #1155Yea(150)Nay(1)NV(26)
Mar/30/2006 - Senate Vote #1124Yea(50)Nay(0)NV(5)
Mar/13/2006 - House Vote #848Yea(159)Nay(3)NV(10)
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