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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 166
"Health Share" Volunteers in Medicine Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the care and protection of indigent and elderly patients, so as to enact the "'Health Share' Volunteers in Medicine Act"; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for definitions; to provide for contracts between health care providers and governmental contractors; to provide uncompensated health care services to low-income persons; to provide for notice requirements to patients; to provide for volunteers providing support services; to provide for applicability of benefits; to provide for a report on claim statistics; to provide for an annual report by the Department of Community Health to certain legislative officers; to provide for liability coverage for claims and defense of litigation; to provide for the establishment of rules and regulations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2005 - Effective Date
May/10/2005 - Act 414
May/10/2005 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/11/2005 - House Sent to Governor
Mar/21/2005 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/17/2005 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/17/2005 - Senate Third Read
Mar/11/2005 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/10/2005 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/17/2005 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/16/2005 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/16/2005 - House Third Readers
Feb/14/2005 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/28/2005 - House Second Readers
Jan/27/2005 - House First Readers
Jan/26/2005 - House Hopper
Mar/21/2005 - House Vote #344Yea(139)Nay(23)NV(15)
Mar/17/2005 - Senate Vote #280Yea(46)Nay(0)NV(7)
Feb/16/2005 - House Vote #66Yea(145)Nay(19)NV(10)
Feb/16/2005 - House Vote #65Yea(45)Nay(113)NV(16)
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