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2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 140
Patient's Right to Independent Review Act; revise; add definitions; references
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 2 of Chapter 20A of Title 33 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the patient´s right to independent review, so as to revise and add definitions; to change references to conform to revised and new terms; to amend Article 7 of Chapter 4 of Title 49 of the O.C.G.A., relating to medical assistance generally, so as to strike Code Section 49-4-156, which is reserved, and inserting a new Code Section 49-4-156 to provide that certain requirements shall not apply to health maintenance organizations which contract with the department of community health; to amend Article 13 of Chapter 5 of Title 49 of the O.C.G.A., relating to PeachCare for Kids, so as to provide for a definition; to provide for a reduction in the maximum income limit in the discretion of the board of community health; to change certain provisions relating to services, copayments, enrollment, and contracting of services; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
May/10/2005 - Effective Date
May/10/2005 - Act 399
May/10/2005 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/19/2005 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/31/2005 - Senate Conference Committee Report Adopted
Mar/31/2005 - House Conference Committee Report Adopted
Mar/29/2005 - House Conference Committee Appointed 69th, 36th, 164th
Mar/29/2005 - Senate Conference Committee Appointed 19th, 7th, 45th
Mar/29/2005 - House Insisted
Mar/24/2005 - Senate Disagreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/22/2005 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/22/2005 - House Third Readers
Mar/10/2005 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/03/2005 - House Second Readers
Mar/02/2005 - House First Readers
Feb/25/2005 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
Feb/25/2005 - Senate Third Read
Feb/17/2005 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/16/2005 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/08/2005 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/07/2005 - Senate Hopper
3/22/05 Modified Structured Rule in House; Passed House by Committee on Rules Substitute; Rule 33.7; 3/29/05 Senate Conferees: 19, 7, 45
Mar/31/2005 - Senate Vote #530Yea(31)Nay(18)NV(4)
Mar/31/2005 - House Vote #500Yea(104)Nay(46)NV(24)
Mar/22/2005 - House Vote #351Yea(114)Nay(58)NV(6)
Feb/25/2005 - Senate Vote #124Yea(35)Nay(16)NV(2)
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