2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 579
Medical Assistance; employees/health care coverage; require employers to annually report to commissioner of community health
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 7 of Chapter 4 of Title 49 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to medical assistance generally, so as to require employers to annually report to the commissioner of community health information regarding employees and health care coverage; to provide for definitions; to provide for funds to be paid to the state by employers that do not spend a certain percentage of wages on health care benefits for their employees; to provide for penalties; to provide for powers, duties, and authority of the commissioner of community health; to provide for related matters; to provide for a contingent effective date; to provide for automatic repeal under certain circumstances; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/21/2006 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/16/2006 - Senate Hopper