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2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 596
Delivering the Cure; Newborn Umbilical Cord Blood Initiative Act; provide for creation of commission; definitions; donations
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to health, so as to provide a short title; to provide legislative intent and findings; to provide definitions; to create the Newborn Umbilical Cord Blood Bank for postnatal tissue and fluid; to provide for donations and information concerning donations; to provide for certain procedures and costs and fees associated with such bank; to provide for the creation of the Georgia Commission for the Newborn Umbilical Cord Blood Initiative and the membership, appointment, terms of office, and duties of such commission; to provide for certain funding mechanisms; to prohibit human cloning; to provide for civil and criminal penalties; to provide for related matters; to amend Article 3 of Chapter 7 of Title 48 of the O.C.G.A., relating to income tax returns and information, so as to authorize taxpayers to make certain contributions through the income tax payment and refund process; to provide an effective date and for applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/30/2006 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/30/2006 - House Third Readers
Mar/24/2006 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/15/2006 - House Second Readers
Mar/14/2006 - House First Readers
Mar/13/2006 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/13/2006 - Senate Third Read
Mar/09/2006 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/08/2006 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/06/2006 - Senate Recommitted
Mar/06/2006 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/28/2006 - Senate Recommitted
Feb/28/2006 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/23/2006 - Senate Hopper
2/28/06 Withdrawn from Health and Human Services and committed to Science and Technology Committee in the Senate. 3/06/06 Recommitted to Science and Technology in the Senate.
Mar/30/2006 - House Vote #1169Yea(152)Nay(0)NV(25)
Mar/13/2006 - Senate Vote #810Yea(54)Nay(0)NV(0)
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