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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 455
Georgia Prescription Monitoring Program Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 13 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to controlled substances, so as to enact the "Georgia Prescription Monitoring Program Act"; to provide for legislative intent; to provide for definitions; to provide for the establishment of a program for the monitoring of prescribing and dispensing Schedule II, III, or IV controlled substances by the Georgia Drugs and Narcotics Agency; to require dispensers to submit certain information regarding the dispensing of certain drugs; to provide for the confidentiality of submitted information except under certain circumstances; to provide for penalties; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/27/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/26/2008 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/26/2008 - House Third Readers
Feb/20/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/20/2007 - House Second Readers
Feb/15/2007 - House First Readers
Feb/14/2007 - House Hopper
Feb/26/2008 - House Vote #626Yea(149)Nay(8)NV(14)
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