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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 798
Pharmacy Consumer Protection and Transparency Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 4 of Title 26 of the O.C.G.A., the "Georgia Pharmacy Practice Act," so as to provide for registration of any person or entity acting as a pharmacy benefits manager; to provide a short title; to define certain terms; to provide requirements for registration; to provide for the review of contracts; to provide for a fidelity bond; to provide that a pharmacy benefits manager shall not intervene in the delivery of prescriptions; to provide for the dispensing of a substitute prescription drug; to provide that a pharmacy network provider shall be protected in the event of a dispute with a pharmacy benefits manager; to provide the duties of a pharmacy benefits manager; to provide for the dispensation of certain payments; to provide for the protection of certain information; to provide for audits; to provide for contracts; to provide for notification; to provide for penalties for violations; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/28/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/27/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/29/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/28/2008 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/28/2008 - House Third Readers
Feb/26/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Apr/11/2007 - House Second Readers
Apr/10/2007 - House First Readers
Mar/30/2007 - House Hopper
Feb/28/2008 - House Vote #666Yea(150)Nay(0)NV(17)
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