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2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 228
State health and human services agencies; reorganize and reestablish; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend various titles of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated so as to reorganize and reestablish various state health and human services agencies; to establish the Department of Health, the Department of Human Services, and the Department of Behavioral Health; to reassign various functions of the Department of Community Health and the Department of Human Resources to the new agencies; to provide for transition to the new agencies; to create a new board for each agency and to abolish the Board of Community Health and the Board of Human Resources; to establish the position of State Health Officer; to establish the Behavioral Health Coordinating Council; to amend various titles for purposes of conformity; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2009 - Effective Date
May/04/2009 - Act 102
May/04/2009 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/15/2009 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/03/2009 - House Conference Committee Report Adopted
Apr/03/2009 - Senate Conference Committee Report Adopted
Mar/26/2009 - Senate Conference Committee Appointed 7th, 25th, 45th
Mar/26/2009 - House Conference Committee Appointed 18th, 116th, 125th
Mar/26/2009 - House Insisted
Mar/26/2009 - Senate Insisted
Mar/25/2009 - House Disagreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/23/2009 - Senate Transmitted House
Mar/23/2009 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/23/2009 - Senate Third Read
Mar/20/2009 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/19/2009 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/12/2009 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/10/2009 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/10/2009 - House Third Readers
Mar/05/2009 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/02/2009 - House Second Readers
Jan/30/2009 - House First Readers
Jan/29/2009 - House Hopper
3/10/2009 Structured Rule; 3/23/2009 Immediately Transmitted to House; 3/26/2009 House Conferees: 18th, 116th, 125th ; 3/26/2009 Senate Conferees: 7th, 25th, 45th
Apr/03/2009 - House Vote #480Yea(130)Nay(27)NV(15)
Apr/03/2009 - Senate Vote #411Yea(48)Nay(0)NV(2)
Mar/23/2009 - Senate Vote #243Yea(52)Nay(0)NV(2)
Mar/10/2009 - House Vote #190Yea(147)Nay(12)NV(7)
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