GA HB163 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 5-2)
Status: Passed on May 4 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-04 - Effective Date 2021-07-01
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


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 direct the Department of Community Health to submit a state plan amendment to implement express lane enrollment in Medicaid; to direct the Department of Human Services to automatically enroll and renew eligible children in Medicaid, based on application data received for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Community Health, Department of; submit state plan amendment to implement express lane enrollment in Medicaid; direct


Roll Calls

2021-03-10 - Senate - Passage: Senate Vote #206 (Y: 52 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2021-02-16 - House - Passage: House Vote #48 (Y: 166 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 11) [PASS]


2021-05-04 Effective Date 2021-07-01
2021-05-04 Act 178
2021-05-04HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2021-04-05HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2021-03-10SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2021-03-10SenateSenate Third Read
2021-02-26SenateSenate Read Second Time
2021-02-25SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2021-02-17SenateSenate Read and Referred
2021-02-16HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2021-02-16HouseHouse Third Readers
2021-02-10HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2021-02-01HouseHouse Second Readers
2021-01-29HouseHouse First Readers
2021-01-28HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments