GA HB187 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 5-1)
Status: Vetoed on May 10 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-10 - Veto V3
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Department of Community Health, so as to provide for a pilot program to provide coverage for the treatment and management of obesity and related conditions, including medications and counseling; to provide a definition; to provide for eligibility; to provide for requirements; to provide for a review of results and outcomes; to provide for an evaluation report on such program; to provide for termination of the pilot program; to provide for automatic repeal; to provide for related matters; to provide for contingent effectiveness; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Community Health, Department of; pilot program to provide coverage for the treatment and management of obesity and related conditions; provide


Roll Calls

2019-03-29 - Senate - Senate Vote #316 (Y: 47 N: 2 NV: 6 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-02-27 - House - House Vote #85 (Y: 148 N: 14 NV: 9 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2019-05-10 Veto V3
2019-05-10HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2019-04-04HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2019-03-29SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2019-03-29SenateSenate Third Read
2019-03-26SenateSenate Read Second Time
2019-03-26SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2019-02-28SenateSenate Read and Referred
2019-02-27HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2019-02-27HouseHouse Third Readers
2019-02-12HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2019-02-11HouseHouse Second Readers
2019-02-08HouseHouse First Readers
2019-02-07HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments