GA HB233 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on May 7 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-01-01 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 6 of Chapter 4 of Title 26 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to pharmacies, so as to enact the "Pharmacy Anti-Steering and Transparency Act"; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for definitions; to prohibit pharmacies from engaging in certain practices; to require pharmacies to file an annual disclosure statement; to provide for violations; to provide for limited liability; to provide for statutory construction; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Pharmacy Anti-Steering and Transparency Act; enact


Roll Calls

2019-04-02 - House - House Vote #367 (Y: 165 N: 1 NV: 5 Abs: 8) [PASS]
2019-03-28 - Senate - Senate Vote #281 (Y: 53 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-03-04 - House - House Vote #110 (Y: 170 N: 1 NV: 2 Abs: 5) [PASS]


2020-01-01 Effective Date
2019-05-07 Act 302
2019-05-07HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2019-04-11HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2019-04-02HouseHouse Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
2019-03-28SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2019-03-28SenateSenate Third Read
2019-03-26SenateSenate Read Second Time
2019-03-26SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2019-03-05SenateSenate Read and Referred
2019-03-04HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2019-03-04HouseHouse Third Readers
2019-02-27HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2019-02-12HouseHouse Second Readers
2019-02-11HouseHouse First Readers
2019-02-08HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments