GA HB34 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 5-2)
Status: Passed on May 10 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-10 - Effective Date 2021-07-01
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 44 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to speech-language pathologists and audiologists, so as to revise licensing provisions; to enter into an interstate compact known as the "Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact"; to provide the State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology with the power to administer such compact in this state and to conduct national background checks for which applicants for licensure are required to submit fingerprints; to provide for definitions; to provide for conditions; to provide for eligibility; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact Act; enact


Roll Calls

2021-03-25 - Senate - Passage: Senate Vote #273 (Y: 44 N: 0 NV: 7 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2021-02-25 - House - Passage: House Vote #99 (Y: 165 N: 1 NV: 7 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2021-05-10 Effective Date 2021-07-01
2021-05-10 Act 285
2021-05-10HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2021-04-05HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2021-03-25SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2021-03-25SenateSenate Third Read
2021-03-11SenateSenate Read Second Time
2021-03-10SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2021-02-26SenateSenate Read and Referred
2021-02-25HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2021-02-25HouseHouse Third Readers
2021-02-22HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2021-02-18HouseHouse Withdrawn, Recommitted
2021-02-17HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2021-01-14HouseHouse Second Readers
2021-01-13HouseHouse First Readers
2021-01-12HouseHouse Hopper
2020-11-25HouseHouse Prefiled

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments