GA HB39 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 5-2)
Status: Passed on April 23 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-07-01 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 33 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to physical therapists, so as to revise licensing provisions; to enter into an interstate compact known as the "Physical Therapy Licensure Compact Act"; to authorize the State Board of Physical Therapy to administer the compact in this state; to provide definitions; to provide for criminal history records checks for licensing purposes; 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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Physical Therapy Licensure Compact Act; enter into an interstate compact


Roll Calls

2019-04-02 - House - House Vote #361 (Y: 168 N: 1 NV: 4 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2019-03-28 - Senate - Senate Vote #295 (Y: 51 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-03-01 - House - House Vote #105 (Y: 154 N: 1 NV: 4 Abs: 19) [PASS]


2019-07-01 Effective Date
2019-04-23 Act 37
2019-04-23HouseHouse 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
2019-03-22SenateSenate Read Second Time
2019-03-21SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2019-03-04SenateSenate Read and Referred
2019-03-01HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2019-03-01HouseHouse Third Readers
2019-02-26HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2019-02-21HouseHouse Withdrawn, Recommitted
2019-02-08HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2019-01-29HouseHouse Second Readers
2019-01-28HouseHouse First Readers
2019-01-17HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments