GA HB429 | 2015-2016 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on April 29 2015 - 100% progression
Action: 2015-07-01 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 24 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to insurance generally, so as to provide that no health benefit plan shall restrict coverage for prescribed treatment based upon the insured's diagnosis with a terminal condition; to provide for definitions; to provide for penalties; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Insurance; no health benefit plan shall restrict coverage for prescribed treatment based upon insured's diagnosis with a terminal condition; provide


Roll Calls

2015-04-02 - House - House Vote #394 (Y: 161 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 14) [PASS]
2015-03-31 - Senate - Senate Vote #269 (Y: 54 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2015-03-13 - House - House Vote #239 (Y: 170 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2015-03-13 - House - House Vote #238 (Y: 105 N: 61 NV: 8 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2015-07-01 Effective Date
2015-04-29 Act 31
2015-04-29HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2015-04-09HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2015-04-02HouseHouse Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
2015-03-31SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2015-03-31SenateSenate Third Read
2015-03-27SenateSenate Read Second Time
2015-03-27SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2015-03-18SenateSenate Read and Referred
2015-03-13HouseHouse Passed/Adopted As Amended
2015-03-13HouseHouse Third Readers
2015-03-11HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2015-02-24HouseHouse Second Readers
2015-02-23HouseHouse First Readers
2015-02-20HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments