GA HB486 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 5-0)
Status: Passed on May 8 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-05-08 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 43-26-12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to exceptions to operation of the Georgia Registered Professional Nurse Practice Act and burden of proof, so as to provide for training of proxy caregivers; to provide for selection of curricula by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities; to provide for select providers to train proxy caregivers in accordance with selected curriculum; to provide for professional delegation exceptions; to revise good faith efforts; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Georgia Registered Professional Nurse Practice Act; training of proxy caregivers; provisions


Roll Calls

2017-03-30 - Senate - Senate Vote #364 (Y: 46 N: 1 NV: 5 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2017-03-28 - Senate - Senate Vote #297 (Y: 50 N: 3 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2017-03-01 - House - House Vote #167 (Y: 166 N: 1 NV: 5 Abs: 8) [PASS]


2017-05-08 Effective Date
2017-05-08 Act 218
2017-05-08HouseHouse Date Signed by Governor
2017-04-05HouseHouse Sent to Governor
2017-03-30SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2017-03-30SenateSenate Taken from Table
2017-03-28SenateSenate Tabled
2017-03-20SenateSenate Read Second Time
2017-03-20SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2017-03-03SenateSenate Read and Referred
2017-03-01HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2017-03-01HouseHouse Third Readers
2017-02-27HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-02-24HouseHouse Second Readers
2017-02-23HouseHouse First Readers
2017-02-23HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments