GA HB646 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 4-1)
Status: Engrossed on February 21 2018 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2018-02-22 - Senate Read and Referred
Pending: Senate Health and Human Services Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Department of Community Health, so as to reinstate a pilot program to provide coverage for bariatric surgical procedures for the treatment and management of obesity and related conditions; to provide for automatic repeal; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Community Health, Department of; pilot program to provide coverage for bariatric surgical procedures; reinstate


Roll Calls

2018-02-21 - House - House Vote #533 (Y: 142 N: 22 NV: 9 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2018-02-22SenateSenate Read and Referred
2018-02-21HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2018-02-21HouseHouse Third Readers
2018-02-07HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2018-01-08HouseHouse Second Readers
2017-03-30HouseHouse First Readers
2017-03-30HouseHouse Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments