GA SB106 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on March 27 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-03-27 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 7 of Chapter 4 of Title 49 and Title 33 of the O.C.G.A., relating to medical assistance and insurance, respectively, so as to authorize the Department of Community Health to submit a Section 1115 waiver request to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; to authorize the Governor to submit a Section 1332 innovation waiver proposal to the United States Secretaries of Health and Human Services and the Treasury; to provide for implementation of approved Section 1332 waivers; to provide for expiration of authority; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for related matters; to provide for a short title; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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"Patients First Act"


Roll Calls

2019-03-25 - House - House Vote #288 (Y: 104 N: 67 NV: 3 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2019-02-26 - Senate - Senate Vote #60 (Y: 35 N: 20 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-02-26 - Senate - Senate Vote #65 (Y: 32 N: 20 NV: 3 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2019-03-27 Effective Date
2019-03-27 Act 4
2019-03-27SenateSenate Date Signed by Governor
2019-03-26SenateSenate Sent to Governor
2019-03-25HouseHouse Passed/Adopted
2019-03-25HouseHouse Third Readers
2019-03-21HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported
2019-02-28HouseHouse Second Readers
2019-02-27HouseHouse First Readers
2019-02-26SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2019-02-26SenateSenate Third Read
2019-02-26SenateSenate Engrossed
2019-02-21SenateSenate Read Second Time
2019-02-20SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2019-02-14SenateSenate Read and Referred
2019-02-13SenateSenate Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments