GA SB121 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on April 18 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-04-18 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 6 of Chapter 4 of Title 26 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to pharmacies, so as to provide that the state health officer may issue a standing order permitting certain persons and entities to obtain opioid antagonists under the conditions the state health officer may impose; to provide for immunity; to amend Chapter 13 of Title 16 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to controlled substances, so as to change the definition of a dangerous drug; to add a drug to Schedule V; to provide for a short title; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Roll Calls

2017-03-30 - Senate - Senate Vote #307 (Y: 52 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2017-03-30 - House - House Vote #408 (Y: 163 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 13) [PASS]
2017-03-24 - House - House Vote #311 (Y: 163 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 14) [PASS]
2017-02-27 - Senate - Senate Vote #99 (Y: 53 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-04-18 Effective Date
2017-04-18 Act 19
2017-04-18SenateSenate Date Signed by Governor
2017-04-04SenateSenate Sent to Governor
2017-03-30HouseHouse Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
2017-03-30SenateSenate Agreed House Amend or Sub As Amended
2017-03-24HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2017-03-24HouseHouse Third Readers
2017-03-20HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-03-01HouseHouse Second Readers
2017-02-28HouseHouse First Readers
2017-02-27SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2017-02-27SenateSenate Third Read
2017-02-23SenateSenate Read Second Time
2017-02-22SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2017-02-07SenateSenate Read and Referred
2017-02-02SenateSenate Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments