GA SB16 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 6-1)
Status: Passed on May 9 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-07-01 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 8 of Chapter 12 of Title 16 and Code Section 31-2A-18 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the regulation of low THC oil and the establishment of the Low THC Oil Patient Registry, definitions, purpose, registration cards, quarterly reports, and waiver forms, respectively, so as to change the definition of low THC oil; to change provisions relating to conditions eligible for use of low THC oil; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Low THC Oil; definition; provisions relating to conditions eligible for use; change


Roll Calls

2017-03-30 - Senate - Senate Vote #304 (Y: 45 N: 6 NV: 3 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2017-03-28 - House - House Vote #328 (Y: 167 N: 4 NV: 5 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2017-02-16 - Senate - Senate Vote #60 (Y: 21 N: 32 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [FAIL]
2017-02-16 - Senate - Senate Vote #61 (Y: 41 N: 12 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2017-07-01 Effective Date
2017-05-09 Act 229
2017-05-09SenateSenate Date Signed by Governor
2017-04-03SenateSenate Sent to Governor
2017-03-30SenateSenate Agreed House Amend or Sub
2017-03-28HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2017-03-28HouseHouse Third Readers
2017-03-20HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-02-21HouseHouse Second Readers
2017-02-17HouseHouse First Readers
2017-02-16SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2017-02-16SenateSenate Third Read
2017-02-09SenateSenate Read Second Time
2017-02-08SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-01-12SenateSenate Read and Referred
2017-01-11SenateSenate Hopper

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Bill Comments