GA SB319 | 2015-2016 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on April 26 2016 - 100% progression
Action: 2016-04-26 - Effective Date
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 43-10A-3 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to definitions relative to professional counselors, social workers, and others, so as to revise the definition of "professional counseling"; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Professional Counseling; revise the definition


Roll Calls

2016-03-24 - House - House Vote #846 (Y: 145 N: 26 NV: 7 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2016-03-24 - Senate - Senate Vote #810 (Y: 47 N: 5 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-02-17 - Senate - Senate Vote #457 (Y: 51 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2016-04-26 Effective Date
2016-04-26 Act 377
2016-04-26SenateSenate Date Signed by Governor
2016-03-31SenateSenate Sent to Governor
2016-03-24SenateSenate Agreed House Amend or Sub
2016-03-24HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2016-03-24HouseHouse Third Readers
2016-03-22HouseHouse Postponed
2016-03-16HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2016-02-19HouseHouse Second Readers
2016-02-18HouseHouse First Readers
2016-02-17SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2016-02-17SenateSenate Third Read
2016-02-16SenateSenate Read Second Time
2016-02-11SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2016-02-03SenateSenate Read and Referred
2016-02-02SenateSenate Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments