GA SB352 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 5-1)
Status: Engrossed on February 7 2018 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2018-02-12 - House Second Readers
Pending: House Health and Human Services Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 1 of Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions relative to health, so as to prohibit patient brokering;to create a director of Substance Abuse, Addiction, and Related Disorders; to provide for appointment; to provide for qualifications; to establish the Commission on Substance Abuse and Recovery; to provide for membership; to provide for duties; to amend Chapter 1 of Title 33 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions relative to insurance, so as to provide for a fraudulent insurance act for the excessive, high-tech, or fraudulent drug testing of certain individuals; to provide for investigation by the Commissioner; to provide for penalties; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Health; general provisions; patient brokering; prohibit; Commission on Substance Abuse and Recovery; establish; fraudulent insurance act; provide


Roll Calls

2018-02-07 - Senate - Senate Vote #427 (Y: 52 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2018-02-12HouseHouse Second Readers
2018-02-08HouseHouse First Readers
2018-02-07SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2018-02-07SenateSenate Third Read
2018-02-06SenateSenate Read Second Time
2018-02-05SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2018-01-25SenateSenate Read and Referred
2018-01-24SenateSenate Hopper

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