GA SB40 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 3-1)
Status: Engrossed on February 10 2017 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2017-03-30 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 3 of Chapter 3 of Title 37 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to examination, hospitalization, and treatment of involuntary patients, so as to provide for authorization of emergency medical services personnel to transport certain mentally ill patients under certain circumstances; to provide for reporting requirements; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Mental Health; transport certain mentally ill patients; authorization of emergency medical services personnel


Roll Calls

2017-02-10 - Senate - Senate Vote #45 (Y: 47 N: 1 NV: 2 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2017-03-30HouseHouse Withdrawn, Recommitted
2017-03-22HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-02-15HouseHouse Second Readers
2017-02-14HouseHouse First Readers
2017-02-10SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2017-02-10SenateSenate Third Read
2017-02-09SenateSenate Read Second Time
2017-02-08SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2017-01-24SenateSenate Read and Referred
2017-01-23SenateSenate Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments