GA SB406 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on May 7 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-07 - Act 420
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to health, so as to enact the "Georgia Long-term Care Background Check Program" and to promote public safety and provide for comprehensive criminal background checks for owners, applicants for employment, and employees providing care or owning a personal care home, assisted living community, private home care provider, home health agency, hospice care, nursing home, skilled nursing facility, or an adult day care as recommended by the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice from liability; to amend Article 1 of Chapter 2 of Title 49 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions for the Department of Human Services; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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"Georgia Long-term Care Background Check Program" enact; public safety; promote


Roll Calls

2018-03-29 - Senate - Senate Vote #783 (Y: 50 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2018-03-15 - House - House Vote #704 (Y: 163 N: 4 NV: 2 Abs: 11) [PASS]
2018-02-26 - Senate - Senate Vote #512 (Y: 51 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2018-05-07 Act 420
2018-05-07SenateSenate Date Signed by Governor
2018-04-05SenateSenate Sent to Governor
2018-03-29SenateSenate Agreed House Amend or Sub
2018-03-15HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2018-03-15HouseHouse Third Readers
2018-03-09HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2018-03-01HouseHouse Second Readers
2018-02-28HouseHouse First Readers
2018-02-26SenateSenate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2018-02-26SenateSenate Third Read
2018-02-23SenateSenate Read Second Time
2018-02-22SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2018-02-12SenateSenate Read and Referred
2018-02-08SenateSenate Hopper

Georgia State Sources

Bill Comments