GA SB5 | 2021-2022 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 5-1)
Status: Passed on May 10 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-05-10 - Effective Date 2021-07-01
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to professions and businesses, so as to provide patient protection measures for patients undergoing sedation in certain settings; to provide for patients under conscious sedation in dental settings and for dental procedures in medispas; to provide for patients under varying levels of sedation in physician offices and medispas; to provide for definitions; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for enforcement; to provide for statutory construction; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

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Professions and Businesses; patient protection measures for patients undergoing sedation in certain settings; provide


Roll Calls

2021-03-23 - Senate - Agree To House Substitute: Senate Vote #259 (Y: 52 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 4) [PASS]
2021-03-15 - House - Passage: House Vote #252 (Y: 160 N: 5 NV: 6 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2021-02-08 - Senate - Passage: Senate Vote #25 (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2021-02-08 - Senate - Adoption Of Amendment #1 By The Senator From The 6th: Senate Vote #24 (Y: 18 N: 26 NV: 4 Abs: 8) [FAIL]


2021-05-10 Effective Date 2021-07-01
2021-05-10 Act 288
2021-05-10SenateSenate Date Signed by Governor
2021-04-07SenateSenate Sent to Governor
2021-03-23SenateSenate Agreed House Amend or Sub
2021-03-15HouseHouse Passed/Adopted By Substitute
2021-03-15HouseHouse Third Readers
2021-03-10HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2021-02-22HouseHouse Withdrawn, Recommitted
2021-02-17HouseHouse Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
2021-02-10HouseHouse Second Readers
2021-02-09HouseHouse First Readers
2021-02-08SenateSenate Passed/Adopted
2021-02-08SenateSenate Third Read
2021-02-04SenateSenate Read Second Time
2021-02-03SenateSenate Committee Favorably Reported
2021-01-13SenateSenate Read and Referred
2021-01-12SenateSenate Hopper

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Bill Comments