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SB 118

  • Georgia Senate Bill
  • 2019-2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate
  • Passed Senate Feb 26, 2019
  • Passed House Mar 26, 2019
  • Governor

Insurance; Georgia Telemedicine Act; modernize; Telemedicine Act the Telehealth Act; rename

Abstract

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 24 of Title 33 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to insurance generally, so as to modernize the Georgia Telemedicine Act; to rename the Telemedicine Act the Telehealth Act; to revise the definition of telemedicine; to provide a definition of telehealth; to prohibit insurers from requiring insureds to use telemedicine; to provide for pay equity for health care providers using telemedicine; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

Bill Sponsors (12)

Renee Unterman

  • Republican
  • upper
  • 45
Primary

Chuck Hufstetler

  • Republican
  • upper
  • 52
Primary

Dean Burke

  • Republican
  • upper
  • 11
Primary

Larry Walker, III

  • Republican
  • upper
  • 20
Primary

Greg Kirk

  • Republican
Primary

Freddie Sims

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 12
Primary

Valencia Seay

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 34
Primary

Gloria Butler

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 55
Primary

Steve Henson

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 41
Primary

Brandon Beach

  • Republican
  • upper
  • 21
Primary

Steve Gooch

  • Republican
  • upper
  • 51
Primary

Jeff Mullis

  • Republican
  • upper
  • 53
Primary

Votes


Feb 26, 2019

Senate

Actions


Jan 01, 2020

Georgia General Assembly

Effective Date

May 06, 2019

Senate

Act 155

Senate

Senate Date Signed by Governor

Apr 05, 2019

Senate

Senate Sent to Governor

Mar 28, 2019

Senate

Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub

Mar 26, 2019

House

House Third Readers

House

House Passed/Adopted By Substitute

Mar 13, 2019

House

House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute

  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Insurance

Feb 28, 2019

House

House Second Readers

Feb 27, 2019

House

House First Readers

Feb 26, 2019

Senate

Senate Passed/Adopted

Senate

Senate Third Read

Feb 25, 2019

Senate

Senate Read Second Time

Feb 22, 2019

Senate

Senate Committee Favorably Reported

  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Science and Technology

Feb 19, 2019

Senate

Senate Read and Referred

  • Referral-Committee
Science and Technology

Feb 15, 2019

Senate

Senate Hopper

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
As Introduced LC 46 0064 PDF
As passed Senate PDF
LC 46 0151S/hss PDF
SB118/AP* PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
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Sources

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