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General Assembly This Week: Committee Meetings

Several committees in the Georgia General Assembly that are considering health care related legislation are meeting this week. Here is a schedule of what’s on tap. As these are subject to change, check here for updated House committee meeting information and here for updated Senate committee meeting information. If you want to weigh in on any of these bills, the committees often allow public comment.

House Appropriations Health Subcommittee
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
406 CLOB
Agenda:   FY Budget Presentation from the following:
Georgia Composite Medical Board
Georgia Cancer Coalition
Georgia Board for Physician Workforce
State Medical Education Board
Primary Care Workforce Presentation by Denise Kornegay

Senate Health and Human Services (subcommittee)
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
11:00 AM    Location:    450 CAP

Senate Insurance and Labor
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
4:00 pm Location:  MEZZ1

Senate Health and Human Services
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
2:00 pm Location:  450 CAP

House Health and Human Services
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
606 CLOB
H.B. 147  –  Patient Right to Know Act of 2001; medical malpractice insurance;
include  (Rep. Watson, District 163)
H.B. 214  –  Public Health, Department of; establish  (Rep. Channell,
District 116)
H.B. 231  –  Mental Health Addictive Disease Community Recovery Act; enact
(Rep. Willard, District 49)


House Insurance
1:00 – 3:00 pm Location:  606 CLOB

HB  47  (M. Ramsey)
HB  66  (H. Maxwell)
HB 156 (M. Cheokas)
HB 167 (S. Davis)
HB 189 (J. Wilkinson)

House Appropriations Health Subcommittee:
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM 406 CLOB
Public Hearing on the FY 12 Budget.
Limit all comments to 5 minutes
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