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Track Health Legislation

The 2024 Legislative Session began on January 8, 2024. Below please find a listing of bills that Georgians for a Healthy Future is tracking during this session. New bills will be added as they are introduced. For email updates on how to stay involved sign up for action alerts.

GHF released its 2024 policy priorities at our thirteenth annual Health Care Unscrambled event. These annual priorities outline the issues that GHF believes are most pressing for Georgia consumers and are best addressed by the state legislature.

Georgians for a Healthy Future Legislative Priorities

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Central Caregiving Registry; disabled persons to the registry SB 456 Senate Read and Referred (2/07/2024)
County Boards of Health; operational policies and procedures of the Department of Public Health apply to local personnel SB 293 Senate Read and Referred (3/09/2023)
Creation of Georgians with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilties Innovation Commission SB 198 Senate Read and Referred (2/16/23)
Eliminate Certificate of Need requirements for all health care facilities except certain long-term care facilities and services SB 162 Senate Recommitted (1/08/24)
Certificate of Need Requirements in rural counties SB 99 House Second Readers (03/01/23)
Medicaid expansion SB 24 Senate Read and Referred (1/30/23)
Medicaid expansion SB 17 Senate Read and Referred (1/26/23)
Cost and effects of smoking joint study committee HR 43 House Second Readers (1/30/23)
Health; certificate of need; revise HB 1339 House Passed/ Adopted by Substitute (2/27/2024)
Preeclampsia Biomarker Testing HB 1081 House Second Readers (02/01/2024)
Georgia Tenant Protection and Mediation Act HB 1059 House Second Readers (1/31/2024)
Support Georgia Family Caregivers Act HB 1057 House Second Readers (1/31/2024)
Mortgages; senior and disabled persons foreclosure protection fund and project HB 1051 House Second Readers (1/30/2024)
Georgia Commission on Maternal and Infant Health; create HB 1037 House Postponed (2/12/2024)
Hospital Medicaid Financing, extend sunset provision HB 991 Senate Committee Favorably Reported (2/27/2024)
EmPATH Georgia Act HB 913 House Second Readers (1/12/2024)
Mental Health bill HB 520 Senate Read and Referred (03/06/23)
Equity Impact Act HB 433 House Second Readers (02/21/23)
Department of Community Health to provide children with 12 months of continuous eligibility for Medicaid and the PeachCare for Kids Program HB 428 House Second Readers (02/21/23)
Safe at Home Act HB 404 Passed Senate Committee (2/12/2024)
Lowering Prescription Drug Costs for Patients Act HB 343 Senate Read and Referred (03/07/23)
Treatment services provided to persons with HIV under Medicaid HB 226 House Withdrawn, Recommitted (03/29/23)
Medicaid expansion (with coordinating work support program) HB 62 House Second Readers (1/23/23)
Medicaid expansion HB 38 House Second Readers - Stalled
Reduce loss of Medicaid coverage for migrants caused by discontinuation of Families First Coronavirus Response Act HB 37 House Second Readers - Stalled