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Governor Kemp Signs Healthcare Legislation

4/25/2019, Office of the Governor

 

Atlanta, GA - Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed several pieces of legislation that put patients first and dramatically improve the healthcare landscape in Georgia.

"Today, we signed healthcare legislation into law to improve access, lower costs, and increase the quality of care for countless Georgians – no matter their zip code. By giving cancer patients access to the treatment they desperately need, incentivizing competition, removing bureaucratic obstacles to quality care, and establishing innovative pilot projects to combat debilitating illnesses, Georgia will continue to lead on health care."

The full list of legislation signed during the ceremony is below.

HB 186 by Rep. Ron Stephens (R - Savannah)
HB 321 by Rep. Jodi Lott (R - Evans)
HB 63 by Rep. Sharon Cooper (R - Marietta)
HB 287 by Matt Dubnik (R - Gainesville)
HB 290 by Rep. Sharon Cooper (R - Marietta)
SB 16 by Sen. Kay Kirkpatrick (R - Marietta)
SB 18 by Sen. Kay Kirkpatrick (R - Marietta)
SB 168 by Sen. Greg Kirk (R - Americus)
SB 184 by Sen Greg Kirk (R - Americus)
SB 207 by Sen. Dean Burke (R - Bainbridge)

 

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