Search Form
First, enter a politician or zip code
Now, choose a category

Key Votes

SB 399 - General Assembly Authorization Requirements for Implementation of Federal Health Care Legislation - Key Vote

Georgia Key Votes

Bill Cowsert voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Bill Cowsert made in this general time period.

Stages

Family

Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (30-16) - (Key vote)

Title: General Assembly Authorization Requirements for Implementation of Federal Health Care Legislation

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the General Assembly to pass legislation for a department or agency of the state to implement new federal health care provisions.

Highlights:
-Prohibits a department or agency of the state from implementing any component of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, unless the department or agency reports to the General Assembly and the General Assembly passes legislation specifically authorizing the state's compliance with, or participation in, the intended federal health care provisions (Sec. 2). -Requires a report to be submitted to the General Assembly on behalf of the department or agency of the state, including, but not limited to, the following (Sec. 2):
    -The specific federal statute or regulation that requires the state to implement a federal health care provision; -Whether the provision has any state waiver or options; -Terms for state compliance to a particular provision and the implementation process; -Who in the state will be impacted by the adoption or failure to adopt the provision; -The cost to the state or citizens of the state to implement the provision; and -The consequences to the state if it does not comply with the federal health care provision.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: General Assembly Authorization Requirements for Implementation of Federal Health Care Legislation

Sponsors

Skip to top
Back to top