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SB 6519 - 2015-16
Expanding patient access to health services through telemedicine and establishing a collaborative for the advancement of telemedicine.
Bill History

2016 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 22
First reading, referred to Health Care. (View Original Bill)
Feb 1
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Health Care at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 4
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Health Care at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 5
HLTH - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 8
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 9
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; do pass 1st substitute bill proposed by Health Care. (Majority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 12
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 16
1st substitute bill substituted (HLTH 16). (View 1st Substitute)
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 49; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Feb 18
First reading, referred to Health Care & Wellness (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report). (View Original Bill)
Feb 23
Public hearing in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 26
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
HCW - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Referred to Appropriations.
Feb 27
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 29
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Mar 2
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 3
Committee amendment not adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 91; nays, 6; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 4
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 7
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Mar 8
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Mar 29
Governor signed.
Chapter 68, 2016 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 6/9/2016*.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
Amendments
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