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SB 5448 - 2015-16
Concerning the treatment of Lyme disease.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Requiring a study of the effects long-term antibiotic therapy has on certain Lyme disease patients.
Sponsors: Hatfield
Companion Bill: HB 1347
Bill History

2015 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 21
First reading, referred to Health Care. (View Original Bill)
Feb 2
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Health Care at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 10
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Health Care at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 11
HLTH - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 23
Made eligible to be placed on second reading.
Feb 26
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 3
1st substitute bill substituted (HLTH 15). (View 1st Substitute)
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 48; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 5
First reading, referred to Health Care & Wellness (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report).
Mar 18
Public hearing in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 24
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 25
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 26
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
HCW - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Mar 31
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Apr 9
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Apr 10
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 85; nays, 12; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 14
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 16
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 20
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Apr 24
Governor signed.
Chapter 89, 2015 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/24/2015.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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