Legislation Assigned to the Senate Insurance and Labor Committee (7)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/10/2019

HB 0064 NeutralHealth Insurance - Mandatory and Non-Discriminatory Commissions to Agents Shaw Blackmon
7/1/2018 Effective Date Insurance Insurance and Labor -
General County Government Health and Human Services Insurance Insurance Larry Ramsey
This bill requires health insurance providers to pay agents selling their insurance a commission and to do so in a non-discriminatory fashion. No specifice commission structure is specified. 
HB 0243 NeutralLocals Can't Mandate Extra Pay for Schedule Changes William Werkheiser
7/1/2017 Effective Date Industry and Labor Insurance and Labor -
2017/02/10 - Report Compensation General County Government Preemption Procurement
Todd Edwards
This legislation preempts local governments from requiring contractors to provide additional pay to employees based upon schedule changes.
HB 0767 NeutralImmigration - SAVE Requirements for Unemployment Insurance William Werkheiser
2/20/2018 Senate Read and Referred Industry and Labor Insurance and Labor -
General County Government Immigration Todd Edwards
This bill enables persons filing for unemployment insurance electronically to satisfy SAVE requirements by providing the number of a verifiable and unexpired driver's license or identification card and their social security number.    
HB 0795 NeutralAuthorization for the Department of Labor to Require Background Checks on Employees Micah Gravley
5/8/2018 Veto V11 Industry and Labor Insurance and Labor -
Debra Nesbit General County Government Law Enforcement Personnel/Employment Public Safety and Courts
This bill authorizes the Department of Labor to set rules and procedures for conducting background checks on certain persons employed by the department.
SB 0063 EvaluatingGeorgia Family Medical Leave Act Horacena Tate
1/25/2017 Senate Read and Referred -Insurance and Labor -
Compensation General County Government Health and Human Services Personnel/Employment Todd Edwards
This legislation, if the referendum in SR 73 is approved, would create the Family Medical Leave Fund, a temporary family medical leave insurance program, funded through contgributions of employers and employees to help compensate employees for a portion of the wage loss incurred while on medical leave.
SB 0201 NeutralSick Leave - Must be Used for Care of Immediate Family Member Butch Miller
7/1/2017 Effective Date Industry and Labor Insurance and Labor -
2017/02/24 - Report 2017/03/06 - Report 2017/03/17 - Report 2017/03/24 - Report Compensation
General County Government Personnel/Employment Todd Edwards
This legislation requires employers, including counties, that offer sick leave to allow their employees to use up to five days of the sick leave, which must be earned, to care for immediate family members.  Nothing requires employers to offer sick leave to begin with and the employee must comply with the terms of the county's sick leave policy.  Nothing in this bill shall be construed to create a new cause of against the county.  This law sunsets on July 1, 2020.     
SB 0277 Evaluating"Consumer Coverage for Emergency Medical Care Act" Michael Williams
3/13/2017 Senate Read and Referred -Insurance and Labor -
Debra Nesbit EMS/Ambulance Health and Human Services Insurance Insurance
This legislation enacts the Consumer Coverage for Emergency Medical Care Act. 
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