Legislation Sponsored by Dean Burke (5)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/10/2019

SB 0014 InactiveCriteria for Eligibility of Rural Hospitals to Receive Donations Dean Burke
5/8/2017 Effective Date Ways & Means Finance -
Debra Nesbit Health and Human Services Hospital Authority Revenue & Finance
This legislation enacts the Rural Hospital Organization Assistance Act of 2017, which requires hospital authorities to meet certain criteria to be eligible to receive donations from recepients of the tax credits for such donations.
SB 0044 NeutralRestrict Disclosure of Identities of Donors to Rural Hospitals Dean Burke
1/8/2018 Senate Recommitted -Health and Human Services -
Debra Nesbit General County Government Health and Human Services Hospital Authority Indigent Health Care
Open Records/Meetings Act Revenue & Finance
This legislation exempts records that identify individual or corporate donors to a rural hospital organization from the open records law.
SB 0180 InactiveIncrease Limits for Tax Credits for Donations to Qualifying Rural Hospitals Dean Burke
5/8/2017 Effective Date Ways & Means Finance -
Debra Nesbit General County Government Health and Human Services Hospital Authority Indigent Health Care
Open Records/Meetings Act Revenue & Finance
This legislation increases the maximum tax credits for donations to qualifying rural hospitals.  Single head of household increases to 90% of amount expended or $5,000 whichever is greater; married couples increases to 90% of amount expended or $10,000 whichever is greater; corporations limits are 90% of amount expended or no more than 75% of tax debt.  The amount available for the tax credits increased from $50 million to $60 million for FY 17, FY 18 and FY 19.  The amount a qualifying hospital can receive per year is capped at $4 million for total donations.
SB 0357 NeutralCreation of the Health Coordination and Innovation Council Dean Burke
5/8/2018 Veto V21 Health and Human Services Health and Human Services -
2018/02/02 Report 2018/02/16 Report 2018/03/16 Report Debra Nesbit Health and Human Services
This legislation creates the Health Coordination and Innovation Council of the State of Georgia whose members will be the heads of all state agencies that maintain, report or receive health related data.  The purpose of the Council will be collect all pertinent data in one location and coordination state activities as they relate to health.
SB 0392 NeutralCity of Doerun; new charter; provide Dean Burke
5/3/2018 Act 362 Intragovernmental Coordination State and Local Governmental Operations -
Form of Government Local Legislation
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