Legislation Sponsored by Renee Unterman (11)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/10/2019

SB 0004 SupportEstablish Georgia Mental Health Treatment Task Force Renee Unterman
3/30/2017 House Disagreed Senate Amend or Sub Health & Human Services Health and Human Services -
2017/02/03-Report 2017/02/10 - Report 2017/03/17 - Report Correctional Institutions/Jail Debra Nesbit
Health and Human Services Indigent Health Care Public Safety and Courts
This legislation creates the Georgia Mental Health Treatment Task Force. 
SB 0012 SupportDental Hygienists may Provide Preventive Care Under Supervision of Dentist Renee Unterman
2/15/2017 House Second Readers Health & Human Services Health and Human Services -
Debra Nesbit Health and Human Services Hospital Authority Indigent Health Care
This legislation allows dental hygienists to apply topical flouride and sealants and oral prophylaxis under general supervision in county hospitals and health facilities.
SB 0017 SupportSunday Brunch Alcohol Sales Renee Unterman
5/8/2018 Act 461 Regulated Industries Regulated Industries and Utilities -
2018/02/02 Report 2018/02/09 Report 2018/02/16 Report 2018/03/09 Report 2018/03/16 Report
Alcohol/Tobacco Business and Occupation Tax General County Government Public Safety and Courts Todd Edwards

This bill authorizes cities and counties, in which the sale of alcoholic beverages for consumption on premises is already lawful on Sunday from 12:30 p.m. to 12:00 midnight, to allow said sale from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight if the county adopts an ordinance or resolution and the voters so approve via a referendum. 

Counties wishing to have this approved by the November 6, 2018 election should pass their ordinances by July 31st in order to provide their elections superintendents to prepare the proper materials ready and distributed to notify the public by August 4, 2018.     

SB 0039 NeutralIncrease Penalty Provisions for Pimping and Pandering Renee Unterman
3/21/2018 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Judiciary - Non-Civil Judiciary -
2018/03/23 Report Criminal Procedure Debra Nesbit Public Safety and Courts Sex Offender
This legislation requires those convicted of pimping and pandering to register on the sexual offender registry.
SB 0040 SupportExpand Scope of Practice To Allow EMS Emergency Authorization to Transport Mental Ill Renee Unterman
3/30/2017 House Withdrawn, Recommitted Health & Human Services Health and Human Services -
2017/01/27-Report 2017/03/06 - Report 2017/03/24 - Report Debra Nesbit EMS/Ambulance
Health and Human Services Law Enforcement Public Safety and Courts
This legislation allows emergency medical service (EMS) personnel to transport a person within the county to a an emergency receiving facility if EMS has been dispatched in response to an emergency if EMS believes that there is probable cause to believe that the person is mentally ill requiring involuntary treatment, and EMS has consulted with the emergency receiving facility physician, who is of the opinion that it is in the best interest that the person be immediately transported to the facility.
SB 0081 SupportState Health Officer Allow Certain Persons and Entities Access to Opiod Antagonists Renee Unterman
3/15/2018 House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute Health & Human Services Health and Human Services -
2017/03/06 - Report 2018/03/16 Report Debra Nesbit EMS/Ambulance General County Government
Health and Human Services Open Records/Meetings Act Public Safety and Courts
This legislation enacts the Jeffrey Dallas Gay, Jr., Act, which allow the state health officers to allow certain persons and entities to obtain opioid antagonists and administer to persons believed to have overdosed on opioids.
SB 0242 SupportExpands Number of RN's Allowed to Practice Under a Physician in EMS Operations Renee Unterman
7/1/2017 Effective Date Health & Human Services Health and Human Services -
2017/03/06 - Report 2017/03/17 - Report 2017/03/24 - Report Debra Nesbit EMS/Ambulance
Health and Human Services Public Safety and Courts
This legislation would expand the number of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses who are allowed to work under a physician in an EMS operations conducted by or on behalf of any county or municipality which employs a full time medical director.  
SB 0329 EvaluatingBoards of Health - Subject to State Tort Claims Act Renee Unterman
1/19/2018 Senate Read and Referred -Judiciary -
2018/01/26 Report General County Government Government Immunity Health and Human Services Larry Ramsey
This bill would make Boards of Health subject to tort lawsuits in the same manner as the State of Georgia and state agencies.
SB 0351 SupportIncrease in Number of Advanced Practice Nurses Allowed in Protocol Agreements Renee Unterman
3/5/2018 House Second Readers Health and Human Services Health and Human Services -
2018/03/2 Report Debra Nesbit Econ. Dev. & Transportation Economic Development Health and Human Services
This legislation expands the number of advanced practice nurses from four to eight for which a delegating physician may enter into a protocol agreement.
SR 0188 SupportSenate Study Committee on Barriers to Georgians' Access to Adequate Healthcare Renee Unterman
3/28/2017 Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute -Health and Human Services -
2017/02/10 - Report Debra Nesbit Health and Human Services Indigent Health Care
This legislation creates the Senate Study Committee on Barriers to Georgians' Access to Adequate Healthcare.
SR 0352 SupportCreation of a Senate Study Committee on Homelessness Renee Unterman
3/28/2017 Senate Passed/Adopted -Health and Human Services -
Debra Nesbit Health and Human Services
This legislation creates the Senate Study Committee on Homelessness.
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