Joint House-Senate Task Force on Garnishment Reform Prepares Legislation for the 2016 Session

ATLANTA (December 30, 2015) | The Joint House-Senate Task Force on Garnishment Reform, co-chaired by Rep. Wendell Willard (R – Sandy Springs) and Sen. Jesse Stone (R – Waynesboro), has drafted legislation rewriting Georgia’s code related to garnishment. Continue reading “Joint House-Senate Task Force on Garnishment Reform Prepares Legislation for the 2016 Session”

Senate Consumer and Provider Protection Act Study Committee Report Released

ATLANTA (December 21, 2015) | The Senate Consumer and Provider Protection Act Study Committee, chaired by Sen. Dean Burke (R-Bainbridge), released the final report and committee recommendations Monday. The Committee consisted of Sens. Charlie Bethel (R- Dalton), Burt Jones (R- Jackson), and Renee Unterman (R- Buford), as well as industry experts John C. Crew, Strategic Healthcare Partner; Richard Novak, Cigna; Manoj Shah, MD, Medical Association of Georgia; Richard Smith, DDS, Georgia Dental Association; Angela Waller, RDH, Tift Regional Dental Group; Cindy Zeldin, Georgian for a Healthy Furture. Continue reading “Senate Consumer and Provider Protection Act Study Committee Report Released”

Senate Annexation, Deannexation and Incorporation Study Committee Report Released

ATLANTA (December 16, 2015) | Senators Elena Parent (D- Atlanta), John Albers (R- Roswell), Charlie Bethel (R- Dalton), Frank Ginn (R- Danielsville) and Fran Millar (R- Atlanta) gave final approval for the Senate Annexation, Deannexation and Incorporation Study Committee report released Wednesday. Continue reading “Senate Annexation, Deannexation and Incorporation Study Committee Report Released”