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CS/CS/HB 1243: Hospital or Group Practice Mergers, Acquisitions, and Other Transactions

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations Committee ; Health Market Reform Subcommittee ; Burton

Hospital or Group Practice Mergers, Acquisitions, and Other Transactions; Requires that hospital submits specified information to AG Office for hospital or group practice mergers, acquisitions, & other transactions in certain timeframes; provides requirements for such notice; requires AG to submit biennial reports to Legislature; establishes penalty; provides that certain restrictive covenants are void & unenforceable for specified period; authorizes positions & provides appropriations. APPROPRIATION: $1,344,002

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Commerce and Tourism, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 843 (Ch. 2019-138)
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/3/2019 House • Filed
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 125
3/8/2019 House • Referred to Health Market Reform Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 377
3/15/2019 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Health Market Reform Subcommittee, 03/19/19, 3:30 pm, Mashburn Hall
3/19/2019 House • CS by Health Market Reform Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 479
3/20/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
3/21/2019 House • Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 488
• CS by Health Market Reform Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 476
3/29/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 04/02/19, 3:30 pm, Webster Hall
4/2/2019 House • CS/CS by Appropriations Committee; YEAS 29 NAYS 0 -HJ 584
4/4/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• Original reference(s) removed: Health and Human Services Committee
• Referred to- Calendar -HJ 582
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/10/19
• CS/CS by Appropriations Committee read 1st time -HJ 582
4/10/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 604
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/11/2019 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 644
• CS passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 645
4/18/2019 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 399
4/22/2019 Senate • Received -SJ 399
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Commerce and Tourism, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 843 (Ch. 2019-138)