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The State of Georgia has yet to enact autism insurance reform.

Find your Georgia elected officials here.
Find autism resources for Georgia families here.

State Officials
Governor Nathan Deal (R)
Lt. Governor Casey Cagle (R)
Georgia Senate;  Georgia House of Representatives

Federal Officials
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R)
U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss (R)
U.S. House of Representatives Georgia delegation

Georgia News

NASHVILLE, TN -- Autism Speaks announced its 2014 advocacy awards at the 9th annual Autism Law Summit held here, presenting the Speak Out Award to Anna Bullard and her daughter...

Georgia has proposed changing its Medicaid waiver program for Home- and Community-Based Services (HCBS) in order to comply with a federal directive that prohibits services that "isolate...

ATLANTA (February 25, 2014) -- The Georgia Senate voted unanimously for a compromise autism insurance bill after hearing several lawmakers, some in tears and one ...

ATLANTA (February 20, 2014) -- The Georgia Senate Insurance Committee yesterday unanimously approved a new autism insurance reform bill that had been introduced just hours earlier...

ATLANTA (February 4, 2014) -- More than 100 Georgia autism advocates converged on the state capitol today to urge lawmakers to pass Ava's Law in 2014 and make Georgia the...

ATLANTA (January 16, 2014) --Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has proposed ...

ATLANTA (November 19, 2013) -- The Senate and House sponsors of Ava's Law said they will press forward for passage of the autism insurance reform bill when the Georgia...

ATLANTA (September 30, 2013) -- Autism Speaks is alerting Georgia advocates to a series of upcoming events to build support for Ava's Law, the autism insurance bill, when it...

ATLANTA (June 5, 2013) -- The...

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Bill History


February 25: Georgia Senate votes 51-0 for SB.397

February 19: Senate Insurance Committee Chairman Tim Golden introduces "compromise" Ava's Law, SB.397; new bill is voted unanimously out of committee

February 4: Ava's Law Rally heald at Georgia Capitol

January 16: Gov. Nathan Deal includes autism insurance coverage for state employees, public teachers in his state budget proposal


November 18: Special Advisory Commission votes 7-4 to issue negative recommendation on Ava's Law

June 4: Special...