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Ga. Senate OKs compromise bill on medical marijuana

...on Medical Cannabis to oversee the program.Sen. Renee Unterman, R-Buford and chairman of the Senate's Health and Human Services Committee, said "perfection of the bill will come with policy regulations" and that "we have not opened the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-24/ga-senate-oks-compromise-bill-medic
Georgia lawmakers set for committee meeting to combine House, Senate medical marijuana bills

...entirely too broad" but that he feels a compromise is possible.Both bills passed overwhelmingly to the Senate's Health and Human Services committee. Chairwoman Renee Unterman, R-Buford, said last week she would like to see a compromise, perhaps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-16/georgia-lawmakers-set-co
Georgia Senate OKs medical marijuana bill, House backs earlier restaurant alcohol sales on Sundays

...will carry the bill in the Senate.Republican state Sen. Renee Unterman of Buford, who heads the Senate's Health and Human Services committee, said members will discuss adding some of the House bill's conditions to a combined measure at a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-13/georgia-senate-oks-medic
Alleged hospital fraud is detailed

...who served in the state Senate from 1991 through 2004, testified that she was vice chairwoman of the Senate's Health and Human Services Committee in 1995 when Mr. Walker was chairman. A bill critical to public hospitals in the state was pending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/28/met_454409.shtml
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Abortion bill clears Senate committee

...fundamentalists, if it reaches that chamber. Sponsored by Sen. Don Cheeks, R-Augusta, the bill cleared the Senate's Health and Human Services committee by a party line vote of 7-4. It would require women to visit their doctor 24 hours before the procedure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/04/met_374528.shtml
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Charles Walker

...his community -- rose after becoming a state senator in 1990. He assumed the chairmanship of the Senate's Health and Human Services Committee, thus helping to direct additional monies to area medical facilities. He also became the first black...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/01/op_277084.shtml
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