Representative Kevin Levitas's HB 173 is headed for another hearing on Monday at the Georgia Capitol. It may be up for a vote before the full Judiciary Committee as soon as Tuesday, February 17, 2009.

Subcommittee chairman Representative Mike Jacobs led the latest hearing on Tuesday, February 10, 2009. The subcommittee heard support for the bill from Reed Elsevier, Inc. and Gould Hagler, the Executive Director of the Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia, Inc. (who also suggested a few potential modifications) among others.