Rep. Vito Barbieri, R-Dalton Gardens, failed in an attempt to side track a vote on a state-run health exchange by presenting a motion to send the bill to general orders for amendment. You can read about it here. The House then narrowly voted against Barbieri's motion:
The House has voted 32-38 on the motion from Rep. Vito Barbieri, R-Dalton Gardens, to send HB 248 to general orders for amendment, defeating the motion. Now, it's back to the debate on the bill, the governor's state health insurance exchange bill.
Debate on Barbieri's motion:
Question: Do you think the 38-32 vote against Barbieri's motion reflects the final House vote that will occur — in favor of the exchange?