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2013-2014 Regular Session - HB 662
Patient Injury Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to establish the "Patient Injury Act"; to amend Title 51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to torts, so as to create an alternative to medical malpractice litigation whereby patients are compensated for medical injuries; to provide for legislative intent; to provide for a short title; to establish the Patient Compensation System and the Patient Compensation Board; to provide for the filing of and disposition of applications; to provide administrative and judicial review; to provide for funding; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/26/2013 - House Second Readers
Mar/25/2013 - House First Readers
Mar/22/2013 - House Hopper