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2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 135
Authorized Electronic Monitoring in Long-term Care Facilities Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 7 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to health care facilities, so as to provide for authorized electronic monitoring in long-term care facilities; to provide for a short title; to provide for definitions; to provide consent requirements; to provide for notice to the facility; to provide for cost and installation; to provide for an assistance program for Medicaid recipients; to provide for notice to visitors; to prohibit obstruction of electronic monitoring devices; to limit the dissemination of recordings; to provide for admissibility into evidence; to provide for limited liability; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/07/2019 - House Second Readers
Feb/06/2019 - House First Readers
Feb/05/2019 - House Hopper