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2019-2020 Regular Session - HB 745
Georgia Dignity in Pregnancy and Childbirth Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 2A of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the Department of Public Health, so as to enact the "Georgia Dignity in Pregnancy and Childbirth Act"; to provide for legislative findings and intent; to provide for definitions; to require perinatal facilities in this state to implement evidence based implicit bias programs for its health care professionals; to require certain components in such programs; to provide for initial and refresher training; to provide for the compilation and tracking of data on severe maternal morbidity and pregnancy related deaths; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/16/2020 - House Second Readers
Jan/15/2020 - House First Readers
Jan/14/2020 - House Hopper
Dec/10/2019 - House Prefiled
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