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2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 51
Emergency Medical Services; lay rescuers; regulate use of CPR and defibrillators; tort immunity.
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First Reader Summary
A bill to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to emergency medical services, so as to add provisions regulating the use of automated external defibrillators by lay rescuers; to amend Chapter 1 of Title 51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to torts in general, so as to provide for immunity from liability for persons engaged in activities relating to the use of automated external defibrillators; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2001 - Effective Date
Apr/26/2001 - Act 225
Apr/26/2001 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/05/2001 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/13/2001 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub By Substitute
Mar/12/2001 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/12/2001 - House Third Readers
Feb/26/2001 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/08/2001 - House Second Readers
Feb/07/2001 - House First Readers
Feb/05/2001 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
Feb/05/2001 - Senate Third Read
Feb/02/2001 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/01/2001 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Jan/24/2001 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/23/2001 - Senate Hopper
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