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2003-2004 Regular Session - HB 1396
Torts; certain hospital emergency room physicians; liability
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to amend Chapter 2 of Title 51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to imputable negligence, so as to provide that hospitals shall be insulated from liability for the acts of emergency room physicians who are independent contractors providing emergency health care services in a hospital emergency room; to provide for definitions; to provide for notice requirements regarding independent contractor physicians to the public; to provide for liability insurance coverage requirements for independent contractor physicians; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/01/2004 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/09/2004 - House Second Readers
Feb/06/2004 - House First Readers
Feb/05/2004 - House Hopper
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