2003-2004 Regular Session - HB 1521
"Health Share" Volunteers in Medicine Act; enact
First Reader Summary
A BILL to amend Chapter 8 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the care and protection of indigent and elderly patients, so as to enact the "'Health Share' Volunteers in Medicine Act"; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for definitions; to provide for contracts between health care providers and governmental contractors; to provide uncompensated health care services to low-income persons; to amend Chapter 9 of Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to workers' compensation, so as to revise the definition of "employee"; to change certain provisions relating to basis and method for computing compensation; to amend Article 2 of Chapter 21 of Title 50 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to state tort claims, so as to revise the definition of "state officer or employee"; and for other purposes.
Feb/19/2004 - House Second Readers
Feb/18/2004 - House First Readers
Feb/18/2004 - House Hopper