2003-2004 Regular Session - SB 455
Licensed Physician; not require malpractice insurance; prevent penalty
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 7 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the regulation of hospitals and related institutions, so as to provide that a hospital or other medical facility shall not require a licensed physician to have malpractice or professional liability insurance coverage in order to treat patients at the hospital; to prevent insurers from penalizing such hospitals or other medical facilities; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Jan/30/2004 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/29/2004 - Senate Hopper