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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 156
Women's Informed Consent Protection Act; enact
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 9 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to consent for surgical or medical treatment, so as to provide for a short title; to require that a female give her informed consent prior to an abortion; to require that certain information be provided to or made available to a female prior to an abortion; to require a written acknowledgment of receipt of such information; to define informed consent procedures; to provide for the preparation and availability of certain information; to provide for procedures in a medical emergency; to provide that a physician who complies with this article shall not be civilly liable for failure to obtain informed consent; to make conforming amendments to existing law; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/28/2005 - House Second Readers
Jan/27/2005 - House First Readers
Jan/26/2005 - House Hopper