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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 1582
Mental health care; declaration to appoint agent; authorize
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 37 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to mental health, so as to authorize a competent adult to execute a declaration to appoint an agent to make mental health care decisions on behalf of such person; to provide a short title; to provide definitions; to provide for standards and limitations with respect to mental health care declarations; to provide for the responsibilities and duties of mental health care providers and agents under mental health care declarations; to provide a statutory declaration for mental health care form; to provide for construction of such form; to provide for applicability; to provide for construction of chapter; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/09/2006 - House Second Readers
Mar/08/2006 - House First Readers
Mar/06/2006 - House Hopper