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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 237
Hospitals; liability for acts of health care providers; requirements
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 51 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to torts, so as to change provisions relating to liability of hospitals for acts or omissions of health care professionals; to provide that hospitals shall not be liable unless there is an actual agency or employment relationship; to require hospitals to provide certain notices; to provide rules for determining the existence or absence of agency, employment relationships, and independent contractor status; to provide for practice and procedure; to provide for related matters; to provide an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/02/2005 - House Second Readers
Feb/01/2005 - House First Readers
Jan/31/2005 - House Hopper
2/01/05 Special Committee on Civil Justice Reform