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2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 36
Malpractice Actions; definitions; qualifications; medical review panels; enact new chapter
Sponsored By
SC: JudiciaryHC:
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 9 of the O.C.G.A., relating to civil practice, so as to enact a new chapter relating to medical malpractice actions; to provide for applicability; to provide for definitions; to provide for qualifications of health care providers under the chapter; to provide for proof of financial responsibility and surcharges by health care providers; to provide for procedures for the establishment of financial responsibility; to provide for an annual surcharge on health care providers; to provide for the computation and collection of an annual surcharge; to provide for the creation of the patient´s compensation fund; to provide for related matters; to provide for related matters; to provide for a contingent effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/24/2005 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/12/2005 - Senate Hopper