2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 537
Search for the Cure Act; definitions; prohibitions regard to cloning/sale of tissues; provide for review board; membership; duties
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to health, so as to provide a short title; to provide legislative intent and findings; to provide definitions; to provide for certain prohibitions with regard to cloning and sale of tissues; to provide for penalties; to provide for informed consent for donations; to create an umbilical cord and placental tissue bank; to provide for donations and information concerning donations; to provide for certain procedures and costs and fees associated with such bank; to provide for certain employee protections; to provide for a review board and the membership, appointment, terms of office, and duties of such review board; to provide for certain funding mechanisms; to provide for related matters; to amend Article 3 of Chapter 7 of Title 48 of the O.C.G.A., relating to income tax returns and information, so as to authorize taxpayers to make certain contributions through the income tax payment and refund process; to provide an effective date and for applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/13/2006 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/09/2006 - Senate Hopper