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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 1256
Certain hospital authorities; contract with nonprofit corporations; require
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A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to health, so as to require that certain hospital authorities contract with nonprofit corporations for the operation and management of its hospitals; to provide for definitions; to provide that a hospital authority that is not in compliance shall not receive trauma funding; to provide for enforcement; to provide that failure to contract with a nonprofit organization shall be considered a minimum function of a hospital authority for purposes of removal of members; to provide that the Georgia Trauma Care Network Commission shall withhold trauma funds from a hospital authority which does not contract with a nonprofit organization; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/21/2008 - House Second Readers
Feb/20/2008 - House First Readers
Feb/19/2008 - House Hopper