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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 24
Georgia Advance Directive for Health Care Act; enact
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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 for an advance directive for health care which combines provisions of a living will and a durable power of attorney for health care; to provide for revocation, the effect of marriage, and guardianship; to provide for duties and responsibilities of health care agents and health care providers; to provide for conditions precedent to carrying out health care treatment preferences and a physician´s responsibilities; to provide for the effect of an advance directive for health care on criminal and insurance laws; to provide for penalties; to provide for the effect of Chapter 32 of Title 31 on other legal rights and duties; to repeal and reserve Chapter 36 of Title 31, relating to a durable power of attorney for health care; to correct cross-references; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2007 - Effective Date
May/16/2007 - Act 48
May/16/2007 - House Date Signed by Governor
Apr/30/2007 - House Sent to Governor
Apr/20/2007 - House Agreed Senate Amend or Sub
Mar/30/2007 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/30/2007 - Senate Third Read
Mar/28/2007 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/27/2007 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/20/2007 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/14/2007 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/14/2007 - House Third Readers
Feb/08/2007 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/22/2007 - House Second Readers
Jan/11/2007 - House First Readers
Jan/10/2007 - House Hopper
Dec/13/2006 - House Prefiled
Apr/20/2007 - House Vote #422Yea(156)Nay(0)NV(18)
Mar/30/2007 - Senate Vote #251Yea(51)Nay(0)NV(1)
Feb/14/2007 - House Vote #58Yea(170)Nay(0)NV(5)
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