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2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 503
Whistleblower Open Settlements Act; prohibit hospital authority; confidential settlement agreements; federal/state whistleblower
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 4 of Chapter 7 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to county and municipal hospital authorities, so as to enact the "Whistleblower Open Settlements Act"; to provide for a short title; to provide for legislative findings; to prohibit a hospital authority from entering into or enforcing confidential settlement agreements with a federally or state protected whistleblower; to provide that any such agreements are void and unenforceable; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/18/2008 - House Second Readers
Mar/12/2008 - House First Readers
Mar/11/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted
Mar/11/2008 - Senate Third Read
Mar/05/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/04/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported
Feb/22/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/21/2008 - Senate Hopper
Mar/11/2008 - Senate Vote #727Yea(53)Nay(0)NV(2)
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