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2007-2008 Regular Session - SB 549
Emergency Medical Services; establish three level system of stroke centers; definitions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to emergency medical services, so as to establish a three level system of stroke centers; to provide for legislative findings; to provide for definitions; to provide for the development of a model stroke triage assessment tool; to provide for the establishment of protocols related to the assessment, treatment, and transport of stroke patients by licensed emergency medical services providers; to provide for annual reporting; to provide for statutory construction; to provide that a hospital shall not advertise that it is a primary, comprehensive, or support stroke center unless so designated; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2008 - Effective Date
May/14/2008 - Act 772
May/14/2008 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/15/2008 - Senate Sent to Governor
Apr/02/2008 - House Passed/Adopted
Apr/02/2008 - House Third Readers
Mar/31/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/18/2008 - House Second Readers
Mar/12/2008 - House First Readers
Mar/11/2008 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/11/2008 - Senate Third Read
Mar/06/2008 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/05/2008 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/04/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/04/2008 - Senate Hopper
Apr/02/2008 - House Vote #967Yea(160)Nay(0)NV(11)
Mar/11/2008 - Senate Vote #703Yea(53)Nay(0)NV(0)
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